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Plus, the Five Most Engaging Spots Right Now

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Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new and trending TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, a company that catalogs, tags and measures activity around TV ads in real time. The New Releases here ran on TV for the first time yesterday. The Most Engaging ads are showing sustained social heat, ranked by SpotShare scores reflecting the percent of digital activity associated with each one over the past week. See the methodology here.

Among the new releases, Kirstie Alley is the fairy godmother of weight loss in Jenny Craig's latest ad featuring the actress, who returned to the brand last year, while banner ads come to life in TaxSlayer's new spot. And a Downy Unstoppables ad, which sounds like it's voiced by the narrator of VH1's "The Fabulous Life Of," asks "how do you want to smell?" Perhaps like you sweat money, or like champagne tastes?

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Jenny Craig: Fairy Godmother Jenny Craig: Fairy Godmother
Network: Investigation Discovery
Show: Evil Twins
Primetime Airing: Jan. 7, 8:10 pm ET
Downy: How Do You Want to Smell? Downy: How Do You Want to Smell?
Network: Food Network
Show: 5 Ingredient Fix
Airing Date: Jan. 7, 10:16 am ET
VisionWorks: One or Both VisionWorks: One or Both
Network: Golf
Show: Inside the PGA Tour
Airing Date: Jan. 7, 10:54 am ET
TaxSlayer.com: It's Your Refund, Keep More of it TaxSlayer.com: It's Your Refund, Keep More of it
Network: ESPNU
Show: Rose Bowl
Airing Date: Jan. 7, 11:20 am ET
Ashley Furniture Homestore: Best Finance Ashley Furniture Homestore: Best Finance
Network: NBC
Show: The Mysteries of Laura
Primetime Airing: Jan. 7, 8:46 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Google: Year in Search 2014 Google: Year in Search 2014
Online Views: 4,992,802
Social Actions: 32,449
SpotShare: 4.84%
Supercell: Hog Rider 2.0 Supercell: Hog Rider 2.0
Online Views: 5,929,412
Social Actions: 22,683
SpotShare: 4.56%
McDonald's: Archenemies McDonald's: Archenemies
Online Views: 2,073,143
Social Actions: 26,046
SpotShare: 2.95%
Supercell: Flight of the Barbarian Supercell: Flight of the Barbarian
Online Views: 3,158,646
Social Actions: 16,351
SpotShare: 2.75%
AT&T: CFB Legends: Trophies AT&T: CFB Legends: Trophies
Online Views: 1,254,092
Social Actions: 24,963
SpotShare: 2.50%

As always, you can find out more about the best commercials on TV at Ad Age's Creativity.

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