Trouble Finds Dory in Band-Aid's New Spot

Plus, Five of the Most Digitally Engaging Spots on TV Right Now

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Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new and trending TV commercials tracked by, 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, kids reveal what makes a spelling bee champ for Amazon Kindle, sponsor of the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee; a father and his daughters show how important a good password is in Wells Fargo's latest; and Jo-Ann promotes its Memorial Day sale.

Budweiser debuts the "America is in Your Hands" campaign for its new "America" branded cans, which have been generating a lot of buzz -- both cheers and jeers.

Finally, Dory is back and trouble is finding her in Band-Aid's ad for its bandages featuring characters from the Disney Pixar film to be released June 17.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Amazon Kindle: What Makes a Spelling Bee Champ? Amazon Kindle: What Makes a Spelling Bee Champ?
Network: ESPN
Show: 89th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee
Primetime Airing: May. 26, 8:12 pm ET
Wells Fargo: Password Wells Fargo: Password
Network: Fox News
Show: FOX and Friends First
Airing Date: May. 26, 2:58 am ET
Band-Aid: Finding Dory: Hide and Seek Band-Aid: Finding Dory: Hide and Seek
Network: ABC
Show: 500 Questions
Primetime Airing: May. 26, 8:10 pm ET
Budweiser: Freedom Budweiser: Freedom
Network: CBS
Show: The Late Late Show With James Corden
Airing Date: May. 26, 12:55 am ET
Jo-Ann: Memorial Day Sale: Inspiration Jo-Ann: Memorial Day Sale: Inspiration
Network: TBS
Show: 2 Broke Girls
Primetime Airing: May. 26, 10:51 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Lowe's: House Love Lowe's: Lowe's TV Spot, 'House Love'
Online Views: 700,868
Social Actions: 17,976
SpotShare: 1.99%
Beats Audio: B [READY] Beats Audio: Beats Studio Wireless TV Spot, 'B [READY]' Ft. Draymond Green, Song by E-40
Online Views: 11,994
Social Actions: 16,517
SpotShare: 1.19%
Coca-Cola: Share a Coke and a Song: Dance Coca-Cola: Coca-Cola TV Spot, 'Share a Coke and a Song: Dance' Song by Prince Royce
Online Views: 195,738
Social Actions: 13,361
SpotShare: 1.15%
Samsung Mobile: Champagne Calls Samsung Mobile: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge TV Spot, 'Champagne Calls' Featuring Lil Wayne
Online Views: 704,829
Social Actions: 5,444
SpotShare: 1.11%
UnitedHealthcare: Pool Vault UnitedHealthcare: UnitedHealthcare TV Spot, 'Pool Vault'
Online Views: 505,383
Social Actions: 3,962
SpotShare: 0.80%

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

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