Pergo Floors Are Put to the Test As Pets Get Out of Control

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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, frustrated travellers text and tweet about fees and obstacles associated with using their credit card miles until pitchwoman Jennifer Gardner presents a simpler option in a spot for Capital One's Venture card. Meanwhile, Adidas-owned TaylorMade tips its hat to PGA champion golfer Jason Day in the latest "Made for Greatness" ad.

And a beloved pet gets down and dirty with his canine pals while his masters are out of the house. The ruckus-making dogs rush to clean up as the family pulls into the driveaway. And the owners are none the wiser thanks to the Pergo flooring, which is left unscathed.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Pergo: Dog Party Pergo: Dog Party
Network: National Geographic
Show: Rocky Mountain Law
Primetime Airing: Aug. 19, 9:24 pm ET
Capital One: Ticked Off Traveler: Jennifer Garner Capital One: Ticked Off Traveler: Jennifer Garner
Network: TBS
Show: The Big Bang Theory
Primetime Airing: Aug. 19, 10:06 pm ET
MetroPCS: Friends Know Best MetroPCS: Friends Know Best
Network: USA Network
Show: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Primetime Airing: Aug. 19, 8:22 pm ET
TaylorMade: Made of Greatness: Jason Day TaylorMade: Made of Greatness: Jason Day
Network: Golf
Show: School of Golf
Primetime Airing: Aug. 19, 8:25 pm ET
Tempur-Pedic: Upgrade & Save Event: It's Perfect Tempur-Pedic: Upgrade & Save Event: It's Perfect
Network: CNN
Show: Anderson Cooper 360
Primetime Airing: Aug. 19, 8:13 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
KFC: The Real Colonel Sanders KFC: The Real Colonel Sanders
Online Views: 2,747,735
Social Actions: 9,669
SpotShare: 1.78%
GEICO: Operation: It's What You Do GEICO: Operation: It's What You Do
Online Views: 2,749,073
Social Actions: 3,280
SpotShare: 1.29%
UnitedHealthcare: Our Song UnitedHealthcare: Our Song
Online Views: 272,837
Social Actions: 11,355
SpotShare: 1.01%
Old Spice: And So It Begins Old Spice: And So It Begins
Online Views: 982,028
Social Actions: 6,624
SpotShare: 0.88%
Foot Locker: Eruption Foot Locker: Eruption
Online Views: 378,976
Social Actions: 5,309
SpotShare: 0.55%

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

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