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Watch Last Night's New Ads From Pepsi, Dixie and More
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.
Pepsi's "Pop Open Country" features a mother and her young daughter who are whisked away from the Dollar General to a Chris Janson country music concert by just sipping a Pepsi. And Dixie continues its "Dark for Dinner" campaign by showing the power of just turning off your phones on Sunday for dinner.
Meanwhile, in a Johnsonville Sausage spot, friends share sausage-based dishes on "Sausage Sunday." But when one guy arrives, he realizes he misunderstood the email invite, and awkwardly awaits judgment as he stands in a massive homemade sausage costume.