Watch Geico's Medieval Guards Enjoy Ping Pong With Prisoners

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, Father's Day deals continue to dominate with new spots from T-Mobile, J.C. Penney and Stein Mart. But the ideas definitely don't hurt as you're probably still looking for the perfect gift for dear old Dad. And Expedia seeks to showcase the company's ability to connect consumers with the people and places that matter most in its new commercial.

Meanwhile, Geico reminds us in its newest spot that it's normal to act like you're working in front of your boss, it's just what you do. Even torturers in the medieval period enjoyed playing ping pong with prisoners (as the net) when their boss wasn't around.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
GEICO: The Prisoner: It's What You Do GEICO: The Prisoner: It's What You Do
Network: NBC
Show: The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Airing Date: Jun. 17, 3:38 pm ET
T-Mobile: 2015 Father's Day Free Tablet T-Mobile: 2015 Father's Day Free Tablet
Network: CW
Show: Arrow
Primetime Airing: Jun. 17, 8:50 pm ET
Expedia: Connections Expedia: Connections
Network: CNBC
Show: Shark Tank
Primetime Airing: Jun. 17, 8:23 pm ET
JCPenney: Biggest Dad's Day Sale: Golf Apparel, Watches and Suits JCPenney: Biggest Dad's Day Sale: Golf Apparel, Watches and Suits
Network: ABC
Show: Modern Family
Primetime Airing: Jun. 17, 9:10 pm ET
Stein Mart: 12 Hour Sale: 2015 Father's Day Stein Mart: 12 Hour Sale: 2015 Father's Day
Network: TNT
Show: Castle
Primetime Airing: Jun. 17, 9:50 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Mazda: A Driver's Life: Driving Matters Mazda: A Driver's Life: Driving Matters
Online Views: 6,219,588
Social Actions: 16,392
SpotShare: 1.39%
Carl's Jr.: Because America Carl's Jr.: Because America
Online Views: 2,808,210
Social Actions: 6,921
SpotShare: 0.62%
Clash of Clans: Clash of Clans: Ride of the Hog Riders: Call in the Cavalry Clash of Clans: Clash of Clans: Ride of the Hog Riders: Call in the Cavalry
Online Views: 1,661,217
Social Actions: 6,599
SpotShare: 0.43%
Clash of Clans: Clash of Clans: Balloon Parade Clash of Clans: Clash of Clans: Balloon Parade
Online Views: 947,771
Social Actions: 7,685
SpotShare: 0.35%
KFC: Phillip KFC: Phillip
Online Views: 521,227
Social Actions: 7,921
SpotShare: 0.30%

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