Remember What Life Was Like Pre-Smart Phone? Fandango Does

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 over the weekend. 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.

Even if you're trying to forget, it wasn't too long ago that we gelled back our hair, wore acid-wash jeans and used brick phones. Now you can use phones to swipe right on a crush, update your status and even buy movie tickets. The latest spot from Fandango, featuring Mark-Paul Gosselaar, helps us reminisce about the good 'ole pre-smart phone days and how far we've come since.

Meanwhile, in celebration of Pride month, Tylenol and Chobani take the number one and two spots respectively for most engaging ads, each of which touches on LGBT themes. Both ads showcase same-sex couples and take a strong stance toward the highly discussed social issue. Ending with "Family isn't defined by who you love but how," Tylenol's "How We Love" shows a modern point of view about embracing all types of families.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Dove: 2015 Father's Day: First Fatherhood Moments Dove: 2015 Father's Day: First Fatherhood Moments
Network: NBC
Show: Today
Airing Date: Jun. 19, 10:02 am ET
Cigna: 2015 Father's Day Cigna: 2015 Father's Day
Network: TBS
Show: Think Like a Man
Primetime Airing: Jun. 19, 10:19 pm ET
Fandango: Brick Phone: Mark-Paul Gosselaar Fandango: Brick Phone: Mark-Paul Gosselaar
Network: AMC
Show: Halt and Catch Fire
Primetime Airing: Jun. 21, 10:16 pm ET
Mobil Gas: NASCAR: When a Second Matters: Jenson Button Mobil Gas: NASCAR: When a Second Matters: Jenson Button
Network: NBC Sports
Show: Formula One Racing
Airing Date: Jun. 19, 5:14 am ET
Cavit Collection: Cavit. Love It. Share It. Cavit Collection: Cavit. Love It. Share It.
Network: Cooking Channel
Show: Cupcake Wars
Primetime Airing: Jun. 19, 10:22 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Tylenol: How We Family Tylenol: How We Family
Online Views: 97,976
Social Actions: 24,147
SpotShare: 1.27%
Chobani : Love This Life Chobani : Love This Life
Online Views: 405,551
Social Actions: 17,367
SpotShare: 1.05%
Warner Brothers Games: Batman: Arkham Knight: How the Batman Died Warner Brothers Games: Batman: Arkham Knight: How the Batman Died
Online Views: 916,965
Social Actions: 8,464
SpotShare: 0.81%
Samsung Mobile: 6 v 6: Wireless Charging, Wide Angle Selfie Samsung Mobile: 6 v 6: Wireless Charging, Wide Angle Selfie
Online Views: 1,670,432
Social Actions: 1,288
SpotShare: 0.73%
Apple iPhone: Shot on iPhone 6 by Bryan L. Apple iPhone: Shot on iPhone 6 by Bryan L.
Online Views: 899,268
Social Actions: 5,921
SpotShare: 0.66%

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