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Watch the Newest Ads on TV From Lay's, Lowe's, Busch Beer and More

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Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion analytics from more than seven million smart TVs. The ads here ran on national TV for the first time yesterday.

A few highlights: A Busch Beer drinker is just a little too eager for a sip of his brew—at exactly the wrong moment. Lay's hypes its "Smile Bag" packaging and the Operation Smile charity it supports. And Lowe's wants you to not only think about spring, but plan for spring, "so when it's time to go outside and enjoy your yard, you'll be ready."

Today's TV Ad Highlights

Data provided by iSpot.tv
2018 Valentine's Day
Premiered on: Law & Order: Criminal Intent, WE TV
Party City data for the last 30 days
Impressions: 287,506,676 (17% of industry)
Est. TV Spend: $1,971,435 (16% of industry)
Attention Score: 95.68
Attention Index: 142 (42% fewer interruptions than avg.)
Premiered on: Jalen & Jacoby, ESPN2
No airings data over the last 30 days; visit iSpot.tv for brand data going forward.
Competition at the Dinner Table? We're All for It.
Premiered on: The B1G Show, Big Ten Network
TGI Friday's data for the last 30 days
Impressions: 141,118,466 (2% of industry)
Est. TV Spend: $1,219,317 (1% of industry)
Attention Score: 91.94
Attention Index: 99 (1% more interruptions than avg.)
Smile for Me
Premiered on: The Late Late Show With James Corden, CBS
Lay's data for the last 30 days
Impressions: 610,738,395 (6% of industry)
Est. TV Spend: $4,392,790 (5% of industry)
Attention Score: 91.88
Attention Index: 77 (23% more interruptions than avg.)
Plan for Spring
Premiered on: Outrageous Acts of Science, Science Channel
Lowe's data for the last 30 days
Impressions: 1,787,659,956 (46% of industry)
Est. TV Spend: $13,252,115 (47% of industry)
Attention Score: 95.33
Attention Index: 107 (7% fewer interruptions than avg.)

Data provided by iSpot.tv, Attention and Conversion Analytics for TV Ads

TV Impressions - Total TV ad impressions delivered for the brand or spot.
Est. TV Spend - Amount spent on TV airings for the brand's spots.
Attention Score - Measures the propensity of consumers to interrupt an ad play on TV. The higher the score, the more complete views. Actions that interrupt an ad play include changing the channel, pulling up the guide, fast-forwarding or turning off the TV.
Attention Index - Represents the Attention of a specific creative or program placement vs the average. The average is represented by a score of 100, and the total index range is from 0 through 200. For example, an attention index of 125 means that there are 25% fewer interrupted ad plays compared to the average.
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