Last Night's Ads: Burger King Drops Hot Dog Spot

Plus, the Five Most Digitally Engaging Spots on TV 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, Infinity presents the family-friendly QX60; Michael's lures crafters and DYI fans to a sale; Boost boasts low prices for family plans; and JC Penney introduces buy-one-get-one-for-a-penny-deal.

Finally, Burger King brings its new grilled hot dog to TV following a newspaper cover push. In the 15-second spot, a stadium hot dog vendor offers animated appreciation for the chain's new menu item.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Burger King: Stadium Burger King: Stadium
Network: TBS
Show: The Big Bang Theory
Primetime Airing: Mar. 3, 9:45 pm ET
Infiniti: Pool Party Infiniti: Pool Party
Network: ESPNU
Show: College Basketball Live
Airing Date: Mar. 3, 3:08 am ET
JCPenney: Penney Days: Bubble Gum JCPenney: Penney Days: Bubble Gum
Network: WGN America
Show: How I Met Your Mother
Primetime Airing: Mar. 3, 10:59 pm ET
Michaels: What If: Make Something Michaels: What If: Make Something
Network: Food Network
Show: Chopped
Primetime Airing: Mar. 3, 8:22 pm ET
Boost Mobile: What Are You Waiting For? Boost Mobile: What Are You Waiting For?
Network: TBS
Show: The Big Bang Theory
Primetime Airing: Mar. 3, 9:12 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Android: Rock, Paper, Scissors Android: Rock, Paper, Scissors
Online Views: 1,099,567
Social Actions: 43,064
SpotShare: 1.85%
Truth: Finish It Truth: Finish It
Online Views: 2,227,516
Social Actions: 19,789
SpotShare: 1.38%
IBM: Coping With Humans: A Support Group for Bots IBM: Coping With Humans: A Support Group for Bots
Online Views: 2,665,954
Social Actions: 15,382
SpotShare: 1.36%
Mountain Dew: Puppymonkeybaby Mountain Dew: Puppymonkeybaby
Online Views: 2,491,309
Social Actions: 12,629
SpotShare: 1.21%
Netflix: House of Cards: Season Four Netflix: House of Cards: Season Four
Online Views: 547,717
Social Actions: 25,796
SpotShare: 1.08%

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

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