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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, Select Quote makes the case for self-bought life-insurance while JoS. A. Bank pushes a new Stock-Up Sale. Nascar's new spot also premiered last night, tapping into people's natural instinct to race by claiming: "It's in our blood."

Under Armour also aired a new spot featuring the U.S. Women's Gymnastics team, as part of its new global campaign. Finally, the Mobile World Congress is not over yet and Samsung is already promoting the new Galaxy S7 Edge it introduced there by highlighting what sets it apart from the iPhone -- and offering a free VR set with pre-orders for the phone.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Under Armour: Rule Yourself: USA Women's Gymnastics Under Armour: Rule Yourself: USA Women's Gymnastics
Network: TBS
Show: Conan
Airing Date: Feb. 23, 11:20 pm ET
Samsung Mobile: Virtual Reality Machine Samsung Mobile: Virtual Reality Machine
Network: Freeform
Show: Pretty Little Liars
Primetime Airing: Feb. 23, 8:13 pm ET
NASCAR: It's in Our Blood NASCAR: It's in Our Blood
Network: NBC Sports
Show: NASCAR America
Airing Date: Feb. 23, 2:40 pm ET
JoS. A. Bank: Stock-Up Sale: Suits, Polos and More JoS. A. Bank: Stock-Up Sale: Suits, Polos and More
Network: BRAVO
Show: The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Primetime Airing: Feb. 23, 8:11 pm ET
Select Quote: Do You Have Enough Coverage? Select Quote: Do You Have Enough Coverage?
Network: Headline News
Show: Nancy Grace
Primetime Airing: Feb. 23, 8:53 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
AT&T: BOGO: Hang Out AT&T: BOGO: Hang Out
Online Views: 1,271
Social Actions: 64,097
SpotShare: 2.49%
Truth: CATmageddon Truth: CATmageddon
Online Views: 2,319,035
Social Actions: 30,254
SpotShare: 1.91%
AT&T: Siri AT&T: Siri
Online Views: 510
Social Actions: 44,155
SpotShare: 1.72%
H&M: Modern Essentials Selected by David Beckham: Spring 2016 H&M: Modern Essentials Selected by David Beckham: Spring 2016
Online Views: 1,571,970
Social Actions: 16,412
SpotShare: 1.13%
Mountain Dew: Puppymonkeybaby Mountain Dew: Puppymonkeybaby
Online Views: 999,601
Social Actions: 20,555
SpotShare: 1.11%

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