Who Needs a Boyfriend's Mixtape When You Have Apple Music?

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.

Among the new releases, Old Spice brings another round of the Terry Crews/Isaiah Mustafa feud, Colonel Sanders hawks KFC on a merry-go-round, Samsung shows how easy it is to shop for your favorite things with Android smartphones, and Honda goes old-school in a two-minute spot using stop-motion animation that takes the viewer through the company's history. Finally, Apple Music brings Kerry Washington, Taraji P. Henson and Mary J. Blige together to show that mixtapes are not a thing of the past -- but boyfriends might be.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Samsung Mobile: It's Not a Phone, It's a Galaxy: Samsung Pay Samsung Mobile: It's Not a Phone, It's a Galaxy: Samsung Pay
Network: FOX
Show: 67th Emmy Awards
Primetime Airing: Sep. 20, 8:31 pm ET
Apple Music: Instant Boyfriend Mixtape Service Apple Music: Instant Boyfriend Mixtape Service
Network: FOX
Show: 67th Emmy Awards
Primetime Airing: Sep. 20, 8:47 pm ET
Old Spice: Lid Old Spice: Lid
Network: AMC
Show: Fear the Walking Dead
Primetime Airing: Sep. 20, 9:33 pm ET
Honda: Paper Honda: Paper
Network: CBS
Show: NFL Football
Airing Date: Sep. 20, 11:48 am ET
KFC: Hey Look KFC: Hey Look
Network: FXX
Show: The Simpsons
Primetime Airing: Sep. 20, 9:19 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Apple iPhone: The Only Thing That's Changed Is... Apple iPhone: The Only Thing That's Changed Is...
Online Views: 1,645,892
Social Actions: 63,756
SpotShare: 4.22%
EA Sports: FIFA 16: Play Beautiful EA Sports: FIFA 16: Play Beautiful
Online Views: 3,203,011
Social Actions: 42,784
SpotShare: 3.63%
Activision: Destiny: The Taken King: Evil's Most Wanted Activision: Destiny: The Taken King: Evil's Most Wanted
Online Views: 6,160,574
Social Actions: 11,029
SpotShare: 2.96%
Dior: The New Fragrance Dior: The New Fragrance
Online Views: 1,995,149
Social Actions: 16,142
SpotShare: 1.66%
Slim Jim: Amish Buggy Slim Jim: Amish Buggy
Online Views: 203,294
Social Actions: 22,781
SpotShare: 1.38%

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

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