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Watch the Newest Ads on TV From Sprint, Walmart and More

Plus, a Viral Gun-Safety Ad Gets Its National TV Debut

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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, Sprint serves up another spot in its ongoing "Framily" campaign with none of the framily members (except for the hamster, briefly) getting speaking roles this time. And a gun-safety ad from Evolve that became a viral hit after it was posted on YouTube on June 25 finally gets a national TV airing; it appeared last night during an MTV "Jersey Shore" rerun. Ad Age's Ken Wheaton has a few thoughts about the ad.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Sprint: Unlimited Sprint: Unlimited
Network: CBS
Show: The Millers
Primetime Airing: Jul. 31, 8:55 pm EST
Evolve Together: Playthings Evolve Together: Playthings
Network: MTV
Show: Jersey Shore
Airing Date: Jul. 31, 7:15 pm EST
Walmart: Summer Clearance Event Walmart: Summer Clearance Event
Network: TBS
Show: The Big Bang Theory
Primetime Airing: Jul. 31, 9:57 pm EST
BookIt.com: 10 Year Anniversary BookIt.com: 10 Year Anniversary
Network: HGTV
Show: Fixer Upper
Primetime Airing: Jul. 31, 9:09 pm EST
Bridgestone: Beautifully Efficient Bridgestone: Beautifully Efficient
Network: Golf
Show: PGA Tour Golf
Airing Date: Jul. 31, 3:15 pm EST
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Coca-Cola: Share a Coke Coca-Cola: Share a Coke
Online Views: 341,289
Social Actions: 31,178
SpotShare: 2.57%
Evolve Together: Playthings Evolve Together: Playthings
Online Views: 1,052,428
Social Actions: 23,009
SpotShare: 2.31%
Microsoft Windows Phone: Siri vs. Cortana: Happy Anniversary Microsoft Windows Phone: Siri vs. Cortana: Happy Anniversary
Online Views: 1,543,083
Social Actions: 10,921
SpotShare: 1.64%
Mr. Sketch Markers: Make Coloring Even More Fun Mr. Sketch Markers: Make Coloring Even More Fun
Online Views: 118,827
Social Actions: 18,236
SpotShare: 1.51%
Bud Light: Block Party Slip 'n' Slide Bud Light: Block Party Slip 'n' Slide
Online Views: 2,342,965
Social Actions: 395
SpotShare: 1.24%

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

Miss the previous installment of Hot Spots? Click here.

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