Watch the Weekend's New TV Ads From Taco Bell, Bud Light, GE and More

Plus, Luis Guzman and Ice-T Introduce Boost Mobile's New Spokesperson (Some Dude Named Gentry)

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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 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, Taco Bell brings its Ronald McDonalds back (Maureen Morrison previewed the spot and offered background on Taco Bell's breakfast strategy last Thursday), while Bud Light continues to plug its Whatever, USA, stunt (E.J. Schultz reported on the start of the quirky campaign in June). And Best Buy reminds you that it is "America's back-to-school techfitter."

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Bud Light: Whatever, USA: One Trick Pony Bud Light: Whatever, USA: One Trick Pony
Network: Fox Sports 1
Show: FOX Sports Live
Airing Date: Jul. 18, 3:53 am EST
Taco Bell: Guess Who Came Back to Breakfast? Taco Bell: Guess Who Came Back to Breakfast?
Network: ABC
Show: Wipeout
Primetime Airing: Jul. 20, 8:41 pm EST
General Electric: One Day General Electric: One Day
Network: Fox News
Show: FOX and Friends Sunday
Airing Date: Jul. 20, 5:21 am EST
Boost Mobile: The New Spokesperson Boost Mobile: The New Spokesperson
Network: ESPN
Show: WNBA Basketball
Airing Date: Jul. 19, 12:55 pm EST
Best Buy: The Major Success Best Buy: The Major Success
Network: AMC
Show: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
Primetime Airing: Jul. 20, 9:03 pm EST
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Jordan: RE2PECT Jordan: RE2PECT
Online Views: 6,871,875
Social Actions: 316,682
SpotShare: 26.27%
Samsung Mobile: Wall Huggers Samsung Mobile: Wall Huggers
Online Views: 4,110,911
Social Actions: 2,517
SpotShare: 3.47%
Old Spice: Soccer Old Spice: Soccer
Online Views: 1,537,121
Social Actions: 5,282
SpotShare: 1.59%
Bud Light: Block Party Slip 'n Slide Bud Light: Block Party Slip 'n Slide
Online Views: 1,938,159
Social Actions: 167
SpotShare: 1.57%
Nike: The Last Game Nike: The Last Game
Online Views: 891,995
Social Actions: 9,689
SpotShare: 1.35%

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