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Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new and trending TV commercials tracked by, 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, Lexus salutes the power of the human foot and gives it a boost with the Lexus IS, while Mitsubishi pushes the ninja-like stealthiness of its Outlander SUV, which boasts a quieter cabin. And Beats celebrates top-ranked female tennis player Serena Williams, who is currently racking up wins at the U.S. Open in her bid for a Grand Slam, in an spot for the headphones-maker that also gives a nod to Apple and Beats One radio.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Beats Audio: Serena Williams: Rise Beats Audio: Serena Williams: Rise
Network: CW
Show: America's Next Top Model
Primetime Airing: Sep. 2, 8:26 pm ET
Lexus: The Human Foot Lexus: The Human Foot
Network: ABC
Show: blackish
Primetime Airing: Sep. 2, 9:48 pm ET
T-Mobile: Tablet On Us T-Mobile: Tablet On Us
Network: ABC
Show: The Middle
Primetime Airing: Sep. 2, 8:06 pm ET
Mitsubishi: Quiet Mitsubishi: Quiet
Show: Southern Justice
Primetime Airing: Sep. 2, 10:51 pm ET
Aflac: The Coop: Barbara Corcoran Aflac: The Coop: Barbara Corcoran
Network: CNBC
Show: Make Me a Millionaire Inventor
Primetime Airing: Sep. 2, 10:13 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Xbox: NFL on Xbox: Professor of Game Day Evolution Xbox: NFL on Xbox: Professor of Game Day Evolution
Online Views: 697,339
Social Actions: 55,516
SpotShare: 3.58%
Truth: It's a Trap Truth: It's a Trap
Online Views: 3,417,075
Social Actions: 30,979
SpotShare: 3.33% Racial Inequality Racial Inequality
Online Views: 220,782
Social Actions: 13,015
SpotShare: 0.86%
DirecTV: Out of Control Beard Andrew Luck DirecTV: Out of Control Beard Andrew Luck
Online Views: 81,883
Social Actions: 6,342
SpotShare: 0.41%
Amazon: Dog in Cast Amazon: Dog in Cast
Online Views: 28,655
Social Actions: 3,491
SpotShare: 0.23%

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

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