Watch the newest commercials on TV from Walmart, Wendy's, Microsoft and more
Published on March 19, 2019.
Every weekday we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the TV ad measurement and attribution company. The ads here ran on national TV for the first time yesterday.
A few highlights: Microsoft serves up an ad that features Birgitte Skadhauge, VP of the Carlsberg Research Laboratory, explaining how her company is deploying Microsoft AI to "develop better beers faster." Wendy's hypes its $5 Biggie Bag combo meal. And Pharrell Williams' "Freedom" serves as the soundtrack for a Walmart ad with the tagline "We dress America."
Attention Index: 86 (14% more interruptions than avg.)
Data provided by iSpot.tv, TV Ad Measurement for Disruptive Brands
TV Impressions - Total TV ad impressions delivered for the brand or spot.
Est. TV Spend - Amount spent on TV airings for the brand's spots.
Attention Score - Measures the propensity of consumers to interrupt an ad play on TV. The higher the score, the more complete views. Actions that interrupt an ad play include changing the channel, pulling up the guide, fast-forwarding or turning off the TV.
Attention Index - Represents the Attention of a specific creative or program placement vs the average. The average is represented by a score of 100, and the total index range is from 0 through 200. For example, an attention index of 125 means that there are 25% fewer interrupted ad plays compared to the average.