Romance, Bromance Ruined by a Cheeky Skywriter in Slim Jim's New Spot

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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, Jack Link's continues its "Workin' Out With Sasquatch" campaign, with Clay Matthews being instructed on "beaver squats"; Volvo channels Walt Whitman with its spot celebrating the "Open Road"; and Modelo pays tribute to those who live with passion -- the brave who "believe in better."

Lee Jeans debuts a brand refresh, with TV spots featuring the Lee Woman and Lee Man, who crashes meetings and crushes having fun.

Finally, Slim Jim shows what happens when a man trusts his cheeky friend with an important mission, as a skywriting stunt ruins both romance and bromance.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Slim Jim: Skywriting Slim Jim: Skywriting
Network: Cartoon Network
Show: King of the Hill
Primetime Airing: Sep. 5, 8:29 pm ET
Jack Link's Beef Jerky: #SasquatchWorkout: Beaver Squats Jack Link's Beef Jerky: #SasquatchWorkout: Beaver Squats
Network: Discovery Channel
Show: Fast N' Loud
Primetime Airing: Sep. 5, 8:12 pm ET
Volvo: The Open Road Volvo: The Open Road
Network: CBS
Show: Scorpion
Primetime Airing: Sep. 5, 10:39 pm ET
Modelo: House of All Houses Modelo: House of All Houses
Network: Comedy Central
Show: The Comedy Central Roast
Primetime Airing: Sep. 5, 10:29 pm ET
Lee Jeans: The Lee Man Lee Jeans: The Lee Man
Network: TBS
Show: Family Guy
Primetime Airing: Sep. 5, 8:06 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Jordan: Runway Jordan: Air Jordan XXXI TV Spot, 'Runway' Featuring Russell Westbrook
Online Views: 1,506,578
Social Actions: 6,164
SpotShare: 6.37%
Amazon: Lion Amazon: Amazon Prime TV Spot, 'Lion'
Online Views: 29,919
Social Actions: 20,995
SpotShare: 3.91%
Samsung Mobile: Move With Galaxy Samsung Mobile: Samsung Gear TV Spot, 'Move With Galaxy'
Online Views: 5,484
Social Actions: 10,316
SpotShare: 1.85%
M&M's: Candyman M&M's: M&M's TV Spot, 'Candyman' Featuring Zedd, Aloe Blacc
Online Views: 470,893
Social Actions: 253
SpotShare: 1.70%
Microsoft Surface: Surface Pro 4 Is the One for Me Microsoft Surface: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 TV Spot, 'Surface Pro 4 Is the One for Me'
Online Views: 319,095
Social Actions: 1,182
SpotShare: 1.33%

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