Chevrolet Tries Ridesharing Stunt With a Twist in Latest Ad

Plus, the Five Most Digitally Engaging Spots on TV Right Now

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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, GameStop promotes its offer to store credit when customers trade in select game titles; 2K Games suggests its game "Battleborn" can help you be a badass; Starbucks invites people to "pop that Frappuccino" and Wendy's hits the jackpot with its Ghost Pepper Fries $1.99 offer.

Finally, Chevrolet tries the Uber model with a twist -- a stunt charging riders by the amount of gas consumed, not the distance -- to advertise its 2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
GameStop: $25 Trade Offer: Journey GameStop: $25 Trade Offer: Journey
Network: BET
Show: Woman Thou Art Loosed
Airing Date: May. 3, 12:20 pm ET
Chevrolet: Unexpected Fare Chevrolet: Unexpected Fare
Network: A&E
Show: Storage Wars
Primetime Airing: May. 3, 10:07 pm ET
2K Games: Battleborn: Therapist 2K Games: Battleborn: Therapist
Network: Cartoon Network
Show: Family Guy
Airing Date: May. 3, 11:40 pm ET
Starbucks: Kick-Flipping Fantastic Starbucks: Kick-Flipping Fantastic
Network: VH1
Show: Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
Primetime Airing: May. 3, 8:25 pm ET
Wendy's: Jackpot Wendy's: Jackpot
Network: Fox Sports 1
Show: UEFA Champions League Soccer
Airing Date: May. 3, 1:42 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Apple iPhone: Onions Apple iPhone: Apple iPhone 6s TV Spot, 'Onions' Featuring Neil Patrick Harris
Online Views: 3,457,291
Social Actions: 22,718
SpotShare: 3.37%
Audi: Captain America: Civil War - The Chase Audi: Audi TV Spot, 'Captain America: Civil War - The Chase'
Online Views: 1,057,809
Social Actions: 27,115
SpotShare: 2.04%
Coca-Cola: Share a Coke And a Song: Dance Coca-Cola: Coca-Cola TV Spot, 'Share a Coke And a Song: Dance' Song by Prince Royce
Online Views: 131,170
Social Actions: 34,805
SpotShare: 1.83%
Ford: We Are All Champions Ford: 2017 Ford Escape TV Spot, 'We Are All Champions'
Online Views: 1,970,892
Social Actions: 6,834
SpotShare: 1.62%
LG Mobile: World of Play LG Mobile: LG G5 TV Spot, 'World of Play' Featuring Jason Statham, Song by Busy Signal
Online Views: 356,104
Social Actions: 26,105
SpotShare: 1.57%

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

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