Dish Network Helps Family Put on Big Boy Pants in New Spot

Plus, Five of the 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, a businessman's prepaid phone from Verizon brings all the geeks to the plan; Reebok helps a man turn the city streets into a personal gym; Ford gets rough and tough in its spot boasting the F-150's military-grade aluminum alloy body; and Miles Mouvay, Kenan Thompson's bunny slipper-clad character for Fandango, enjoys new movies from the comfort of his couch.

Finally, every member of the family gets to wear the pants thanks to Dish Network's two-year price guarantee.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Verizon: Better Than Yours Verizon: Better Than Yours
Network: CBS
Show: Big Brother
Primetime Airing: Jun. 23, 9:58 pm ET
Reebok: Spartan Race Reebok: Spartan Race
Network: NBC
Show: Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge
Primetime Airing: Jun. 23, 9:50 pm ET
Dish Network: The Pants in the Family Dish Network: The Pants in the Family
Network: Fox News
Show: The O'Reilly Factor
Primetime Airing: Jun. 23, 8:20 pm ET
Ford: Undisputed Truck Leader Ford: Undisputed Truck Leader
Network: FX
Show: Hotel Transylvania
Primetime Airing: Jun. 23, 8:58 pm ET
Fandango: A Long Time Ago Fandango: A Long Time Ago
Network: MTV
Show: Ridiculousness
Primetime Airing: Jun. 23, 10:49 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Verizon: I Got Verizon Verizon: Verizon TV Spot, 'I Got Verizon' Featuring Jamie Foxx
Online Views: 278,581
Social Actions: 37,159
SpotShare: 3.59%
Mazda: Driving Matters: Crafted Mazda: 2016 Mazda CX-9 TV Spot, 'Driving Matters: Crafted'
Online Views: 1,155,139
Social Actions: 1,706
SpotShare: 2.49%
State Farm: Jacked Up State Farm: State Farm TV Spot, 'Jacked Up'
Online Views: 992,514
Social Actions: 3,260
SpotShare: 2.29%
Apple iPhone: Shot on iPhone by George B. Apple iPhone: Apple iPhone TV Spot, 'Shot on iPhone by George B.' Song by Snoh Aalegra
Online Views: 722,916
Social Actions: 1,285
SpotShare: 1.62%
Walmart: Summers With Walmart: The Perfect Additions Walmart: Walmart TV Spot, 'Summers With Walmart: The Perfect Additions'
Online Views: 728,749
Social Actions: 570
SpotShare: 1.53%

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

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