Verizon Reclaims 'Can You Hear Me Now?' Tagline in New Spot with Jamie Foxx

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 over the weekend. 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, golf player Jordan Spieth nails some impressive trick shots while while enjoying a bottle of Coca-Cola; employees at Progressive get paranormal in their "Ghostbusters" themed spot; the importance of family time trumps that of the final score in Titleist's Father's Day spot; and Michael B. Jordan's voice sings some of the Acura RDX's praises.

Finally, Jamie Foxx assumes the stage name "Past" and plays rapper Future's father in a music video for the catchy tune, "I Got Verizon." In what seems like a subtle dig at Sprint's appropriation of Verizon's old tagline, the "Django Unchained" star says, "It ain't about 'Can you hear me now,' It's about, 'Can you see me now?'"

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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Verizon: I Got Verizon: Jamie Foxx Verizon: I Got Verizon: Jamie Foxx
Network: ABC
Show: 2016 NBA Finals
Primetime Airing: Jun. 19, 9:32 pm ET
Coca-Cola: Rain: Jordan Spieth Coca-Cola: Rain: Jordan Spieth
Network: Fox Sports 1
Show: NASCAR Racing
Primetime Airing: Jun. 18, 8:47 pm ET
Progressive: Official Insurance of Ghostbusters Progressive: Official Insurance of Ghostbusters
Network: ABC
Show: 2016 NBA Finals
Primetime Airing: Jun. 19, 8:18 pm ET
Titleist: Thanks, Dad Titleist: Thanks, Dad
Network: Golf
Show: Live From the U.S. Open
Airing Date: Jun. 19, 6:42 am ET
Acura: 2016 Consumer Guide Best Buy Award Acura: 2016 Consumer Guide Best Buy Award
Network: FOX
Show: MLB Baseball
Primetime Airing: Jun. 18, 10:52 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Gatorade: Never Lose the Love Gatorade: Gatorade TV Spot, 'Never Lose the Love' Feat. Usain Bolt, Serena Williams
Online Views: 205,131
Social Actions: 39,039
SpotShare: 3.11%
Verizon: I Got Verizon: Jamie Foxx Verizon: Verizon TV Spot, 'I Got Verizon' Featuring Jamie Foxx
Online Views: 29,722
Social Actions: 31,761
SpotShare: 2.35%
State Farm: Jacked Up State Farm: State Farm TV Spot, 'Jacked Up'
Online Views: 1,004,212
Social Actions: 3,723
SpotShare: 1.63%
Apple iPhone: Shot on iPhone by Craig J. Apple iPhone: Apple iPhone TV Spot, 'Shot on iPhone by Craig J.' Song by Ricky Remedy
Online Views: 791,111
Social Actions: 3,117
SpotShare: 1.30%
Sprint: Paul Switched Sprint: Sprint TV Spot, 'Paul Switched'
Online Views: 379,841
Social Actions: 7,470
SpotShare: 1.06%

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