John C. McGinley Gives Tips to Likely Draft Picks in Speed Stick Spot

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, Hyundai highlights the features of its 2017 Elantra; Lexus lures people's eyes away from their phones and onto admiring its NX model; Chobani shows yogurt fans how to flip out; and Kohl's promotes its three-day doorbusters.

Finally, Speed Stick recruits John C. McGinley, aka Dr. Perry Cox in "Scrubs," to coach potential top draft picks Jalen Ramsey and Myles Jack in media training, giving tips such as "own the room" and "bull-rush the mic."

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Hyundai: THIS Hyundai: THIS
Network: CNN
Show: Anderson Cooper 360
Primetime Airing: Apr. 20, 8:13 pm ET
Lexus: Texters Lexus: Texters
Network: Food Network
Show: Restaurant: Impossible
Primetime Airing: Apr. 20, 10:18 pm ET
Speed Stick: Tip #51: Facing the Media: John C. McGinley, Jalen Ramsey Speed Stick: Tip #51: Facing the Media: John C. McGinley, Jalen Ramsey
Network: ESPNU
Show: 30 for 30
Airing Date: Apr. 20, 11:10 am ET
Chobani: Natural Goodness Chobani: Natural Goodness
Network: E!
Show: Chrisley Knows Best
Primetime Airing: Apr. 20, 9:19 pm ET
Kohl's: Three-Day Doorbusters Kohl's: Three-Day Doorbusters
Network: Food Network
Show: Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Primetime Airing: Apr. 20, 8:18 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Nike: The Conductor Nike: Nike TV Spot, 'The Conductor' Featuring Kobe Bryant, Paul Pierce
Online Views: 3,940,621
Social Actions: 506,247
SpotShare: 17.04%
LG Mobile: World of Play LG Mobile: LG G5 TV Spot, 'World of Play' Featuring Jason Statham, Song by Busy Signal
Online Views: 623,257
Social Actions: 80,427
SpotShare: 2.82%
2K Games: Battleborn: Live Together or Die Alone 2K Games: Battleborn TV Spot, 'Live Together or Die Alone' Song by Jet
Online Views: 2,711,856
Social Actions: 731
SpotShare: 1.87%
Jaguar: Master Plan Jaguar: Jaguar XE TV Spot, 'Master Plan' Featuring Tom Hiddleston, Nicholas Hoult
Online Views: 2,152,741
Social Actions: 8,989
SpotShare: 1.72%
Samsung Mobile: Champagne Calls Samsung Mobile: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge TV Spot, 'Champagne Calls' Featuring Lil Wayne
Online Views: 2,032,438
Social Actions: 7,075
SpotShare: 1.59%

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

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