A Toyota Driver Goes Long for Quarterback Tyrod Taylor

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 iSpot.tv, 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, a battle comes to life for two Mobile Strike players; George Hamilton stars as the Extra Crispy Colonel, the first product specific colonel for KFC, in a spot about its $20 Family Fill deal; Target has colorful summer essentials and recipes in time for your next party; and Nissan prepares you for the unseen with technology that checks your blind spot.

Finally, a fan drives a Toyota Camry in a game of catch with Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Machine Zone: Mobile Strike: Mano a Mano Machine Zone: Mobile Strike: Mano a Mano
Network: NBA TV
Show: Eastern Conference Draft Review
Primetime Airing: Jun. 25, 8:15 pm ET
Toyota: Match With Tyrod Taylor Toyota: Match With Tyrod Taylor
Network: Comedy Central
Show: 2016 BET Awards
Primetime Airing: Jun. 26, 10:54 pm ET
KFC: Fun in the Sun KFC: Fun in the Sun
Network: truTV
Show: Impractical Jokers
Primetime Airing: Jun. 26, 8:09 pm ET
Nissan: Unseen Nissan: Unseen
Network: Comedy Central
Show: 2016 BET Awards
Primetime Airing: Jun. 26, 8:20 pm ET
Target: Get Full on Summer Target: Get Full on Summer
Network: NBC
Show: Gymnastics
Primetime Airing: Jun. 24, 10:28 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Nike: Worth the Wait Nike: Nike Basketball TV Spot, 'Worth the Wait'
Online Views: 2,562,167
Social Actions: 71,145
SpotShare: 11.69%
Walmart: Summers With Walmart: The Perfect Additions Walmart: Walmart TV Spot, 'Summers With Walmart: The Perfect Additions'
Online Views: 1,327,430
Social Actions: 931
SpotShare: 2.66%
Mazda: Driving Matters: Crafted Mazda: 2016 Mazda CX-9 TV Spot, 'Driving Matters: Crafted'
Online Views: 1,166,597
Social Actions: 1,359
SpotShare: 2.39%
Sprite: Pick a Can Sprite: Sprite 2016 Lyrical Collection TV Spot, 'Pick a Can' Song by 2Pac
Online Views: 13,636
Social Actions: 20,129
SpotShare: 1.95%
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: 721,125
Social Actions: 1,216
SpotShare: 1.55%

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