Where Do Their Owners Go? Dogs, Cats From 'The Secret Life of Pets' Wonder in New McDonald's 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 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 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, Comedian Jim Gaffigan stars in a Chrysler ad as a father who is concerned about the safety of his two kids while ignoring their requests for ice cream; a man discovers art that speaks to him about Sonic Drive-In's iced and frozen lemonade offerings; a woman named Ashley furnishes her bathroom with products from Lowe's; and a woman worried about home security is recommended Ring Home Security at Best Buy.

Finally, dogs and cats from "The Secret Life of Pets" ponder where their owners go and what they eat when they leave home in this McDonald's spot.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Chrysler: Earn It Chrysler: Earn It
Network: NBC
Show: America's Got Talent
Primetime Airing: Jul. 6, 9:12 pm ET
McDonald's: The Secret Life of Pets: Where Do They Go? McDonald's: The Secret Life of Pets: Where Do They Go?
Network: Nick
Show: Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Primetime Airing: Jul. 6, 8:02 pm ET
Sonic Drive-In: Museum of Great Tastes Sonic Drive-In: Museum of Great Tastes
Network: Cartoon Network
Show: American Dad
Primetime Airing: Jul. 6, 10:50 pm ET
Lowe's: Mermaid Lowe's: Mermaid
Network: USA Network
Show: NCIS
Primetime Airing: Jul. 6, 9:23 pm ET
Ring: You Got It Ring: You Got It
Network: fyi
Show: Food Factory
Airing Date: Jul. 6, 1:53 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Walmart: Summers With Walmart: Fourth of July Grilling Walmart: Walmart TV Spot, 'Summers With Walmart: Fourth of July Grilling'
Online Views: 683,917
Social Actions: 485
SpotShare: 2.42%
Walmart: Summers With Walmart: The Perfect Additions Walmart: Walmart TV Spot, 'Summers With Walmart: The Perfect Additions'
Online Views: 517,315
Social Actions: 436
SpotShare: 1.84%
Sprite: Pick a Can Sprite: Sprite 2016 Lyrical Collection TV Spot, 'Pick a Can' Song by 2Pac
Online Views: 63,427
Social Actions: 12,434
SpotShare: 1.53%
Mazda: Driving Matters: Crafted Mazda: 2016 Mazda CX-9 TV Spot, 'Driving Matters: Crafted'
Online Views: 332,740
Social Actions: 322
SpotShare: 1.20%
KFC: Tray KFC: KFC $5 Fill Up TV Spot, 'Tray' Featuring George Hamilton
Online Views: 295,718
Social Actions: 1,193
SpotShare: 1.15%

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

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