Walmart Hypes One Hour of Discounts on Thanksgiving (See the Newest Ads on TV)

Plus, the Five Most Engaging Ads

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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, Walmart continues its onslaught of holiday ads with a spot featuring Anthony Anderson and Melissa Joan Hart pushing its one-hour discounts on Thanksgiving; PetSmart hypes Black Friday with black cats, fish and guinea pigs; and T-Mobile unleashes snowboarding Santas and snowballs as it pledges to knock out your gift list.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
T-Mobile: Knock Out Your Gift List T-Mobile: Knock Out Your Gift List
Network: TBS
Show: The Big Bang Theory
Primetime Airing: Nov. 25, 8:35 pm ET
Walmart: Holiday Game Play Walmart: Holiday Game Play
Network: TV LAND
Show: Everybody Loves Raymond
Primetime Airing: Nov. 25, 9:24 pm ET
PetSmart: 2014 Black Friday PetSmart: 2014 Black Friday
Network: ABC
Show: Dancing With the Stars
Primetime Airing: Nov. 25, 8:41 pm ET
Dick's Sporting Goods: Celebrate Early Dick's Sporting Goods: Celebrate Early
Network: TNT
Show: Bones
Primetime Airing: Nov. 25, 9:19 pm ET 2014 Black Friday 2014 Black Friday
Network: HGTV
Show: Flip or Flop
Primetime Airing: Nov. 25, 9:47 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Foot Locker: It's Real Foot Locker: It's Real
Online Views: 1,403,169
Social Actions: 147,973
SpotShare: 4.34%
Foot Locker: It's Happening Foot Locker: It's Happening
Online Views: 2,864,402
Social Actions: 89,191
SpotShare: 3.41%
Foot Locker: Excited Foot Locker: Excited
Online Views: 2,615,193
Social Actions: 50,933
SpotShare: 2.32%
Dodge: Guts Over Fear Dodge: Guts Over Fear
Online Views: 559,656
Social Actions: 53,395
SpotShare: 1.59%
Electronic Arts (EA): The Breach Electronic Arts (EA): The Breach
Online Views: 3,040,870
Social Actions: 5,453
SpotShare: 1.33%

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