Watch This Surprisingly Tame Burger King Chicken Fries Commercial

Plus, the Five Most Engaging Spots 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, a Fiber One spot shows how digestive issues can hit at problematic times -- at a funeral, in the office and even at your own wedding. And just as the Koch name hits election news once more, Koch Industries releases a new spot. This one takes a shot at being down-to-earth and relaxed, begining with an explanation on what Koch makes (blacktop, fuel, tires, etc.) and ending with, "If life is really all about the journey, hey, let's ride."

Burger King's chicken fries are back in another commercial, but this time the ad calls the spicy dish "offensive" outright instead of depicting what some would call an offensive scene (remember the chicken and fry pregnancy scene or the somewhat controversial Gloria gag).

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Fiber One: Bloated Fiber One: Bloated
Network: Nick
Show: Everybody Loves Raymond
Airing Date: Aug. 13, 2:58 am ET
Burger King: Caution Burger King: Caution
Network: TBS
Show: The Big Bang Theory
Primetime Airing: Aug. 13, 9:33 pm ET
VISA: The Perfect Escape: Diagnosis VISA: The Perfect Escape: Diagnosis
Network: NFL Network
Show: NFL Preseason Football
Airing Date: Aug. 13, 8:17 pm ET
Cinch Jeans: Load Up Cinch Jeans: Load Up
Network: ESPNU
Show: Rodeo
Primetime Airing: Aug. 13, 8:55 pm ET
Koch Industries: We Are Koch: Transportation Koch Industries: We Are Koch: Transportation
Network: TNT
Show: 2015 PGA Championship
Airing Date: Aug. 13, 11:29 am ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Old Spice: And So It Begins Old Spice: And So It Begins
Online Views: 4,902,485
Social Actions: 56,562
SpotShare: 6.11%
Jordan: The Dunk to End All Dunks Jordan: The Dunk to End All Dunks
Online Views: 3,119,045
Social Actions: 7,232
SpotShare: 1.85%
GEICO: Kraken: It's What You Do GEICO: Kraken: It's What You Do
Online Views: 1,725,846
Social Actions: 11,223
SpotShare: 1.54%
UnitedHealthcare: Our Song UnitedHealthcare: Our Song
Online Views: 266,045
Social Actions: 11,864
SpotShare: 0.98%
Apple iPhone: Photos & Videos Apple iPhone: Photos & Videos
Online Views: 424,238
Social Actions: 7,783
SpotShare: 0.74%

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