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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 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, Weight Watchers serves up its latest ad in the "World of Food" series (E.J. Schultz has more on the campaign) -- this time depicting the temptation of late-night snacking through a couch made of chips to promote its on-demand weight loss support -- while Samsung shows off its screens and pushes a free Netflix subscription with select purchases. And McDonald's cheery new spot brings archenemies together, putting a smile on both Batman and the Joker's faces and pulling Democrats and Republicans into an embrace. (Maureen Morrison has the story on McDonald's new brand vision.)

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Weight Watchers: Late Night Snacking Weight Watchers: Late Night Snacking
Network: ABC Family
Show: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Primetime Airing: Jan. 4, 10:14 pm ET
McDonald's: Archenemies McDonald's: Archenemies
Network: NBC
Show: NFL Football
Primetime Airing: Jan. 3, 8:30 pm ET
Samsung Electronics: The Best Screens Samsung Electronics: The Best Screens
Network: NBA TV
Show: NBA GameTime
Primetime Airing: Jan. 4, 8:38 pm ET
Coca-Cola: Liftoff Coca-Cola: Liftoff
Network: CBS
Show: College Basketball
Airing Date: Jan. 3, 11:35 am ET
Subaru: You're Only Young Once Subaru: You're Only Young Once
Network: Discovery
Show: Fast N' Loud
Primetime Airing: Jan. 3, 8:24 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Google: Year in Search 2014 Google: Year in Search 2014
Online Views: 5,617,729
Social Actions: 62,944
SpotShare: 7.51%
Supercell: Hog Rider 2.0 Supercell: Hog Rider 2.0
Online Views: 8,511,750
Social Actions: 32,818
SpotShare: 6.53%
Supercell: Flight of the Barbarian Supercell: Flight of the Barbarian
Online Views: 3,929,417
Social Actions: 22,604
SpotShare: 3.59%
AT&T: CFB Legends: Trophies AT&T: CFB Legends: Trophies
Online Views: 1,296,384
Social Actions: 32,740
SpotShare: 3.18%
Supercell: Larry Supercell: Larry
Online Views: 2,731,904
Social Actions: 15,548
SpotShare: 2.48%

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