CoverGirl Promotes Girls Who Code. It's the Weekend's New TV Ads

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 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, CoverGirl promotes Girls Who Code in its latest spot, while Apple shows the many uses for the iPad Air 2 (Share blueprints! Design a tattoo!). And Weird Al Yankovic takes a customer on a musical tour of toyland in Radio Shack's new holiday ad. (Maureen Morrison has the story on Radio Shack's holiday spokesman.)

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Apple: Change Apple: Change
Network: NBC
Show: NFL Football
Primetime Airing: Dec. 7, 9:03 pm ET
EA Sports: Smart Defense EA Sports: Smart Defense
Network: NBC
Show: NFL Football
Primetime Airing: Dec. 7, 9:51 pm ET
CoverGirl: Girls Who Code CoverGirl: Girls Who Code
Network: ABC
Show: Once Upon a Time
Primetime Airing: Dec. 7, 8:11 pm ET
Radio Shack: Toyland Radio Shack: Toyland
Network: FOX
Show: College Football
Primetime Airing: Dec. 5, 9:52 pm ET
Fandango: One Size Fits All Fandango: One Size Fits All
Network: NBC
Show: How Murray Saved Christmas
Primetime Airing: Dec. 5, 8:23 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Beats Audio: Solo Selfie Beats Audio: Solo Selfie
Online Views: 2,936,457
Social Actions: 8,205
SpotShare: 1.50%
Ubisoft: Launch Trailer Ubisoft: Launch Trailer
Online Views: 539,276
Social Actions: 24,738
SpotShare: 1.08%
Samsung Electronics: Home for the Holidays Samsung Electronics: Home for the Holidays
Online Views: 877,398
Social Actions: 20,722
SpotShare: 1.07%
H&M: Magical Holidays H&M: Magical Holidays
Online Views: 732,443
Social Actions: 21,553
SpotShare: 1.05%
GEICO: Push It: It's What You Do GEICO: Push It: It's What You Do
Online Views: 125,909
Social Actions: 23,419
SpotShare: 0.98%

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