WWE Star Bill Goldberg Makes an Explosive Entrance in 2K Games Ad

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, a father helps his dog bond with the newest member of the family with Amazon's help; a man navigates an urban obstacle course in Nissan's ad promoting its safety shield technologies; and a group of kids show how they've leveled up their game in Nintendo's spot.

Will Forte continues his role as frontman for DirecTV and this time highlights its streaming capabilities by paddling his boat along a river, on an escalator and through a grocery store.

Finally, WCW and WWE star Bill Goldberg makes an explosive case for being early -- gamers who pre-order 2K Games' WWE 2K17 new release can play as him.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Amazon: Lion Amazon: Lion
Network: ABC
Show: The Bachelorette
Primetime Airing: May. 30, 8:19 pm ET
Nissan: Obstacle Course Nissan: Obstacle Course
Network: VH1
Show: Black Ink Crew
Primetime Airing: May. 30, 9:11 pm ET
2K Games: WWE 2K: Pre-Order Trailer: Bill Goldberg 2K Games: WWE 2K: Pre-Order Trailer: Bill Goldberg
Network: USA Network
Show: WWE Monday Night RAW
Primetime Airing: May. 30, 9:07 pm ET
DirecTV: A Steady Stream of Entertainment: Will Forte DirecTV: A Steady Stream of Entertainment: Will Forte
Network: FOX
Show: Houdini & Doyle
Primetime Airing: May. 30, 9:27 pm ET
Nintendo: Level Up Your Game Nintendo: Level Up Your Game
Network: Disney XD
Show: Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything
Airing Date: May. 30, 7:05 am ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
KFC: Lieutenant Col. Cooks KFC: KFC TV Spot, 'Lieutenant Col. Cooks'
Online Views: 1,992,396
Social Actions: 7,398
SpotShare: 2.80%
Budweiser: Freedom Budweiser: Budweiser America TV Spot, 'Freedom'
Online Views: 78,541
Social Actions: 29,989
SpotShare: 2.68%
Samsung Mobile: Champagne Calls Samsung Mobile: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge TV Spot, 'Champagne Calls' Featuring Lil Wayne
Online Views: 282,521
Social Actions: 4,302
SpotShare: 0.68%
DirecTV: 72 Hour Rewind DirecTV: DirecTV TV Spot, '72 Hour Rewind' Featuring Jon Bon Jovi
Online Views: 241,021
Social Actions: 1,930
SpotShare: 0.65%
DirecTV: Turn Back Time DirecTV: DirecTV TV Spot, 'Turn Back Time' Featuring Jon Bon Jovi
Online Views: 3,678
Social Actions: 6,659
SpotShare: 0.59%

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

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