The Wit List is a monthly selection by The Wit of 3 fresh, innovative and entertaining shows from around the world with highest social media buzz, made just for the MIPTV-MIPCOM community.
QUIERO SER MONJA (THE SISTERHOOD), SPAIN, CUATRO
Pitch: Reality series, local adaptation of the format The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns aired in the US on Lifetime that follows five young women in a Catholic convent where they live and work together before making the life-changing decision to take their vows and become Catholic nuns.
Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the reality series was the second most commented premiere of the week in social media worldwide.
Premiere: Sunday, April 10, 2016
Distributor: A+E Networks International
6 weekly 60-minute episodes
LOVE ON TOP, PORTUGAL, TVI
Pitch: : A handsome man and an attractive woman are the hosts of a luxury villa that accommodates ten young singletons (five men and five women). The ten suitors compete for their affection. At the end of each week, the two hosts choose the two suitors who impressed them the least. The four contestants are subjected to the viewers’ votes and one man and one woman leave the villa each week. Viewers can also try their luck and register on a dedicated app to get on the show. Two new participants are chosen each week.
Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the dating show was among the top 5 most commented premieres of the week in social media worldwide. A second season has already been ordered.
Premiere: Saturday, April 9, 2016
Distributor: Endemol Shine Group (ESG)
6 weekly 75-minute episodes + short daily updates. A 24/7 live streaming is also available on TVI Reality channel.
EDUCANDO A NINA (EDUCATING NINA), ARGENTINA, TELEFE
Pitch: Romantic telenovela telling the story of Nina and Mara, two identical twin sisters who were separated at birth and lead totally different lives, ignoring each other’s existence. Mara grew up wealthy and never had to work, while Nina is always on tour to pursue her dream to become a dancer. Their story will radically change when they are forced to live each other’s lives.
Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the telenovela was among the top 5 most commented premieres of the week in social media worldwide. After three weeks on air, the number of Facebook Likes was multiplied by 3 to reach 74,347 Likes on May 3, 2016.
Premiere: Monday, April 11, 2016
Distributor: Telefe International
Stripped 60-minute episodes