The Wit List is a bimonthly 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. Discover April’s Wit List!

NELLE TUE MANI (DOC), ITALY, RAI1

 

Pitch:  Medical drama series inspired by a true story, about a doctor who, after five hours of coma following an accident, blots out twelve years of his life. The injury forced him to start again at the bottom of the ladder in the hospital, working as an assistant to a group of medical students. But something has changed in him: Being a patient has completely revolutionized his medical approach.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the drama series finished fifth in The Wit’s Instagram ranking the week of its launch and has gathered more than 56,000 subscribers since its debut (as of April 20, 2020). The series has a good fanbase with a good rating of 7.4 on iMDB.

Premiere: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Distributor(s):  Rai Com

16 60-minute weekly episodes

ÖĞRETMEN (THE TEACHER), TURKEY, FOX

 

Pitch:  Thriller drama series, local adaptation of the Japanese format “Mr. Hiiragi’s Homeroom”, which tells how a high school teacher takes a class hostage to investigate the death of one of the students.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the drama series finished number 2 in The Wit’s Instagram ranking the week of its launch and number 3 in the monthly ranking, and has gathered more than 104,000 subscribers since its debut (as of April 20, 2020). The series has a strong fanbase with a good rating of 8.3 on iMDB.

Premiere: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Distributor(s):  Madd Entertainment

75 45-minute weekly episodes

KATY KEENE, USA, THE CW

 

 

Pitch:  Musical drama series spin-off of the series “Riverdale”, which follows the lives and loves of four emblematic characters from Archie Comics (including future fashion queen Katy Keene) while chasing their dreams in New York City.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the drama series came first in The Wit’s Instagram ranking the week of its launch and has gathered more than 142,000 subscribers since its debut (as of April 20, 2020).

Premiere: Thursday, February 6, 2020

Distributor(s):  Warner Bros. International Television Distribution (WBITD)

13 60-minute weekly episodes

 

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