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 December’s Wit List!

RU PAUL’S DRAG RACE UK, UK, BBC THREE

 

Pitch:  Local adaptation of the format “RuPaul’s Drag Race”, a talent competition which spotlights 10 drag artists judged in various aspects of their art by a panel of three celebrities.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the competition series ranked first in the weekly Instagram Top 10 the week of its launch and has gathered more than 351,000 subscribers since its debut (as of December 12, 2019). The series has a strong fanbase with a very good rating of 8.4 on iMDB. A second season has been ordered.

Premiere: Thursday, October 3, 2019

Distributor(s):  Passion Distribution

8 60-minute weekly episodes

KURULUŞ OSMAN (THE OTTOMAN), TURKEY, ATV

 

Pitch:  Period drama series starring local star Burak Özçivit which centers on Osman the First, the father of the Ottoman Empire in the 13th and 14th centuries.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the drama series ranked first in the weekly Instagram Top 10 the week of its launch and has gathered more than 192,000 subscribers since its debut (as of December 12, 2019). The series has a strong fanbase with a good rating of 7.3 on iMDB.

Premiere: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Distributor(s):  ATV Distribution

120-minute weekly episodes

MESTRE DO SABOR (MASTER OF FLAVOR), BRAZIL, TV GLOBO

 

Pitch:  Cooking competition in which 24 professional chefs organized in three teams go through gastronomic eliminatory challenges. In the first round, three renowned Chefs blind taste them individually to decide whether the applying cook deserves to be on his team… or not.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the competition series was among the 6 most popular shows in the weekly Instagram Top the week of its launch and has gathered more than 85,000 subscribers since its debut (as of December 12, 2019).

Premiere: Thursday, October 10, 2019

Distributor(s):  Globo TV International

12 60-minute weekly episodes

 

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