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 June’s Wit List!

DC’S STARGIRL, USA, DC UNIVERSE & THE CW

Pitch:  Fantasy series based on the character of Courtney Whitmore, a vigilante in the comic books Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. written by Geoff Johns. In the series, Whitmore is still in high school and bands together with the Justice Society of America to fight villains, past and present.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the drama series finished third in The Wit’s Instagram ranking the week of its launch and has gathered more than 56,000 subscribers since its debut (as of June 10, 2020). The series has a good fanbase with a rating of 7.4 on iMDB.

Premiere: Monday, May 18, 2020

Distributor(s):  Warner Bros. International Television Distribution

13 45-minute episodes

LA UNIDAD, SPAIN, MOVISTAR+

Pitch:  Police thriller series created by filmmaker Dani de la Torre (“Retribution”) and Alberto Marini that follows the adventures of the head of the Spanish anti-terrorist police unit. When an operation results in the arrest of the most wanted terrorist on the planet, her unit and the whole country are put under the spotlight and become the terrorists’ number one enemy.

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 has gathered 17,000 subscribers since its debut (as of June 10, 2020). The series has a good fanbase with a rating of 7.3 on iMDB.

Premiere: Friday, May 15, 2020

Distributor(s):  Beta Film

6 50-minute episodes

OPERACIÓN PACÍFICO, USA, TELEMUNDO

Pitch:  Thriller series inspired by the real story of Colombian Police Captain Amalia Ortega, a brilliant federal agent who led the investigation to capture “El Guapo”, a drug baron in Mexico. To achieve this, she had to infiltrate not only drug trafficking networks, but corruption networks at the highest levels of power in her country, putting her own life, and her family’s, at risk.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the telenovela finished number 1 in The Wit’s Instagram ranking the week of its launch (and number 2 in the monthly ranking) and has gathered 181,000 subscribers since its debut (as of June 10, 2020). The series has a very good fanbase with a rating of 8.0 on iMDB.

Premiere: Monday, February 10, 2020

Distributor(s):  NBCUniversal International Distribution

60 stripped 60-minute episodes

 

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