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 the October’s Wit List!
TALENTO FOX, ARGENTINA, FOX LATINOAMERICA
Pitch: Talent contest in which the three Latin-American singers Diego Torres, Lali Expósito and Puerto Rican reggaeton singer Wisin, meet talented people who have never dared to appear in front of the public, for various reasons, and set themselves the mission of convincing them and revealing their potential.
Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the talent contest was the second most commented premiere of the week worldwide, reaching almost 23,000, comments on Twitter.
Premiere: Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Distributor(s): Fox Networks Group Content Distribution (FNGCD)
Weekly hour-long episodes
THE VOICE SENIOR, THE NETHERLANDS, RTL4
Pitch: New spin-off of the singing contest format The Voice, in which competitors of 60 years and older show that you are never too old to shine. Four celebrity coaches compete to pick their favorite seniors in Blind Auditions. In the next phase, the Knockouts, each coach select their two best seniors to take to the finals. In the final show it’s up to the jury members – famous senior artists – to decide who will be crowned the winner.
Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the talent contest was among the most commented premieres of the week in social media in Europe, with 2,250 comments on Twitter.
Premiere: Friday, August 24, 2018
Distributor(s): Talpa Global
4 weekly 120-minute episodes
TRUE LOVE OR TRUE LIES, UK, MTV
Pitch: Couples reality competition following six couples as they settle into a villa. But, all is not as perfectly perfect as it seems, as some couples are real, others are fake. Each night, the couples have to vote out the couple they think aren’t telling the whole truth in a love ceremony, with the evicted couple then revealing their real status. The winning couple at the end wins £50,000, with an additional £10,000 being added to the money pot every time the villa votes out a pair of liars.
Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the reality series was the second most commented premiere of the week in Europe.
Premiere: Monday, August 6, 2018
Distributor(s): Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN)
10 daily hour-long episodes