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 February’s Wit List!

BABIL (THE CHOICE), TURKEY, STAR TV

 

Pitch:  Thriller drama series about an unemployed professor who concocts what turns out to be Turkey’s largest-ever financial fraud in the course of trying to save his son’s life.

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 81,000 subscribers since its debut (as of January 30, 2020). The series has a strong fanbase with a good rating of 7.5 on iMDB.

Premiere: Friday, January 17, 2020

Distributor(s):  Madd Entertainment

70 45-minute weekly episodes

LANG LEVE DE LIEFDE (LET LOVE RULE), THE NETHERLANDS, SBS6

 

Pitch:  Dating show in which single candidates immediately move in together in a luxury apartment. Their first blind date lasts a minimum of 24 hours and a maximum of five days. If the candidates are sure it’s not going to work out, they can go home after 24 hours. But they can also stay. If they complete the whole five days, the fresh couple awaits a surprise: a romantic weekend away.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the dating series finished second in The Wit’s Instagram ranking the week of its launch and has gathered more than 122,000 subscribers since its debut (as of January 30, 2020).

Premiere: Monday, January 20, 2020

Distributor(s):  ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment

261 30-minute stripped episodes

LA ISLA DE LAS TENTACIONES (TEMPTATION ISLAND), SPAIN, TELECINCO

 

Pitch:  Local adaptation of the reality format “Temptation Island” in which five couples at a crossroads in their relationship travel to a summer resort where their fidelity is tested in a big way.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the reality series came first in The Wit’s Instagram ranking the week of its launch and has gathered more than 463,000 subscribers since its debut (as of January 30, 2020)!

Premiere: Thursday, January 9, 2020

Distributor(s):  Banijay Rights

120-minute episodes (3 eps/week)

 

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