The Wit List – Discover December 2020 edition

The Wit List is a bimonthly selection by The Wit of 3 fresh, innovative, and entertaining shows from around the world with the highest social media buzz, made just for the MIPTV and MIPCOM community.
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#1 – Game dos Clones (Game of Clones), Brazil, Amazon Prime Video & Record TV 

Pitch: Local adaptation of the dating format “Game of Clones” aired in the UK on E4. A singleton creates a digital avatar representing his or her perfect type before moving into a house for a week with seven potential matches who all have the same look.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the drama was number 2 in The Wit’s Instagram ranking the week of its launch and has gathered 327,000 subscribers since its debut (as of October 21, 2020). The series has an excellent fanbase with a rating of 8.3 on iMDB.

 

Distributor(s): The Story Lab

Format: 8×50-minute episodes

#2 – SAS Australia (SAS: Who Dares Wins), Australia, Seven

 

Pitch: Local adaptation of the celebrity version of format “SAS: Who Dares Wins” aired in the UK on Channel 4. Seventeen brave Aussie celebrities embark on the toughest test of their lives – attempting to overcome the intensive Special Forces selection process.

Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the reality series was number 1 in The Wit’s Instagram ranking the week of its launch and has gathered 35,000 subscribers since its debut (as of December 7, 2020). The channel has commissioned a second season!

Premiere: Monday, October 19, 2020

Distributor(s): Banijay Rights

Format: Twice a week 50-minute episodes

#3 – Alev Alev (Flames of Fate), Turkey, Show TV 

Pitch: Drama series, local adaptation transposed to the contemporary Turkey of the French period drama series “Le Bazar de la Charité” (The Bonfire of Destiny), aired on TF1 in France and on Netflix worldwide. Three women whose characters and stories are very different from one another cross paths during a fire in a cistern. Nothing will ever be the same once the flames calm down…

Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the drama series was number 2 in The Wit’s Instagram ranking the week of its launch and has gathered 213,000 subscribers since its debut (as of December 7, 2020). The series has a good fanbase with a rating of 7.8 on iMDB.

Premiere: Thursday, November 5, 2020

Distributor(s): Madd Entertainment

Format: Weekly 120-minute episodes

 

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