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 June’s Wit List!
HEIDI BIENVENIDA, LATIN AMERICA, (FIRST SEASON ON NICKELODEON LATINOAMERICA)
Pitch: Live-action kids series based on the classic children’s book Heidi, by Johanna Spyri. Charming little Heidi leads a happy childhood in the mountains with her grandfather, her best friend and her animals… until her aunt Dete decides to take her in order to live in the city and be company to Clara, a little girl who has lost her smile since the death of her mother. A second and a third seasons have been commissioned. Produced by Mondo TV Iberoamerica & Alianzas Producciones.
Social media buzz:According to the Wit Social List, the live-action kids series was among the most commented premieres of the week in social media in Latin America, reaching 6,600 comments on Twitter.
Premiere: Monday, March 13, 2017
Distributor(s): Mondo TV Iberoamerica
60 stripped 45-minute episodes
DE EINDMUSICAL, THE NETHERLANDS, NPO ZAPP
Pitch:Youth scripted reality series revolving around the experiences of a group of 8th grade students as they prepare the end of year musical at a holiday house. The class gets to know each other better and deal with issues such as being in love and bullying.
Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the youth scripted reality series has gathered a loyal fan base on social media reaching 13,000 subscribers on the official Instagram account of the show.
Premiere: Saturday, April 7, 2018
16 weekly 12-minute episodes
JENNY, CANADA (FRENCH), UNIS
Pitch:Dramedy around Jenny, a 13-year-old girl who learns that she is suffering from leukemia. Far from being overwhelmed, she instead discovers in herself an impressive inner strength that helps her fight her illness. More than ever, she is taking a big bite out of life.
Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the drama was among the most commented premieres of the week in social media in Canada. After the first season, the drama has gathered more than 6,000 Likes on Facebook, multiplied by 3 since the premiere.
Premiere: Friday, September 8, 2017
Distributor(s): Attraction Distribution
20 weekly 30-minute episodes