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The Wit List is a monthly 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.

JUSTIÇA, BRAZIL, TV GLOBO

Pitch: Drama series on four people seeking justice who are total strangers but whose paths will cross. Each day of the week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) tells the story of one of the four protagonists after a crime that changed their lives. These stories look independent, but as the series moves forward, clues are revealed, connecting the four characters together.

Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the drama series was the most commented premiere of the week in social media worldwide, reaching 160,746 comments on Twitter and Facebook.

Premiere: Monday, August 22, 2016
Distributor(s): Globo TV International
20 stripped 50-minute episodes

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER (GRANDPAS OVER FLOWERS), USA, NBC

Pitch: Local adaptation of the format Grandpas Over Flowers aired in South Korea on tvN. Four veteran actors (Henry Winkler, William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw, George Foreman) go backpacking across Asian countries with a young guy who does chores for them along the way. The format had previously been adapted in China.

Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the entertainment show was the third most commented premiere of the week in social media in the USA. After three episodes on air, the number of Facebook Likes was multiplied by 4 to reach 41,696 Likes on September 9, 2016.

Premiere: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Distributor(s): Small World IFT
4 weekly 60-minute episodes

LA REVANCHE DES EX (EX ON THE BEACH), FRANCE, NRJ12

Pitch: Dating reality soap, local adaptation of the format Ex On The Beach, aired in the UK on MTV. Eight single men and women are taken on a luxury holiday and have their exes secretly invited to join them on the trip. The format has been adapted as well in Sweden, The Netherlands and Finland.

Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the reality series was the third most commented premiere of the week in social media in Europe. After three weeks on air, the number of Facebook Likes was multiplied by 3 and the number of Twitter followers was multiplied by 4.

Premiere: Monday, August 22, 2016
Distributor(s): Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN, MTV)
Stripped 90-minute episodes

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