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. Discover the September’s Wit List!
CARPOOL KARAOKE: THE SERIES, APPLE MUSIC, WORLD
Pitch: Adaptation of the format “Carpool Karaoke” aired in the US on CBS as a segment of the late-night show “The Late Late Show With James Corden”. Today’s biggest names in music, television, film, sports and pop culture buckle up and belt out their favorite songs for a road trip filled with comedy, conversation and music. In 2017, the format has been adapted in Italy, Slovenia, Israel and Slovakia.
Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the entertainment show was the third most commented premiere of the week in social media worldwide, reaching more than 11,000 comments on Twitter.
Premiere: Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Distributor(s): CBS Studios International
16 20-minute episodes
THE STATE, CHANNEL 4, UK
Pitch: Drama miniseries based on research and first-hand accounts compiled by Peter Kosminsky. It follows four British men and women who leave their lives behind to join ISIS in Raqqah, Syria. The series has premiered in France on Canal + on September 4 and on National Geographic Channel around the world from September 18.
Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the drama miniseries was the second most commented premiere of the week in social media in Europe.
Premiere: Sunday, August 20, 2017
Distributor(s): Fox Networks Group Content Distribution (FNGCD)
4 60-minute episodes
CASH ISLAND, C8, FRANCE
Pitch: Adventure competition in which ten candidates (five men and five women) will have to find a treasure (€100,000) on an island in the Philippines, but the one who succeeds will be immediately chased by the others. The ten candidates live in a base with basic comfort. The candidate who manages to discover the location of the chest containing 100,000 Euros becomes the master of the game. His/her objective is then to do everything to keep it secret and not to be unmasked by the other candidates.
Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the adventure show was the third most commented premiere of the week in social media worldwide, reaching more than 10,000 comments on Twitter. After three weeks on air, the entertainment show has reached 14,858 Likes on Facebook.
Premiere: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Distributor(s): Vivendi Entertainment
4 weekly 120-minute episodes