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.
ÖLENE KADAR (ETERNAL), ATV, TURKEY
Pitch: Thriller drama series that tells the broken destiny of Dağhan, a man unjustly condemned to a prison sentence for a crime he did not commit. He loses the love of his life and gets back to seek revenge. A love story slowly occurs between Dağhan, who has had to spend the best years of his life in prison for a crime he did not commit, and Selvi, the attorney who set him free…
Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the drama series was the most commented premiere of the week in social media worldwide, reaching 89,192 comments on Twitter and Facebook. After three weeks on air, the number of Facebook Likes was multiplied by 3 to reach 19,980 Likes on February 7, 2017.
Premiere: Thursday, January 12, 2017
Distributor(s): Global Agency
Weekly 120-minute episodes
PULSACIONES (LIFELINE), ANTENA 3, SPAIN
Pitch: Thriller series that revolves around Alex, a brilliant neurosurgeon who, after a stroke, gets a heart transplant. He mysteriously begins to feel memories that do not seem to belong to him, and discovers that the memories belong to the organ donor. He gradually realizes that the donor did not die from an accident but was murdered… His psychiatrist advises him to investigate into the case so he can understand the memories that are haunting him, put an end to them and resume a normal life.
Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the drama series was among the ten most commented premieres of the week in social media in Europe, reaching 6,494 comments on Twitter and Facebook. After four weeks on air, the number of Twitter Followers was multiplied by 5 to reach 2,711 Followers on February 7, 2017.
Premiere: Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Distributor(s): Imagina International Sales, Atresmedia International Sales
10 weekly 80-minute episodes
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, M6, FRANCE
Pitch: Local adaptation of the sketch show format Saturday Night Live. The first episode was hosted by French comedian Gad Elmaleh.
Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the entertainment special was the most commented premiere of the week in social media worldwide, reaching 48,553 comments on Twitter and Facebook.
Premiere: Thursday, January 5, 2017
Distributor(s): NBCUniversal International (NBCU)
Special 120-minute episode