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.
IÇERDE (INSIDER), SHOW TV, TURKEY
Pitch: Action-packed romantic crime thriller following two undercover moles, long lost brothers, on opposite sides of the law. Just as Sarp is to graduate from the police academy he is assigned to infiltrate the mafia syndicate run by the mob boss, Celal Karabaş. When getting further involved in Celal’s world, Sarp also finds himself developing deep feelings for the mob boss’s protégé, Melek. She was taken off the streets begging as a small child by Celal, alongside a little boy, Mert. Sarp eventually discovers that Mert is his long lost brother who in turn is embarking on his own mission for Celal…
Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the thriller drama series was the third most commented premiere of the week in social media worldwide, reaching 76,688 comments on Twitter and Facebook.
Premiere: Monday, September 19, 2016
Distributor: Eccho Rights
108 weekly 45-minute episodes
ATLANTA, FX, USA
Pitch: Comedy that revolves around two cousins on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene whose opposing views on art versus commerce, success and race will make their quest anything but easy, created by and starring award-winning actor and writer Donald Glover.
Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the comedy series was the most commented premiere of the week in social media worldwide, reaching 142,492 comments on Twitter and Facebook. After one month on air, the official Facebook page has gathered 365,727 Likes and the official Twitter account has reached 74,737 Followers. A second season has already been ordered.
Premiere: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Distributor: Fox Networks Group Content Distribution (FNGCD)
10 weekly 30-minute episodes
SUPERMAX, TV GLOBO, BRAZIL
Pitch: Drama series set in a prison. A television channel decides to produce a reality series in a decommissioned maximum-security prison in which twelve participants are confined. To raise tensions, production stops communicating with candidates, who are left to their own devices…
Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the drama series was the second most commented premiere of the week in social media worldwide, reaching 138,489 comments on Twitter and Facebook.
Premiere: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Distributor: Globo TV International
12 weekly 60-minute episodes