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 November’s Wit List!
YOUR SONG, ITV, UK
Pitch: Emotainment show that celebrates the lives of real people who have done something extraordinary – and see them being given the performance of a lifetime from some of their favourite artists. They get the opportunity to perform alongside their favourite artists.
Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the emotainent special was among the top ten most commented premiere of the week in social media in Europe, reaching nearly 9,000 comments on Twitter.
Premiere: Sunday, October 22, 2017
Distributor(s): FremantleMedia International
NOMADS (THE CHALLENGE), ANTENNA 1, GREECE
Pitch: Local adaptation of the Colombian format Desafio (The Challenge), in which 21 outspoken competitors are sent to an exotic and unknown destination and compete in physical challenges divided into three teams seeking a better territory and all kinds of privileges: the team winning the weekly super-challenge has access to the most comfortable area (with a resort and a dream beach).
Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the reality competition was the most commented premiere of the week in social media in Europe, reaching 16,500 comments on Twitter.
Premiere: Monday, October 2, 2017
Distributor(s): Caracol TV Internacional
Stripped 120-minute episodes
KAYITDIŞI (CITY OF SECRETS), FOX, TURKEY
Pitch: Thriller drama about a complex, troubled yet charismatic man who flies under the radar and uses covert methods to dish out his own unique style of justice. Living amongst Istanbul’s elite, he splits his time between his uncompromising work as an underground “fixer” for high-class clients, and his family.
Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the thriller drama was the fourth most commented premiere of the week in social media in Europe, reaching nearly 8,000 comments on Twitter. The drama reached a good rating of 8.3/10 on IMDb.
Premiere: Monday, September 18, 2017
Distributor(s): Fox Networks Group Content Distribution (FNGCD)
Weekly 120-minute episodes