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15 Décembre 2022

The Wit List – December 2022

Discover which TV shows are generating the biggest buzz right now in the new Wit List!

By The Wit

The Wit List is a bimonthly selection by The Wit of 3 fresh, innovative, and entertaining shows from around the world with the highest social media buzz, made just for the MIPTV and MIPCOM community.

#1 – Star Academy, France, TF1

Pitch:  New local adaptation of the "Star Academy" format aired on the channel for eight seasons between 2001 and 2008, in which aspiring young artists train in a special academy created for the show and perform weekly live on stage.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the talent contest was first in The Wit's Instagram ranking the week of its launch and second in the Monthly ranking. The show has gathered more than 430,000 subscribers since its premiere (as of December 2, 2022).

Premiere: Saturday, October 15, 2022

Distributor(s):  Banijay Rights

Weekly primetime episodes and daily episodes

#2 – Gecenin Ucunda (Poison Ivy), Turkey, Star TV

Pitch:  Romantic drama based on the 1963 book by Peride Celal. It follows the story of Macide, whose unhappiness in the professional life leads her to help others instead. Macide, the daughter of a poor family falls in love with Kazim Isik, who is a successful yet married businessman. Kazim passionately embraces Macide, who is by his side at his weakest moment. But will he be able to protect her from the cruelty of the rich and powerful life he created?

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the drama series was third in The Wit's Instagram ranking the week of its launch and made it to the monthly top ten. The show has gathered more than 95,000 subscribers since its premiere (as of December 2, 2022).

Premiere: Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Distributor(s):  Inter Medya

Weekly 120-minute episodes

#3 – La Ruta (The Route), Spain, AtresPlayer Premium (SVOD)

Pitch:  Drama series that chronicles the personal journey of a group of friends from Valencia, from their farewell on a crowded Route, in 1993, until the day they entered Barraca (a famous club located in Valencia) for the first time, in 1981, when both they and “the party” still kept their innocence.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the drama series was fourth in The Wit's Instagram ranking the week of its launch. The show has gathered more than 7,000 subscribers since its premiere (as of December 2, 2022). The series has a good fanbase with a rating of 7.1 on IMDb. A second season has been commissioned.

Premiere: Sunday, November 13, 2022

Distributor(s):  Atresmedia International Sales

8 50-minute episodes

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THE  WIT

The Wit’s FreshTV is the trendspotter and trendsetter of international tv and digital content. We provide producers, broadcasters, distributors, advertisers worldwide with the best information about the best tv and digital content, projects, developments and programs. We do this via daily newsletters, reports, videos and 24/7 databases. We help our subscribers decrypt and anticipate the market, innovate, get inspired and acquire the most exciting Ips.

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