3 May 2022

The Wit List – April 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 – Baba (Our Father), Turkey, Show TV

Pitch:  Drama series that follows the sudden change in the humble life of the Saruhanlı Family living in an Anatolian town. The story centers on the conflict between Emin, the head of the Saruhanlı family, and his son Kadir, who got out of prison, over their concept of family.

Social media buzz:  According to the Wit Social List, the drama series was second in The Wit’s Instagram ranking the week of its launch and has gathered more than 122,000 subscribers since its premiere (as of April 25, 2022). The series has a good fanbase with a rating of 7.0 on IMDb.

Premiere: Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Distributor(s):  Madd Entertainment

120-minute weekly episodes

#2 – Halo, multiple territories, Paramount+

Pitch: Action series based on the international hit video game franchise “Halo”, around an epic 26th-century conflict between humanity and an alien threat known as the Covenant.

Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the drama series was first 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 120,000 subscribers since its premiere (as of April 25, 2022). The series has a good fanbase with a rating of 7.1 on IMDb.

Premiere: Thursday, March 24, 2022

Distributor(s):  Paramount Global Distribution Group

10 60-minute episodes

#3 – Million Dollar Island, The Netherlands, SBS6 & Amazon Prime Video

Pitch: Reality competition in which 100 men and women have the mission to survive two months on a desert island. One million euros is at stake. Each contestant starts the adventure with a bracelet worth 10,000 euros. While they’re on the island, contestants can gain and lose bracelets by competing in various games.

Social media buzz: According to the Wit Social List, the reality series was first in The Wit’s Instagram ranking the week of its launch. The series has gathered more than 10,000 subscribers since its premiere (as of April 25, 2022). The series has a good fanbase with a rating of 7.7 on IMDb.

Premiere: Sunday, March 6, 2022

Distributor(s): Talpa Distribution

18 60-minute weekly 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.