The (w)it list is a monthly selection by The WIT of 3 fresh, innovative and entertaining shows from around the world with high social media buzz, made just for the MIPTV/MIPCOM community.

  • Fresh TV - 3 fresh shows with highest social media buzz every month

    Discover the freshest TV shows with highest social media buzz. January’s playlist includes shows from the web adapted for TV: Quiz Duel (Germany), The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange (USA) and Broad City (USA).

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    Quizduell (Quiz Duel), Das Erste, Germany

    Pitch: Interactive quiz show adapted from the successful app QuizClash (37 million users in 14 territories). 4 studio contestants are pitted against the app users playing simultaneously at home and having the same possibilities to win cash prizes. For each round, the studio contestants and the app users take turn picking a category that features three questions, opposing the studio contestants to the players at home.

    Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the quiz show was the most commented premiere in Germany and among the 4 most commented premieres of the week in social media in Europe, reaching 4’245 comments on Twitter.

    Premiere: Monday 12 May 2014
    Distributor: ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment
    14 stripped 55-minute episodes

    The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange, Cartoon Network, USA

    Pitch: TV adaptation of the comedy web series The Annoying Orange, first launched online on YouTube in 2010. The show follows a talking orange and his friends who travel through time on a magic fruit cart and get into random adventures in periods such as the prehistoric and colonial eras. Featuring guest voices including Kylie Minogue, Dave Grohl…

    Social media buzz: The official Facebook page of The Annoying Orange counts more than 12 million likes, among the top 40 US TV shows on Facebook. The official YouTube channel has more than 4 million subscribers and reached more than 2.3 billion views since January 2010.

    Premiere: Monday 28 May 2012
    Distributor: Red Arrow International
    Sixty 11-minute episodes

    Broad City, Comedy Central, USA

    Pitch: Sitcom adapted from the web series of the same name (produced from 2009 to 2011), on the lives of two twenty-something female best friends living in New York City. Abbi and Ilana are broke and flawed, and they don't shy away from the sticky situations NYC throws at them… A second season of the sitcom started on January 14, 2015.

    Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the sitcom was among the 10 most commented premieres of the week in social media in the USA. Since its debut on the web, Broad City has gathered more than 150’000 likes on Facebook and more than 57’000 followers on Twitter. On September 16, 2014, Comedy Central launched a web spin-off of the show “Hack into Broad City” and the Facebook Likes increased by almost 60% in two weeks!

    Premiere: Wednesday 22 January 2014
    Distributor: Viacom International Media Networks
    20 weekly 22-minute episodes

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