The Wit List @MIPTV-MIPCOM

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. March’s playlist features web shows that have been adapted into TV: Stand Up For Your Country (Spain), This Is Not Happening (USA) and Drunk History (USA)


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    Levántate (Stand Up For Your Country), Telecinco, Spain

    Pitch: Musical talent show inspired by the viral video phenomena of parents and children singing and dancing together. Parent/child duos with a talent for singing, already made popular by the Internet, compete to get a stand up ovation from a live studio audience.

    Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the entertainment show was the most commented premiere of the week in social media in Europe. Since its tv debut the Facebook Likes on the official page increased from 7,500 to 23,000.

    Premiere: Tuesday 10 February 2015
    Distributor: Televisa Internacional
    12 weekly 180-minute episodes

    This Is Not Happening, Comedy Central, USA

    Pitch: TV adaptation of the web show of the same name launched on Comedy Central platform CC:Studios. Long-form storytelling show hosted by Ari Shaffir, in which his comedian friends tell hilarious and true stories around topics including Drugs, Emergencies, Wonder Years, Battles, Sexy Time, and Travel.

    Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the entertainment show ranked among the 15 most commented premieres of the week in social media in the USA. The official YouTube playlist of the TV show features 53 videos and has gathered more than one million views.

    Premiere: Thursday 22 January 2015
    Distributor: Viacom International Media Networks
    8 weekly 30-minute episodes

    Drunk History, Comedy Central, USA

    Pitch: Entertainment show based on the web Funny or Die series of shorts, featuring historical reenactments by A-list talent and drunken storytellers. The format was adapted in the UK on Comedy Central and started on January 12, 2015.

    Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the entertainment show ranked among the most commented premieres of the week in social media in the USA, delivering 9,138 social media comments on Twitter. From the TV premiere in July 2013 to March 2015, the Facebook Likes on the official page increased from 50,000 to almost 450,000.

    Premiere: Tuesday 9 July 2013
    Distributor: Viacom International Media Networks
    18 weekly 30-minute episodes over two seasons

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