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

    Watch Play List Number Four in the player below, including selections from "Call the Midwife", "Dokter Deen (Dr Deen)" and "Den sista dokusapan (The Last Reality Show)". Stay tuned each month for new selections.

  • The Wit List - Playlist 4 details

    Call the Midwife, BBC One, United Kingdom

    Pitch: Period drama. A true-to-life look at the colourful stories of midwifery and families in East London in the Fifties. Based on the best-selling memoirs by Jennifer Worth: a huge word of mouth phenomenon, selling close to a million copies in the UK.
    Buzz: Most successful new drama series on BBC One in over 10 years. Most commented new scripted series in social media in Europe during premiere week, according to the witER data.

    Premiere: 15 January 2012
    Distributor: BBC Worldwide
    6x60’ episodes

    Dokter Deen (Dr Deen), Ned 1, The Netherlands

    Pitch: Medical family drama. A female general practitioner takes care of the inhabitants of a small island. She sometimes acts as a social worker, a psychologist, a veterinarian or a dentist. Besides her very hectic professional life, Maria is also mother to three children.
    Buzz: Most commented new scripted series in social media in the Netherlands during premiere week, according to the witER data.

    Premiere: 30 January 2012
    Distributor: Eyeworks
    10x50’ episodes

    Den sista dokusapan (The Last Reality Show), TV6, Sweden

    Pitch: Comedy zombies drama. Ten former reality stars are selected to take part in a new show that will be recorded in the woods a long way from civilization. Cocooned in their bus en route to the location, they are totally unaware that a plague has broken out, and that the usually mild-mannered people of Sweden have turned into bloodthirsty zombie ...
    Buzz: An on-line campaign ran in the weeks before transmission featuring an interactive and innovative Facebook app that makes web users part of the story.

    Premiere: 6 March 2012
    Distributor: Sparks Network
    8x30’ episodes

    Äkta Människor (Real Humans), SVT1, Sweden

    Pitch: Sci-fi drama. A parallel present day where technology has enabled robots to become so human it is barely possible to distinguish them from real people.
    Buzz: A British remake with a international potential is in development.

    Premiere: 22 January 2012
    Distributor: Shine International
    10x60’ episodes


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