Squadre da incubo (Football Nightmares), TV8, Italy
Pitch: Football-themed reality series where, in each episode, ex-football players Gianluca Vialli and Lorenzo Amoruso come to the rescue of a Second League football team. They have one week to motivate the players, advise the coach, and reorganize their game tactics for a championship match.
Social media buzz: According to TheWit analytics, the reality series was among the top 10 most commented premieres of the week in social media in Europe.
Premiere: Thursday, February 18, 2016
Distributor: FremantleMedia International
8 weekly 80-minute episodes