Korean Serial Killer and Entertainment: Global TV Trends

(AFP) – Inspired by real events or based on serial killers, South Korean entertainment or children’s sports: The main global television trend here is MIPTV, the annual high-mass audio-visual event that is being held online this week.

Stories: True Stories and Serial Killers
– Serial killers and other “cold cases” (unresolved investigations) are popular with broadcasters, such as the BBC with “The Pembrokshire Murder” or TF1 with “The Promise”. And many of these stories are based on real events. This is a case of “Pembrokeshire’s murders” as well as the “Serpent” with Tahar Rahim made by the BBC and which has just arrived on Netflix. We also think “La Trek”, a two-part TF1 tale on the Michele Fourniret episode and “Parrot” (Spain), a series inspired by the release of dozens of criminals following a judicial change.

– In the same vein, “The Red Ripper” is a Russian series, dedicated to the most famous serial killer of the Soviet era, also nicknamed “Rostov of Musk”. And the Israeli series “Rekha in the Sand”, inspired by the actual. The events tell the story of a struggle against a gang of policemen who have taken control of their hometown.

Entertainment: South Korea and children’s games
– South Korea continues to flood the screen with its musical entertainment (in addition to its imaginations, “The Good Doctor”). The “Mask Singer” event, in particular, is a game launched in 2015 in which one has to guess who is behind the singers with elaborate costumes, already successfully in the United States (Fox) or France (TF1) Was imported. Since September it has adapted to 13 new countries according to consulting firm The Wit, and is particularly successful in Finland, Israel and Norway. In view of this, the competitive program “I Can See Your Voice” (M6 “Name Show Me Your Voice”), born the same year, is being adapted in many countries.

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– Entertainment based on children’s sports is on the rise: This fun and family shows that excellence is based on universal sports, and audience apathy. This is the case with the “Lego Masters” launched in the Netherlands in 2017 and adapted only in France by the M6. Further successes may come from the spectacular marble decorations or the game of marble “Marble Mania” (Netherlands) from the Australian competition around mini golf “Holly Mole”.

– Other entertainments mix general culture and physical challenges, such as “The Money Shot” (Germany), where candidates have to hurl a target farther away, or into “Lightning” (United Kingdom), where they have to play a skill game. Should demonstrate In “bank balance” (United Kingdom) they have to balance the gold bars.

– Channels are always inventive when it comes to social experimentation: “food with the enemy” (Ireland), two people with opposing opinions trying to find common ground, and “Table for Two” (Pays -Bas), one Punishes the person with a mysterious guest, without knowing that it will make revelations, revelations or proclamations of love. “Caught in the Net” (Germany) warns cyber predators, using actors who act as bait with a chilling result. In “Dr. Pawan” (Spain) More Quiet, a psychologist works with animals to help his patients.

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