MIPTV News: Dori sets sights on new reality sales

Israel’s Dori Media Group is taking a new reality series Family Restart and The Band to MIPTV, as part of a “very diversified slate”.

The distributor is also debuting factual reality series The Caravan, game show Hi/Lo Trivia, sitcom Little Mom and cookery series Home Page.

Family Restart pairs parents and adult children with family coaches to mend their broken relationships, while The Band follows the journeys of 10 performers all aiming to gain a place in a new boy-girl band. The first 12 episodes document group and solo auditions, while the next 18 see the band come together.

Israeli Channel 10 series The Caravan see parents and grown up children spend a week together in a caravan after years living apart and documents their trip across Europe. Hi/Lo Trivia is a game show in which contestants guess cards, facing trivia questions if they predict incorrectly.

Home Page sees an expert chef teach groups of guests with a particular interest to cook via the Google Hangout platform. Meanwhile, upcoming Channel 10 primetime comedy Little Mom comprises 13 episodes and looks at the “harsh truth of life after having kids”.

Also debuting are crime drama New York, “lighthearted” fact ent series Can You Face It?, trivia series Smartface and Got a Minute?, mystery-themed scripted show Galis and police comedy SYPD.

“Our catalogue is very diversified and has recently been bolstered by the inclusion of many of Channel 10 Israel’s successful productions,” said Nadav Palti, CEO and president, Dori Media Group.

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