BBC’s “Made in Korea”: A New K-Pop Reality Series Set to Ignite Screens Worldwide

The BBC has made waves in the entertainment world with the acquisition of a groundbreaking K-pop reality series, tentatively titled “Made in Korea.” This exciting venture follows a British boyband as they embark on a transformative journey at a K-pop boot camp in Korea, learning from the industry’s top experts to become the next pop sensations.

Produced by Nigel Hall, known for his work on “Britain’s Got Talent,” and helmed by talent manager Russ Lindsay, former manager of Ant & Dec, “Made in Korea” promises to deliver incredible performances, television gold, and a captivating narrative of ordinary individuals striving for extraordinary success in the competitive world of K-pop.

Partnering with broadcast executive Dawn Airey’s Moon&Back Media and Korea’s SM Entertainment, the series is currently in production, set to captivate audiences with its unique blend of music, culture, and talent. ITV Studios, the production arm of U.K. media giant ITV, is distributing the series and format, further amplifying its global reach and potential.

At the ITV Studios showcase in London, “Made in Korea” will take center stage, offering global buyers a sneak peek into the world of K-pop and the journey of these aspiring artists. Alongside the series, ITV Studios has unveiled a lineup of new sales, including “Predator v Prey,” a thrilling wildlife series narrated by “Top Boy” actor Howard Charles, and “Love Island Games,” a spin-off of the hit dating show.

Furthermore, ITV Studios has secured deals for “My Mum Your Dad” with Warner Bros. Discovery for discovery+ and linear networks across the Nordics, Benelux, Italy, Turkey, and the Baltics. Additionally, The Seven Network in Australia has acquired “TikTok: Murders Gone Viral,” a gripping true crime series from Nine Lives Media for ITV.

As “Made in Korea” takes viewers on a transformative journey of talent, determination, and cultural exchange, it represents a groundbreaking addition to the reality TV landscape. With its fusion of British charm and K-pop allure, the series is poised to ignite screens worldwide, captivating audiences and redefining the boundaries of pop culture entertainment. Stay tuned for the next chapter in the evolution of K-pop and the rise of new pop sensations.


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