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D-Day: The Unheard Tapes leads Warner Bros Int’l TV Production’s MipTV slate

D-Day: The Unheard Tapes was made to coincide with D-Day’s 80th anniversary

Docuseries D-Day: The Unheard Tapes is headlining Warner Bros International Television Production’s slate for MipTV in Cannes next week.

The 3×60’ docuseries was produced to coincide with the 80th anniversary of D-Day this year and features young actors lip-syncing to recorded wartime interviews with British, American and German soldiers and French witnesses, combined with archival footage and immersive recreation.

Also on Warner Bros’ factual slate for MipTV are Britain Behind Bars: A Secret History (3×60’), in which TV judge Robert Rinder uncovers the hidden past of three high-profile prisons, and Flordelis: A Family Crime (4×60’), which tells the true story of a Brazilian singer-turned-congresswoman-turned-pastor who was arrested for murdering her husband with the help of some of her 50 adopted children.

In factual entertainment is Born from the Same Stranger (4×60’), which uses detective work and DNA technology to help people born from sperm or egg donations find their unknown blood relations. Meanwhile, My Family Mystery (6×60’) sets out to solve different mysteries that impact families. Both shows are also available as formats.

In the reality space is FGirl Island (10×60’), a spin-off from social experiment and dating series FBoy Island, which is joined by gay dating show Boys Like Boys (10×60’).

Elsewhere in entertainment, Warner Bros is presenting competition series Bring the Drama (6×60’), in which eight aspiring actors compete to win a spot at a showcase in front of leading agents, and Glow Up China (6×60’), which sees young Chinese make-up artists compete to become the make-up star of tomorrow. Both series are also available as formats.

Other unscripted programmes include comedian and actor Kevin Hart’s car-transformation series Kevin Hart’s Muscle Car Crew (two seasons: 8×60’, 6×60’) and toy repair show Toy Hospital (6×60’).

Finally, Warner Bros is presenting New Zealand drama Testify (6×60’) at MipTV. The plot follows a charismatic young pastor who clashes with his father’s rich and powerful evangelical church and forms an unlikely alliance with a queer podcaster. With the help of his estranged brother, they uncover a conspiracy of historical sexual abuse.

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