Netflix UK Announces New Unscripted Shows

Post by: Rick Ellis 24 August, 2021

Netflix UK unscripted heads Ben Kelly and Daisy Lilly announced a slate of new programs during an appearance at the Edinburgh Television Festival on Tuesday.

The new shows are the result of a nearly two-year search for new unscripted pitches by the streamer, Kelly told the crowd.

Here is a rundown of the three shows:

Synopsis: Snowflake Mountain is a funny, warm-hearted reality show which takes a bunch of clueless kidults who aren’t yet living to their full potential and puts them through their paces at a wilderness survival retreat to try and kickstart them into standing on their own two feet. The back-to-basics camp is a rude awakening to just how pampered their lives have been so far. At stake is a transformative cash prize for the lucky winner. There’s no running water, no parents to wait on them, and, worst of all, no Wi-Fi. But, by connecting to nature, they’ll learn to graduate as fully-functioning adults. The series, which was filmed in the Lake District (North West England), features an international cast.
Production company: Naked (a Fremantle label)
Executive Producers: Cal Turner and Jo Harcourt-Smith
Series Producers: Andy Cullen, Nick Walker, Cherry Sandhu

Synopsis: Dance Monsters is a large-scale dancing competition with a monster twist, giving a colourful global stage to people passionate about dance, as they compete in a way they’ve never been able to before. Through the power of VFX, live motion capture and facial recognition, competitors will transform into loveable and fantastical dance monsters that come to life in front of an expert panel of judges and a live studio audience. It’s hugely ambitious, with a heartfelt journey at its core as we see what happens when you really can dance like no one’s watching. For their time on stage they get to escape reality, become something truly extraordinary and stand out from the crowd. Recorded in Hampshire, UK.
Production company: Lime Pictures
Executive producers: Sarah Tyekiff, Andrew Jackman and Tamsin Dodgson.

Synopsis: Imagine having to think about your sibling dating - how they flirt, how they treat their partners, and what their signature moves are. In this brand-new reality dating series, pairs of siblings will be seeing each other’s love life up close and personal as they search for ‘the one’ together. Having the person who knows you better than anyone should help you navigate the tricky world of dating. But will they act as the ultimate wingman and help you find love? Or scupper your plans and call you out on all your bullsh*t? Either way it might just be Awkward. As. Hell. Filmed in France with an international cast.
Production company: Great Scott Media and Main Event Media (All3Media labels)
Executive Producers For Great Scott Media: Leon Wilson, Ed Sleeman and Saul Fearnley For Main Event Media: Jimmy Fox (EP) and Emily Bon (co-EP)

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