WARSAW: Polish public broadcaster TVP has selected five shows on the topic of religion to move into production in 2017.
TVP held a competition for religious shows in various formats: a family show (25 minutes), a show for the young audience (25 minutes) and an editorial programme commenting on the Gospel each Sunday (5 minutes). The competition was part of the Recruitment, Evaluation, Selection (Nabór, Ocena, Selekcja, NOS) programme created by TVP in 2016 to facilitate the search for new content.
The first edition of NOS was held in June of 2016, when TVP searched for scripted series and recieived 143 submissions, choosing 33 for further development.
The specially created Office of Catholic Broadcasting chose and will further develop the following five religious shows: two in the Gospel commentary category Słowo NieDzieli authored by Mateusz Pleskacz and Słowo na niedzielę - cykl misyjny / A Word for Sunday - Mission Cycle by Julita Wołoszyńska-Matysek; two family shows Razem / Together by Michalina Szymborska and Wszystkie dzieci nasze są / All Of Our Children by Michał Kubik; and a youth show Wow. Program młodych / Wow. The Youth Programme.