Turkey’s Acun Medya has taken domestic remake rights to hit Korean singing format I Can See Your Voice for its TV8 network.
The show, which was created by Seon-young Lee and debuted on Korean entertainment channel MNET in 2015, requires guests to guess whether contestants are good singers or bad singers, based only on their looks.
It has since been remade and aired in 18 countries worldwide by companies including Fox in the the US, and the BBC in the UK, as well as in countries such as Germany and Romania. New versions are also set to broadcast in Spain, Russia and France in 2021.
The deal was struck with Eccho Rights, which was acquired by the format’s distributor CJENM in 2018. Eccho has an exclusive agent arrangement for CJ’s entertainment formats in Turkey.
Acun Medya’s TV8 is already home to a entertainment format adaptations including The Voice, MasterChef and Survivor.
“This is one of the most unique and exciting entertainment formats in the world right now, and we are delighted to partner with CJ ENM on bringing it to new fans here in Turkey,” said Handan Özkubat, director of Turkish drama and head of Istanbul office at Eccho Rights.