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Mid East nets buys Eccho’s Turkish drama

Four broadcasters in the Middle East will simultaneously broadcast Turkish drama Karadayi following deals with distributor Eccho Rights. Qatar TV, CBC in Egypt, MTV in Lebanon and Rotana in the Gulf will all air the show, which comes from Turkish drama producer Ay Yapim (The End, Ezel) and broadcasts on ATV in Turkey to strong […]

Eccho Rights opens base in Turkey

Eccho Rights has been a vocal proponent of the Turkish drama genre and is now consolidating that faith by launching a base in Istanbul. The Scandinavian-based distributor, part of the Sparks Eccho group, has appointed Turkish television veteran Handan Özkubat in to run the new office, which will sit alongside Eccho Rights’ bases in Stockholm […]

Swedish format wins over TV Lab viewers

A Swedish format in which a celebrity sets out to meet all of their online friends and followers in person was voted the best programme to come out of this year’s TV Lab on Dutch broadcaster Ned3. Audiences rated Sputnik Media’s remake of My 5,000 Friends at 9.2 out of 10 on aspects such as […]