Kanal D


Chilean net bags Kanal D dramas

Chilean broadcaster Mega has acquired a trio of drama series from the sales arm of Turkish network Kanal D. The deal comprises Wounded Love and Time Goes By, plus a re-up of Fatmagül, and in total represents around 1,200 commercial hours of content. Wounded Love follows a family shattered by war during a period of […]

FremantleMedia poaches Kanal D exec

Amaç Erol has joined FremantleMedia International and will take a new role at the company as its Dubai-based sales director. Erol joins from Turkish distributor Kanal D where he was across sales and acquisitions and covering the Middle East, Africa, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Macedonia, Ukraine and Georgia. At FMI Erol will work across sales of finished […]

Turkey: imports and exports

Following this week’s Discop Istanbul event, TBI speaks to Turkey’s main distribution companies about how changes in the domestic market are impacting their business, how they are dealing with the challenge of selling into the Middle East and how Turkish drama is becoming hot property in Latin America. A country of 20 million TV homes, […]

MundoFox, Canal 10 awake for 1001 Nights

US Hispanic channel MundoFox and Uruguay’s Saeta Canal 10 have acquired Turkish drama 1001 Nights after it scored well on Chilean television. According to distributor Global Agency, 1001 Nights has become Chile’s “most successful foreign series” after launching in March on the Mega Chile channel. This has prompted the new pick-ups, plus new negotiations with […]

Turkey takes up The Chase

Turkish broadcaster Kanal D has acquired a local version of ITV gameshow The Chase. The format deal will see a local remake of the show on air in Turkey this spring, and brings the total number of countries airing a local version to seven. The news comes soon after distributor ITV Studios Global Entertainment sold […]

Kanal D rises for While You Were Sleeping

Turkish net Kanal D has acquired a local version of Armoza Formats’ gameshow While You Were Sleeping. The 30-minute format tasks a competitor with answering trivia questions and undertake “crazy and hilarious” challenges without waking their partner up. Armoza and Kanal D previously hooked up for We Believe in You, which has broadcast and is […]

French net to crown Shopping Queens

French broadcaster M6 has commissioned a local version of Turkish daily makeover show. The channel is getting its own version of Global Agency-distributed format Shopping Monsters, which will launch next month on June 10 in a daily 16.25 slot. It will be known locally as Les Reines du Shopping (Shopping Queens). Hervé Hubert, the French […]

2013 LA Screenings Buyer Profile: Özlem Özsümbül, Kanal D

Özlem Özsümbül is head of sales and acquisitons at Kanal D. With a shopping list covering series and movies, the Screenings is a key part of the year, she tells TBI. Which channel or channels are you buying content for? We have two teams for two TV stations, Kanl D and TV2   What is […]

Broadcasters believe in We Believe in You format

Armoza Formats has licensed its We Believe in You format into Hungary and Turkey. Endemol will make a Turkish version of the format for broadcaster Kanal D. The local version will debut later this month. In Hungary, public broadcaster MTV has ordered a 45-episode version of the show, in which a group of friends nominate […]