Show TV


Eccho reveals Black Heart

Scandinavia-based Eccho Rights’ latest Turkish drama for the international market is Aka Film’s series for Show TV, Black Heart. The scripted programme follows a brother seeking justice for the cold-blooded murder of his journalist sister, who was close to exposing a powerful media tycoon as a corrupt gangster. The brother exploits a young orphan girl […]

NBC to remake Turkish drama

US broadcaster NBC has greenlit a pilot of a Turkish drama, Game of Silence. LA-based prodco Intrigue secured the pilot commitment, which comes with a series penalty, with the Comcast-owned network. Intrigue will now produce the pilot alongside Carol Mendelsohn Productions, writer Hugins and Sony Pictures Television. CSI alum Mendelsohn switched from CBS Television Studioes […]

Shine sells Clash of the Choirs into Ukraine

Shine International has shopped its Clash of the Choirs (pictured) format into Ukraine. The deal took effect earlier this year and local free-to-air commercial broadcaster 1+1 has just launched its local version of the singing competition series. The local Clash of the Choirs started last Sunday (November 10). Other international broadcasters that have taken the format, […]

Ciner Group pays $402m for Show TV

Turkish conglomerate Ciner Group has acquired Turkish commercial channel Show TV for US$402 million. The Savings Deposit Insurance Fund (TMSF), which had seized the Çukurova Group’s stake in the company after the firm had failed to make payments on debts, closed the deal last week according to a statement. Further to that, Ciner Group has […]

Banijay sells diving series into Turkey

Banijay International has sold its diving format Stars in Danger into Turkey for the first time. It has inked a deal with Turkish producer Medyapim, which will make a 10x90mins Stars in Danger: The High Dive for free-to-air broadcaster Show TV. Pre-production is underway and the show will bow later this year. Banijay and Eyeworks […]