US deals for Turkish dramas

Two US Hispanic channels in the US have bought Turkish dramas as the latter’s scripted fare continues to make inroads into the market. Eccho Rights sells several Turkish series internationally and has shopped popular Ay Yapim series Kurt Seyit and Sura to MundoFox, the Fox International Channels-operated US Hispanic service. The channel will air the […]

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, […]

Turkish drama remake confirmed for NBC

Pilot season is well underway in the US, with news emerging overnight NBC has confirmed a pilot order to a drama based on Turkish series Suskunlar. US producer Intrigue, Carol Mendelsohn Productions, Timur Savci of original producer TIMS Productions and Sony Pictures Television are coming together for the pilot of Game of Silence. News of […]