Timur Savci

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 […]

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 […]