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29 May 2017

Insider continues to attract international buyers

Insider, the hit drama series from producers Ay Yapim, has been sold to a number of new broadcasters covering territories across the world.

MBC in the Middle East have acquired the series, while broadcasters across Eastern Europe, the Far East and Latin America have also picked up on what has been a huge fan favourite since launching on Show TV in Turkey in September 2016. In Europe, the ratings winning drama is going to LNK in Lithuania and Dori Media in Israel. Astro in Malaysia pick up the series as their next premium Turkish Drama highlight, while Imagen Televisión in Mexico complete the latest round of sales.

Insider has been the top series among Turkish viewers since its launch, scoring the highest ratings each week in an incredibly competitive Monday primetime slot, while breaking records for online viewers. The series opener has been watched more than any other episode of any Turkish Drama in history on Youtube, with over 11 million views to date.
14 February 2017

Six new deals for Insider!

Insider (Icerde) from Ay Yapim, the success of the season on Show TV in Turkey has now been picked up by an additional six countries. Channels in Greece, India, Romania, Iran, Iraq and Albania have all inked deals for the ratings smash hit.

"Insider is an amazing production, once again a No 1 series from Ay Yapim. The series is equally attractive to both female and male audiences, a signature for top Turkish dramas," says Fredrik af Malmborg, Managing Director of Eccho Rights.

Insider started its run in Turkey in September, and has been by far the top performing new show for the Fall/Winter season. With a stable 30% share every week in the commercial demo, the series scores nearly 4 times the average share for Show TV in this demo and time slot. The series airs on Monday night among fierce competition from two returning dramas, Orphan Flowers (Kirgin Cicekler) on ATV, and Broken Pieces (Paramparca) on Star TV, as well as the hugely popular Turkish version of Survivor, which returned to TV8 in January. However Insider remains number one in all categories, as well as scoring record-breaking viewing figures on Youtube where the first episode has now been watched over 10 million times.
19 September 2016

Eccho Rights signs up exclusive deal with Turkey’s leading producer Ay Yapim

Eccho Rights and Ay Yapim have agreed a landmark deal for 5 brand new series featuring the hottest talents from the Turkish drama world. Insider (Icerde) is the much hyped new series starring Çagatay Ulusoy in the leading role, which started in September on Show TV. The first episodes have shown enormous success with unprecedented ratings both linear and online. The major new show Brave and Beautiful will debut on Star TV later in the fall, starring megastars Kivanç Tatlitug and Tuba Büyüküstün in the lead roles. Wings Of Love (Bana Sevmeyi Anlat) is already on air on Fox Turkey and has garnered brilliant ratings, Eccho has the distribution rights for MENA and digitally worldwide. 

Two further series will be coming later this winter, while also included in the deal are 3 feature films, and 2 drama series from earlier seasons.