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15 August 2017

Brave And Beautiful leads the way for Canal Uno

The latest round of sales deals for Brave And Beautiful includes news that the series will be the prime time drama highlight for the brand new Canal Uno, launching this week in Colombia.

And on Tuesday the series will air for the first time on Wapa TV in Puerto Rico, making 3 debuts in a week following last week's premiere in Mexico on Imagen Televisión.

We can also reveal sales in Paraguay where Brave And Beautiful will be on Telefuturo later this year, and in Bulgaria where bTV become the latest channel in Europe to pick up this amazing Ay Yapim production!
8 August 2017

Ay Yapim dramas coming to Mexico!

Imagen Televisión in Mexico will premiere Brave And Beautiful today, 8th August, having concluded a deal with Eccho Rights for the star studded Ay Yapim drama. Later this year they will also air Insider, another huge hit for Ay Yapim.

Brave And Beautiful has been the subject of a number of highly competitive bidding wars in the international market, with the huge worldwide following of its lead actors Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ and Tuba Büyüküstün acting as a catalyst. In Mexico the series is titled Cezür (for Tatlıtuğ’s character), and will broadcast daily in the 6pm slot.

Meanwhile Insider has piqued international buyers’ interests with phenomenal performance in Turkey, where the show was an unprecedented success for channel Show TV and obtained record breaking viewing figures online. This success continues on Mega in Chile where the series debuted last month with very strong ratings.
4 July 2017

Insider enjoys Mega ratings success!

Insider has debuted with stunning results on Mega in Chile.

The series went on air of Tuesday last week, scoring 19,5% rating for the first episode, with audience share at over 30%.

Mega was the first channel to bring Turkish Drama to Latin America, and has enjoyed a string of ratings hits over the past few years, with various viewing records broken by series such as Ezel, Karadayi, Fatmagul and Medcezir.

“At Mega, we are so excited to have Insider on air. Our fans have waited a long time for this as they follow closely all the new series from Turkey. The audience numbers for the first episodes reflect this excitement,” says Juan Ignacio Vicente, Director of Content and International Business at Mega.
30 June 2017

70 million viewers for season one of Phi - so far!

The final episode of Phi reached 3 million viewers within 72 hours on Puhu TV, pushing total viewing numbers for the series to over 70 million by the end of June.

These numbers put Ay Yapim's groundbreaking series among the most watched Turkish series anywhere during this spring, despite being exclusive to Puhu's online platform and benefiting from no traditional linear broadcast.

The first original content produced for Puhu TV, Phi has also contributed to a surge in the channel's success. Since the launch of the series Puhu has scored a number of new landmarks, with use of the platform more than doubling following Phi's initial release, and since then more than 20% of Turkey's entire internet-connected population tuning in to the series.
17 June 2017

New Bride finishes with top ratings!

New Bride, the comedy-drama from Surec Film, has finished its first season in Turkey as the number one drama series on Saturday nights. In a slot traditionally dominated by entertainment series, New Bride scored over 16% average share, and regularly topped the ratings charts in a weekly battle with Survivor, a long-running favourite in Turkey.

This represents another hit series for Show TV, who have traditionally averaged around 8% share in prime time.

Following this success, the series has been renewed for a second season which will be in production later this year, to air in the Autumn/Winter season 2017/18.
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.
10 April 2017

Amazing start for Phi

Phi, the brand new drama from Ay Yapim in Turkey, has recorded unprecedented viewing figures on Puhu TV, Dogus Media's new VOD service. The first original series created for Puhu TV, Phi has recorded an aggregated 7 million viewers for its first 3 episodes, which were released together on Friday 31st March. The platform, which launched earlier this winter, reported a 400% increase in app downloads in the week since Phi’s launch, with more than twice as many unique users on the service compared with the week before.

The series was launched with an International Premiere screening at last week's MipTV with leading cast members Serenay Sarikaya, Mehmet Günsür and Berrak Tüzünatac all in attendance.

Phi is a daring, psychological thriller following the celebrity psychiatrist Can Manay (Ozan Güven), whose world is turned upside down by the enchanting beauty of his new neighbour Duru (Sarikaya), who is in a seemingly perfect relationship with composer boyfriend Deniz (Günsür). But Manay’s attempts to manipulate those around him are threatened by the investigations of a journalist (Tüzünatac), determined to unearth secrets of his dark past.
28 March 2017

New Bride coming to MipTV

Eccho Rights have agreed a distribution deal with Turkey’s Surec Film for brand new comedy drama New Bride, and will present the series as part of its line up at next week’s MipTV.

New Bride (Yeni Gelin) has been on air for 3 weeks in Turkey, already scoring great ratings on Show TV, and with over 16% share of the total viewing public has become the top rated drama series on Saturday evenings.

“Eccho Rights is a great partner for us. We made history together last year with Cherry Season becoming the first Turkish Drama on air in Italy, and we look forward to sharing more successes with our new series,” says Ali Gündoğdu from Surec Film

New Bride tells the story of Bella, a modern young woman from a cosmopolitan background, who meets the man of her dreams at university. When she is taken home to his family in the east of Turkey, she envisions an exciting life experiencing and embracing a brand new culture. However once they are married, her new family’s unusual traditions soon start to make life difficult for the latest addition to their tribe…