Turkish TV Series Premieres in November 2020
Turkish show business is pitiless and ruthless. The TV shows with low ratings are canceled quickly. But there’s a batch of new projects coming up. Which of them will stay on the screens for many years and which will be canceled after a couple of episodes will be decided by capricious Turkish viewers. In November, we will have nine novelties at once.
The series Striker / Akıncı. Produced by NTC Medya. Starring Şükrü Özyıldız and Büşra Develi. The broadcast channel is ATV. It looks like the superhero is rushing to help Istanbul. He has to save Istanbul from the forces of evil, a struggle that originates in Ottoman history. The series will air in mid-November on Monday. Whether the first Turkish television superhero can withstand the fight with the fearsome Koçovali brothers from Çukur or the Seljuk State sultans the time will tell.
The series Redemption / Kefaret. Produced by 25 Film. Starring Nurgül Yeşilçay, Mert Firat and Yurdaer Okur. The broadcast channel is Fox TV. The life of a music teacher, a mother of two, changes in an instant when her daughter disappears. The police’s attempt to find the girl leads to unexpected discoveries, the most important of which is that everything in life has to be paid for.
The series Flame / Alev Alev. Produced by Ay Yapim. Starring Demet Evgar, Dilan Çiçek Deniz, Hazar Ergüçlü, Berker Güven, Cihangir Ceyhan and Berkay Ates. The broadcast channel is Show TV. A fire at a charity gala is changing the fate of many people. Many people die in the accident, some survive the wounds, but the lives of the three surviving women will change forever. It’s a story about finding justice, trying to escape domestic violence, and finding yourself. The series is scheduled to premiere on November 5.
The series Good Family Man / İyi Aile Babası. The broadcast channel is Kanal D. Starring Çağlar Çorumlu, Şebnem Bozoklu, Melek Baykal, Salih Kalyon, Timur Acar and Bahar Şahin. A comedy series is bound to find its grateful viewer. However, the foreign audience doesn’t really fond of Turkish sitcoms.
The series Last Summer / Son Yaz by O3 Medya will be broadcast on Fox TV. Starring Alperen Duymaz, Hafsanur Sancaktutan, Ali Atay and Funda Eryiğit. We are facing a heavy drama set in Urla and Istanbul.
The series My Left Side / Sol Yanım. Produced by BKM. Starring Tolga Mendi, Ozge Yagiz, Cancel Elçin, Cemre Baysel, Emre Bey and Defne Samyeli. The broadcast channel is Star TV. A youth drama that tells the story of a mother and daughter trying to start a new life in a poor neighborhood after their family went broke. It is also the story of the rich heir who meets a poor girl, who tries to stand on her own two feet in this life. The opposition of the rich and the poor, the problems of the young and the secrets of those who have lived long enough, all await us in an exciting youth drama.
The series Sin of the Mother / Bir Annenin Günahı. Produced by Limon Film for channel D. Starring Musa Uzunlar, Ozge Ozberk, Emre Kınay, Mert Yazıcıoğlu and Shimay Barlas. Remake of the Philippine TV show, which tells the story of a man who ordered his own murder. The mother, for the treatment of a sick child, executes an unusual request. As a result, the family receives insurance, and the woman manages to save her son. However, any secret eventually comes out.
The series I’ve waited for you / Seni Çok Bekledim. Produced by Skala Medya for Star TV. Starring Özcan Deniz and İrem Helvacıoğlu. Independent and wealthy businessman Kadir built his life without a family and did not consider it necessary to create a family hearth. However, things change when he meets photographer Ayliz, who has achieved everything on her own, without the help of her father. When their paths cross, they finally learn what it means to love and be loved.
The series Maraşlı produced by TIMS&B. Starring Burak Deniz and Alina Boz. The broadcast channel is ATV. This is the story of a brave and courageous Special Forces officer who, after retirement, decided to live a quiet life as a bookseller. But when he meets the beautiful Mahur, he will have to remember his military training and go to war with the underworld.
As always, the fate of new projects depends on Turkish ratings. Whether the audience will watch new TV shows, or whether they will prefer old, time-tested ones. No one can predict which of the TV shows will be a hit and which will close in a couple of episodes.