Turkish TV series results in 2020
TİAK, a company that studies viewer demand in Turkey, has announced the results of a survey to measure television audience. According to the data, the average TV viewing time in the world was 2 hours 54 minutes, and in Turkey – 4 hours 33 minutes. Compared to 2019, the average TV viewing time increased by 19 minutes in 2020 due to the pandemic. Among all viewers, the highest proportion of views was for TV series – 29%, and for children’s programs – 21.1%.
Turkish television series have also enjoyed great success abroad. In 2020, 25 Turkish TV series entered the top 10 most watched programs in 11 countries. The series Bitter Lands / Bir Zamanlar Çukurova became the most watched TV show in 3 countries. Evermore / İstanbullu Gelin topped the rating in 2 countries, like the series Lifeline / Sen Anlat Karadeniz.