@todotvnews - 29/05/2015

This Week in the News

Turkey seeks for co-productions in Latin America, ATV licenses titles to Chile, Heart Of The City conquers three new territories, Netflix debuts new original genres in Latin America and Turner LatAm makes executive changes.

This Week's Top Stories
Could this be the start of a whole new Turkish drama revolution in Latin America? The president of Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Board said he's ready to take the relationship with Latin America to the next level, promoting new coproductions in the region. Aykut Eken said TV series exports from Turkey exceeded US$ 100 million in Latin America.
ATV licenses 3 titles to Chile. The Turkish distributor signed a deal with Canal 13 in Chile, for its dramas Orphan Flowers, Wedlock and Don't Worry About Me. The titles aim to follow in SILA's footsteps, sold in over 70 countries worldwide.
Heart Of The City conquers three new territories. Following its acquisition in Chile by Mega, the Turkish drama produced by Ay Yapim and distributed by Eccho Rights has been licensed to Romania, Iran and Iraq. Heart of the City was officially introduced at Natpe Miami 2017.
Netflix debuts new original genres in Latin America. The fever for Netflix originals continues to spread across the region, as the company premieres its first original animation, Las leyendas, and the local adaptation of the reality show, Ultimate Beastmaster. Las leyendas will premiere on February 24 in 190 countries and 24 languages.
Four top executives to leave turner Latin America. This week, ttvnews confirmed Gretchen Colón, Alex Gonzalez, Barry Koch and Rick Perez will be leaving the company in the upcoming months. The news was revealed by Gerhard Zeiler, President of Turner Int'l, through a corporate announcement.
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