The Turkish drama premiered on TV Vijesti in Montenegro, becoming the most watched Turkish drama of the season with a 20.04% market share.

Turkish distribution company Inter Medya’s popular drama Bitter Lands (Bir Zamanlar Cukurova) has been getting extraordinary ratings since it premiered on Montenegro’s TV VIJESTI.

Considered as one of the most popular Turkish series in the marketplace, Bitter Lands managed to acquire a place as the most watched Turkish drama of the season in Montenegro, achieving a market share of 20.04% and topping the primetime charts.

Bitter Lands has also premiered to a huge audience on Kanal D in Romania. The series’ latest episode was watched by 2 million viewers, achieving a market share of 21,8%.

“We are very excited to announce this great news about Bitter Lands. We believed in its potential right from the start. Negotiations are ongoing for the drama in several territories and we look forward to Bitter Lands being added to the international program of many other channels across the world,” said Can Okan, Founder and CEO of Inter Medya.

Bitter Lands is produced by TIMS&B Productions, one of Turkey’s leading production houses which has produced hit series that have been broadcast in many countries across the globe.

It tells the story of a legendary love that begins in Istanbul during the 1970s and continues in the fertile lands of Southern Turkey throughout the trials of evil, ambition and tyranny. It asks whether love is eternal against realities of life and tests the resistance of love and the goodness of the human heart amidst a series of turbulent events.