The Turkish distributor presented two new series at last week’s Mipcom: Family Secrets, produced by Ay Yapim, and All About Marriage, produced by MF Yapim.
Madd Entertainment, the international distributor of Turkish dramas, marked its return to Mipcom with two new hit series of the season with top ratings for the international market: Family Secrets and All About Marriage.
One of the hottest new dramas this season is Ay Yapim’s Family Secrets, debuted September 19 as Turkey’s top drama. Viewership has kept growing and reached 7,96% ratings with its 4th episode in the 20+ ABC1 cohort.
Family Secrets (broadcast as Yargı on Kanal D) features Pınar Deniz (Wounded Love, Love 101) as Ceylin, a tough lawyer willing to bend the rules in the service of justice. Kaan Urgancıoğlu (Endless Love, Love 101) plays Ilgaz, a no-nonsense prosecutor who does everything by the book. The two of them mix like oil and water, but when Ilgaz’s brother is accused of murder, it’s Ceylin he goes to for help. Directed by Ali Bilgin (The Agency, Brave and Beautiful) from an original story by Sema Ergenekon (Black Money Love), Family Secrets takes Turkish drama in a bold new direction.
Another hit series that keeps growing its audience is All About Marriage. The new MF Yapim drama debuted September 21 to strong ratings on Turkey’s FOX network, where it airs as Evlilik Hakkında Her Şey. And in its 4th episode the series reached 7.13 % ratings in the 20+ ABC1 cohort.
The series is about a clan of high-powered divorce lawyers whose clients include billionaires, celebrities, and sometimes even themselves. All About Marriage features a star-studded cast, including Gökçe Bahadır (Stiletto Vendetta), Yiğit Kiraz (War of Roses, 8th Day), Sarp Akkaya (The Pit, Broken Pieces), Sumru Yavrucuk (Nehir, Fatmagül), Gökçe Eyüboğlu (Woman), Erdal Küçükkömürcü (Ambassador’s Daughter, Kuzgun), and Fırat Altunmeşe (A Miracle). This sophisticated family drama directed by Yusuf Pirhasan (A Miracle).