Channel provider SPI International /FilmBox has partnered with pay television platform StarTimes Media to launch Turkish drama channel (TDC) to be available to subscribers in English language and subtitles in Kenya.
TDC features over 600 hours of popular dramas. StarTimes Kenya subscribers can therefore look forward to smash-hit productions like Karadayi, Black Money Love, 20 Minutes, Kurt Seyit & Shura, Moms and Mothers, Red Scarf, Five Brothers, The End and The 8th Day.
Speaking on this latest content acquisition, StarTimes Regional Marketing Director Aldrine Nsubuga noted that the channel has managed to gain significant popularity due to the attractiveness of Turkish dramas with the broadcaster confident the same will be the case for subscribers in Kenya.
“Turkish drama channel (TDC) is one of the fastest growing channels due to a global affinity for Turkish drama. Providing audiences with a diverse collection of high-quality content and with an eye for new trends in the market, we are confident the channel will gain huge popularity among our StarTimes subscribers,” noted Nsubuga.
Subscribers on either StarTimes terrestrial or satellite television platform will access the channel on Basic bouquet Channel 051 and Super bouquet channel 141 respectively.
The channel is developed to suit audiences across all ages who love the drama genre and want to watch critically-acclaimed, high-quality, glossy telenovelas and costume dramas that have defined the landscape of Turkish and worldwide television.
The launch of the Turkish drama channel will strengthen the performance of telenovela channels on the StarTimes platform which continues to boast of some of the most popular novella’s including the ongoing Brothers season 2, I’ll Never Say Goodbye, The Queen of Flow as well as the upcoming Virgin of the Streets that premiers on 30 May and When Love Burns that premiers on 8 June among other popular titles.
“We are delighted to bring Turkish Drama Channel (TDC) to our subscribers. This latest development demonstrates our consistent commitment to provide access to premium content to our subscribers. Novelas continue to be very popular and we are confident they will equally fall in love with the Turkish dramas,” concluded Nsubuga.