SPI/FilmBox Presents Its New Drama Channel at NEM 2019

SPI/FilmBox Chief Marketing Officer Haymi Behar was among the speakers at the world renowned New Europe Market (NEM) 2019, which took place on June 10th - 13th in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Behar’s presentation entitled “Smashing Telenovelas Coming to Pay TV Channels: The Case for Timeless Drama Channel by SPI/FilmBox”, highlighted the international acclaim of Turkish dramas and the main reasons behind the launch of Timeless Drama Channel (TDC), the first global Turkish Drama Channel. 

Turkey is the second highest exporter of TV series abroad after the United States as Turkish dramas are now being watched by more than 400 million people in more than 140 countries. Behar attributes this to the fact that, Turkish dramas are able to cross cultural boundaries with their unique stories that are tightly woven around universal themes and family values. 

Behar talked about Timeless Drama Channel (TDC), the newest addition to SPI/FilmBox portfolio, which aims to connect all drama genre lovers through globally shared feelings. The channel brings 500 hours of the best and award-winning Turkish series from major producers to viewers all around the globe. TDC has been rapidly soaring to success in many countries and the channel is currently available in regions such as, MENA, Macedonia, Romania, Croatia, Kosovo, Albania. In the near future the channel will be broadcasted through multiple operators in APAC, Baltics and CIS, stay tuned.

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SPI International is a global media company operating 36 television channels on six continents. SPI is one of the biggest aggregators of native Ultra HD content in the world, FilmBox being its flagship channel. Working with over 1,400 operators worldwide, SPI uses state of the art technology providing its 55 million subscribers with access to SPI’s linear and on demand content including live streaming of UHD programming and FilmBox channels on any Internet-connected device via major global streaming media players as well as local OTT providers.

For over 25 years, SPI International has been a leading distributor of theatrical films and television programming in the international market. SPI’s solid alliances with major license suppliers provide compelling content, with strong recognition and high demand. www.spiintl.com