Timeless Drama Channel Launches in Romania with UPC

SPI/FilmBox and UPC signed a channel distribution agreement to broadcast Timeless Drama Channel in Romania

SPI/FilmBox announces the launch of their global Turkish drama channel, Timeless Drama Channel (TDC), in Romania in partnership with UPC. The channel will be available in the basic package for all UPC customers and will be offered with Romanian subtitles.

Timeless Drama Channel is SPI/FilmBox’s premium drama channel and it is the first Turkish drama channel that broadcasts globally.

Timeless Drama Channel was created in partnership with Ay Yapim, one of Turkey’s top producers and creator of many award-winning Turkish TV series. The channel includes nine globally acclaimed Turkish TV series: Karadayi, Black Money Love, 20 Minutes, Kurt Seyit & Shura, Moms and Mothers, Red Scarf, Five Brothers, The End and The 8th Day.

The other SPI/FilmBox channels broadcast by UPC Romania include: FilmBox which offers Hollywood movies, favorite evergreens and popular series; FilmBox Premium which broadcasts blockbuster features with the most popular stars; FilmBox Extra HD which covers high-budget premium productions; FilmBox Plus which delivers a great selection of Oscar winners and nominees; FilmBox Family which has entertaining family movies, comedies, fantasy, adventure and more.

"We are delighted to announce our new channel distribution agreement with UPC, one of the leading cable companies in Romania. Timeless Drama Channel features more than 600 hours of fresh content and award-winning shows and through our partnership with UPC, all programs will be offered with Romanian subtitles," said Tamas Fülöp, Regional Director of Operations at SPI International.

Turkish dramas are able to cross cultural boundaries with their unique stories that are tightly woven around universal themes and family values. Timeless Drama Channel aims to connect all drama genre lovers through these globally shared feelings. The channel also brings to the forefront some of Turkey’s most talented actors and actresses such as Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ, Bergüzar Korel, Farah Zeynep Abdullah, Kenan İmirzalıoğlu and Tuba Büyüküstün.


About SPI International:

SPI International is a global media company operating 40 television channels on six continents. FilmBox being its flagship channel, SPI is one of the biggest aggregators of native Ultra HD content in the world. 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. SPI recently added to its portfolio Film1 premium movie services in the Netherlands, including four movie channels and digital services.

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


For more information contact:

SPI International/FilmBox

Marc Weissman (GloCreative)