Calinos Entertainment has picked up distribution rights for the Fox Networks Group catalog of Turkish content, previously distributed by Fox Networks Group Content Distribution.
The agreement covers titles that aired across the Fox Networks Group channels in Turkey, including 31 Turkish series such as the internationally acclaimed show No.309, Second Chance, In Love Again, Lodestar and Cherry Season, as well as box office movies and documentaries produced for National Geographic Turkey.
Yadigar Belbüken, Fox Networks Group Turkey’s VP of thematic channels and content distribution, said: “We’re pleased to expand our distribution partnership with Calinos. They have a proven track record in licensing Turkish series worldwide, to linear channels and OTT services. We’ve had a successful year with our new and returning scripted series achieving strong results, making FOX the most-watched channel among key demos. As the demand for Turkish drama continues, we believe our agreement with Calinos will further strengthen our ability to reach more markets around the world.”
Ismail Dursunov, deputy general manager at Calinos Entertainment, said: “It’s a very significant development for the sector, that over 3000 hours of programming including game shows, dramas, movies and National Geographic Turkey documentaries, all produced under the FOX brand, have become available for worldwide by our distribution. Since 1997, we have distributed over 60,000 hours of Turkish content to more than 150 countries around the world. We are pleased to include products under FOX brand to our journey.”