Turkish TV series makes leap to Venezuela
BOGOTA – Anadolu Agency
A top Turkish TV series is now delighting audiences half a world away in Venezuela.
Diriliş Ertuğrul (Resurrection: Ertuğrul), a historical drama about the founder of the Ottoman Empire, is being screened on Venezuelan state channel TVes.
In addition to being aired on state-broadcaster TRT, Ertuğrul, the channel’s most popular TV series to date, is being shown in over 70 countries worldwide.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s admiration for the Turkish series came up when Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu visited the South American country in September.
During their meeting in the capital Caracas, Maduro said he would take steps to have the Turkish TV show air in Venezuela.