Project Description

Channel Description

In 2014 the Turkish channel, TV8 Int, was taken over by the leading Turkish production group for show formats. Since then, TV8 has collected exclusive, top-rated shows from other channels. Within a few months, the channel became one of the top 5 Turkish channels and has been the only channel to really focus on show formats. Started as a news channel in 1993, then switched the content to general entertainment. The channel is bought in May 2014 by Acun Ilicali, a very popular show host and producer, completely changed content to an all entertainment TV. There are no documentaries / news hours / economy / etc. The channel which is in its first season skyrocketed in popularity and managed to have a viewership profile of wider general audience.

In a nutshell…

  • LAUNCHED IN 1993 as a news channel, relaunch 2014 as an entertainment channel

  • OWNED BY Acun Medya, Dogus Holding

  • CONTENT All Entertainment, Talent- and Reality Shows, mainly internally produced

  • HOURS OF OPERATION 7 / 24

  • TARGET GROUP B, C, socio–economic class