Global Agency's groundbreaking drama series "1001 Nights" is continuing to take Latin America by storm! After the huge success in Chile (Mega) and Colombia (Caracol), the series premiered on channel “El Trece” (Argentina) on January 5th. The excellent results helped the channel to become the leader on the prime time slot. In 2015 the series will premiere in Brazil (Bandeirantes), Peru (Frecuencia Latina), Uruguay (Saeta), Bolivia (Unitel) and US Hispanic (Mundofox).
Originally titled “Binbir Gece”, the series aired daily for three seasons on Turkey's Kanal D between 2006 and 2009. “1001 Nights” is one of the highest-rated Turkish exports, broadcasting in more than 55 countries, primarily in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Latin American countries.
Izzet Pinto, CEO of Global Agency said : “After six years trying to enter the region, we are now very successful in Latin America, where our hit drama series ‘1001 Nights’ is engaging audiences across the continent. It first started to air on Mega Chile for four days a week in a prime time slot from Sunday through Wednesday. It became an immediate leader in the prime time ratings and became the most successful foreign series in the history of the country. This opened other markets in Latin America and now, we are very happy to announce that 1001 Nights has moved into Argentina, Brazil and Peru after Chile, Uruguay, Colombia and US Hispanic. As Global Agency, we are very proud to be able to open the market for Turkish series.”
About 1001 Nights
The story begins with widowed mother Sehrazat trying to raise $200,000 for her son Kaan’s treatment. The cure has been determined, a matching marrow donor has been found in Azerbaijan and the only obstacle that stands in her way is money. First, Sehrazat contacts her father-in-law, and although he is a very wealthy man, he rejects her request. She approaches the bank for a loan, but they also turn her down. With her options exhausted, the young woman, doing her best to keep her son alive, then calls on one of the two young and handsome managers at her company. Her manager’s proposal changes her life and turn Sehrazat’s world upside-down.