Mip TV: Endemol Shine Lands Commission for Second Season of ‘Intersection’ From Fox Turkey

Mip TV: Endemol Shine Lands Commission
Courtesy Endemol Shine Group

Endemol Shine Group has landed a commission from Fox Turkey for a second season of Turkish romantic drama “Intersection” which is set against the backdrop of booming contempo Istanbul where money, success and power talk.

The first season of “Intersection” has proved to be a hit with a peak audience of 3.2 million viewers, over 1 million viewers more than Fox Turkey’s primetime average, Edemol Shine boasted in a statement.

Directed by Gokcen Usta Caylar, with Omer Faruk Sorak as the project designer/supervisor, “Intersection” stars Turkish actors Ibrahim Çelikkol, Belçim Bilgin and Alican Yücesoy. The three lead stars will be making the trek to the Mip TV in Cannes on April 5  to tubthump an exclusive screening of the show, which is one of Endemol Shine’s top Mip products being hawked at the mart.

“In the last 18 months, Endemol Shine Turkey has become one of the most prolific scripted production companies in Turkey and this latest deal is testament to our brilliant team,” boasted Gokhan Tatarer, Managing Director of Endemol Shine Turkey.

“We are thrilled the lead stars will be joining us in Cannes as we launch the show to international buyers at MIPTV,” he added.

“Audiences in Turkey have been gripped by the story of love and rivalries, and we truly believe ‘Intersection’ has all the makings to be the next international success.”

Endemol Shine Turkey launched in 2008 and produced its first drama in 2014. They company currently has three scripted Turkish series on air, including “Broken Pieces” for Star TV, which has sold to 30 countries, “Winter Sun,” a new drama for Show TV, and “Intersection” for Fox Turkey.

With almost 18 million TV households the Turkish TV market is one of the largest and fastest growing in Europe.

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  1. Janice Andrews Ridge says:

    We want Season 2! Desperately!

  2. Flor says:

    Cant wait for seasson 2 to come out..

  3. Ashley says:

    Excellent show! Refreshing break from the typical American fare.

  4. lizardmarsh says:

    I love Intersections. Watched Season 1 and will be eager to view Season 2. The casting, story lines, drama, settings, everything is great. The little boy is a genius actor!

  5. Is a series of most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen lately! Hope to see soon a second season, it can’t end like this! Original language subtitles, talented players, a great location, the sequence of events I saw with him, nothing is missing, congratulations!

  6. Susieb says:

    totally hooked at the very 1st episode and these past two days i have binge watched up to episode 13 only to learn there is no more episodes. Like Deanna Patellis this was such a great switch from American tv . PLEASE continue this series, it is beautiful, the casting, and the cameras do not flip flip flip from one scene to another . I cannot understand a single word spoken and have been watching with captions and not skipped a beat. The characters, the acting, the scenery, everything is so attractive and appealing to the heart & soul. Please bring more

  7. I binge watched this series. I can’t get enough. Please gives us more. This was such a great switch from American tv. I hope this series continue on.

  8. Arlene Butler says:

    One of the best scripted and acted series I have ever seen. Please do not let it end at 13–we need to see it have some conclusion for us romantics. It was a delight and I thank you for your brilliant piece.

  9. Audrie says:

    Perth Australia here. Just loved this series but couldn’t believe the final episode. Had my in smiles or tears all the way through. Kaan is just a delight and all actors were extremely well cast. Hope you are bringing out further episodes, you can’t just leave us hanging like that!

    • Susieb says:

      Audrie you are absolutely correct, the smiles the tears the mother in laws, the jealousy, the love, the manipulations, the heartbreak. the lies the truths The characters have touched so many everyday emotions emotions with out vulgarity . Kaan is an extraordinary actor.

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