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Friday, May 31, 2024

The demand for productions from Turkey continues to rise among the Chilean audience, and the signal reaches thousands more homes with the best and most successful titles in Spanish.

Miami, Florida - Kanal D Drama the channel of the exciting Turkish series, has conquered the Chilean audience, becoming a ratings phenomenon in the country. Attentive to the tastes of Chileans, Claro incorporated the “Kanal D Drama” signal to its Claro TV Plus plan, so that its customers can access the most attractive Turkish productions, recognized for their production quality, exciting stories entirely in Spanish. Kanal D Drama is now available through Claro's HD 587 signal. 

Carlos Fernández, CEO of THEMA America said, “We are excited to announce this agreement with Claro Chile for our thematic channel Kanal D Drama. The great popularity of Turkish television series in Chile has been going on for years, when the Chilean audience converted the drama ¿Qué culpa tiene Fatmagül? in a resounding success, opening the doors for Turkish fiction to expand throughout the region. Since then, the enthusiasm of the Chilean audience for Turkish productions has not stopped growing.” 

At Claro we are permanently attentive to the tastes of our clients and looking for content that responds to their needs. Fiction is definitely one of the most watched genres by our audiences. Therefore, adding Kanal D Drama is a bet that we are sure will be valued by fans of Turkish productions,” said Karla Soto, Deputy Content Manager at VTR.

Kanal D Drama is the most recognized channel in Latin America to tune in to universal Turkish stories in Spanish. Since Turkish productions arrived in Chile in 2014, they quickly became audiences' favorites, and are already part of Chilean homes with their exciting and captivating stories, great characters and exotic landscapes, which transport the viewer to distant worlds. 

Kanal D Drama offers a diversity of genres ranging from action dramas, period, youth and family series, to classic romantic comedies that resonate so much with Latin American audiences. Among the productions that stand out for this month on Kanal D Drama are the recent premiere for Latin America of “Vidas Rotas”.

The agreement was carried out through THEMA America's representative, Frida Media Group.

Kanal D Drama is the first 24/7 Turkish drama channel, and the result of a strategic alliance between THEMA America, a Canal+ Group company, and Kanal D International, one of the largest producers and distributors of Turkish dramas worldwide. THEMA America is responsible for managing, operating, and distributing the Spanish-language signal and streaming platform of Kanal D Drama in the United States, Spain, and Latin America. Currently, the channel reaches 16 countries on three continents and there are other versions of the channel in Albania, France, and Kosovo. 

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About THEMA America:
THEMA, a Canal+ group company, is a leading distributor of thematic and multicultural content on all platforms for MVPDs (Multichannel Video Programming Distributors). It has a varied portfolio of more than 180 channels worldwide. Its portfolio includes, among others, Kanal D Drama, in association with Kanal D International; MEZZO Live HD a Canal+’s channel serving Hispanic communities in the U.S., also it offers Mexico’s leading channels, Once Mexico and Canal 22 International, and the Dominican Republic’s Telemicro Internacional, among others.

About Kanal D International:
Kanal D is the leading national TV channel of Turkey broadcasting under Demirören Media, Turkey’s leading and Europe’s fourth largest media organization, operating at television, newspaper, internet and magazine publishing and distribution industries. Kanal D is creating world class premium content as one of the top content providers in the world for 26 years. Kanal D International is the global distribution company of Kanal D, reaching to a wide profile of audience in more than 154 countries and territories, including Africa, Asia, the Balkans, Europe, Latam, Mena and the Far East, by providing award winning content including series and programs.

About Claro:
Claro Chile is one of the largest telecommunication companies in the country, with services that respond to the needs of residential clients, companies and big corporations throughout mobile and home phone services, digital solutions, Internet Televisión, IT Services and Data Center.

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