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Turkish drama on Fox sales slate

Fox International Channel Content Sales is taking a trio of Turkish drama series to Cannes as part of its MIPTV slate.

In Love Again (Aşk Yeniden), romantic novella That is My Life (O Hayat Benim) and rom-com Cherry Season (Kiraz Mevsimi) are among key new titles on the FICCS slate.

In Love Again is a 19×90-95mins contemporary drama, while That is My Life is a 61×100-150mins is a female-skewed drama. The 50×80-120mins Cherry Season, follows the tangled lives and loves of a fashion designer and her friends. FICCS has Latin American rights to the latter.

Further international scripted series come in the shape of Cumbia Ninja, a 45x60mins fantasy action drama; 8x60mins action drama Besieged (Sitiados), 33x60mins mystery drama Kdrabra and comedy-drama Lynch, which in 30x60mins format.

ON the unscripted front, new titles include Eat: The Story of Food, Brain Games and Ultimate Airport Dubai.

FICCS was launched last year, after Fox International Channels brought together its various sales teams under one umbrella, led by executive VP Simon Thomas.

“Under our new umbrella, FIC Content Sales is offering networks a diverse slate of programmes with something for everyone,” said Prentiss Fraser, the former Entertainment One exec who joined FICCS as senior VP, entertainment sales.

“From top-rating drama series in a number of languages, to blue-chip natural history specials, to formats that have proven themselves all over the globe, this is the most comprehensive offering FIC Content Sales has ever brought to market.”