"Bitter Lands" Turkish drama achieves great ratings in Italy's free TV

Distributed by Turkey's Inter Medya and produced by TIMS&B, "Bitter Lands "has now reached over 70 countries worldwide. In Italy, "Terra Amara" has reached a great amount of viewership across daytime and prime-time slots.

21 FEB 2024

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"Bitter Lands," the drama series from Türkiye's production company Tims&B Productions, produced by Timur Savcı and Burak Sağyaşar, continues its successful journey. "Terra Amara" (its name in Italy) has reached significant viewership across both daytime and prime-time slots on Italia networks Access Time and Canale 5, respectively. Distributed by Turkey's Inter Medya, "Bitter Lands "has now reached over 70 countries worldwide. 

During the second night of the renowned Sanremo Music Festival on February 7th in Italy, the show achieved remarkable viewership, drawing in 2.289.000 viewers and securing a 10.13% share. The shows tells the story of a legendary love that begins in Istanbul during the 1970s and continues in the fertile lands of Çukurova in southern Turkey through the trials of evil, ambition and tyranny. Yilmaz, who murders to protect Zuleyha from the cruelty of her own family, and Zuleyha, who would rather die than give up on Yilmaz, who became a murderer for her sake, embark on a grueling escape journey.

TIMS&B Productions is a production company founded by Timur Savcı and Burak Sağyaşar in January 2017. Owner of Tims Productions, founded in 2006, Timur Savcı is an experienced producer with several huge successes. One of his most acclaimed works is "Magnificent Century," a worldwide hit.