OSN has secured lifetime, exclusive broadcast and distribution rights of Turkish series, Kösem Sultan, which will mark its exclusive premiere on OSN Ya Hala HD on January 3, 2016. The long-term agreement underlines OSN’s commitment to ensuring that its subscribers have first and exclusive access to the biggest shows.
Kösem Sultan is a spin-off of the popular Hareem Al Sultan, which recorded the highest viewership among all Arabic and Turkish series since its premiere on OSN.
Commenting on the deal, Khulud Abu Homos, Executive Vice President – Programming & Creative Services of OSN, said: “This is a momentous partnership that gives OSN exclusive rights to one of the most-talked about series of all time, further reinforcing our primary commitment as the leading entertainment platform. We provide the best of Arabic and Turkish series and movies the region has to offer, highlighted by the success of Hareem Al Sultan.
“The attention to details and a compelling story-line add up to make Kösem Sultanone of the most-awaited productions. The show will be available with English subtitles owing to popular demand so everyone can enjoy this fantastic drama series.”
Kösem Sultan, created by the makers of the acclaimed Hareem Al Sultan, was produced after a year and a half long period of preparations, meticulous work on every detail from décors and costumes to music. It disentangles the life of Kösem with years spent in key positions of the dynasty and the state, while shedding light on her personal side – the love, power struggles, great victories and overwhelming defeats.
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