[Via Satellite 11-25-2014] Turkshow, a German-based television channel dedicated to providing films, series and lifestyle programs reflecting Turkish culture, has signed a contract with SES to broadcast throughout Western Europe from Astra at the 19.2 degrees east orbital position. The majority of TurkShow’s programs are in the Turkish language with a few also broadcast in German. The Free-to-Air (FTA) channel hopes to reach an audience of 6.5 million Turkish people living in Europe.
“For the last 10 years, TurkShow has been available via satellite and cable throughout parts of Europe and Turkey. We are now aiming to expand our business by adding more content and to reach new audiences,” said Hatice Balaban, general manager at TurkShow.