The most popular Netflix series in Turkey have been recently released. The list of the most popular series and films consist of 2019’s projects. Atiye – The Gift series unsurprisingly topped the list of the most-watched Turkish TV shows in Turkey. The releasing date of Atiye – The Gift was on December, 27, just 3 days before the new year eve! Therefore, this brilliant success unquestionably shows us the second season of the series isn’t very far away.
The second season of the series Hakan: Muhafız – Hakan: The Protector was in the fourth position as the 1st original Turkish series on Netflix. The series places after the La Casa de Papel and The Witcher. By the way, the first season of Hakan Muhafiz was the top list of the most popular TV shows in Turkey last year. On the other hand, Yılmaz Erdogan’s film “Money Trap” (Organize İşler 2 – Sazan Sarmalı) settled to the list of the most popular films.
In the meanwhile, as Netflix account explained, the ratings are based on views of at least two minutes in 28 days from the start of the show on the platform.
Cut a long story short, let’s take a look at our list of the most popular Netflix series in Turkey of 2019. Hopefully, you will find your loved one on the list below!
7. Sex Education
The story of Sex Education revolves around a teenage boy with a sex therapist mother. He teams up with a high school classmate to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at the school. Sex Education is a British comedy-drama web television series. The creator of the series is Laurie Nunn. The series consists of 2 seasons and 16 episodes in total and the first season began January 11, 2019. The second season, on the other hand, was released January 17, 2019.
6. Black Mirror
The series is a British science-fiction anthology television series. The creator of Black Mirror is Charlie Brooker. The series examines modern society, particularly about the extraordinary consequences of new technologies.
The series premiered for two series on the British broadcaster Channel 4 in December 2011 and February 2013. Afterward, its addition to the catalog in December 2014, Netflix purchased the program in September 2015. So, it commissioned a series of 12 episodes but later divided into the third and fourth series. Then, each season comprised of six episodes. The releasing date of the former one was 21 October 2016 and the latter on 29 December 2017. A standalone interactive film titled Black Mirror: Bandersnatch was on the screen on 28 December 2018. A fifth series, comprising three episodes and began on 5 June 2019.
5. Stranger Things 3
Another one of the most popular Netflix series in Turkey is Stranger Things 3. The series is the third season of the American science fiction-horror web television series. It is also titled Stranger Things 3. The worldwide release date on Netflix’s web streaming service on July 4, 2019. The creator was the Duffer Brothers. They are also executive producers along with Shawn Levy, Dan Cohen, and Iain Paterson.
Stranger Things first started on 15 July 2016 and now the series consists of 4 seasons and 31 episodes.
4. Hakan: Muhafız – Hakan: The Protector
The series is the first original Turkish series of Netflix. The Protector is a Turkish drama fantasy series starring Çağatay Ulusoy as the leading role. The first season consists of 10 episodes. And it became available for streaming on Netflix on December 14, 2018. The second season, on the other hand, consists of 8 episodes and was available for live streaming on April 26, 2019. Moreover, on June 10, 2019, the series was renewed for seasons 3 and 4.
The Protector (Hakan: Muhafız) is a superhero series. The scenario-based on a fictional Ottoman – Turkish legend. Çağatay Ulusoy is a young man who discovers his special powers. In the dark side of Istanbul, the evil Immortal must be stopped at all costs. However, The Protector is not ready and he must hide until his training is over. So, Hazar Ergüçlü, Ayça Ayşin Turan, Mehmet Kurtuluş and Okan Yalabık are the major cast.
3. The Witcher
Lauren Schmidt Hissrich created the series for Netflix. The Witcher is an American fantasy drama web television series. It is based on the book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski. The Witcher follows the story of Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill). He is a solitary monster hunter and struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than monsters and beasts. However, destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress and a young princess with a special gift. Thus, the three must learn to navigate independently the increasingly volatile Continent.
The series started its broadcasting life on 20 December 2019. Furthermore, The witcher consists of 8 episodes. And the new season will be on Netflix in the following months.
2. Money Heist – La Casa De Papel
The story of the series is a group of unique robbers assaults the Factory of Moneda. Then they timbre to carry out the most perfect robbery in the history of Spain. Fır this purpose, they take home 2.4 billion euros.
Money Heist – La Casa De Papel is a Spanish television heist crime drama series. Álex Pina is the creator of the series. The intention was originally to take the series as a limited project which was supposed to consist of two parts. It had its original run of 15 episodes on Spanish network Antena 3 from 2 May 2017 through 23 November 2017. Later on, Netflix acquired the global streaming rights in late 2017. Then, it re-cut the series into 22 shorter episodes and released them worldwide.
It began with the first part on 20 December 2017, afterward, followed by the second part on 6 April 2018. In April 2018, Netflix renewed the series with a significantly increased budget for 16 new episodes total. The 3rd part, with eight episodes, was released on 19 July 2019. And finally, the 4th part, also with eight episodes, will be released on 3 April 2020.
1. Atiye – The Gift
Atiye – The Gift is the second Turkish original production of Netflix. So, it finally began on 27 December 2019, just 4 days before the beginning of the new year.
The most popular Netflix series in Turkey in 2019 has become “Atiye” (The Gift). The series was produced in Turkey and released only 4 days before the end of the year. Popular Turkish movie star Beren Saat is starring in “Atiye”. The series tells the story of a young and talented painter from Istanbul. She embarks on a personal journey as she unearths universal secrets about Anatolian archaeological site Göbeklitepe. And so, we witness its link to her past.