« Several Turkish tv series which have been on air have also become a phenomenon on the internet in Bulgaria.
A number of Turkish tv series such as « Unforgettable (Unutulmaz) », « Autumn (Son Bahar) », « Little Women (Kucuk Kadinlar) », « Under the Linden Trees (Ihlamurlar Altinda) », « An Istanbul Tale (Bir Istanbul Masali) » and « Little Secrets (Kucuk Sirlar) and notably « The 1001 Nights (Binbir Gece) » and « The Fall of Leaves (Yaprak Dokumu) » have made their private channels rating champions.
« The Magnificent Century (Muhtesem Yuzyil) » has also been the most viewed tv series on the internet in Bulgaria.
Turkish tv series Magnificent Century is being watched on Bulgarian internet pages with the subtitles translated by volunteer fans a few hours later it was broadcast in Turkey. Later, tv series’ Bulgarian fans share their opinions over events and the private life of the leading cast.
The Magnificent Suleyman, Hurrem Sultan, Ibrahim Pasha, Malkacoglu and Mother of Reigning Sultan are the main topics of the forums. Bulgarian tv channels have already taken action to buy this tv series’ copyrights.
Yet, the Magnificent Century is not the only Turkish tv series that attracts the highest audience viewership in Bulgaria. « I Named You Feriha (Adini Feriha Koydum) », « Modesty (Iffet) », « What Is the Fault of Fatmagul? (Fatmagul’un Sucu Ne?) », « North-South (Kuzey-Guney) » and some other popular series are also still being watched excitedly by Bulgarian fans. »
Source : Cumhuriyet