What types of shows does the Show TV channel air?


Quick Answer

"Survivor Turkey," "Master Chef," and Turkish versions of "So You Think You Can Dance," "Come Dine With Me" and "Deal or No Deal" are shows that Show TV channel airs as of 2015. The channel also features original programming in Turkish.

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Erol Aksun and Haldun Simavi established the Show TV channel in 1992. Show TV introduced the Turkish viewing public to American television programming and broadcast such programs in their debut seasons, especially popular sitcoms and dramas of the 80s and 90s.

"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," "Beverly Hills, 90210," "T. J. Hooker," "Power Rangers" and "Doogie Hoosier" are some of the American television programs from the 80s and 90s that Show TV airs. Other similar programs include "Generations," "Seinfeld," "In The Heat of the Night," "Roseanne" and "The Wonder Years."

Show TV also re-aired American television programs that were already canceled or in syndication by the time Show TV began broadcasting, such as "Fame," "The Twilight Zone," "Dallas" and "Charlie's Angels."

Soap operas, reality shows and Turkish movies are the extent of original Turkish-language programming on Show TV. There are also weekday and weekend news programs.

The Show TV brand now encompasses multiple channels, including Show Plus, Show Max and Show Turk, and Show TV in high definition. All are available via satellite. Ciner Media Group acquired Show TV in 2013.

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