Best Turkish TV shows

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Turkish TV shows" contains films with the following parameters. Style: captivating, sentimental, emotional, realistic, romantic and suspense. Plot: family relations, love, love and romance, destiny, husband wife relationship, intrigue, murder, couples, friendship and kiss. Genre: Drama, Romance and Action. Country: Turkey, USA and Germany.
Best Turkish TV shows
Best Turkish TV shows
TOP TV Shows: Black and White Love (2017), Love Is In The Air (2020), Full Moon (2017), Ezel (2009), Magnificent Century (2011), Daydreamer (2018), The Pit (2017), Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters (2017), Istanbullu Gelin (2017), Brave and Beautiful (2016), Love for Rent (2015), Kurulus: Osman (2019), Inside (2016), Hercai (2019), Endless Love (2015), The Odyssey (1997), Innocent (2017), The Protector (2018), Stiletto Vendetta (2017), Kuzgun (2019).

List of Best TV Shows

Black and White Love (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
TV show
Story: Ferhat is a hitman working for his criminal uncle. Aslı is a young and idealistic doctor. One day, their roads crossed in the most unexpected way: Aslı is forced to operate on a man that Ferhat had shot.
Style: emotional, touching, disturbing, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: forced marriage, fake marriage, power of love, abduction, strong female character, love, opposites attract, love story, jealousy, rescue, self sacrifice, marriage ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Love Is In The Air (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Connecting all her hopes in her life to her education, Eda comes face to face with Serkan Bolat, who unknowingly cuts her scholarship abroad and caused her to remain a high school graduate. Serkan Bolat offers to give Eda her scholarship back if she ...
Style: sexy, entertaining, captivating, humorous, light ...
Plot: passion, love hate relationship, opposites attract, pretend relationship, groom, male female relationship, engaged couple, fiance fiancee relationship, architecture, fall in love, love and romance, rejection ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 3K
Full Moon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Ferit Aslan is a very successful businessman, and is extremely organized. He wants the same manner of organization in both his private and professional life. Nazli who is studying gastronomy needs to find a job immediately as she is responsible for ...
Style: light, sentimental, sincere, enigmatic
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, chef, business, businessman, sister sister relationship, romance, fall in love, love, intrigue, escapades, family relations, living together
Place: turkey
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 29K
Ezel (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Ömer, a young man returning from military service, is set up by his friends and fiancé and ends up in prison for ten years. He fakes his own death and manages to escape. He re-creates himself as ‘Ezel’, a high-end gambler who is outwardly a ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: mafia, warden, tragic love, vengeance, hidden identity, intrigue, manipulations, ex convict, tragic hero, manipulation, life is a bitch, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Magnificent Century (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, sultan, intrigue, love and romance, couple relations, state affairs, power struggle, political intrigue, political unrest, palace intrigue, battles, parent child relationship ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, constantinople, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 6K
Daydreamer (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Sanem is young girl who hadn't succeeded in landing a permanent job yet, and chooses to work at her father's grocery store in hopes to become a famous writer one day. When her parents give her a choice to either get a proper job or an ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, funny, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: workplace romance, rich man poor woman, love, love and romance, relationships, young girl, kiss, love affair, lovers apart, romantic relationship, advertising agency, couple relations ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 12K
The Pit (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: When a mafia family named Koçovars are in danger of losing control of their neighborhood, “The Pit,” their youngest son must come back home, a place he could never truly escape.
Style: rough, suspense, touching, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: mafia, father, betrayal, chase, death, violence, gunfight, love, explosion, marriage, rescue, family relations ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Fazilet, mother of Hazan and Ece, eager to make money using the modeling skills of her younger daughter, Ece. While Hazan pursues a career as a coach in sports, far from her mother's wishes and falls in love with a rich spoiled man.
Style: emotional, romantic, sentimental, realistic, talky
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, overbearing mother, mother daughter relationship, domineering mother, sister sister relationship, family, romance, parents and children, generation gap, direction and purpose, unlikely couple, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
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Istanbullu Gelin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Faruk is the owner of a bus company and the leader of a powerful family in Bursa which is a metropol in Turkey. Faruk meets a violonist girl and falls in love with her. But the dominant mother of Faruk isn't happy with her son's ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, realistic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, family relations, love and romance, love, wealth, mother son relationship, mother in law, impossible love, destiny, young girl, mother in law daughter in law relationship, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
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Brave and Beautiful (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Tahsin is head of the Korludag family, his wealth and great influence in society makes him feared and respected by everyone. There isn’t a place or person in town that he does not control. Tahsin has two children; his son Korhan is a big ...
Style: tense, captivating, touching, sweet
Plot: love, secret, murder, prison, death, family relations, family feud, danger, couples, rivalry, love and romance, crimes ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Love for Rent (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A waitress named Defne Topal (Elçin Sangu) finds herself in a love game when she needs money to pay off her brother's debt. Defne looks after her grandmother, her young sister and her older brother, because her mother and father left her and ...
Style: romantic, funny, sentimental, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: happy ending, love, love affair, workplace, couples, wooing, family, multiple storylines, kiss, save the day, love interest, marriage of convenience ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Kurulus: Osman (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The life of Osman Bey, the son of Ertugrul Gazi and the founder of the Ottoman Empire.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: sultan, turk, royal family, state affairs, war, battles, intrigue, military, father son relationship, love and romance, rise to the top, political conspiracy ...
Time: 13th century, 14th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 16K
Inside (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Even though two brothers are completely separated from each other after the imprisoning of their father and the kidnapping of their twin brother, they meet by coincidence years after when both choose to enter the police academy.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: hostage, death, sting operation, brother brother relationship, drugs, false identity, mafia, police officer, chase, arrest, money, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 2K
Hercai (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The hatred of Miran Aslanbey against the man guilty of the death of his parents unleashes his desire for revenge by taking him to seduce his daughter Reyyan. Reyyan falls madly in love in Miran's arms. But what will happen when he finds out the ...
Style: sentimental, sweet, uplifting, touching, romantic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: couple relations, revenge, father daughter relationship, love, love affair, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, adaptation, youth, hopes, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 7K
Endless Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Two separate worlds lie on two sides of the road in a seaside town. Both too close and way too far from each other. What happens when two young people from these worlds fall in love? Kemal is one of the three children of a moderate family that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, suspenseful, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: true love, forbidden love, tragic love, love and romance, family life, life, beefcake, violent husband, blackmailer, life is a bitch, emotional blackmail, murder investigation ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 7.0
 14K
The Odyssey (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, USA, Turkey, South Africa
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, ...
Style: breathtaking, epic, exciting, scenic, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, battles, heroic mission, legends and myths, rescue, friendship, cyclops, good versus evil, deadly creature, getting home ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 17K
Innocent (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cevdet, a retired commissioner, and his wife spend their pensions in peace on a farm away from the city. Suddenly the life of the family is destroyed by the sudden arrival of a terrible news from the little son.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychological drama, police investigation, police detective, love, infidelity, friendship, husband wife relationship, domestic violence, police, secret, murder, family relations ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 33K
The Protector (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: The epic adventure of Hakan, a young shopkeeper whose modern world gets turned upside down when he learns he’s connected to a secret, ancient order, tasked with protecting Istanbul.
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, tense
Plot: love, archaeology, netflix, heroes, plague, ritual, superhero, friendship, immortal, fight scenes, save the world, ancient mystery ...
Time: 16th century, 15th century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey, constantinople, ottoman empire
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The Great Seljuks: Guardians of Justice (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The growth of the great Seljuk Empire. An epic journey with love, secrets and struggle for the pursuit of order in the world and justice.
Style: tense, captivating, stylized, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: sultan, muslim, turk, conquering, battles, fight scenes, roman empire, koran, trap, assassin, archer, sword ...
Time: 11th century
Place: turkey
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Stiletto Vendetta (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Three girls in high school made a prank on the fourth girl and caused her to be expelled from the high school with her teacher. After 20 years they got together in a high society environment.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, psychological, tense
Plot: secret, trial, husband wife relationship, murder, uncover truth, female friendship, court, suicide, family relations, love, wedding dress, marriage ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 2K
Kuzgun (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Kuzgun's family life changes completely as a result of the caliper held against his father, who is a police. Kuzgun will fall into a bondage, pain, anger, and struggle that will last 20 years.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, sweet
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love affair, reunion, youth, hopes, couples, love, adaptation, danger, crimes, anger, fight, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 4K
Crash (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: After losing his wife and daughter in a terrorist act, Kadir Adalı decides to attempt suicide via car accident, unwittingly changing the course of his life and the three others involved in the accident.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, talky
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: lawyer, police commissioner, destiny, thief, group of strangers, merger, missing child, car accident, life
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey
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Strawberry smell (2015)
Genre: Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A hardworking girl and a reckless boy.. Although their major differences, fate on the other hand has other plans for them.
Style: romantic, light, entertaining, captivating, emotional
Plot: love hate relationship, romance, young girl, rich man poor woman, love and romance, romantic relationship, destiny, love story, couples, dream, romantic rivalry, family relations ...
Place: turkey
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 6.4
 1K
Afili Ask (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a Ayse, who due to slanderous accusations is forced to marry Kerem, a well-known rich and handsome playboy.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, romantic ...
Plot: fake marriage, relationship vs career, family relations, love and romance, father son relationship, couple relations, romance, eccentric family, unlikely couple, wealthy family, transformation, accusation
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Magnificent Century: Kösem (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Anastasia a young Greek woman in Ahmed I's harem takes on the name 'Kosem' (leader, pioneer). In a world of men, she rules of the Ottoman Empire through her sons and grandson.
Style: emotional, realistic, based on true events, captivating, stylized
Plot: palace intrigue, sultan, strong female character, royal family, strong female lead, strongman, power struggle, intrigue, power, bossy woman, female protagonist, harem ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, constantinople, turkey
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Jason and the Argonauts (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Turkey
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient Greece, witnesses the murder of his father at the hands of ...
Style: serious, stylized, epic, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, greek god, imaginary kingdom, adventure, rivalry, destiny, heroic mission, redemption, sword and sorcery, murder, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 954
Zemheri (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Firuze and Ayaz. Two beautiful heart, two family carrying children overhead. Fate brought them together. Her father's unjust conviction in the elevator accident that killed thirteen people triggered Firuze. Carrying the responsibility of being ...
Style: captivating, emotional, suspense, disturbing
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: power struggle, family relations, intrigue, rise to the top, parent child relationship, couple relations, couples, destiny, romance, change of luck, love and romance
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 6K
Fatmagul (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? is a Turkish television drama series produced by Ay Yapım and broadcast on Kanal D. The series is based on Vedat Türkali's novel, Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne?, which was made into a film in 1986. The series is ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere
Plot: rape victim, rape, prejudice, court case, love, jealousy, secret, husband wife relationship, relationships, loss of loved one, family drama, love and romance ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Love Is In The Air (2010)
Genre: Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A wealthy Hancioglu family owns vast estates in Cappadocia, Turkey. Yusuf (Murat Unalmis) is the oldest son of this family, therefore, he manages the family business and bears all the responsibility of the family. Yusuf is very handsome, rich and ...
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: family, relationships, family relations, life is a bitch, wealthy family, love interest, love affair, male female relationship, couple relations, forbidden love, sister sister relationship, love story ...
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Arabian Nights (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Turkey, Jordan, USA
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: Scheherezade puts herself in danger to save Sultan Schariar, her childhood friend, from the madness that has gripped him since the death of his cheating wife at his own hands.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, mad, epic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: genie, magic, arabian nights, thief, harem, love and romance, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, dishonesty, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: middle east
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