Philippines’ ABS-CBN debuts in Turkey, first scripted adaptation to air this year

The Philippines’ ABS-CBN has sold its first scripted drama format – crime suspense drama “A Mother's Guilt” – to Turkey’s Limon Yapim for Fox Turkey.

The deal also marks ABS-CBN’s debut into the Turkish market. “A Mother’s Guilt", a co-production with ABS-CBN and Limon Yapim, begins filming in the second quarter of this year.

The Turkish adaptation is a first for “A Mother’s Guilt”, and ABS-CBN’s second scripted format sale after a local version of “The Promise” by Cambodian Television Network (CTN) in Cambodia in 2012.

Last month, Indonesian television network MNCTV began airing its own version of ABS-CBN’s unscripted property, “It’s Showtime”.