Some commentators insist it’s surprising that a series which punched just a pretty average 12 percentage points share on Spanish broadcast network Atresmedia could then a global hit. It is the second from producer Ay Yapim to air on that channel. It’s the second grant the series has received from NFI; last year an incentive of €400,000 ($495,000) was awarded to secure Norway as the filming location for the show.
According to Atresmedia his first, “Fatmagül,” has received the best ratings on that channel since March 2015. Copyright 2017 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. In print and online it offers news and analysis on trends in the media industry across the globe, as well as insightful, exclusive interviews with leading executives. Hastings could also make reference to “La casa del papel” (“Money Heist”).