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Acun Medya is a passionate and devoted group of creatives and format
producers who aim to deliver entertaining, inspirational and high quality content
to audiences. Acun Medya, whilst expanding rapidly across the globe,
characterizes itself as not only producing original formats for markets across
the world, but also with a 360 degree focus on the TV business, as well as
providing expertise in broadcasting strategies, digital integration and innovative
Acun Medya, established in 2004 by creative force, entertainment
and sports enthusiast, digital platform owner and operator Acun Ilıcalı,
is a leading international production company and broadcasting group,
producing worldwide formats including Come Dine with Me, Deal or No deal,
Got Talent, My Man Can, My Style Rocks, Power of Love, Survivor, MasterChef,
The Voice, and The Voice Kids.
Acun Medya at present, in addition to producing daytime and primetime
content in Europe, South and North America, produces its own sports-reality f
ormat EXATLON in Mexico, US Hispanic, Hungary, Slovenia, Romania and Colombia.
Acun Medya produces more than 2000 hours of primetime broadcast television
each year across the world.
Acun Medya also operates two national mainstream TV channels in Turkey,
TV8 and TV8,5.
Exatlon is a sports-reality format where two
teams of physically fit and sportive contestants
including Olympic athletes, football players,
celebrities and everyday people with sportive
skills compete at specially built challenge locations.
Exatlon contestants, who all are chosen after
certain sports and condition tests, compete in highly
challenging parkour groups to perform at their
The Voice is a reality talent show in which the
country’s top recording artists must select some
of the nation’s most promising unknown vocalists
But the selection process is not easy, because
the coaches must make their decisions based on the voice.
And voice alone. The coaches on rotating chairs
hear the superstar candidates perform but they don’t
The reality-competition show Survivor places a group of people in an isolated location, where they must provide food, fire, and shelter for themselves. The contestants compete in games for rewards and immunity from elimination. The contestants are progressively eliminated from the game as they are voted out by their fellow contestants, until only one remains and is given the title of Survivor.
MasterChef is a competitive cooking reality
TV show where contestants who want to be
titled as MasterChef display their cooking
skills and try to impress a panel of judges,
that are world famous chefs.
Got Talent is a variety talent competition show
that allows individuals or group contestants of
all ages and talent to compete. In Got Talent,
contestants make their performances in front
of famous judges and they try to take most
“yes” from them in order to pass on the second
round and compete until the finale, where the
most talented act is chosen by public vote.
My Style Rocks is a daytime studio-based fashion
competition show. With a weekly budget, contestants
go shopping to buy new outfits to present at the
catwalk which must fit to the theme of the week.
Contestants create a different look for each
episode and present it to the judges.
Their style choices are evaluated
and graded by the judges as well as
Power of Love is a reality show where
men and women are trying to find the
right match to live the magic of love.
They have the chance to find love while
living under the same roof of Power of Love House.
My Man Can is a studio-based game
show in which couples compete in rounds
to collect points and earn the chance to
compete in the final round for the grand prize.
The game is full of sporting activities and tests
that require sharpness and flexibility.
In 2013, Acun Medya Group acquired TV8, a national TV channel of Turkey. With Acun Medya productions, management and broadcasting expertise, TV8 raised from 1 share to 18 shares in less than 6 months and became the leading channel. By working on new and different contents, making its mark widespread with entertainment, documentary, culture, fashion, music and sports programs with the latest technology and meticulous and detailed setups, TV8 aims to continuously grow and deliver innovative contents to television viewers.
TV8,5 began to broadcast in 2016 by incorporating Acun Medya. With its entertainment-based theme and popular sports contents, including boxing, kickboxing matches and 2018 FIFA World Cup European Groups Qualification Games, TV8,5 channel already started to penetrate in the market. Being a nationwide television channel, TV8,5 aims to continue its growth by investing in new contents in sports and entertainment.
Exxen, founded within Acun Medya and set out with the motto “Turkey’s Digital Platform”, is a streaming service that allows members to watch content anytime, anywhere, on any device they want. EXXEN, where new content and surprise formats are added every day, offers content that children, young people and the whole family can watch together. After signing in to exxen.com, members can choose from two different subscriptions with or without advertising, and watch nearly 100 content on EXXEN world from all over the world via both exxen.com and the mobile application.
O Ses Türkiye Season 10 Premiere
The worldwide phenomenon singing competition show “O Ses Türkiye” Season 10 premiered on October 2, 2021.
“O Ses Türkiye” searches for the best voice of the country with its beloved coaches; Murat Boz, Beyazıt Öztürk, Oğuzhan Koç and Ebru Gündeş.
Turkey’s favorite singing competition “O Ses Türkiye” continues to air on TV8.
Puterea Dragostei Season 4 Premiere
“Puterea Dragostei” Season 4 premiered on September 6,
2021 on Kanal D Romania.
Hosted by Cristina Dorobantu, 14 new contestants will try to
experience the true love in the house of Puterea Dragostei
through the season.
“Puterea Dragostei” continues to air on Kanal D Romania.
Exatlon Slovenija Season 1 Premiere
The phenomenon sports reality competition
“Exatlon Slovenija” is on air in Slovenia for the first time.
Expected with great excitement, “Exatlon Slovenija”s
first season premiered on September 6, 2021 on Planet TV.
Hosted by Miran Ališič and Tina Gaber, all the new contestants
are ready for the challenging competition to be the champion
of “Exatlon Slovenija”.
“Exatlon Slovenija” continues to air on Planet TV.
Puterea Dragostei Season 3 Grande Finale
The phenomenon romance reality show, “Puterea Dragostei” Season 3
made its grand finale on September 5, 2021 on Kanal D Romania.
After a fantastic season full of love and happiness, Alexandra & Marinescu
were announced as the winners of “Puterea Dragostei” and won the grand prize.
Exatlon Estados Unidos Season 5 Grand Finale
Hosted by Frederik Oldenburg and co-hosted by Chelly Cantú, the phenomenal sports reality show “Exatlón Estados Unidos” Season 5 made its grand finale on August 23, 2021 on Telemundo.
After a historic season with its former and new contestants, Norma Palafox and Jeyvier Cintrón, both from the team Famosos, became the new champions of the fiercest competition “Exatlón Estados Unidos”.
Exatlon Mexico Season 5 Premiere
The epic sports reality show “Exatlón México”
Guardianes vs Conquistadores premiered for
its 5th season on August 16, 2021.
Hosted by Antonio Rosique, all contestants are ready
for the challenging competition to be the champion of
“Exatlón México” Guardianes vs Conquistadores.
Survivor Mexico Season 2 Grand Finale
Hosted by Carlos Guerrero, “Survivor Mexico” Jaguares & Halcones
Season 2 made its grand finale on August 15, 2021 on Azteca Uno.
After a breathtaking season, Pablo Martí Rivera, from the team
Halcones, was crowned the new champion of “Survivor Mexico”
Jaguares & Halcones.
La Voz Season 3 Grand Finale
The singing competition “La Voz” Season 3 made its spectacular
grand finale on August 11, 2021 on Azteca Uno.
After a fantastic season filled with music and entertainment,
Sherlyn Sanchez, coached by Edith Márquez was crowned the winner of “La Voz”
Survivor Romania Season 2 Grand Finale
“Survivor Romania” Season 2 made its grand finale
on July 11, 2021 on KanalD Romania.
After a season filled with tough challenges, Zannidache,
from team Faimoșii, was crowned the champion of “Survivor Romania”
and won the grand prize.
Survivor Greece Season 4 Grand Finale
Popular reality TV show “Survivor Greece” Season 4 made
its grand finale on July 5, 2021 on Skai TV.
Hosted by Giorgos Lianos, records breaking reality TV hit
“Survivor Greece” closed the season with great success and
ranked No.1 in ratings with its final night.
After a very challenging season, Sakis Katsoulis from team Diasimoi,
was crowned the champion of “Survivor Greece”.
MasterChef Turkey Season 4 Premiere
The worldwide phenomenon cooking competition show
“MasterChef” premiered on 26 June, 2021 on TV8.
The contestants who want to make it to the top of the culinary
world will compete to win the title of “MasterChef” through the season.
Turkey’s one of the most watched reality TV shows “MasterChef Turkey”
continues to air on TV8 with extraordinary ratings.
Survivor Turkey Grand Finale
The long running reality TV hit “Survivor Turkey” made
its grand finale on June 25, 2021 on TV8.
After a very though season, famous wrestler İsmail Balaban,
from team Ünlüler, was crowned the champion of the records
breaking competition “Survivor Turkey” through the viewers’ votes.
“Survivor Turkey” dominated the ratings through the season and
ranked No.1 in ratings with its final nights.