|Launched||March 1, 1991 Demo Broadcast in France; March 1, 1992 Broadcast In Turkey|
|Owned by||Ciner Media Group|
|Picture format||16:9 (576i, SDTV); 16:9 (1080i, HDTV)|
|Slogan||Smile To Life|
|Formerly called||SHOW T.V.|
|Sister channel(s)||SHOW PLUS, SHOWMAX, SHOW TURK|
|Digiturk||Channel 22 (SD), Channel 322 (HD)|
|Ziggo (Netherlands)||Channel 770|
Channel 402 (digital CH-D)
SHOW TV is a nationwide television channel in Turkey owned by Ciner Media Group (since 2013, acquired from Çukurova Media Group after Çukurova was forced to sell due to tax debts). The channel was established by the Turkish businessmen Erol Aksoy and Haldun Simavi on March 1, 1992. During the last years, Show TV extended its range of viewers by adding more channels like Show Plus, Show Max and Show Turk to its group. .
SHOW TV aired many world-known series for the first time in Turkey. Among them were S.W.A.T., The Master, The Rookies, Silk Stalkings, T. J. Hooker, Booker, Roseanne, The Wonder Years, Superboy, Tequila and Bonetti, Doogie Howser, M.D., The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Dream On, Generations, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Seinfeld, In the Heat of the Night, Friends, Beverly Hills, 90210, Power Rangers and Premiers Baisers.
The channel's personalities include Mustafa Ceceli, Begüm, Alişan, Asuman Krause, Ali Sunal, Jülide Ateş and Çağla Şikel. The channel also aired successful Turkish television series like Kurtlar Vadisi, Doktorlar, Adını Feriha Koydum, and Muhteşem Yüzyıl.
Turkish television series
- İçerde (2016-...)
- Ustura Kemal (2012)
- Pis Yedili (2011-present)
- Adını Feriha Koydum (2011-2012)
- Muhteşem Yüzyıl (2011)
- Karadağlar (2010–2011)
- Ezel (2009)
- Kurtlar Vadisi Pusu (2007–2009)
- Acı Hayat (2005–2007)
- Cennet Mahallesi (2004–2007)
- Kurtlar Vadisi (2003–2005)
- Dadı (2000–2002)
- Tatlı Hayat (2001–2003)
- Deli Yürek (1999–2001)
- Doktorlar (2006-2011)
- Sahte Prenses (2006)
- Kanlı Düğün (2005)
- Turk mali
- 32. Gün (1992-1995; brief break where show moved to atv; 1995-1998)
- Var mısın? Yok musun? (the Turkish version of Deal or No Deal)
- Pazar Sürprizi
- Şahane Show
- Yemekteyiz (the Turkish version of Come Dine With Me)
- Wipe Out (Based On US game show Wipeout)
- Canlı Para (the Turkish version of The Million Pound Drop Live)
- Huysuz'la Dans Eder misin? (the Turkish version of So You Think You Can Dance)
- Yetenek Sizsiniz (the Turkish version of America Got Talent
- O Ses Turkiye (the Turkish version of The Voice)
- Bugün Ne Giysem?
- Hurriyet Daily News, 1 June 2013, Ciner group acquires seized broadcaster Show TV
- "Show TV Programs List" (in Turkish). 2015-12-15. Retrieved 2015-12-15.
- "Kanuni Sultan Süleyman'ın hayatını anlatan dizi Muhteşem Yüzyıl devletle mahkemelik oluyor" [The state goes to court with Muhteşem Yüzyıl TV series that depicts the life of Suleiman the Magnificient]. NTV (Turkey) (in Turkish). Turkey. 2011-01-06. Retrieved 2015-12-15.