Movie theaters may close, concerts postponed and schools closed before summer, but TV is still here to distract us in these dark times.
All series / movies provide a break, or portal at a better time to come, or a challenge we overcame. They are a getaway, and a way to cope with the worst. It provides a sense of possibility, and alludes to a world that has become elusive.
Let’s get 🇵🇰 the world record for most new subscribers in 1 month on YouTube. The current record is 6.6 million and the channel Ertugrul Ghazi can beat that with your ❤! We have 15 days to make history. Subscribe: https://t.co/9qsdQQXOrN #ErtugrulYouTubeRecord pic.twitter.com/bhV35KrdXW
— PTV World (@WorldPTV) May 8, 2020
Not surprisingly, the Turkish drama Dirilis Ertugrul has become an epic hit, not only in the Middle East but also in South Asia, where millions are binge-watching as they socialize.
Recently, after Prime Minister Imran Khan recommended everyone to watch the series, PTV is pushing fans and followers to break the new world record.