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.
Due to the unprecedented following of #ErtugrulUrduPTV on PTV, and its mass appeal with Pakistani audiences, the official @YouTube channel #TRTErtugrulByPTV has crossed 1 million followers & counting!
Long live 🇵🇰🇹🇷 friendship! pic.twitter.com/vAeVJAj6TV
— PTV News (@PTVNewsOfficial) May 9, 2020