The ancient site of Göbekli Tepe, portrayed in Netflix's The Gift, is the most visited virtual museum since March. Turkey's Culture and Tourism Ministry made museums and ancient sites available to tour virtually because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
A Netflix production called “Love 101” about a group of high school students was criticized by Turkey’s Radio and Television High Council (RTÜK) when a fake Twitter account posing as the producers hinted that one of the characters was not heterosexual, binary or cis-gendered. "We couldn’t possibly overlook any content that could badly affect the development of kids and young adults,” RTÜK Chair Ebubekir Şahin said.
Serbian actor Darko Peric, the star of Netflix's hit series La Casa de Papel (Money Heist), said that if he hadn't chosen the code name of "Helsinki" in the show, he would choose Istanbul. Ekrem İmamoğlu, the city's mayor said, "Helsinki is right."
Netflix Turkey will be producing at least three new shows, their first feature film and a reality show in the coming season, they announced in an event March 10. Netflix Turkey also signed on for a third season of its hit show "The Gift."