Amor Prohibido, an adaptation of Ask-i Memnu by Halit Ziya Usakligil, marks the return of Beren Saat to the Spanish-speaking audience in the US

Kanal D Drama premieres Amor Prohibido October 1st
22 de septiembre de 2021

Kanal D Drama presents the premiere for the U.S. Hispanic audience of the series Amor Prohibido (Aşk-ı Memnu in Turkish).

The series, with actress Beren Saat (¿Qué Culpa Tiene Fatmagül?) in the leading role, arrives exclusively on Kanal D Drama on October 1. The channel’s fans in the U.S. will be able to enjoy a virtual preview of the premiere on Facebook on September 30, at 8:30pm Eastern, 5:30pm Pacific.

Amor Prohibido will be a hit with the U.S. Hispanic audience. Its cast features first-class actors, guaranteeing high-quality performances. The main role is played by Beren Saat, one of the Turkish actresses who is most recognized and acclaimed by the Spanish-speaking audience,” said Francheska León de la Barra, Marketing Director for Kanal D Drama in the U.S. and LatAm.

De la Barra added, “This series has been one of the highest-rated dramas in history in Turkey, so we are certain that it will have the same impact in the U.S., commanding attention from the first episode, both for its actors and for its high-intensity plots.”

Amor Prohibido will air on Kanal D Drama Monday through Friday at 11:40pm Eastern/8:40pm Pacific on Xfinity, Xfinity On Demand, and Verizon FiOS (channel 1586).

Amor Prohibido is an adaptation of the novel Ask-i Memnu by the famous Turkish writer Halit Ziya Usakligil and marks the return of Beren Saat to the Spanish-speaking audience in the U.S. in the starring role of the beautiful Bihter, a young woman from a good family who suffers the sudden loss of her father.

While Bihter lives in a permanent state of mourning, her mother Fatma (Nebahat Çehre) is busy preparing for the wedding of her other daughter, while she herself tries to capture the attention of a rich widower. The plot will focus on how complex family relationships can be, especially between mother and daughter.