is a lesson to us all: even when we're making fools of ourselves, we're still lovable.
“We find rating concerns for TV channels to be normal, but social responsibility should be considered too,” said RTUK President Ilhan Yerlikaya according to the Hürriyet Daily.
“High ratings for a program do not prove the quality of the program.” As it stands, producers of such shows face heavy fines and temporary suspensions lasting up to 10 days if they fail to comply with rules respecting the country’s morals.
Hurriyet reported that Sefer Çalınak, 62, casually admitted killing but said he was 'an honest person looking for a new wife'.
The Turkish religious affairs agency Diyanet criticised dating shows last month saying they 'exploited family values and desecrated the family institution by stepping on it'.
Running on Channel 5 at 7pm, the series is six episodes long, and will appear on Demand 5 after it broadcasts.