It is a known fact that TV programs as mass media have reached the widest masses in the fastest, most common and most effective way. Popular TV series are among the most consumed and most influential productions of TV programs. In recent years domestic TV series industry in Turkey, has entered an increasing trend which ended domination of international productions on national TV channels. Whether it is adaptive or original, the relationship between advertising revenues and ratings results in high competition. When we examine the TV series which continue broadcasting by high rating level, it is seen that some motifs are used as attraction center. These motifs have been coming up in the form of repeating structures similar to each other in different TV series. The most remarkable of motifs can be listed in 12 topics such as “fake, cinderalla- prince on a white horse, love triangle, evil flower, evil alliance, overbearing lover, violence, prison, epic, ruthless disease, hospital, and graveyard”. Whether it is adaptation or original scenario, dramatic conflicts in the TV series are built through these motifs.
Television, TV Series, Dramatic Structure, Charming Motivation Elements, Rating