FOX Life premieres a new Turkish telenovela tonight (11 October) at 18h25 called Heartbeat and it's literally about a heart that beats - after death.
The story centres round Ruzgar who is deeply in love with Meltem, but just before their wedding day she dies and her heart is donated to save the life of a sick girl.
The series is titled Rüzgarin Kalbi in Turkey and has been dubbed into English for African audiences.
There are 26 episodes in total.
Coming up in the first episodes:
Monday 9 October 2017
After losing Meltem, the love of his life, in a car accident two years ago Rüzgar had gone to Bosnia-Herzegovina to run away from his memories. He hasn't been in touch with his family in two years.
His mother Vahide and his uncle Kemal, who are the owners of Boran, one of the biggest holding company's in Turkey find Rüzgar after a long search. Kemal goes to Bosnia to bring Rüzgar back. But Rüzgar is still hurting.
And he again runs away from a family dinner that was organized for him. He finds himself in Foça thanks to the cab driver he ran into. Rüzgar doesn't care where he is going.
Tuesday 10 October 2017
Zeynep is about to get married to her childhood crush, Kutay. The wedding is in one week and Zeynep finds out that Kutay is cheating on her. Like Rüzgar she too wants to run away.
Zeynep takes her beloved grandfather Mehmet and her aunt Ayla and heads out to Foça. But before she reaches to her grandfather's house, she faints in front of Rüzgar's cottage.
The people in the town get to know Rüzgar through this incident. But Rüzgar keeps his identity secret.
Wednesday 11 October 2017
Because of Zeynep’s best friend Hande's wedding, Zeynep and Kutay meet again. Sibel, Basak and Hande make a plan. But they need Rüzgar for this plan to work.
Rüzgar can't say no to this plan when he finds out the truth about Zeynep and so begins a game of hearts between Zeynep and Rüzgar.
Thursday 12 October 2017
Kutay doesn't want to believe the "love game" between Rüzgâr and Zeynep. Kutay doesn't take it well when he sees Zeynep with another man because he's always taken Zeynep for granted. He sets out to find out about this stranger in town.
Friday 13 October 2017
Is this love just a game for Rüzgar? Will Rüzgar be able to see this as a game when Meltem's heart starts to beat in Zeynep?
Monday 16 October 2017
Zeynep gets confused with Kutay's insistence. She remembers good memories when she sees Kutay but her anger and pain is still new.
Tuesday 17 October 2017
At first Zeynep thinks Rüzgar is cold and distant but as she gets to know her she feels closer to him.
Wednesday 18 October 2017
Muammer takes Zeynep to Moby Dick which hosts the magical words of his childhood, Aganta Burina Burinata.
Thursday 19 October 2017
A one night game between Rüzgar and Zeynep has to continue with Kutay's decision to stay.
Friday 20 October 2017
When his uncle Kemal comes to the hotel Rüzgar gets cornered. Kutay confronts Rüzgar and Zeynep with a photo of Meltem, Rüzgar's ex-wife whom he lost in an accident. While Rüzgar feels trapped from every angle Zeynep comes up with an idea that includes everyone.
Monday 23 October 2017
Everyone will work at Ayla's hotel Ayevi. Zeynep gets on with helping Ayla, Rüzgar and Kemal helps the girls, too.
Rüzgar is forced to get tough with Kutay when he continues to harass Zeynep and Rüzgar. But Rüzgar has to make a hard decision when he gets criticized by everyone including Zeynep.
Tuesday 24 October 2017
Zeynep goes to the cottage to apologize but can't find Rüzgar and goes after him. Will Zeynep be able to catch up with Rüzgar and make him accept her apology? Rüzgar has withdrawn to his shell so it's hard for him to accept Zeynep's attempt to apologize.
Wednesday 25 October 2017
Kutay checks up on Rüzgar's past in the hopes of uncovering something and make amends with Zeynep. Erdem, who gave up on Kutay, seeks other ways to convince Muammer. Kemal asks Ayla's help to settle in Foça.
Thursday 26 October 2017
Rüzgar decides to tell the truth and finds himself in a difficult situation. Faith plays games to bring Zeynep and Rüzgar together and prepares a surprise for Rüzgar, Kutay and Zeynep.
Friday 27 October 2017
Zeynep's answer to Rüzgâr's offer surprises everyone. Zeynep and Rüzgar's game starts to bother Muammer. Mualla is worried about Kutay. She tries everything to help her son and talks to Zeynep. Zeynep can't help but get affected by this conversation.
Monday 30 October 2017
Kemal settles in Foça. He asks for Ayla's help for the office and opening. Erdem tries find a way to get out of the financial mess.
Zeynep and Rüzgar's game causes Hande and Tekin to argue. Zeynep feels as if her life is getting out of control. And again Rüzgar will be the one who helps her. But Zeynep and Rüzgar's game will cause big trouble that they never thought of.
Tuesday 31 October 2017
Kutay's suicide attempt and its aftermath bothers Zeynep very much. She feels responsible and doesn't want to play the game they started with Rüzgar. With her grandfather's persistence, she decides to tell the truth. This will change the course of her relationship with Rüzgar.
Premiere episodes of Heartbeat air on FOX Life from Mondays to Fridays at 18h25.