There’s various reasons why people like watching television drama or people also call it as soap opera or teledrama. As in Sri Lanka, television drama also hold special spots within the audiences. There’s a lot of Sri Lankan teledrama that has gained plop or success. The audiences http://184.108.40.206/ of teledrama in Sri Lanka is also varied in age and gender. However, most of it is dominated by women in mid-age and teens. Along with the popularity of watching teledrama, there’s always rules to filter its contents. If it is unacceptable for television broadcast, teledrama will be rejected to be telecasted.
Sri Lanka is just like many other countries, have epic viewers when it comes to teledrama. If is to mention which teledramas that has blown a successful hit, there’s a long list of it.
However, here are some factors that make loyal viewers want to keep watching a teledrama in Sri Lanka:
- Characters of the television series can truly determine the ratings and viewers. Along with the characters, the casts holds important point. If the audiences feel like the cast don’t deliver the character very well,the teledrama is potentially ruined. When the director and producer chose the right cast for the character in the drama, it is like finishing half of the job of successful teledrama. That’s why deciding the right cast is important step in producing Sri Lankan teledrama.
- Authenticity of the story in the drama really plays important role. Of course, most drama has overdramatic traits. However, audiences like authentic and natural flow even more. For example in the choice of setting and characterization. If it is natural and authentic, the audience can relate more as well. They will be into the story line which make them get addicted to it. It makes them an epic fans and audiences.
- Time slot is also important factor to count for a successful teledrama. Most television drama in Sri Lanka has 20 minutes broadcast time. With all dramatic effect such as slow motion or repetition, it may only take 12 minutes max to show the real story line. Therefore, Sri Lankan loyal audiences prefer a 30 minute broadcast time with minimum effect, especially slow motion. They also like logic of time to fit perfectly. For audiences, every minutes they spend for watching is valuable. Sri Lankan teledrama is expected to be more like a short story instead of never-ending story.