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MBC, Barajoun animation partnership

Dubai-based broadcasting giant MBC is linking with Arabic animation house Barajoun Entertainment to co-produce five Arabic language animated feature films over the next three years. MBC’s Shahid VIP streaming service will air the originals exclusively. MBC Drama and Shahid VIP Content Tareq Al-Ibrahim, commented: “It is important for us to tell stories that reflect the […]

June 9, 2022

OSN relaunches with revamped line-up

Dubai-based OSN used the CabSat show in Dubai to relaunch its branded bundle of pay-TV channels. OSN says the relaunch includes refreshed on-screen branding and 18 exclusive curated channels with 9 new or revamped channels. In its statement, OSN says: [The new look] is designed to deliver a distinct and world-class scheduled TV experience, OSN […]

May 19, 2022By Chris Forrester

Mayweather vs Moore goes to FITE for global distribution

FITE has been granted PPV rights to major global territories including the UK, Ireland the US, Canada, Germany and Australia and more, providing its streaming services and device-agnostic options for The Global Titans Fight Series, on May 14th. The event features legendary undefeated champion Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather (50-0, 27 KOs) returning to the ring to […]

May 3, 2022

disguise powers projections in Al Wasl Plaza for Dubai’s Expo 2020

After over seven years of planning and preparation, Dubai’s Expo 2020 opened its doors to millions of visitors from around the world from October 2021 until March 2022. System integrator Creative Technology Middle East (CTME) were awarded the contract to deliver the AV system in the Al Wasl Plaza dome. CTME chose disguise to power […]

April 26, 2022

LIVENow secures rights to Mayweather v Moore fight

LIVENow, the streaming destination for live sport, music and lifestyle content, has announced it is the official media partner for ‘Global Titans Dubai’. The event will see legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather fight Don Moore on May 14th on the helipad of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel complex in Dubai. Mayweather’s bout will be supported […]

April 8, 2022

Extreme E recognised as environmental pioneer at Expo 2020 Dubai

As Expo 2020 Dubai concludes after 182 days, it marks an opportunity to reflect on Extreme E’s contribution at the event as a leading light in raising awareness of the climate crisis and preserving the environment for future generations.Dubai Expo 2020 has been recognised as a six-month celebration of innovation, collaboration and inspiration focuses which […]

April 1, 2022

Record number of broadcasters to air Dubai World Cup

The $30.5 million Dubai World Cup horse race will be showcased to a record number of broadcasters on March 26th. The Meydan Racecourse in the heart of Dubai will host six Group 1 contests, headlined by the $12 million Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline. Dubai Racing Club, working with its appointed distribution and […]

March 25, 2022

Consortium takes control of Starzplay Arabia

E-Vision, from e& (previously known as Etisalat Group), and ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, have announced the signing of a binding agreement to acquire a majority equity stake of circa 57 per cent in Starzplay Arabia, an SVoD and streaming service provider in the Middle East and North Africa. The e& led […]

March 17, 2022

CABSAT and DISCOP in Dubai

Organisers of the MENA-centric DISCOP Dubai content distribution and coproduction market have announced an initiative to showcase solid homegrown film and television projects in advanced stages of development and funding. A full-service lounge, the First Look Salon, will cater to the needs of independent MENA producers wanting to shop their projects to production and distribution […]

March 16, 2022

Discovery launches Say Yes To The Dress: Dubai in EMEA

Discovery celebrates its 10th Say Yes To The Dress spin-off in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) with Say Yes To The Dress: Dubai. The much-loved TLC show is travelling to the Middle East for the first time and is presented by Khalil Zein, a renowned Lebanese celebrity stylist. The show has a diverse roster […]

February 22, 2022