Syrian singer Hazem Sherf, from the civil-war-torn city of Aleppo, was crowned winner of “Arab Idol” during an emotional finale that drew millions of viewers across the Middle East and took on…
Top Arab satcaster MBC on Tuesday vowed that Egyptian TV comic Bassem Youssef will be back on the air in Egypt “soon,” though not necessarily with his political satire show “Al-Bernameg” (The…
LONDON -- MBC Group has acquired the format of talent show "The Voice" for delivery over multiple platforms in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Twenty year ago, Arab TV viewers saw a broadcast that didn't look like any other Arab channel at the time. Aired from London, it was the first free-to-air, 24-hour television network across the Arab…
FremantleMedia Enterprises has concluded what it described as "an unprecedented multi-year deal" with the Middle East's MBC Group to license the "Idol" format.
Vfx software maker The Foundry has launched Storm, a new RED Digital Cinema workflow product designed to address the growing complexity of shooting digitally with a single intuitive solution.
MBC, the Middle East's most popular satcaster, is teaming with Oprah Winfrey on her latest initiative to find the world's smartest and most talented kids.
When Saudi Prince Al Waleed bin Talal upped his stake in Lebanese satcaster LBC to a controlling 85% in July and merged the popular net with his own multimedia titan Rotana, the billionaire maven…
Dubai MBC, the Arab world's most popular TV net, has launched Farsi-language channel MBC Persia in what marks another step in the multimedia group's expansion into multiple language offerings.
How do you launch a brand synonymous with cutting-edge programming and risque content in a region most commonly associated with conservative social mores?