Takhayal Entertainment

Discovery launches Mid East free-to-air channel

Discovery is launching Quest Arabiya, a new free-to-air male-skewed channel in the Middle East. The US-listed pay and free TV channel operator is partnering with Abu Dhabi-based producer Image Nation to roll out the channel, with a  launch slated for the fourth quarter. Quest Arabiya will be programmed with factual and reality programming from Discovery, […]

Discovery names Hearst exec as Fatafeat boss

Discovery Networks International has appointed Hearst Magazines director Amanda Turnbull as managing director of its Middle Eastern food channel, Fatafeat. Turnbull will lead the pay TV channel from this morning and be responsible for its strategic and operational management, as well as being the primary point of contact for day-to-day business development. This comes after […]

Discovery acquires Middle Eastern broadcaster Takhayal

Discovery Communications is to acquire Dubai-based media company Takhayal Entertainment and its affiliated companies in Dubai and Egypt, including flagship food channel Fatafeat. In a statement, Discovery said it was in the final stages of formalising the deal. Fatafeat broadcasts to approximately 55 million TV households in the Middle East and north Africa and its […]