Yousef Al-Obaidly


BBC Studios extends beIN partnership

BBC Studios is set to develop its partnership with Doha-based beIN Media Group by signing a memo of understanding that establishes a strategic partnership between the two companies, “to explore opportunities for the co-development, co-production and distribution of content in Qatar, the Middle East and Turkey.” The partnership will run for three years from this […]

CBS signs content licensing pact with Digiturk

CBS Studios International has unveiled a wide-ranging multi-platform, multi-series content licensing agreement with Turkey’s largest digital PayTV platform Digiturk. As part of the agreement, Digiturk channels will exclusively broadcast the entire slate of new series from CBS Studios International, including shows created for CBS Television Network, The CW and the premium cable network Showtime. New series […]

AMC launches five nets with beIN

AMC Networks International has partnered with operator beIN to launch five channels in the Middle East and North Africa. Under the deal, AMC will become exclusively available to beIN subscribers in the region in HD. Four other newly-localised, premium AMCNI channels will also launch on the beIN platform – CBS Reality, Extreme Sports Channel, Outdoor […]

Three new Foxtel channels from beIN

The Sports division of Qatar’s beIN Media is rolling out three HD sports nets on Australian pay TV platform Foxtel. The beIN SPORTS 1, 2 and 3 nets will launch on Foxtel in mid-May. The new services will replace the SD beIn Sports channel, which was a premium option. The new trio of channels will […]

CBeebies to make MENA debut through beIN

BBC pre-school channel CBeebies is due to launch in the Middle East and North Africa region for the first time as a full channel service in April. The children’s network will be available exclusively with an English audio feed to subscribers of satellite TV service beIN on channel 134, broadcasting 24-hours a day. “CBeebies is […]