Tag Archives: OSN

OSN customers lose Discovery channels with immediate effect

Discovery was forced to suspend the broadcast of their channels on OSN platform in MENA. The channels that will go offline include Discovery Channel, TLC, Discovery Science and Investigation Discovery. Discovery has been a partner of OSN for more than 12 years and proposed several different options to OSN to ensure that subscribers in MENA [...]

OSN will broadcast a documentary about Diego Maradona

The Dubai-based pay TV network, OSN, will screen an exclusively documentary on football legend, Diego Maradona on its entertainment network. The documentary will be based on more than 500 hours of unpublished footage, which will be directed by Asif Kapadia which will showcase the career of the famous footballer Diego Armando Maradona and on how [...]

OSN network to revamp its streaming platform WAVO in MENA

Streaming platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu and home entertainment have been revamped. Viewers no longer follow a set schedule to watch their favourite TV shows. Streaming platforms have given viewers control of what to watch, where, when and how. The CEO of Orbit Showtime Network (OSN) said, The world of today is [...]

Comedian Bader Saleh to lead in Arabic Comedy Central on OSN

Comedy Central will debut season 2 of Comedy Central Presents: Menna w Fina (منا و فينا), a local, unique production, starring some of the most impressive Arabic comedians in the GCC.  Recorded mainly in Dubai and Jeddah, this new season will present 12 stand up specials starring some of the best local comedians, each of [...]

Disney new series T.O.T.S launches exclusively on OSN

The new animated series is based on the adventures of tenacious penguin, named Pip and Freddy, the only non-stork birds in training at Tiny Ones Transport Services (T.O.T.S).  The original series premiered in September on Disney Junior on OSN and is created by Travis Braun who also serves as co-executive producer.  Joe D’Ambrosia, senior vice [...]

Discovery Channel to air Spielberg’s series ’Why We Hate’ in MENA

Executive produced by Alex Gibney and Steven Spielberg Why We Hate series will be available in the MENA region on October 13, 2019, at 10:40 pm on Discovery Channel, OSN channel 500. Directed by Geeta Gandbhir and Sam Pollard (Emmy winners for When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts), the series makes us feel one of [...]

OSN to air ICC Cricket World Cup in MENA

ICC World Cup will be available via two additional channels OSN Cric Xtra 1 and OSN Cric Xtra 2. These are also available for subscribers of the all-inclusive OSN Platinum pack. In addition to the competitive matches, the OSN season pass allows viewers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to watch the 10 [...]

OSN to offer 40-plus hours of Gusto’s original content in the MENA region

OSN, an entertainment network in the MENA region, has bagged more than 40 hours of Gusto Worldwide Medias original food programming. OSN has selected an array of titles that includes Gustos newest series DNA Dinners and Flour Power Holiday Specials. Fresh Market Dinners, Watts on the Grill, Flour Power, The Urban Vegetarian, Watts up for the Holidays and Spencers BIG Holiday will also be available on [...]

OSN rolls out new ‘flexible’ package in Saudi Arabia

OSN has introduced a flexible pay-TV package for subscribers in Saudi Arabia. The introduction of El Farq, meaning The Difference in Arabic has been on a three-month trial in the Kingdom. OSN announced El Farq has already earned a positive feedback from subscribers and remarkable sales growth. The Managing Director of Saudi Arabia, Bandar Al [...]

OSN dropping sports content and focusing on movies

As of March, Dubai-based pay tv operator OSN will air only OSN Sports Cricket HD and Ten Sports Channel.  According to OSNs new CEO Patrick Tillieux, changes to this will allow more room for movies and other key contents to be aired, specially content targeted to female viewers. There will also be more pop up [...]