Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Fatafeat to launch new YouTube cooking series for KSA National Day

Fatafeat has cooked up an exciting gift for its fans in Saudi Arabia to celebrate KSA National Day. In a 5-episode YouTube series, internet celebrity couple Ali Almeshaal, a Saudi national, and his Canadian wife Jacquelyn will bring smiles to viewers faces as they cook traditional Saudi Arabian dishes with their trademark zestful personalities. The [...]

Showmax reveals new original series titled ‘Blood Psalms’

Showmaxs Blood Psalms, announced in 2020, was set to be released in 2021 and it is finally here! A co-production with Canal+ International, Showmax Original Blood Psalms is an epic series based on ancient African mythology.Shot in the Eastern Cape and Gauteng, Blood Psalms chronicles the rise to power of a fierce teenaged princess, Zazi [...]

Showmax to live-stream the UEFA Champions League on their mobile app

Showmax Pro subscribers can now enjoy the UEFA Champions League on their mobile. On September 15, the quest for Europes most coveted trophy in club soccer begun again. The highly-anticipated 67th edition of the UEFA CHampions League tournament will see 32 top teams battle it out over the next nine months, all with an eye [...]

Showmax to stream locally produced film titled ‘Land of the Brave’

Showmax took to its online platform on September 13 to announce its latest locally produced film, #LANDoftheBRAVEfilm. The film is a part of the paid subscription streaming platform’s rollout of new content for the month of September 2021. In light of September being observed as national Heritage Month, Showmax has organised a range of locally [...]

Showmax to stream Real Housewives of Lagos

The Real Housewives of Lagos (RHOL) is set to be the first Nigerian instalment of the award-winning franchise, which is distributed internationally by NBCUniversal Formats, a division of Universal Studio Group. This also marks the 16th international version of The Real Housewives format and the third to be adapted in Africa. RHOL will build on [...]

Manga Productions joins forces with MBC to stream ‘The Journey’ in MENA

Manga Production Company, Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salmans MiSK Foundations affiliate, announced the signing of an agreement with MBC Group. As per the deal, the Saudi-Japanese movie titled The Journey will stream on the latters video on-demand platform, Shahid VIP, as from October 1, 2021. It was agreed that the film will be available in [...]

OSN to live-stream the Emmy Awards 2021

OSN will exclusively broadcast the 73rd edition of the Emmy Awards in the region, at the same time, as the event. OSN subscribers in the MENA region can have access to pre-ceremony on OSN Series First, starting at 01:00 AM KSA and the red-carpet entrances on September 20 at 02:00 AM KSA. The event will [...]

Amazon and Anghami partner for exclusive offer in Saudi Arabia & UAE

Amazon and Anghami announced a partnership that allows Amazon Prime members in Saudi Arabia and the UAE to enjoy an exclusive six-months free offer on Anghami Plus, Anghamis premium paid tier, with their Prime membership. Delivering the ultimate music experience from Anghami, the regions leading music streaming service, Prime members in Saudi Arabia and the [...]

Showmax launches new original documentary on lockdown

Showmax announced on September 8 2021 via Twitter, the imminent release of the documentary titled United Apart SA – Lockdown Remembered. The feature marks the first documentary which aims to look at an aspect of the current status quo in the country. United Apart SA – Lockdown Remembered is a deep dive into South Africa’s [...]