OSN to roll out pop-up channel ‘Howa w Heya’

OSN has announced an Arabic entertainment line-up for Eid Al Fitr, which comprises of the introduction of ‘Howa w Heya’, a pop-up channel combining all iconic on-screen duos of Egyptian cinema over the past fifty years including Egyptian megastar Adel Imam’s popular movies and much more. The network is set to broadcast 30+ classic films from May 13 until June 5.

The line-up includes the 1967 family comedy Maa’boudat Al-Gamahir, where Shadia and Abdel Halim Hafiz come together in the story of a diva who falls in love with a rising actor and faces the wrath of a jealous producer when she decides to marry. Plus, 2004 thriller/drama Tito, where Egyptian star Ahmad Al Sakka plays a criminal whom, after spending many years in a correctional facility for murdering a police officer, is released; will love, and physician Nour (played by Hanan Turk) be enough to save him?

It will also broadcast the Omar & Salma trilogy, with the first production released in 2007. Also, in celebration of Egyptian megastar Adel Imam’s birthday on May 17, a special selection of his top movies is scheduled back-to-back from 00:00 to 24:00 GMT.

Howa w Heya will go live on May 13 at 9:00 KSA until June 5, 21:00 KSA, and is available for OSN Home Plus, Platinum and Premier subscribers.

Source: BroadcastPro ME