OSN adds Arabic version of Investigation Discovery

Middle East pay TV broadcaster OSN is to begin offering true crime channel Investigation Discovery dubbed in Arabic as well as English.

The addition of a dubbed version of ID on July 1 will boost the number of localised services on OSN. The platform includes over 20 subtitled movie channels, eight TV series channels, 12 factual and lifestyle channels and two channels dubbed into Arabic.

“Our research shows high demand for localized content and we are committed to offering exceptional television experiences to our subscribers,” said Emad Morcos, senior vice-president, business development and digital, OSN.

“Providing popular television channels with Arabic dubbing and easy-to-follow subtitles has a key role, as it enables viewers to follow their favourite channel without losing the essence of the content.”