Middle East pay TV broadcaster BeIN Media is adding the three Fox entertainment channels launched by Fox Networks Group Middle East in 2017 to its platform, which BeIN said would strengthen its position as a premium family entertainment platform for the region.
The channels– Fox Life, Fox Rewayat and Fox Crime – will join the BeIN platform as part of BeIN’s Complete and Elite packages, taking the number of Fox channels on the platform to 15.
Fox Rewayat, Fox’s first Arabic channel, delivers curated dramas in HD from across the globe, fully dubbed in Arabic, including content from Latin America, Europe and Asia as well as hit series from the Middle East
The local version of lifestyle channel Fox Life will feature local productions including The Open Road, featuring two Arab women touring the region on their motorbikes.
Fox Crime is meanwhile being pitched as the Middle East’s first entertainment channel dedicated to the crime and investigation genre
“The recently launched Fox channels have been especially curated to meet the region’s preferences. We wanted to make them available to millions of viewers across Middle East and North Africa, and we are proud to partner with BeIN Media Group for this to happen. The addition of 3 channels reflects our growing investment and commitment, with our partner BeIN, to deliver the best and most diverse programming to our audiences. With exciting local productions and the best of global content, our viewers on BeIN will be spoilt for choice,” said Sanjay Raina, General Manager and Senior Vice-President of FNG
Yousef Al-Obaidly, CEO of BeIN Media, said: “We are delighted to announce the addition of FOX Crime HD, FOX Rewayat HD, and FOX Life HD to our ever-expanding entertainment offer. These new channels demonstrate our commitment to constantly entertain millions of families across the Middle East & North Africa region, as we continue to offer the best in sports and entertainment all at the touch of a button. The 97 premium entertainment and sports channels now on offer for our beIN MENA subscribers are testament to the effort and investment made by beIN Media Group in the region, firmly establishing beIN as the leading entertainment and sports platform in MENA and one of the most ambitious networks in the world.”
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17th March 2019