Global entertainment leaders Fox Networks Group (FNG) and beIN Media Group (beIN) have announced the addition of three new Fox entertainment channels to the beIN platform.
This expansion "strengthens beIN’s position as the premium family entertainment platform while increasing FNG’s offering to more viewers across the region", according to a press statement. Created especially for the region, the three channels "offer the best of curated global content and locally produced content for Middle East and North Africa audiences".
Filled with "fresh, engaging content" in HD, Fox Life, Fox Rewayat and Fox Crime feature a new lineup of entertainment programmes about food, travel, home and wellness; as well as offering the "best dramas from around the world and unique crime and investigation shows".
The three new Fox entertainment channels will be available on beIN’s Entertainment, Complete and Elite packages. With this addition, beIN will now host a total of 15 Fox channels of "pure entertainment while offering the largest, most diverse portfolio on Pay TV across the region", the statement notes.
Sanjay Raina, general manager and senior vice-president of FNG, said: “The addition of three 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.”
beIN said "it intends to expand its content acquisition and feature the very best of Hollywood content for its subscribers, and these three new world-class Fox entertainment channels are evidence of that strategy".
Yousef al-Obaidly, CEO of beIN Media Group, said: “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.”
Responding to an ever-growing demand in the market for drama series, Fox Rewayat delivers curated dramas from across the globe, fully dubbed in Arabic, all on one channel. As FNG’s ?rst ever Arabic channel, Fox Rewayat delivers blockbuster dramas from Latin America, Europe and Asia as well as hit series from the Middle East – all on HDTV.
Fox Life features content created and curated for local audiences, featuring a selection of the finest unscripted programming from cooking and travel to home renovations, with shows headlined by globally recognised celebrities such as Jamie Oliver.
Fox Crime is the Middle East’s first entertainment channel dedicated to the crime and investigation genre, featuring a breadth of content from fiction to non-fiction series, and award-winning films with a bold, entertainment dimension.