Drama series dominated programming on satellite pay TV channels in Ramadan 2015

10 Aug 2015

The Arab Advisors Group team has analyzed the Arabic series broadcast on satellite pay TV channels during Ramadan, 2015. The analysis encompassed sixty one Arabic series broadcast on satellite Pay TV providers that cater specifically to the Arab region.

Arab Advisors Group analysis revealed that the main focus of satellite pay TV channels was on drama Arabic series, as they constituted 59% of total Arabic series aired. Out of the 22 satellite pay TV channels covered in the report, one channel did not air any drama Arabic series during Ramadan, 2015.

A new report, “Arabic Series on Satellite Pay TV Channels during Ramadan 2015” was released to the Arab Advisors Group’s Media Strategic Research Service subscribers on July 29, 2015. This report can be purchased from the Arab Advisors Group for only US$ 2,000. The 26-page report, which has 17 detailed exhibits, provides analysis of the Arabic series broadcast on satellite pay TV channels targeting the Arab world. The report includes analysis of sixty one Arabic series on twenty two satellite Pay TV channels during Ramadan, 2015. The satellite Pay TV channels studied in the report are: Masah, MBC HD, MBC+2 HD, MBC Drama HD, Hikayat, Hikayat 2, MBC+ Drama, OSN Yahala +2 HD, OSN Yahala HD, OSN Yahala Shabab, OSN Yahala Drama, Series +4, Series Channel, Al Safwa, Al Yawm, MTV Lebanon HD, Al Nahar HD, Al Nahar Drama HD, MBC 4, Rotana Plus HD, Rotana Khalijiyah +2 HD, and Abu Dhabi Drama + HD. The report also covers the production houses involved in the production of the analyzed Arabic series.

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“Hikayat and Hikayat 2, which broadcast on OSN, had the highest number of aired Arabic series among the analyzed 22 satellite pay TV channels” Ms. Hiba Rabadi, Arab Advisors Senior Research Analyst commented. “The production of the analyzed 61 Arabic series involved 51 production houses. 31.1% of the analyzed 61 series where coproduced by more than one production house.” Ms. Rabadi added.

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