It continues the exclusivity on Hollywood blockbusters and TV series in the Middle East.
Emad Morcos, Chief Content Officer, OSN, said: “Our strategy is to deliver cutting-edge and sought-after programming that appeals to our regional viewers. With thousands of channels available globally, the true value of a network is in offering discerning premium content, which meets the real aspirations of its subscribers. Our focus is therefore to partner with top-tier content providers that bring the best in movies, series and general entertainment to our viewers.
The latest movies will now be available just a few months after their cinema release. The agreement also covers multiscreen viewing on mobile, tablets and laptops through OSN’s digital platform OSN Play.
“We are extremely pleased to be building upon our long-standing partnership with OSN,” said Gina Brogi, EVP Worldwide Pay TV & SVOD at Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution. “We are proud of the relationship we have forged with OSN, who have continuously championed our content over the years and have provided audiences with access to our vast catalogue of popular and award-winning series and films.”
Included in the deal are X-Men: Apocalypse (pictured) and Deadpool, as well as the animated adventure, Ice Age: Collision Course and the DreamWorks Animation title, Kung Fu Panda 3. Series include 24: Legacy, Prison Break, This is Us and Pitch, many available within a few hours of their US transmission.