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WWE, OSN announce weekly show ‘WWE Wal3ooha’
MUMBAI: Middle East broadcaster OSN is bringing an all-new localised Arabic show to OSN Sports featuring action and entertainment from sports entertainment brand WWE.
Whetting the appetite of millions of WWE fans in the Middle East, WWE Wal3ooha premieres on OSN this Thursday, 4 May, on OSN Sports Action 1 HD, with repeats across the weekend, and anywhere, anytime access via OSN Play and OSN On Demand.
Titled WWE Wal3ooha, meaning ‘light it up’, the weekly show sees presenters Moein Al Bastaki and Nathalie Mamo delivering interviews, stories and highlights from the week’s key matches to WWE fans in the region.
OSN CEO Martin Stewart said, “Reaffirming our position as the region’s premier entertainment network, OSN is proud to be part of creating and delivering another unique and exclusive show for the region. Providing even more value to our viewers and catering to WWE’s loyal fan-base here in the Middle East, the show is about sharing the passion of WWE. WWE Wal3ooha will relive the best action from the week gone by, in another one-of-a-kind programme for fans only on OSN.”
“We are excited to partner with OSN to bring our passionate fans original and localised content featuring their favorite WWE Superstars. WWE Wal3ooha provides a new destination for our fans in the Middle East to enjoy WWE’s unique blend of action-packed, family-fun entertainment” said WWE chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon.
During the show and all week long, fans can join the conversation via @WWEwal3ooha on Facebook, Facebook Live, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube, as Moein and Nathalie take over, answering fan questions, sharing exclusive videos, and keeping the region up-to-date with of all the highlights from WWE.
Professional magician Moein Al Bastaki and basketball star Nathalie Mamo bring together more than 15 years of television in presenting to WWE Wal3ooha. The show is produced from the OSN Studios in Dubai, especially for WWE fans in the Middle East.
OSN and WWE have been broadcast partners since 2000, and in March 2015, announced a five-year partnership to distribute WWE Network exclusively as a premium linear network. OSN subscribers can access the premium linear network via their set-top boxes, and anytime, anywhere on multiple devices via OSN play and through authenticated access via WWE Network apps. WWE Network is also offered in the region on a direct-to-consumer basis through the WWE app, available on GO by OSN.