WWE® AND OSN ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE NEW WEEKLY ARABIC SHOW WWE WAL3OOHA

WWE Wal3ooha premieres this Thursday May 4 at 8pm (KSA) on OSN Sports Action 1 HD

DUBAI, UAE and STAMFORD, Conn., April 29, 2017: OSN is bringing an all-new localised Arabic show to OSN Sports featuring the best action and family-friendly entertainment from WWE. Whetting the appetite of millions of WWE fans in the Middle East, WWE Wal3ooha premieres on OSN this Thursday May 4, 2017, at 8pm (KSA) 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 exclusive interviews, the biggest stories and highlights from the week’s key matches to WWE fans in the region.

The partnership between OSN and WWE provides unprecedented and exclusive access to WWE Superstars, whilst featuring all the big stories from Raw®, SmackDown® and Pay-Per-View events including WrestleMania® and SummerSlam®, having been specifically curated with localised Arabic WWE content, created for the region, from the region.

Martin Stewart, Chief Executive Officer, OSN 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,” said Stephanie McMahon, WWE Chief Brand Officer. “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.”

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.

For more information, visit osn.com. Join the conversation using @WWEwal3ooha and tag @OSN.

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Note to Editors

About OSN:

OSN is the region’s leading entertainment network with the rights to broadcast into 24 countries across the MENA. The company is owned and operated by Panther Media Group, registered in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and has two shareholders, KIPCO and the Mawarid Group Limited.

OSN has a history of providing exceptional value for customers with its focus on exclusive and in-demand content, and innovative digital platforms for anywhere, anytime access.

With over 150 channels, OSN’s strength is its unbeatable range of exclusive programming led by its long-term partnerships with studio majors including Disney, HBO, NBC Universal, Fox, Paramount, MGM, Sony, DreamWorks and Warner Brothers.

65 HD channels mean OSN is the home for premium and nowhere-else content in Arabic, English, Filipino and South Asian languages. OSN broadcasts the latest content at the same minute as in the US, including popular series, blockbuster movies, and the best sports events. In addition, OSN also provides entertainment content for devices such as laptops, tablets and mobile phones via its OSN Play and Go online TV service, offering movies, series and sports on the go.

OSN has been at the forefront of digital technology innovation in the Middle East introducing the first Digital Video Recorder HD, OSN Play, an online TV platform, an internet-enabled satellite receiver and recorder and OSN on Demand, the region's first VOD service.

OSN also expanded its language services when it acquired Pehla Media & Entertainment, offering around forty channels in a variety of South Asian languages in the MENA region, with content such as Bollywood movies and cricket, including the ICC Cricket World Cup.

OSN’s ambition is to deliver entertainment everywhere for everyone, which is informed by the company’s three key pillars: A customer-first approach, unrivalled exclusive content and unbeatable value.

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About WWE

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