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, CEO, 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 experience 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 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.