beIN MENA seals aacquisition deal with Warner Bros

Staff writer
01 Nov 2016

beIN and Warner Bros International Television Distribution have signed a long-term multi-year deal that will enable beIN to acquire premium content from leading Hollywood studio.

This deal represents one of the most comprehensive content acquisition deals for beIN. Starting this year, beIN will have access to such hit series as “Arrow,” “Gotham” and “Originals,” and will acquire the exclusive 2nd Pay window rights to Warner Bros. theatrical features.

From 2019, beIN will become the exclusive home of Warner Bros.’ first-run programming, series and 1st Pay window feature films.

In addition to acquiring the pay TV window, beIN has acquired catch-up rights as well as access to the rich library of content from Warner Bros.

This is a landmark deal for beIN, which made its foray into entertainment content segment just last year. The company has been attracting top studios and third-party channels to its platform.

beIN now claims to have one of the most well-rounded pay TV network in Middle East and North Africa with over 75 channels broadcasting movies, series, sports, kids and general entertainment content.

beIN MEDIA GROUP has experienced significant expansion in the past one year with the acquisition of Hollywood studio Miramax and leading pay TV network Digiturk in Turkey.

These acquisitions have helped beIN attract the best global content to its network in MENA for its subscribers. beIN intends to continue to expand its content acquisition in order to feature the very best of Hollywood content for its subscribers.

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