MBC 4 (Middle East)

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Launched 1 February 2005
Network Middle East Broadcasting Center
Owned by MBC Group
Picture format 1080i HDTV - free[1] (requires activation)[2]
576i SDTV - free
Slogan It's For You
Broadcast area Middle East
Headquarters Dubai Media City
Sister channel(s) MBC 1 (2005-present)
MBC Action (2007-present)
Website mbc.net/mbc4
Nilesat UHF service
Nexmedia Arabia Channel 202
Arabsat 11919 H - 27500 - 3/4
Mozaic TV Channel 428

MBC 4 launched in 2005, is an Arab television channel geared towards women and young Arab families. It broadcasts Western series in addition to locally-produced programming.

IN late 2011, MBC 4 began airing new Western series in a "day-and-date" strategy, providing viewers in the MENA region with US drama series, less than a week after their latest episode’s première in the United States. These series include: The Good Wife, The Vampire Diaries, Ringer, The Secret Circle, 90210, and Pretty Little Liars.

Other Western content aired by the channel includes Grey's Anatomy, The Dr. Oz Show, The Doctors, The Talk, Days of our Lives, Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, Hell’s Kitchen, How I Met Your Mother, Life Unexpected, Project Runway, 30 Rock, Medium, The Office and Late Show with David Letterman. All series are edited for content and include Literary Arabic subtitles.

Other MBC 4 shows include Turkish and Arabic dramas like Ruby, Fatma, Oghneyat Hob (tr. "Love Song"), Ba’at Al Ward (tr. "Seller of the flowers"), Khareef al Hob (tr. "Autumn of Love") and Nesa’a Ha’erat (tr. "Desperate Housewives"). All Turkish & pakistani series are dubbed into Syrian Arabic.

MBC 4 also has a number of flagship productions, including Hiya wa Huwa (tr. "Her and Him"), and Arabs Got Talent.

MBC 4 HD was launched on 1 July 2011.

Current Programming[edit]

For schedule information, see MBC 4 Website.

Turkish Drama[edit]

  • Fatma
  • 3Ala Mar Al Zaman
  • Al Eshq Al Mamnou
  • Nessa Haerat
  • Ezel
  • Asi
  • The Lost Dream
  • "Loghz El Madi" (Turkish: Son)

Pakistan Drama[edit]

Korean Drama مسلسل اميرتي مسلسل ايام الزهور مسلسل من انا؟ مسلسل حلم الشباب مسلسل حلم الشباب 2 مسلسل تزوجيني يا ماري مسلسل قبلة مرحة مسلسل مقهى الامير مسلسل الذوق الخاص


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