MBC 4

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This article is about the Pan Arab television channel. For the Mauritian channel, see MBC Digital 4. For other uses, see MBC.
MBC 4
Current logo of MBC 4
Launched February 1, 2005; 12 years ago (2005-02-01)
Owned by MBC Group
Picture format
Slogan It's for You
Country Saudi Arabia
Language
Broadcast area
Headquarters Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE
Sister channel(s)
Timeshift service
  • MBC 4 +1
  • MBC 4 +3
Website www.mbc.net/mbc4
Availability
Satellite
Arabsat
(MENA)
11270 V 27500 5/6
Eutelsat 7WA
(Maghreb)
  • Orbital Position: 7.3° west
  • Frequency: 11.559 MHz
  • Polarization: Vertical
  • Symbol Rate: 27500 Symb
  • FEC: 5/6
  • Modulation : DVB-S, QPSK
OSN
(MENA)
Channel 731 (HD)
beIN
(MENA)
Channel 309 (SD)
myHD
(MENA)
Check local listings
Cable
Mozaic TV
(Qatar)
Channel 428
Streaming media
YouTube
(World)
Watch online (HD)

MBC 4 launched in 2005, is a Pan Arab television channel targeted towards women and young Arab families. It broadcasts Western content entertainment in addition to some locally produced programming.[1]

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.

Dubai Media City, where MBC 4 is headquartered.

Programming[edit]

MBC 4 productions[edit]

For schedule information, checkout MBC 4's website.

Foreign programs[edit]

Turkish Drama[edit]

Pakistani Drama[edit]

Korean Drama[edit]

Brazilian Drama[edit]

Older programs[edit]

Foreign[edit]

Turkish Drama[edit]

Hosts[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MBC Group – MBC 4". MBC's official website. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 25°5′34″N 55°9′10″E / 25.09278°N 55.15278°E / 25.09278; 55.15278