OSN secures rights for SyFy

OSN has acquired the regional rights for SyFy, NBCUniversal International’s science-fiction channel. The channel is due to launch in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, through OSN, on July 8, 2016 and the launch will bring with it a roster of original series, original movies,classic science-fiction and fantasy programming to OSN subscribers, with almost 80 percent of the content available in Arabic, either dubbed or in subtitles.

The launch of the channel is part of OSN’s new and extended long-term deal with NBCUniversal International, signed in January this year.