• Publication date: December 19, 2011

MBC Group Launches “Home of Movies”

MBC 2 and MBC MAX have recently launched a big initiative to offer their viewers the best in movies and home entertainment. “Home of movies” is a first of its kind campaign to ever introduce four big

MBC 2 and MBC MAX have recently launched a big initiative to offer their viewers the best in movies and home entertainment. “Home of movies” is a first of its kind campaign to ever introduce four big hit movies “free” for the first time on TV screens.

Best movie of the year and winner of 8 Oscar awards, Slumdog Millionaire, fantasy movie of the year, Twilight, action packed Bangkok Dangerous and Indiana Jones, will all air for the first time on MBC’s 24 hour Western movie channels starting October 13th.

“Providing good quality TV content has become more sophisticated than ever before, viewers do not want to wait a long time to watch their favourite movies on TV ” said Andrew Maskall , Senior Marketing Manager for Western Channels at MBC Group. “ Home of Movies is a reconfirmation of MBC Group’s commitment to meet the needs and requirements of its loyal viewers and bring them top rated movies straight to their homes.”

Bangkok Dangerous, starring Nicholas Cage, is the first” Home of Movies” hit to air on MBC 2 this Tuesday October 13th at 11:00 p.m KSA.

About MBC2

MBC2 is the first 24-hour free-to-air movie channel in the Arab World. The Channel offers a wide variety of top international movies and the biggest Hollywood blockbusters twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Movies genres include drama, action, horror, crime, science fiction and comedy. MBC2 provides viewers in the region with an extensive and rich grid that captures the interest of movie buffs throughout the region.

About MBC MAX

MBC MAX is MBC group’s second 24 hour movie channel to complement MBC 2 . Launched in October 2008, MBC MAX reaches out to movie lovers who are looking for more upbeat entertainment, offering them more movies, more choices.

About MBC Group

MBC Group was established in 1991 as the first pan-Arab free-to-air satellite broadcasting company in the Arab World. Over the past 17 years, MBC group has grown to become a well-established media group that enriches people’s lives through information, interaction and entertainment. Based in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, MBC Group includes 7 television channels: MBC1 (general family entertainment), MBC2 and MBC MAX (24-hour movies), MBC3 (children’s entertainment), MBC4 (entertainment for new Arab women), MBC Action (action series and movies), and Al Arabiya (the 24-hour Arabic language news channel); two radio stations: MBC FM (Gulf music), and panorama fm (contemporary Arabic hit music); as well as O3 productions, a specialized documentary production unit, and Middle East News agency (MEN), a news gathering agency. It has also several online platforms: www.mbc.net, www.alarabiya.net, and www.alaswaq.net.