• Publication date: December 19, 2011

MBC2 to air Oscar winning movie “Slumdog Millionaire” Firstly on TV

MBC announced today that it acquired the rights to air the Oscar Award Winning movie for Best Picture, Slumdog Millionaire, and to air it on MBC2 later on in the year.

MBC announced today that it acquired the rights to air the Oscar Award Winning movie for Best Picture, Slumdog Millionaire, and to air it on MBC2 later on in the year. Slumdog Millionaire received seven other awards including Best Director and Best Cinematography.

“Slumdog Millionaire is a truly wonderful movie that was achieved with remarkable talent and beauty , and we believe that our viewers will be hugely entertained by it, “ said Tim Riordan , Group TV Director at MBC Group .

“ MBC2 is very excited to be the first Free-to-Air channel to broadcast an Oscar Best Picture movie in the same year of its release, reaching more than 60 million viewers across the Middle East and North Africa.