BeIN Media grasps multi-year content deal with CBS International

The pay TV operator of the Middle East and North Africa signed a multi-year content deal with CBS studios International for CBS and CW programmes. CBS’ programs such as MacGyver, The Good Fight, Bull and the Late Show with James Corden will air on the platform for MENA region viewers. 

The deal will cover the first window rights to an array of CBS and The CWs assortment of new series which will be available to BeIN subscribers. This will include the soon to air crime drama ‘Instinct’ starring Alan Cumming, ‘SEAL Team’ the military series and The CW’s new military drama, ‘Valor’. The agreement will also allow BeIN to crunch contents on its VOD platform.

Stephen Tague, EVP Client Relations, EMEA, at CBS Studios International said, “We are excited to be working with the BeIN Media Group on this significant agreement for the MENA region.” He added, “The deal further demonstrates CBS’ ability to produce industry-leading programming that helps drive subscription platforms and entertain audiences around the world.”

BeIN Media Group Deputy CEO Yousef Al-Obaidly commented on the deal “BeIN is extremely pleased to welcome CBS to BeIN network. Through this deal, TV lovers in MENA will be able to watch a wide delection of great series on BeIN Series channel. The agreement cements BeIN’s position as a premium content broadcaster in MENA.”