Paramount channel to launch in the Middle East

Paramount channel operated by Viacom International media Networks, is launching in partnership with OSN, a Pay TV service,  a new channel to cover the Middle East. The content will contain classic movie from Paramount such as Pulp fiction or Forrest Gump.

The new channel will enjoy the legacy of the studio which is materialized by their production such as classic horror movie Friday the 13th or dramas like Titanic. Rafael Annechino, Executive Vice President and Managing Director for Viacom International commented: ”We’ve selected the best content from Paramount’s catalogue, and also behind-the-scenes and exclusive content.”

Question has risen due to the linear format of the future channel with the growing appetite for VOD and SVOD services once again Rafael Annechino declared: “ Of course, not everyone can launch a successful linear channel in the current market. But there are key factors – the brand and the content”.