Finyal Media to launch first original series on podcast in MENA

The Basement, is a fictional, mystery thriller podcast series in the Arabic language, featuring 13-episodes will be launched in September. The drama series will be available in Arabic language and will be based around Fadi Younan, a YouTube star who is looking for fame and success in the Arab world.

The podcast will be available on all podcasting platforms including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anghami, Deezer, Spotify and many more.

Leila Hamadeh, Co-Founder and CEO of Finyal Media, said: “We’re excited to launch the MENA region’s first original scripted drama series for the podcast medium next month. The drama podcast format, which plays out like a movie or a TV series is really growing in popularity, and it lends itself well to engaging storytelling that makes this particular genre of podcasts so captivating. Our new show is a first for the region and we’re excited to be leading the charge with the launch of this series created for Arab youth in the Middle East.”