MBC to broadcast third season of Arabic show ‘Ahlan Simsim’ in Middle East

Ahlan Simsim, the award-winning children’s show from the creators of Iftah Ya Simsim and Sesame Street shows around the world, is back on the screens for a third season for children across the Middle East. 

Premiered on February 28, the new season follows Basma, Jad, and Ma’zooza who, along with familiar friends Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Grover, share relatable stories with children. The show will broadcast daily on MBC3 from Sunday to Thursday at 1:00 PM KSA. 

The Executive Producer of Ahlan Simsim, Khaled Haddad,said, “It’s more important than ever to help children and families embrace playful learning and adaptability to overcome the challenges of today and those of the future. The new season puts children’s feelings and long-term wellbeing in focus, with lessons designed to build crucial skills for school and life, all with the humour and joy that Ahlan Simsim is known for.”

On the other hand, the Managing Director of Ahlan Simsim, René Celaya, declared, “Ahlan Simsim was created in the region for today’s children. As with every season of Ahlan Simsim, our show responds to their current needs and experiences, providing the skills they need to grow smarter, stronger, and kinder in a changing world. We are so proud to share this locally grounded, socially relevant show that encourages children to be enthusiastic and adaptable learners.”

Ahlan Simsim episodes will also be accessible on regional and national TV stations, including Rotana Kids, Roya TV and Jordan TV in Jordan, Sat 7 Kids, Nour Sat and Tele Liban in Lebanon, Al Sumaria and UTV in Iraq, and NRT 3 in the Kurdish Region of Iraq (in Kurdish).

Source: BroadcastPro ME