With wide reach, excellent engagement and highly specific targeting, TV advertising is a highly effective medium across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The stations contained below represent a balanced cross section of the most successful stations targeting a range of audiences.
With sound industry knowledge we are well placed to help you create a successful TV ad campaign.
ADVERTISE ON THESE SAUDI ARABIAN TV STATIONS
The Filipino Channel, commonly known as TFC, is a global subscription television channel.
TFC is targeted to Filipino expatriates and their families and has a large and engaged audience among Middle Eastern expats.
Asianet News is a Malayalam news channel, covering national Indian news and is broadcast around the world to expat Indians.
Times Now is a 24-hour English news channel in India which is broadcast to the large number of Indian expats across the Middle East.
ARY Digital is a popular Pakistani television network available in Pakistan, the Middle East, North America and Europe.
It caters to the needs of South Asians and in particular, the Pakistani community.
Geo News TV is a Pakistani TV news channel and the flagship station of the Geo network. It targets the Middle East’s large community of Pakistani expats.
CNBC is an American-based cable news channel that primarily carries business day coverage of US and international markets, following the end of the business day and on non-trading days.
CNBC included a range of popular shows and enjoys high viewership in many countries, including the Middle East, thanks to its excellent credibility.
China Central Television is the predominant state television broadcaster in the People’s Republic of China.
Most of its programmes are a mixture of news, documentary, social education, comedy, entertainment and drama. It is an excellent tool for targeting the Gulf’s growing Chinese population.
Bloomberg is an American-based business news channel. It is distributed globally, reaching over 310 million homes worldwide and is extremely popular amongst business people in the Middle East, due to its premier insight and reputation for high-quality reporting.
MTV is the western world’s foremost music television channel. Emerging from New York, the channel then went on to form various regional sister channels around the world.
What started as a channel airing purely music videos, MTV now combines a large range of popular content from music to reality TV and other entertainment and retains a large following among the Younger population of KSA.
Star Jalsha is a Bengali language general entertainment television channel based in India.
Its programming includes a mix of family dramas, comedies, youth-oriented, reality shows, shows on crime and telefilms. The channel also airs the latest Bengali films. The channel is accessed in the Middle East via the OSN Network.
Gemini TV’s programming includes serials, films, film-based programs, game shows and News. It broadcasts serials, films, live shows, game shows and news.
Surya TV is a Malayalam-language television channel in India, established in 1993.
The channel is a general entertainment channel with programmes in a wide variety of genres including Malayalam and Tamil-language movies, soaps, reality shows, talk shows, news programmes and music-based shows.
Asianet is an Indian general entertainment channel, and the largest broadcasting in the Malayalam language.
It is targeted towards the Malayalam speaking Indian expat community of the Middle East.
Sun TV is a Tamil language TV station and is the most viewed Tamil entertainment channel in India.
This popularity has extended to the Tamil speaking Indian population in KSA.
Launched in March 2005, SAB TV’s mission is to ‘flip every frown, upside down’, and a core brand proposition of ‘Haste Raho, India’, the channel strongly believes in spreading laughter and happiness.
SAB TV, with its impressive line-up of fresh programmes and light-hearted content ranging from daily family comedy to path breaking concepts, is dedicated to promoting an enjoyable ‘family-viewing’ experience.
OSN Series First is the ultimate destination for the most talked-about TV series. OSN’s flagship channel brings them to you within 24 hours of the world premieres.
OSN Series First provides advertisers access to the local and expat families of KSA during prime viewing time resulting in a captive audience and excellent recall and results.
OSN movie premieres straight from Hollywood, OSN Movies First HD TV is the network’s flagship movie station.
With a varied mix of movie content, the channel targets a wide audience and offers unparalleled exposure.
OSN Sport 1 brings the best sporting action from around the world, across its range of channels.
It offers access to a highly captive male sporting audience, offering excellent exposure and high return on investment.
OSN News TV is a 24-hour satellite channel offering exclusively American news programming from ABC, NBC, and MSNBC to U.S. expatriates and other viewers abroad, primarily geared towards an audience in the Arab countries. The channel is available on OSN Network in Middle East and North Africa.
Fann TV offers a unique blend of Arabic musical entertainment bringing viewers concerts, regional artists and talent.
Directly from the cinema screen to the home screen, Cinema 1 TV is an Arabic movie channel presenting a wide range of cinema premieres & contemporary films from all over the region.
Art Aflam 1 TV offers the largest collection of contemporary and classical Arabic movies which showcase the most beautiful stories and interesting romantic and comedy scenarios.
Art Cinema TV brings you the latest Arabic movies directly from the cinema screen, plus two or three of the most famous Arabic movies exclusively every month.
Al Safwa TV is committed, colourful and rich channel, dominated by contemporary speech but retaining the authenticity of the East and the broad interest in culture.
It features events, debating from all political, religious, cultural and literary aspects.
Al Yawm TV is pioneering Arabic channel in style; modern and fast rhythm, distinct and specialised, blending unique options in entertainment programmes.
Featuring debates, meetings, celebrities, hair styles, hobbies, fashion, automotive, tourism and home decoration.
Zee Cinema TV, the ultimate Hindi movie destination on TV, was launched in 1995. It reaches out to 194 million individuals across India and the count of expat Indian households the channel reaches is more than 5 million across America, Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan, Asia Pacific and rest of Africa.
Comedy Central TV is an undisputed leader in comedy around the globe with a presence in more than 120 countries, a deep library of international content and an increasing commitment to local productions.
UTV Movies is a new age Hindi movie channel which draws on the universal passion for Bollywood fare among expat Asians.
The channel promises to deliver instant doses of unrestrained entertainment that encourages the viewer to relax and unwind, expressed creatively through the brand philosophy of ‘Sooch Mat, Seethi Maar’.
Star World is a 24-hour Asian English language that mostly syndicates popular shows from the United States, the United Kingdom and sometimes Australia to appeal to the English-speaking South East Asian population.
Showcasing lifestyle gurus, innovative designers, fashion experts and chefs from around the world, Fine Living TV is full of fun, fresh ideas for every corner of your life.
From Giada De Laurentiis, the resident expert of Italian cooking, to Vern Yip, home designer extraordinaire, Fine Living’s line-up is fronted by the most credible and refreshing hosts to help you design your life.
A channel showcasing the wondrous world around us through a range of themed travel related shows and series.
&TV is a Hindi language entertainment channel Launched in March 2015.
It broadcasts a range of popular TV shows like Gangaa, Agent Raghav – Crime Branch, Santoshi Maa, Bhagyalaxmi and Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum
Star Plus TV is a Hindi language general entertainment television channel based in India.
It is part of 21st Century Fox’s Star India network, and shows include a mix of family dramas, comedies, youth-oriented, reality shows, shows on crime and telefilms
Set Middle East TV is an Asian channel offering its viewers a distinctive blend of entertainment programmes twenty-four hours a day including news, cricket, soap operas, dramas, sit-coms, concerts and South Asian movies.
Colours TV is a Hindi channel dedicated to promoting ‘Cohesive viewing’ from fiction, format and reality shows to bollywood blockbuster movies.
Hum TV Middle East is Pakistan’s premier TV channel, geared towards providing quality Urdu entertainment TV programmes for the entire family.
Rishtey TV is a free-to-air Hindi TV channel. The channel broadcasts re-runs of programming.
The rebroadcasts include some programmes of Pakistani channels, such as Humsafar, Colors channels, Cartoon channels, MTV channels and NDTV Imagine channels. It also broadcasts programs from Europe.
Featuring the best Arabic television series from the Middle East, Series Channel TV presents the most famous television productions from drama to comedy and from melodrama to historical.
Star Bharat TV is a Hindi language Indian television channel based in India, which is fully owned by 21st Century Fox.
Star Bharat programs are mainly focused on the day to day entertainment, targeting South East Asian Expats.
Al Arabiya News Channel was launched in 2003 and soon became the source of choice for Arabs seeking credible news and information about the Middle East and the world beyond.
With an extensive global network of correspondents and reporters Al Arabiya News Channel provides its audiences with the latest updates, scoops, interviews and exclusives.
MBC ACTION launched in 2007 with the latest action packed movies, dramas and thrillers targeting young Arab males.
MBC4 launched in 2005 and is the Arab world’s first channel exclusively geared towards young Arab families with women’s interests at its core.
MBC4 prides itself on producing local flagship shows, namely Arabs Got Talent – which is based on the international franchise – as well as Your Face Sounds Familiar.
The channel also broadcasts the latest top-rated Western entertainment shows.
MBC BOLLYWOOD was launched October 2013. The channel delivers a fresh approach to Bollywood by offering the region a combination of the newest Bollywood content along with culturally relevant daily drama series and premium celebrity magazine shows from the Indian subcontinent.
The content has also been made relevant to the region via dubbing in Arabic
Moreover, movies and series have all been cherry-picked for originality, significance and relevance to Arab audiences.
MBC VARIETY launched in 2013. This channel broadcasts an exciting mix of western premium TV series, talk shows, soaps and movies.
Another feature of MBC Variety is the option to watch the dubbed shows in English with Arabic sub-titles.
MBC3 was launched in 2004 and is the kid’s entertainment channel.
It delivers a programming mix of children’s education and entertainment that connects with, and stimulates, the imagination of Arab kids aged between 3 to 13 years.
During the span of the past ten-year, MBC3 proved to be the No. 1 Arabic kids Channel.
MBC MAX was launched in 2008 as MBC Group’s second 24-hour movie channel, which caters to a younger audience.
The channel delivers a family viewing experience and airs Western comedy, action, drama and romantic movies.
MBC 2 was launched in January 2003 and is now positioned as the “first and #1 free-to-air non-stop channel in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Channel offers daily themed nights and has become Hollywood’s preferred platform for delivering movie news to audiences around the Arab world.
Middle East Broadcasting Corporation (MBC1) is an Arabic Free to Air TV Satellite Channel, broadcasts 24 hours.
The channel provides the Arab viewers with a wide range of programs, news, reality TV shows and different kind of serials.
MBC 1 is the first independent Pan Arab satellite channel to be launched and it’s ranking as one of the most watched Arab channels, making it the first choice for the family channels in the region.
MBC Drama is a family entertainment channel dedicated to Arabic drama series 24/7.
The channel features Gulf, Syrian, Egyptian Dramas, as well as Turkish, Mexican and Indian dubbed series.
MBC Drama is distinguished by two additional repeats throughout the day, which offers its viewers the choice of time.
MBC+ Power is an entertainment channel for Africa offering exclusive WWE shows, express from the U.S., and much more Tuff-Guy TV.
It is the start of a new Pay TV bouquet for Sub-Saharan Africa offering premium content at an affordable price.
MBC+ Drama viewers have advantages to watch Arabic, Hindi and Turkish drama series for the first time before any other channel only through the GOBX receiver.
The Channel offers the latest series and exclusive shows without ads.
MBC Masr 2 launched in October 2014, in a bid to provide the Egyptian audience with superior quality entertainment.
The channel broadcasts variety of sports and entertainment shows, in addition to live coverage of some of the Egyptian league’s football matches.
MBC Masr is launched on November 9th, 2012.
The channel provides Egyptian viewers with refined entrainment, which targets their diverse concerns and tastes through a careful selection of programs, dramas, series, movies and documentaries.