DUBAI: OSN has announced that it is strengthening its partnership with HBO by extending its exclusive licensing agreement, which cements the media platform’s position as the exclusive home for HBO programming across the Middle East and North Africa region.
As part of the deal, complete boxsets of HBO series such as “Game of Thrones,” “The Sopranos,” “Sex and the City,” “The Wire,” and more will be exclusively available on OSN Streaming.
Other shows such as “Euphoria,” “Westworld,” “Barry” and “His Dark Materials,” which have new seasons coming out this year, will be available on OSN in the MENA region at the same time as their global premieres.
The deal will also see OSN mark the 20th anniversary of the release of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by making all eight “Harry Potter” films available to subscribers in 2022.
“HBO is the most respected name in global television, and we couldn’t be more pleased to extend and expand our longstanding partnership. Together with the addition of an incredible line-up of Warner Bros. movies and series to our customers, this deal continues to demonstrate OSN’s commitment to bringing more of the world’s very best TV to OSN’s customers” said Nick Forward, managing director of streaming and chief content officer at OSN.