The Dubai, UAE headquartered OTT platform STARZPLAY today announced that it has entered into a long-term deal with Warner Bros. to strengthen its leadership among the SVOD (Subscription Video on Demand) platforms in the MENA region. The following deal with Hollywood studio Warner Bro.s will enable STARZPLAY to stream exclusive content franchises on its platform which will also help it increase its subscribers as well.
As a part of the deal, STARZPLAY will also expand its repository with new DC series. The subscribers will now get access to premium entertainment shows available for the first time in MENA region including Batwoman, Doom Patrol, Swamp Thing, Harley Quinn Animated Series, Supernatural, Castle Rock, Pennyworth, Young Sheldon, O.C, Fringe, Two and a Half Men and more.
Commenting on the deal, Maaz Sheikh, Co-founder & CEO of STARZPLAY in a press statement said,
“We have enjoyed a fruitful relationship with Warner Bros. over the last few years and this new deal takes our association a leap further. This is yet another milestone achievement for us that underlines our commitment to offer unparalleled and exceptional entertainment to our subscribers. Warner Bros. is one of the leading premium Hollywood studios and we are proud to deliver their high-quality content including much sought-after DC series to the region.”
Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, President of Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution said,
“We are pleased to be expanding our existing relationship with the STARZPLAY, exemplifying of our commitment to the Middle East market. This long-term deal means that STARZPLAY will continue to be the digital home for a great selection of our new and classic television series for years to come.”
STARZPLAY is available across 20 countries in the MENA region and Pakistan, a depository of over 10,000 hours of video content which also includes premium movies, shows, and Arabic series. The OTT platform stands at top position among all SVOD channels across the MENA region.