Starz Play Arabia has signed a multi-year agreement with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution.
Starz Play Arabia has signed a multi-year agreement with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The deal with one of the worlds largest distributors of feature films, television programmes and animation will enable Starz Play to acquire more premium content from the Hollywood studio.
From January, Starz Play will have access to hit TV shows such as superhero show The Flash, fantasy comic series DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, action-adventure Supergirl, and the mysterious crime drama Blindspot.
Also included in the deal will be the ability to stream on-demand all ten seasons of Friends.
Khaled Benchouche, SVP of Programming & Acquisition at Starz Play, commented: This is a landmark deal which adds some of the most demanded and searched titles to our library. We have been successful in attracting top studios to our platform and we are delighted to work with Warner Bros which is one of the most reputable names in the industry.
Superhero movies and series have always been one of the most popular genres on our platform, and our deal with Warner Bros will enable us to provide amazing TV shows such as The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow to our subscribers. Starz Play is targeting a leadership position within the regional entertainment industry and this deal will help us to become the number one choice for entertainment fans in MENA, Benchouche added.
Jeffrey Schlesinger, President, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution added: “We are pleased to continue our relationship with Starz Play that will now give their subscribers access to several of our marquee series and the opportunity to discover this programs for the first time or catch up on missed episodes.”