OSN launches Arabic health reality show
Dubai, May 11, 2014
Leading pay-TV network, OSN has unveiled a brand-new health reality show specially tailored for Arab viewers.
Saudi Doctors (Atibaa w Akhtar) which premiered on May 1 exclusively on OSN Ya Hala!HD, OSN’s flagship premium Arabic entertainment channel.
A novel concept, Saudi Doctors will shed light on everyday health and lifestyle issues while demystifying common misconceptions and myths in an informative and entertaining reality-themed format.
Reinforcing OSN’s commitment to promoting health and wellbeing across the region as part of its CSR initiative ‘Live More,’ the first episode put the spotlight on the coronavirus – an issue of huge concern across the region. Other episode subjects range from depression and glaucoma to child abuse, white poisons and the importance of orthopedic and mental wellbeing plus, maintaining one’s health during the holy month of Ramadan.
The brand new show will be hosted by renowned doctors, Dr. Abdullah Al kchel (Cardiac Surgeon), Dr. Wael Daghistani (Plastic Surgeon), Dr. Tariq Al Asbali (Ophthalmologist), Dr. Ahmed Bin Nasser (Orthopaedic Surgeon); and Samira Al Ghamdy (psychologist).
Khulud Abu Homos said: “Saudi Doctors is a novel concept and OSN is proud to launch the first health reality show that will not only educate viewers on health and wellbeing but will also encourage positive lifestyle changes in an entertaining format.”
“OSN is committed to developing premium Arabic content with a focus on topical lifestyle issues. We offer the best in Arabic entertainment, first and exclusively on our channels and will continue to invest in premium programming and new concepts for the region. In addition to Saudi Doctors, viewers can also look forward to over 15 brand new shows this Ramadan and an unmatched On Demand service that will house over 30 Arabic drama shows.” - TradeArabia News Service