Dubai, United Arab Emirates – gulftech– OSN+, home of the most compelling streaming content in the region celebrated the launch of the OSN+ Original Series Suits, based on the NBCUniversal smash-hit TV Series at a glamorous pink Carpet Gala on Tuesday, 22nd of March, 2022. The exclusive pink-carpet event was held at Iconic Dubai location ‘Plaza Terrace Emirates Towers’ overlooking the iconic Museum of the Future; and boasted a show-stopping ensemble of cast including Egyptian superstars Asser Yassin, Ahmed Dawoud, Reem Mostafa, Tara Emad, and Mohamad Shahin, accompanied by Tarek Ganainy, Founder and CEO of Tvision production company.
The exclusive event hosted by the OSN+ team including Sangeeta Desai, CEO of OSN Group, and Nick Forward, MD of OSN+ and Chief Content Officer, welcomed top media from across the MENA region, as well as influencers and OSN Group partners.
The evening commenced with a welcome note from the CEO of OSN Group followed by a word from Nick, MD of OSN+ and CCO. Guests were then captivated by an exclusive sneak-peak of never-before-seen footage from the new OSN+ original TV Series, set to air this Ramadan. The evening resumed in red-carpet fashion, where guests enjoyed a cocktail reception as they rubbed shoulders with Egyptian superstars, influential media figures in the regional broadcast and entertainment landscape, and the OSN+ team.
Nick Forward, Managing Director OSN+, and Chief Content Officer, spoke on this occasion and said: “OSN+ is the home of the world’s very best TV series, and we couldn’t be prouder to be bringing our customers Suits as our first Original Series, and to be launching it at such an iconic location as the Museum Of The Future. At OSN+ we’re partnering with the region’s leading creative talents to create local language stories from world class storytellers, and we look forward to Suits being the first of many more to come.”
Tarek El Ganainy, Founder and CEO of TVision Media Productions, said: “We have been working diligently for many years to reach this moment. I’m extremely proud of the entire cast and creative team for their efforts in transforming this hit series into a wonderful event that the Arab world can resonate with. We look forward to launching the first two seasons this Ramadan, and hope that viewers will equally fall in love with the cast as they bring in their unique touch to the series.”
Suits Arabia is produced by NBCUniversal Formats, a division of Universal Studio Group,in partnership with Cairo-based media production company TVision. Commissioned as an OSN+ Original, it will Air on OSN+ and OSN satellite channels during the month of Ramadan 2022, with one episode released each day.
The highly anticipated adaptation is based on the series created and written by Aaron Korsh. Suits aired on the USA Network for nine seasons from 2011 to 2019 and was produced by UCP, which is part of Universal Studio Group, for USA Network. The Arabic rendition is written by Mohamed Hefzy and Yasser Abdel Mageed, directed by Myriam Ahmadi, and produced by Founder and CEO of TVision Media Productions, Tarek El Ganainy.