July 31, 2013
If it's labeled "Adult Only", then Egypt's censorship board probably wouldn't be want it included in a Ramadan drama marathon. This year, the board is none too pleased with how many shows slipped through the censorship cracks.
Abeer Sabri is starring in three TV dramas right now, including "Good Mood", but the dancing scenes in “Al Walida Basha” (Mother is a Pasha) are bringing her off-screen drama too!
Two of MENA's top directors have made their way into the 70th Venice Film Festival.
July 29, 2013
A new Saudi satellite channel has been launched specifically for those with the XX chromosome. No Y's allowed!
Times they are a changing, and the Egyptian lineup of shows is a great indicator of just that!
July 25, 2013
In a story about reinventing oneself, Emily Blunt shares why she took the role alongside Colin Firth for the flick that opens in the UAE today!
July 24, 2013
It's that time of year, when peeps in Ramadan turn Nocturnal and tune into their fave new TV shows. Here's a list of the top 5 series that are worth keepin' those lids propped open 'til the early morn.
July 23, 2013
Make way for Egyptian film, baby. Omar Robert Hamilton's award-winning 'Though I Know the River is Dry' and 5 Mosireen documentaries will be at Mosaic Rooms in London this Thursday.
July 22, 2013
It may not be funny but it’s certainly ironic that Rania Youssef is suffering complete exhaustion after commuting to film sets all around Egypt that include the words ‘Flames’ and ‘Heat Wave’ in the titles.
July 21, 2013
The Holy month can’t handle all the provocative parts in the TV drama ‘Hekayat Hayat’, starring Ghada Abdel Raziq, so some channels are making some cuts.
July 16, 2013
'Fast & Furious' fans, get ready 'cause the seventh film's movie auditions are coming to Dubai!
After two major let downs in film and television, Lebanese actress Qamar takes her talent to the stage in the new Egyptian play "Inheritance".
Our in-house American writer and comedian, Brett Weer, has a blast living life here with Arabs and has used his personal cultural mishaps and jokes as inspiration for his starring role in a new comedy series 'My American Neighbor' on Ro'ya TV through Ramadan.
July 15, 2013
No need to open a can of worms that's already been emptied. The new show "Qasr Al Kalam" (Palace of Discussion) was sadly canceled from the Ramadan lineup because the results of the revolution made it obsolete.
Here's a rundown of some of this year's most outrageous Ramadan TV dramas.