Comedy takes centre stage on OSN this March

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Published March 9th, 2015 - 04:54 GMT
Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Comedy takes centre stage this March on OSN
Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Comedy takes centre stage this March on OSN

OSN, the home of comedy and the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, brings you a month of spectacular comedy this March – because laughter is the best medicine! Tune in to all OSN channels to watch themed comedy nights screening the best new comedy shows, talk shows and movies.

Khulud Abu Homos, Executive Vice President, Programming & Creative Services, OSN said: “There’s no better way to unwind than with your favourite comedy shows, and this month OSN is the true home of comedy with compelling programming that’s guaranteed to tickle everyone’s funny bone. We are committed to delivering the strongest programming proposition to our subscribers every day of every week, with exciting new content that’s exclusive to our channels.”

Start your week with workplace-themed comedy nights every Sunday on OSN Comedy First HD from 7pm KSA. Enjoy back to back laughs with new season premieres of Brooklyn Nine-Nine (S2), Men at Work (S3), and all-new episodes of the ever-popular The Mindy Project (S3).

Watch the freshest rib-tickling comedy with brand new series Mulaney (S1), Marry Me (S1), and a Friday night double dose of You’re the Worst (S1). Throughout the month, OSN Comedy First HD will launch new episodes of your favourite comedy greats: The League (S6), Modern Family (S6) – a double bill every Wednesday night from March 18 at 7pm KSA, Brickleberry (S3), and New Girl (S4).

On OSN Movies HD, every Saturday evening brings you a new comedy premiere, starting with hit police comedy sequel, 22 Jump Street, starring Channing Tatum and Johan Hill.

Monday nights on OSN Movies Comedy HD is ‘Boy’s Night In’ – jam-packed with laugh-a-minute movies, such as Anchorman 2, The Hangover 3, Last Vegas, and Grown Ups 2. Every Tuesday from 8pm KSA, tune in for a ‘Crazy Duo Double Bill’, featuring films like Ride Along, Pineapple Express, and Step Brothers, while Wednesday’s ‘Comedy Icons Double Bill’ theme night is dedicated to legendary comedians, will films starring heavyweight funnymen (and women!) including Jim Carrey, Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, and Tina Fey.

If you’re looking for something a little more serious to sink your teeth into this month, then OSN First HD has a line-up of new seasons to entice you – including the highly acclaimed political dramas House of Cards (S3), and Scandal (S4), as well as sci-fi action favourite, Helix (S2).

OSN Movies Box Office HD is also packing a hefty punch with its 9pm KSA premieres this March, featuring three new titles within months of their cinema release. Watch Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway star in blockbuster sci-fi adventure Interstellar, while the laughs continue in Horrible Bosses 2 and Penguins of Madagascar, the star-studded spin-off of the popular ‘Madagascar’ films.

Adding to the enjoyment of comedy in April will be Tonight is Madness; a sketch comedy and improvisation television show hosted by Abdullah Bin Haider which features A-list celebrities that lead two teams of aspiring comedians each week as they compete against each other playing a variety of outrageous games. Viewers can watch this fun-filled show exclusively on OSN Yahala! HD. Plus, look forward to an Arabic comedy movie premiere every Friday at 9pm KSA.

Background Information


OSN is the ultimate destination for the widest choice of brand new premium Western, Arabic, South Asian (Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Malayalam and Tamil) and Filipino entertainment in the Middle East and Africa. 

OSN is the home of nearly 140 channels filled with great value entertainment, offering viewers in the MENA region exclusive access to the latest blockbuster movies, top rated series, sports, documentaries, news, kid’s entertainment and live talk shows. The movie offering includes over a 100 uncut and uninterrupted movie premieres a month so viewers can watch them the way they were meant to be watched.


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