Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 14 June 2020: OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, is excited to announce that viewers can watch 12 of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA TV) nominated films and series on both OSN Direct-to-Home and OSN Streaming, with further content set to air this September.
Chernobyl leads the way for this year’s BAFTA TV Awards and BAFTA TV Craft Awards after being recognized in 14 categories while Killing Eve scored four nominations including Jodie Comer for Leading Actress, Editing: Fiction, Original Music and Production Design. Also, His Dark Materials scored nominations within five categories including Costume Design, Photography & Lighting: Fiction, Sound: Fiction, Special, Visual & Graphic Effects and Titles & Graphic Identity.
The full list of BAFTA TV nominated films and series available on OSN include the following:
- CHERNOBYL – 14 nominations
- HIS DARK MATERIALS – five nominations
- KILLING EVE – four nominations
- SUCCESSION – two nominations (back in September)
- GENTLEMAN JACK – two nominations (back in September)
- LOVE ISLAND – two nominations
- THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW – two nominations
- GAME OF THRONES – two nominations
- CORONATION STREET – two nominations
- EMMERDALE – one nomination
- BEECHAM HOUSE – one nomination
- EUPHORIA – one nomination (back on July 5th)
Commenting on the nominations, Rolla Karam, VP of Acquisition & Head of Arabic Programming said, “OSN is all about bringing exclusive entertainment content to the region and we are excited that a dozen of the BAFTA TV nominated films and series are available or returning to OSN. It truly gives us great pleasure to see the content we selected to bring to the network be recognized by BAFTA and we look forward to the awards ceremony for the announcement of additional award-winning content on OSN.”
The BAFTA TV Awards will be held virtually on Friday, July 31 and the BAFTA TV Craft Awards are scheduled for Friday, July 17. For the full list of the content showing on BAFTA-nominated content showing on OSN, see the Editor’s note below.
OSN content is available to watch through an OSN subscription on television or by OSN Streaming. New subscribers can enjoy a free trial of the service for seven days and is available on osn.com, IOS and Android mobile apps, Apple TV, Android TV and Samsung and LG TVs.
OSN is the region’s leading entertainment network with the rights to broadcast into 17 countries across the MENA. The company is owned and operated by Panther Media Group, registered in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and has two shareholders, KIPCO and the Mawarid Group Limited.
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