This New Sitcom Follows the Lives of Saudi Students in America, and We Love It

This New Sitcom Follows the Lives of Saudi Students in America, and We Love It

by Reem Tolba

  A new type of sitcom is being aired on MBC that goes by the name of Cut. Directed by Osama Alkhurayji, the sitcom tells the story of five diverse Saudi students consisting of males, females, conservatives and liberals who are struggling to pursue film-making in the States.   Cut, indeed, has been gaining a […]

Why Yasser Galal Is the Better Brother

Why Yasser Galal Is the Better Brother

by Farah Andil

Ahmed and Karim Fahmy, Maha and Ezzat Abo Ouf, Amy and Donia Samir Ghanim; the Egyptian cinema scene has been dominated by brothers and sisters for a very long time. Sometimes they resemble one another, other times they don’t — Ramez and Yasser Galal are the latter.     Ramez Galal is known for his annual Ramadan prank shows that started […]

7 Things You Need to Know About Your New Arab Idol

7 Things You Need to Know About Your New Arab Idol

by Raghda Elsayed

Millions of Arabs tuned in on Saturday to watch as the new Arab Idol’s announced. And after a long vocal battle, the 23-year-old Palestinian Christian singer Yacoub Shaheen was announced the winner.   Other than being a brilliant singer, Shaheen is a very interesting character. We gathered up some very important things you need to […]

Movie Guru Raya Shares Her 2017 Oscar Predictions with Us

Movie Guru Raya Shares Her 2017 Oscar Predictions with Us

  Raya Abirached (a.k.a. the person who has the most wanted job on the planet) has been covering the Oscars for movie channel MBC2 for more than a decade. She spends her days watching, talking, and breathing movies. Hence us consulting her on arguably the most anticipated film award show of the year, The Oscars. Abirached […]

This Egyptian Guy Received 1500 Marriage Proposals in 48 Hours and Here’s Why

This Egyptian Guy Received 1500 Marriage Proposals in 48 Hours and Here’s Why

  Facebook group “Sortak W Enta Soghayar” got out of control when 22-year-old Egyptian student from Zagazig, Mohamed Maghraby, posted a picture of himself in it. Within 48 hours, the Egyptian internet’s thirst flew through the roof; with thousands of girls sending him marriage proposals, friend requests and love messages.     His picture amassed over […]

‘Evil Dead’ Was on MBC2 Last Night and Egypt Freaked Out

‘Evil Dead’ Was on MBC2 Last Night and Egypt Freaked Out

MBC 2 aired the 2013 supernatural horror film Evil Dead last night and it went viral for no absolute reason than avwara. Literally everyone in Egypt freaked the eff out. People actually went out of their way to create memes while watching the movie. Some updated their statuses and expressed how afraid they were and some went […]

You’ll Want to Be an Egyptian After Watching Sherine’s Performance

You’ll Want to Be an Egyptian After Watching Sherine’s Performance

You can criticize Sherine on The Voice after she banged that red button with her shoes as much as you want, but when it’s vocals time and this woman hits those insane notes, the world goes still. Last night, Sherine, one of the judges on the TV show The Voice, serenaded us with “Bilady, Bilady, Bilady”, […]

‘The Voice on Tour’ Comes to Dubai

‘The Voice on Tour’ Comes to Dubai

If you’re in the Emirates and you’re a fan of MBC’s singing competition, The Voice, put April 30th and May 1st on your calendar because The Voice on Tour is coming to Dubai. On April 30th, there will be a ‘meet and greet’ with last season’s seven finalists along with the winner, Sattar Sa’ad, at […]

South Korean TV Shows that Should Be Aired on MBC

South Korean TV Shows that Should Be Aired on MBC

With the recent flow of South Korean TV shows airing on MBC 4 and MBC Action, it’s about time the Middle East got to know more about all things South Korean – from culture, to food, lifestyle and more. And short of hopping on a plane, what other way can you experience South Korea if […]