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MBC extends talent show rights with FremantleMedia

Tuesday 21 October 2014 | 12:40 CET | News
FremantleMedia International has concluded a multi-year deal with Arab media conglomerate MBC Group that will see both the pan-Arab versions of Idol and Got Talent recommissioned for three further seasons. In addition, MBC Group has taken the pan-Arab format rights to the Syco TV-created hit entertainment format The X Factor and the fashion competition Project Runway for three seasons each. In 2013, Arab Idol attracted global media interest as singer Mohammed Assaf, a former wedding singer from Gaza, was declared the winner of the second season. The MENA region united as Assaf's finale

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