Stream­ing Re­gional

Forbes Middle East - - CONTENTS -

Since the launch of House of Cards—the first Net­flix self-com­mis­sioned orig­i­nal—the en­ter­tain­ment ser­vice has quickly trans­formed from be­ing a plat­form that streamed the con­tent of oth­ers, to be­ing a pow­er­house in cre­at­ing its own pro­grams. Now, in an ef­fort to gain more ground lo­cally, and with the video stream­ing mar­ket in MENA set to grow rapidly up to 2021 ac­cord­ing to HIS Markit, Net­flix is in­vest­ing heav­ily in pro­duc­ing re­gional con­tent.

Hav­ing ear­lier this year re­leased the Ara­bic se­ries JINN to mixed re­views, the stream­ing gi­ant has an­nounced that two more orig­i­nal Ara­bic shows are premier­ing in 2019. Here are three se­ries to add to your watch list:

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