Fox (Middle East)
Fox is a Middle Eastern version of the US network of the same name jointly owned by Rotana Entertainment and Fox International Channels within digital only. Fox was named Fox Series from 2008 to February 28, 2011. Fox was launched on March 1, 2011. The first show to premiere is MasterChef Australia.The channel is also available in Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan and Tajikistan.
In 2006, Sky TV was launched. In 2008, Fox was named Fox Series, bringing top-rated American shows from companies such as Fox and ABC. All shows were subtitled in Arabic while the audio is in English. Fox Series was owned by Rotana Entertainment and Fox International Channels which also own Fox Series' sister channel Fox Movies.
In 2011, Fox Series announced that starting March 1, 2011 Fox Series would be rebooted as Fox with new shows, new seasons and that all shows would dubbed with dual audio option.
The first dubbed broadcast was MasterChef Australia. Due to complaints about Arabic-dubbing, during Glee's premiere on Fox, the language was changed from Arabic to English. Two days later, the network announced that English would be its main language, but that viewers could switch to Arabic. No subtitles (except Glee musical numbers) would be shown.
|Name of Series||Current||Dubbed/Subtitled|
|Harry and the Hendersons||Not||Subtitled|
|Brothers & Sisters||Not||Dubbed|
|According to Jim||Current||Dubbed|
|Legend of the Seeker||Not||Subtitled|
|Raising the Bar||Not||Subtitled|
|Sons of Anarchy||Not||Subtitled|
|The Amazing Race||Not||Subtitled|
|The Wanda Sykes Show||Not||Subtitled|
|America's Funniest Home Videos||Not||Subtitled|
|Life on Mars||Not||Subtitled|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Not||Subtitled|
|The Walking Dead||Not||Subtitled|
|Lie to Me||Not||Dubbed|
|Jdeed O Mofeed||Current||Dubbed|
|Better Off Ted||Current||Dubbed|
|The Ex List||Current||Dubbed|
|Ruby & The Rockits||Not||Subtitled|
|Recipe For Life||Not||Subtitled|
- Fox Movies (launched May 1, 2008)
- FOX (launched 2006)
- FX launched in Summer 2011 (between June and July) as a new member of the FOX Middle East Family.
- Fox Sports
- Fox News
- National Geographic Abu Dhabi
- Fox Broadcasting Company
- Rotana Entertainment
- Fox International Channels
- Fox Series
- Fox Movies
- FX TV
- "Fox Movies launches in the Middle East". May 8, 2008.
- "Fox International Channels brings Fox Series to the Middle East". December 2, 2008.
- FOX Middle East website English
- FOX Middle East website Arabic
- Fox's official Facebook page