To Strengthen Content Leadership, STARZPLAY Announces Long-Term Deal With Warner Bros.
Underpinning its dedication to offering an unmatched viewing experience and addressing customer demand, STARZPLAY, the leading subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, has declared a multi-year deal with leading Hollywood studio Warner Bros. The deal allows STARZPLAY to bring new and exclusive content franchises to the platform as well as extend present ones for its one million plus subscribers throughout MENA and Pakistan.
As part of the deal, STARZPLAY will extend the world of DC with new series for subscribers to enjoy watching anytime, anywhere and on any device. STARZPLAY subscribers will have constant access to Warner Bros. Diverse range of top-rated award-winning TV series with some episodes airing just hours after they premiere in the US.
Maaz Sheikh, Co-founder and CEO, STARZPLAY, stated that, “We have experienced a healthy relationship with Warner Bros. over the previous few years and this new deal takes our association a leap further. This is yet another milestone achievement for us that underline our dedication to offer unparalleled and unprecedented entertainment to our subscribers. Warner Bros. is one of the leading premium Hollywood studios and we are proud to deliver their high-quality content such as much sought-after DC series to the region.”
Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, President, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution, stated that “We are delighted to be extending our present relationship with the STARZPLAY, exemplifying of our dedication to the Middle East market. This long-term deal means that STARZPLAY will remain to be the digital home for a great selection of our new and classic television series for upcoming years.”
STARZPLAY subscribers will have the opportunity to access Warner’s premium portfolio which includes exclusive series from the DC universe available for the first time in the MENA region such as Batwoman, Doom Patrol, Swamp Thing and Harley Quinn Animated Series. In addition, subscribers can also access premium boxsets such as Supernatural, Castle Rock, Pennyworth and Young Sheldon and binge watch full boxsets of classic TV series such as The O.C, Fringe and Two and a Half Men.
Available in 20 countries throughout the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan, with more than 10,000 hours of content such as premium movies, exclusive and Arabic series, STARZPLAY has also secured its place as the number one SVOD player in the MENA region.