68th Emmys live and exclusive only on OSN

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An incredible 49 OSN shows nominated for the honours

68th Emmys live and exclusive only on OSN
68th Emmys live and exclusive only on OSN

Jeddah, KSA: TV-lovers can tune in to this year’s 68th edition of the Emmy Awards featuring several of the world’s most watched television series screened exclusively on OSN, the region’s largest pay-TV network, on 19 September 2016 at 3am KSA.

The ceremony will be aired live on OSN First HD with all the glitz and glamour from the red carpet live on E! Entertainment and OSN Play where it will be streamed live, on 19 September 2016, from 1am KSA.

Shows exclusively on OSN that have been nominated this year include favourites such as Game of Thrones with 23 nods, the highest for any show this year. The hit fantasy drama has been nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, two for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, three for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, two for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series.

Another great series, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story which premiered on OSN First HD – Home of HBO, has clinched an incredible 22 nominations while Saturday Night Live has 16 nominations and is now the most nominated programme in the award’s history with a total of 209.

Other OSN series that received nominations include: Black-ish; Modern Family; Silicon Valley; Veep and Inside Amy Schumer for Outstanding Comedy Series; The Americans for Outstanding Drama Series; Better Call Saul; Downton Abbey; Homeland House Of Cards and Mr. Robot.

For Outstanding Limited Series OSN-aired shows American Crime; Fargo; The Night Manager and Roots are all nominated, whilst for the Outstanding Television Movie category All The Way, Luther and Confirmation are also nominated.

In the Outstanding Variety Talk Series category Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon lead nominations and for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series Inside Amy Schumer; Key & Peele and Saturday Night Live lead the pack.

Younger viewers and families also get to enjoy the best in entertainment on OSN, with shows such as Dog With A Blog and Girl Meets World on The Disney Channel HD both nominated for the Outstanding Children’s Program award.

With the largest roster of Emmy nominated shows in the region, OSN underlines its position as the only destination to watch the latest and most talked about shows, first.

Tune into the Emmy’s exclusively on OSN First HD on September 19th at 3am KSA and catch all the excitement from the red carpet only on E! Entertainment.

About OSN:

OSN is the ultimate destination for the widest choice of brand new premium Western, Arabic, South Asian (Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Malayalam and Tamil) and Filipino entertainment in the Middle East and Africa.

OSN is the home to over 150 channels and services filled with great value entertainment, offering viewers in the MENA region exclusive access to the latest blockbuster movies, top rated series, sports, documentaries, news, kid’s entertainment and live talk shows. The movie offering includes over a 100 uncut and uninterrupted movie premieres a month.

OSN boasts the most comprehensive portfolio of exclusive rights from all the major studios including Warner Brothers, Paramount, Fox, Disney, Sony, MGM, NBC Universal, HBO and DreamWorks and offers access to the world’s leading television brands including Disney channel, Sky News, Discovery Network and National Geographic.

Launched in August 2013, OSN Pehla brings the best of Bollywood movies and premium cricket, including exclusive telecast rights of international tournaments such as the ICC Cricket World Cup and Indian cricket, through leading sports channels OSN Sports Cricket HD and Ten Cricket.

As the leader in innovation, OSN has changed the TV viewing experience by bringing quality entertainment through 65 High Definition channels and is currently the only network offering a full HD bouquet of channels as well as 3D entertainment in the region.

OSN was the first to launch the OSN DVR HD; the regions first online TV platform, OSN Play; the regions first 3D, HD, internet enabled satellite receiver and recorder, OSN Plus HD and the region’s first VOD service, OSN on Demand offering viewers the opportunity to watch over 1000 movies and 52 latest seasons of the top series, all available in full HD quality and Dolby Digital sound.

September 2012 saw the launch of OSN’s rewards programme, OSN Privileges, offering subscribers money can’t buy experiences, special offers and premium prizes all year round.

Addressing the changing viewing habits of consumers across the region, in May 2014, OSN launched ‘GO’, an online TV service providing subscribers access to thousands of hours of premium entertainment, contract and commitment-free.

The OSN platform is owned and operated by Panther Media Group Limited; a company registered in DIFC, and is owned by KIPCO and Mawarid Group Limited.