Yu-Gi-Oh! Series Land on MBC3 in the Middle East
NEW YORK – April19, 2016: 4K Media has inked a broadcast deal with MBC Group that will bring three Yu-Gi-Oh! series to MBC3, including the premiere of the all-new Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V in the MENA region.
Through the agreement, MBC3 has licensed the entire library of Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, as well as Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL and the first two seasons of the all-new Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V. The specialized children’s edutainment channel will air Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters on both its English and Arabic feeds.
“We are absolutely thrilled to work with MBC in bringing the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise back to the children of the Middle East,” said Kristen Gray, the senior VP of operations and business and legal affairs at 4K Media. “This is an incredible opportunity to expand the fan base for Yu-Gi-Oh! and to introduce the fun adventures the new series provides to MBC’s pan-regional Arabic-speaking audience.”
4K Media is a subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment that manages the licensing and marketing of the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand outside of Asia.
Source: YW news services, worldscreen.com