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.

Current programs include Brothers & Sisters, GREEK, Glee, Ugly Betty, MasterChef Australia, CSI: Miami and Joweed W Mofeed Fox's original series For Women Only.


Name of Series Current Dubbed/Subtitled
Nip/Tuck Not Subtitled
seaQuest DSV Not Subtitled
Crusoe Not Subtitled
ER Current Dubbed
Amazing Stories Not Subtitled
Harry and the Hendersons Not Subtitled
The Simpsons Not Subtitled
Desperate Housewives Not Dubbed
Stargate SG-1 Not Subtitled
CSI: Miami Current Dubbed
CSI: NY Not Dubbed
Brothers & Sisters Not Dubbed
Kyle XY Not Subtitled
Boston Legal Not Subtitled
Firefly Not Subtitled
Ugly Betty Current Dubbed
Mental Not Subtitled
The Listener Not Subtitled
Greek Current Dubbed
According to Jim Current Dubbed
Criminal Minds Not Subtitled
Scrubs Current Dubbed
Ghost Whisperer Current Dubbed
Legend of the Seeker Not Subtitled
Raising the Bar Not Subtitled
Dirt Not Subtitled
Castle Current Dubbed
Lincoln Heights Not Subtitled
Sons of Anarchy Not Subtitled
Samantha Who? Not Subtitled
The Amazing Race Not Subtitled
Gary Unmarried Not Subtitled
Dollhouse 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
Glee Current Dubbed
Lie to Me Not Dubbed
MasterChef Australia Current Dubbed
Jdeed O Mofeed Current Dubbed
Better Off Ted Current Dubbed
Private Practice Current Dubbed
The Ex List Current Dubbed
Modern Family Current Dubbed
Ruby & The Rockits Not Subtitled
Army Wives Current Dubbed
Recipe For Life Not Subtitled


See also


  1. ^ "Fox Movies launches in the Middle East". May 8, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Fox International Channels brings Fox Series to the Middle East". December 2, 2008. 

External links

  • FOX Middle East website English
  • FOX Middle East website Arabic
  • Fox's official Facebook page
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