By Ashford Fernandez
Syfy is the only science fiction focused TV channel in the Middle East
OSN officially launched the Syfy channel at in the MENA region with a media event in Dubai.
The home for science fiction entertainment, Syfy is the only science fiction-focused TV channel in the Middle East.
The event also showcased Halcyon, a ground-breaking short-form linear virtual reality hybrid series available exclusively on OSN’s Syfy channel in the region.
Halcyon is a futuristic murder mystery that explores the dark side of Virtual Reality (VR). The 15-part series includes 10 short-form episodes, with 5 interactive VR episodes that take the audience deeper into the story.
Viewers can watch the series either on the Oculus Rift or Samusng's Gear VR, and experience the show through an interactive 3D world and discover the evidence for themselves.
Emad Morcos, Chief Content Officer of OSN, added: “Science-fiction enjoys great popularity in the region, especially among youth. The addition of this globally renowned channel only on OSN further defines our credentials as the go-to network for all cutting edge content. Syfy will be a great value addition for our subscribers who seek innovative programming.”
Syfy is available on Channel No 208 exclusively on OSN. For more details, log on to: www.osn.com.