Arabic TV channels now available in the United States can enhance the viewing pleasure of many Arab Americans. Keeping up with events in their homeland is as easy as turning on the tv. There are a lot of channels available now from Directv and Dish Network. So for those who are not aware of them, I will list the Arabic channels here.
ABU DHABI is a 24-hour-a-day Arabic-language general entertainment channel, is considered to be one of the most respected channels in the Middle East. Abu Dhabi offers the Arab-Americans an exciting lineup of diverse programming including news, current affairs, movies, fashion, sports and much more.
AL ARABIYA is a top ranked 24-hour-a-day Pan Arab news channel catering to the Arab audience worldwide. Al Arabiya’s news programming includes politics, business, current affairs, finance updates and sports highlights.
AL JAZEERA 24-hours-a-day and exclusively on DISH Network, Al Jazeera is the top Arabic news channel in the Middle East that offers news from around the world. Al Jazeera has a wide selection of documentaries and uncensored political talk shows.
AL ZIKR a family oriented radio channel providing 24 hours of cultural programming with focus on history, language, habits and religion. The programming includes live talk shows covering a variety of subjects and events and Al Zikr covers valuable cultural Arab events from many locations in the Arab world linking the Arab and Moslem immigrants with their homeland.
ART AMERICA provides a unique blend of Arabic and multi-language programming consisting of mini-series, dramas, movies, sports (live and recorded soccer events directly from the Middle East) and talk shows.
ART MOVIES features Arabic-language programming from Egypt, Lebanon and different regions of the Middle East. ART Movies offers newly released and classical movies, mini-series, dramas and talk shows such as “Sahraa.”
ART MUSIC radio channel consists of modern and classical Arabic music, talk shows and interviews with new and established performers in the Arabic music industry.
DANDANA TV is a 24-hour-a-day Arabic music video channel broadcast from the U.S. Through its hip shows, music videos and coverage of major Arab-American events, Dandana TV is the pop culture face of the DISH Network Arabic bouquet.
DUBAI SATELLITE CHANNEL offers variety television entertainment from the United Arab Emirates that includes top sporting events, the latest news, movies, documentaries and TV series.