As part of Dubai-based MBC group, O3 maintains offices in Dubai, Cairo and Istanbul to monitor and pursue all of the company’s activities in producing, acquiring and distributing drama content in the Middle East and across the globe. O3 built its reputation in producing documentaries and corporate films. O3 excelled quickly in creating a large library consisting of distinguished and popular films. In 2007, O3 took the lead in introducing Turkish drama to the region – a trend that proved popular and lucrative beyond expectations. Starting in 2010, O3 focused on producing Arabic drama series and succeeded in creating a number of critically acclaimed and widely popular works that established the company’s solid reputation and thereby ranked it as a serious player in the Arabic drama market worldwide

O3‘s track record in the world of drama include:

  • First gulf telenovela consisting of 90 episodes: bayna al hob walmady
  • First Arab telenovela: Ruby
  • The first Egyptian telenovela, 120 episodes: al montankem
  • The biggest Arab historical series: Omar
  • The longest Dubai-based pan Arab drama starring young Arab faces-04
  • The most stunning Egyptian period drama: sarayaabdeen
  • Biggest gulf comedies: wifi and abulmalayeen


In a few years, O3 was able to multiply its annual drama production many times over, which resulted in creating an impressive track record that consists of hundreds of television drama hours.