Saudi Arabia’s MBC Group and GEA Announce Talent Show “Saudi Idol”


With filming due to begin next month, the show will air in December this year.

Saudi Arabia’s General Entertainment Authority (GEA) and MBC Group have announced Saudi idola new version of the international reality music competition series Idol talent show television franchise.

“I am pleased to announce a new partnership between GEA and MBC Group to launch Saudi Idol… The program begins in December 2022,” GEA President Turki Al-Sheikh tweeted.

A four-member jury consisting of Saudi singer Aseel Abu Bakr, Emirati singer and actress Ahlam, Syrian singer Asala and Iraqi-Saudi singer and songwriter Majed Al Mohandis, will try to hunt down local talent, mainly in Riyadh, filming to begin. in October.

Announcing the entry into the program, MBC tweeted, “Do you have a beautiful voice and would you like to sing? Do you like to compete and step into the world of limelight and fame? Participate in the greatest singing program. Don’t miss the opportunity, register now.

The Idol The franchise was originally created by Simon Fuller, with many international spin-offs including arab idol. The pan-Arab show was a version of the Idol series Super starwhich aired on Lebanon’s Future TV for five seasons between 2003 and 2018.


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