Al ‘Mamnou’ satellite TV channel begins test transmission

AMMAN (Petra) — A new independent satellite TV channel, Al Mamnou’ (taboo), has started its test transmission from Jordan on Nile Sat. Walid Hadidi, chairman of the channel’s board of directors, said the station is concerned with presenting social issues in a transparent and bold way. Al Mamnou’ will broadcast local and Arabic dramas, in addition to programmes that tackle a variety of issues, Hadidi said.

Source: [The Jordan Times]

I wonder how far this channel will go in challenging taboos and crossing ‘red’ lines. Let’s wait and see, although I have to admit I’m not optimistic.