WAM ABU DHABI, July 16th, 2013 (WAM) -- Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) today announced the re-launch of its TV channels, Abu Dhabi Al Emarat and Abu Dhabi Al Oula, featuring new programme schedules. The re-launch will allow for diverse content and quality programmes to be broadcast to Arab viewers both locally and across the region.
Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Media, said, "This re-launch project was completed following efforts that spanned over a year and involved the development and enhancement of the Company's working processes. This project was completed in stages, the first of which included completing an update of our administrative structure and working policies, as well as a restructuring of the company's departments, in order to ensure maximum efficiency." In a statement released by Abu Dhabi Media, the company stated, "As part of our strategic vision for the company, we will continue working towards developing our offerings, with a focus on providing enriched local content on Abu Dhabi Al Emarat as part of its public service mandate, tailored to the interests of local and regional audiences." Starting December 2nd, 2013, viewers can experience Abu Dhabi Al Emarat and Abu Dhabi Al Oula with their new look and updated programming which coincides with the 42nd anniversary of UAE National Day.
Abu Dhabi Media highlighted in its statement that the re-launch project will include an update of the news output, and the network's flagship news programme, Oloum Al Dar, will broadcast from an all-new studio with upgraded production capabilities. The programme will focus on delivering comprehensive, up-to-date local news coverage from across the seven Emirates.
The upgraded facilities and production capabilities are in partnership with some of ADM's broadcast partners, including: Sky News Arabia, Sky News UK and twofour54, all of which have provided training opportunities for employees pertaining to the latest television technologies and techniques.