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Mon, 2014-06-02 22:08

Television satirist Bassem Youssef announced today that his program Al-Bernameg has come to an end, citing threats to his safety and that of the production team among the reasons for the decision. Al-Bernameg, the Arab world's most watched...

Sun, 2014-02-02 16:20

The satellite broadcasting company MBC announced on Saturday that satirist Bassem Youssef would resume his show next Friday on MBC Misr channel. This will be Youssef’s first show after CBC banned the second episode of his third season in late...

Wed, 2013-12-04 22:42

Political satirist Bassem Youssef made a guest appearance on Yousry Fouda’s Akher Kalam program on the privately owned ONTv channel on Wednesday. It was Youssef’s first public appearance since CBC abruptly canceled his popular show, "Al-Bernameg,"...

Thu, 2013-11-28 18:08

Bassem Youssef’s comedy talk show, “Al-Bernameg,” will soon be aired on an Egyptian or Arab channel broadcast from Media Production City, the political satirist declared on Thursday. He denied reports that he had signed a deal with the German...

Sun, 2013-11-24 20:59

The German broadcaster Deutsche Welle announced it was negotiating with Bassem Youssef to host his controversial political show "Al-Bernameg" on Sunday. "DW-cooperation-talks with Egyptian TV-Star Bassem Youssef . But Egyptian reports concerning 300...

Tue, 2013-11-19 17:15

Commercial reasons were behind the recent banning of Bassem Youssef's satirical television show, “Al-Bernameg,” according to Mohamed al-Amin, chair of Future Group, owner of the CBC channel. In an interview with CNN Arabic published on Tuesday, Amin...

Mon, 2013-11-18 22:04

Prosecutors were slated to begin investigating complaints against political satirist Bassem Youssef Monday, but postponed the inquiry for “security reasons”, privately owned Al-Shorouk newspaper reported. Prosecutor General Hesham Barakat ordered...

Sun, 2013-11-17 21:29

Al-Bernameg’s production company has decided to terminate its contract with CBC, the channel which hosted Bassem Youssef’s satirical show and suspended it from airing earlier this month, state newspaper Al-Ahram reported. The company, Q-Soft, said...