Fire at Orbit Showtime Network suspend TV Channels

OSNA small fire at the headquarters of the Orbit Showtime Network in Dubai has resulted in a temporary suspension of a number of popular television channels.

Around 44 OSN television channels were temporarily suspended following a fire and a subsequent power shortage at the broadcast centre in Dubai’s Media City.

Following message is posted at OSN website:

OSN – Orbit Showtime Network wishes to advise that an incident at our broadcast centre in Dubai resulted in a small fire, with no injury to staff or facilities. However a subsequent power failure has resulted in some channels not being broadcast currently.


Normal services will resume as quickly as possible, in the meantime the following 44 channels together with all Free to Air channels are broadcasting as normal, click here to view channels. The remaining channels are currently broadcasting unscheduled material while we work to return them to normal broadcast.


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