Muslim Brotherhood is launching new TV satellite channel
Brotherhood-affiliated Mekameleen TV satellite channel, owned by businessmen with close ties to the group, decided to launch a pilot broadcast of the new channel. The “Mekameleen2” channel will be aired tonight at 9:00 pm (Egypt time).
Mekameleen’s spokesman explained, in a statement, that “Mekameleen 2″will be broadcast on “Nilesat” at HD quality. The full broadcast schedule of the new channel will begin next month. One of the programs on the channel will be a talk show called “Kalam Kabir” (Big Words) hosted by Mohammed Naser.
“Mekameleen2” is the third Brotherhood-owned channel, after Mekameleen was launched three years ago, and Al Watan TV launched last year.