CELEBRATING LEBANESE TELEVISION AND POP CULTURE
a new BOOK BY ZAVEN KOUYOUMDJIAN
taking Lebanese pop to the world
THE FIRST BOOK OF ITS KIND IN ENGLISH
Pages of news, talk shows, entertainment and series
Iconic and rare
“Lebanon on Screen: The Greatest Moments of Lebanese Television and Pop Culture” is the first book of its kind written in English, documenting the landmark moments and milestones of Lebanese television.
From the country’s first television broadcast in 1959 to the birth of the first Audio Visual Media Law in Lebanon and the Middle East in 1994, this book will tell you the tale of Lebanon the war-zone and Lebanon the dreamland, as well as Lebanon the small country that played a leading cultural role in shaping the larger Arab World.
“Lebanon on Screen” showcases Lebanese television’s most famous and infamous moments, its unforgettable firsts, glamorous golden age icons and legends, and its most memorable heroes and villains, who not only shaped Lebanon as a nation and a state, but also pushed its cultural and social boundaries.
NEWS and TALK SHOWS
For better or worse, here are the Top 30 moments that tell the story of Lebanon across three decades, in its finest and darkest hours.
Nothing could have united, connected, comforted, shocked and inspired the Lebanese like these 30 +2 TV moments.
SERIES: TOP 100
The greatest and most memorable dramas and comedies that shaped Lebanese imagination & kept audiences busy with a story.
90s: NEW BEGINNINGS
The 1990s were a second golden age for Lebanese television… only this time it was bigger, brighter, and on satellite. Here is how it started.
"LEBANON ON SCREEN"
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Mar 21, 2017
Office du Tourisme Libanais - Paris
Mar 23, 2017
Lebanese American University NYC
May 2, 2017
Arab Media Forum Dubai
June 13, 2017