Key Aspects of New Middle East Version Get Lost in Translation
By JAKE TAPPER and AVERY MILLER, ABCNews.com
‘The Simpsons’ has been exported overseas to the Arab world as ‘Al Shamshoon.’
(Oct. 18) — After 17 seasons of entertaining U.S. audiences, “The Simpsons” can now be seen on Arab television. While U.S. foreign policy is not always a hit overseas, there is a huge audience for American popular culture.
So the Arab satellite network MBC is bringing the cartoon saga of Springfield to the heart of the Arab world. “The Simpsons” has been exported overseas and is now called “Al Shamshoon.”
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