Everything you need to know about Ramadan 2016 TV series
Nahed Nasr, Sunday 22 May 2016
Ahram Online brings to you the list of television series to be aired during the upcoming holy month of Ramadan on a variety of channels available in Egypt and the region


Check our guide to Egypt's radio series and programmes during Ramadan 2016 here

Television series:

Mamoun w Shoraka (Mamoun and his Partners)

Genre: Drama comedy
Director: Ramy Emam
Writer: Youssef Maaty
Starring: Adel Imam, Lebleba, Mostafa Fahmi, Tamer Hagras, Sherine
Channels: MBC1 and at MBC Masr at 2.30pm, 8pm, 2am
Storyline: Mamoun (Adel Imam) is a stingy man who deprives his family of everything, therefore they let him alone. Once they discover he is a billionaire, they start a mission to search for his hidden wealth.

The Tsar (The Ceasar)

Genre: Thriller / action drama
Director: Ahmed Nader Galal
Writer: Mohamed Nayer
Staring: Youssef El Sherif, Khaled Zaky, Ahmed Halawa, Yasser Ali Maher, Reham Abdelghafour
Channel: ONTV at 3pm, 7pm, 11pm, 9am
Storyline: Caesar (Youssef El Sherif) is a member of a terrorist group that commits several attacks on civilians. Once Caesar becomes the leader of the group he finds himself followed by the police until they surround him and some of his group members in a Rafah tunnels. He becomes the only survivor.

The Ghoul's Head (Ras El-Ghoul)

Genre: Drama, comedy, thriller
Director: Ahmed Samir Farag
Writers: Sherif Badr Eldin and Wael Hamdy
Starring: Mahmoud Abdelaziz, Mervat Amin, Farouk El Feshawi, Mohamed Al Shakankeery, Heba Abdelghany.
Channel:Al-Nahar at 1am, 3.30pm, 8pm; Al-Nahar Drama at 4am, 11am, 2pm, 9pm
Storyline: Darwish Abd Rabo (Mahmoud Abdelaziz) is a deceitful man who has many victims. The police declare a large sum as a bounty for anyone who catches him, so everyone starts looking for him.

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Promise (Waad)

Genre: Drama
Director: Ibrahim Fakhr
Writer: Mohamed Soliman Abdel Malek
Starring: Mai Ezz Eldein, Youssef Othman, Hend Reda, Hazem Samir, Hamdy Marghany, Hassan Hosny
Channel:MBC Masr 2 at 8pm and 12am
Storyline: Waad (Mai Ezz Eldein) gets involved in complicated relationships, facing dilemmas of making the right choice in life, in terms of relationships. Her destiny crosses with that of other characters around her.

Free Fall (Seqout Hor)

Genre: Crime, mystery, thriller, drama
Director: Chaouki Mejeri
Writers: Wael Hamdy and Mariam Naoum
Starring: Nelly Karim, Donia Maher, Samar Gaber, Mohamed Farrag, Wafaa Sadik
Channels:CBC at 8pm, 12pm, 3.30am and CBC Drama at 7am, 11am, 5pm, 11pm. ONTV, TEN, Alkahera Walnas at 10pm; Dubai 1 at 10pm; Sada Elbalad at 11pm; Dream, El-Mehwar at 12am; Nile Drama at 10pm.
Storyline: Malak (Nelly Kerim) is a psychopath who is accused of murdering her husband and her sister after the crime weapon, a gun, is found with her. When she is arrested the court decides to put her in a psychiatric clinic. She faces many problems inside the clinic until the truth about the murders is revealed at the end.

Fouk Mostawa El-Shobohat (Above Reproach)

Genre: Drama
Director: Hani Khalifa
Writers: Abdalla Hasan and Amin Gamal
Cast: Yousra, Naglaa Badr, Sherein Reda, Karim Fahmy, Zaki Fateen Abdel Wahab, Ahmed Hatem
Channels: CBC at 6am, 10am, 12am; CBC Drama at 3am, 3pm, 8pm; TEN, Al-Kahera Wal-Nas, Sada Elbalad, Dream, El-Mehwar, Dubai One, Egyptian TV, Al-Hayat, Orbit Mosalsalat, Dream
Storyline: Rahma (Yousra) is a sociopath who seems to be kind and normal, but in reality is consciously harming the people around her.

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The Diary of a Very Angry Wife 2 (Yawmiyat Zoga Mafrusa Awy 2)

Genre: Comedy
Director: Ahmed Nour
Writer: Amany Dorgham
Starring: Dalia El-Behery, Khaled Sarhan, Samir Ghanem , Ragaa El-Geddawy, Marwa Abdel Monem. Shaimaa Saif.
Channel:Al-Hayah at 11pm; Dream at 3am; Al Nahar Drama at 7pm; Nile Drama at 10pm.
Storyline: A female journalist and her husband work in the same newspaper, but they have different attitudes towards the 25 January Revolution. They lead a life full of conflict and fights in the workplace and at home.

El Moghany (The Singer)

Genre: Drama, musical
Director: Sherif Sabri
Writer: Ahmed Mohey
Starring: Mohamed Mounir, Rania Farid Shawki, Maysa Maghraby, Mirhan Hussein, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Mohamed Abo Dawood
Channels: Al Hayah at 3pm, 9pm, 4am
Storyline: A musical drama based on the life story of Egyptian pop star Mohamed Mounir. Some of the songs are written for the series and will be released for the first time when it airs.

Marionette

Genre: Crime, thriller, drama
Director: Hossam Abdel Rahman
Writer: Reda El-Wakeel
Starring: Magdy Kamel, Susan Negm Eldein, Aaidah Riyadh, Nehal Anbar, Khaled Mahmoud, Donia
Channel: TBA
Storyline: A businessman's wife is thinking about appearing on a popular television show. The husband intervenes, fearing that his past will be reopened, revealing his involvement in a murder.

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Wedding Song (Afrah El-Qwba)

Genre: Drama
Director: Mohamed Yasine
Writers: scriptwriter Mohamed Amin Rady, based on a novel by Naguib Mahfouz
Starring: Mona Zaki, Sayed Ragab, Gamal Soliman, Sabreen, Rania Youssef, Sawsan Badr
Channels: Al-Nahar at 4am, 9am, 4.30pm, 10pm; Al-Nahar Drama at 3am, 10am, 3pm, 8pm; Orbit Mosalsalat, MBC
Storyline: A theatrical group in the 1970s discover in a reading that the play they will perform is about their own lives and secrets. They refuse to take part in the play but the group leader insists, as his way to salvation. The actors find themselves on stage playing their own real life characters. The story is being told by Tahia Abdou (Mona Zaky), a young actress who joins the group in search of fame.

The Drummer (Al-Tabbal)

Genre: Drama
Director: Essam Nassar
Writer: Hisham Hilal
Starring: Amir Karara, Rojina, Donia, Sabry Abdelmonem, Nabil Issa, Walid Fawwaz
Channel: ONTV at3am and 4pm
Storyline: A drummer who is leading a folk band uses his art to climb the social ladder, be rich, and expand his social network.

Father of the Girls (Abu El-Banat)

Genre: Drama Comedy
Director: Raouf Abd El Aziz
Writer: Ahmed Abdel Fattah
Starring: Mostafa Shaban, Leqaa El-Khameisi, Ola Ghanem, Salah Abdallah, Edward, Ragaa El-Geddawy
Channel: MBC Masr
Storyline: A businessman and a former drug dealer who owns a car shop has a dispute with one of his competitors, so he moves with his family to Cairo. But this does not end his problems. On the contrary, his life is turned upside down.

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Layali El-Helmeya 6 (El-Helmeya Nights - 6)

Genre: Drama
Director: Magdy Abou Emira
Writers: Ayman Bahgat Amar and Amr Yassin
Starring: Elham Shahein, Safia El-Emary, Hesham Selim, Samira Abdelaziz, Kareem Mamoun, Hamada Barakat
Channels:Al-Nahar at 11pm; Al-Hayah at 2pm and 11pm, LDC, Al-Sharjah TV
Storyline: The sixth part of a long series that was popular in the 1990s. The main theme in the series is following social and cultural changes in Egyptian society from the 1940s onward through the development of two families. The sixth part of the series focuses on what happened after 25 January Revolution in the two families.

The State of Mind (El-Keif)

Genre: Drama
Director: Mohamed Nukaly
Writer: Ahmed Mahmoud Abou Zeid
Starring: Rania Mallah, Ramzy Lehner, Mahmoud El-Bezawy, Rania Fathallah, Nour El Kadeiki
Channel: MBC Masr at 9pm and 1am
Storyline: The series is an adaptation of a film with the same name produced in the 1980s. The story revolves around drugs tycoons and how they exploit society to gain wealth.

A Psychiatric Clinic (El-Khanka)

Genre: Drama, thriller
Director: Mohamed Gomaa
Writer: Mahmoud Desoky
Starring: Ghada Abdelrazek, Majed El Masry, Fathy Abdel Wahab, Caroline Khalil, Mirhan Hussein, Nehal Anbar
Channels:Al-Nahar at 2am, 12pm, 9pm; Al-Nahar Drama at 5am, 1pm, 10pm; Rotana Khalijia, LBC
Storyline: The series is based on a true story about a female teacher in an international school who suffered sexual harassment from one of her students. Can she overcome the incident? Or will she discover that everyone around her is accusing the victim?

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She and Da Vinci (Heya We Da Vinci)

Genre: Drama
Director: Abdel Aziz Hashad
Writer: Mohammed El-Henawi
Starring: Layla Olwy, Khaled El-Sawy, Yasser Ali Maher, Mohamed Ahmed Maher, Khalid Bakir, Tamim Abdou
Channels:Al-Nahar at 6am, 12pm, 11pm; Al-Hayah at 1pm; Dream at 4pm, 11pm, 2am, 9am; Sada Elbalad at 1am; Nile Drama at 3am; Abu Dhabi Drama at 8pm.
Storyline: A black comedy about a female lawyer who is living in a poor suburb in Cairo. She takes a new course when Da Vinci appears in her life.

Grand Hotel

Genre: Drama, crime, mystery
Director: Mohamed Shaker Khodeir
Writer: Tamer Habib
Starring: Dina El-Sherbiny, Amr Youssef, Amir Salaheldeen, Sherine Mai El-Gheity, Ragaa El-Geddawy
Channels: CBC at 5am, 3.30pm, 11pm; CBC Drama at 12am, 6am, 10am, 2pm; Abu Dhabi Drama at 3am.
Storyline: A murder occurs in the Grand Hotel where businessmen meet and talk. The victim is a female employee in the hotel whose brother decides to solve the mystery. Will he meet the same destiny as his sister when he is close to the truth?

Younis the Son of Fadda (Younis Weld Fadda)

Genre: Drama
Director: Ahmed Shafik
Writer: Abd El-Rahim Kamal
Starring: Amr Saad, Reham Haggagm Batool Al-Haddad, Galal El-Ashry, Heba Magdy, Mahmoud Fares
Channels:MBC Masr at 12am, 5pm, MBC Masr 2 at 2.30pm, 10pm, 3am, Rotana Khaligya, NBN
Storyline: Younes Shehab (Amr Saad) is a powerful man in Upper Egypt. He uses his influence to make all his dreams come true, even by illegal means. Did the system around him help make him into a monster?

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Seven Souls (Sabaa' Arwah)

Genre: Drama Thriller Action
Director: Tarek Refaat
Writer: Mohamed Sayed Bashir
Starring: Khaled El-Nabawy, Eyad Nassar, Rania Youssef, Walid Fawwaz, Reham Haggag, Abdulla Meshref
Channels:ONTV, Abu Dhabi
Storyline: A police officer arrests a powerful man accused of murdering a woman. The arrested man is sentenced to death. But what would happen to the police officer if the allegedly murdered woman is still alive?

The Exit (El-Khorog)

Genre: Thriller, drama
Director: Mohamed Gamal El-Adl
Writer: Mohamed Elsafty
Starring: Sherif Salama, Dorra, Dhaffer L'Abidine, Nourhan, Ingi Abou Zeid, Elshahat Mabrouk
Channels: CBC at 1am, 7am, 11am; CBC Drama at 2am, 8am, 9pm; Dream at 1am, 12pm, 8pm; Al-Nahar at 12am; Al-Kahera Wal-Nas at 1am, Sada Elbalad at 4am, Nile Drama at 7am, Elmehwar at 1am, ONTV at 5am.
Storyline: A successful police officer is devoted completely to his work. He finds out that his family needs him as much as his work. Is it too late?

The Balance (Al-Mizan)

Genre: Thriller, action
Director: Ahmed Khaled Mousa
Writer: Baher Dwedar
Starring: Ghada Adel, Nahed El Sebaey, Sherein Reda, Amira El Aidy, Sabry Fawaz, Mohamed Farrag
Channels: Dream at 12am, 11am, 7pm; CBC Drama at 1am, 9am, 4pm; Al-Hayah at 12am; Sada Elbalad at 2am.
Storyline: An idealistic female lawyer faces conflicting situations through her challenging career. Will she give up or will she continue defending her principles?

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Repel Response (Sad Rad)

Genre: Comedy
Director: Hisham Fathy
Writer: Mohamed Salah Al Azab, and Tamer Abdel Hamid
Starring: Ali Rabee, Mohamed Anwar, Mohamed Abdel-Rahman, Mohamed Osama (Os Os), Abdulla Meshref, Samy Maghawry
Channel: MBC Masr at 12.30pm, 9pm, 3am
Storyline: Three young people are trying to overcome the everyday problems they face. But the way they deal with their lives gets them into bigger problems.

Heba the Crow's Leg 3 (Heba Regl El-Ghorab 3)

Genre: Comedy
Director: Rami Rezkallah
Writer: Sherif Badr Eldin
Starring: Mohamed Soliman, Hamada Barakat, Nourhan , Hanan Soliman, Azza Lebeeb, Tamer Yousry
Channels:OSN, CBC at 8am, 5.45pm, 9pm, CBC Drama at 1pm, 7pm, 4am
Storyline: In the third part of the series, the middle class young woman Heba falls in love with her boss. Her love affair leads her to many funny and complicated situations.

The Legend (Al-Ostora)

Genre: Drama
Director: Mohamed Samy
Writer: Mohamed Abdelmoati
Starring: Mohamed Ramadan, Rojina, Emad Zeyadah, Donia, Ashraf Zaki, Mohamed Abdel Hafez
Channel: MBC Masr at 4am, 4pm, 10pm
Storyline: A law school graduate, Ramadan, from a poor suburb in Cairo is trying to join the judiciary, but the bad reputation of his brother, an arms dealer, prevents him from reaching his dream.

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Wanoos

Genre: Drama
Director: Shady El-Fakharany
Writer: Abd El-Rahim Kamal
Starring: Yehia El-Fakharany, Nabil El-Halafawi, Hala Sedki, Samah Alsaed, Hanan Motawie, Mohamed Shahin
Channels: CBC at 2am, 9am, 1pm, 7pm; CBC Drama at 5am, 12pm, 6pm, 10pm; Abu Dhabi Drama at 9pm.
Storyline: A father of four meets a devil called Wanoos. He becomes attached to him and leaves his family, work and life. But after 20 years of trouble making and misdeeds, he reviews his past. Can he change?

Birth Certificate (Shahadet Milad)

Genre: Thriller
Director: Ahmed Medhat
Writer: Amr Samir Atef
Starring: Tarek Lotfy, Salah Abdallah, Injy El Mokaddem, Darine Hamza, Mohamed Desouki
Channel: ONTV at 2am, 10am, 5pm, 9pm; MBC Masr
Storyline: Ali (Tarek Lotfy) is a police officer who discovers that his known father and mother are not his real family, and that his real father, who was murdered long ago, was a criminal himself. How will these facts affect his life and career?

Nelly and Sherihan

Genre: Comedy
Director: Ahmed El-Gendy
Writer: Mostafa Sakr,and Karim Youssef
Starring: Donia Samir Ghanem, Amy Samir Ghanem, Bayoumi Fouad, Mostafa Khater, Salwa Khattabm, Mohamed Sallam
Channels:Al-Hayat, Dubai One
Storyline: Nelly (Donia Samir) has a life mission of searching for her cousin Sherihan (Emy) due to the will of her late father. Through the search she is involved in many funny and freaky situations.

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Lineage Crisis (Azmet Nasab)

Genre: Drama
Director: Saeed Hamed
Writer: Mohamed Salah Al Azab
Starring: Zeina, Mahmoud Abdelmoghni, Klodia, Dina, Ramy Waheed, Reem El-Baroudy
Channels:ONTV at 8am, 1pm, 10pm; Abu Dhabi Drama at 7pm.
Storyline: A nurse in a fertility clinic falls in love with one of the clients, a wealthy and married businessman. He secretly marries her, hoping to have a baby. But he dies before she becomes pregnant. The greedy wife invents a trick to inherit her late husband's wealth. Is she able to deceive everyone?

Superman Daughters (Banat Superman)

Genre: Fantasy
Director: Hossam Ali
Starring: Shereen Adel, Yousra El-Lozy, Reham Haggag, Karim Afifi, Mahmoud Hafez, Entesar
Channel: MBC Masr at 6pm; MBC Masr 2 at 1.30pm, 7pm, 2am
Storyline: Superman is visiting Egypt and meets with his dream girl in El-Haram Street. When he leaves, she discovers she is pregnant. Will she give birth to superboy or supergirl?

Password (Kelmet Ser)

Genre: Romance
Director: Saad Hendawy
Writer: Ahmed Abdel Fattah
Starring: Latifa, Hesham Selim, Hassan Youssef, Ahmed Salah Hosny, Emmy, Hassan Abdallah
Channels: TBA
Storyline: A French language teacher has had enough of her sceptical husband who doubts all her acts and reactions. She asks for a divorce, but does this put an end to her misery?

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