Ramadan, the holiest month of the Muslim calendar, is a time of fasting, prayer and reflection for more than one billion Muslims around the world. It is also a time of joyous family celebrations and new television shows. A lot of special television shows.
In Mosaic Special Report: Ramadan Primetime, host Wendy Hanamura and media analyst Souheila Al-Jadda take you on a tour of Arab television, from call-in sheiks to the previous year's sensation, “Beautiful Virgins,” a 30-part miniseries tackling terrorism in the Arab world. What do these Ramadan specials tell us about the tastes, preoccupations and perceptions of viewers in the Arab world?