Motoring Middle East launches on GearOne TV

There’s a new car show on TV – and it’s us! You can now catch us on GearOne TV on Tuesdays at 8pm every week.

Motoring Middle East launches on GearOne TV

The Dubai based dynamic duo of Shahzad Sheikh and Imthishan Giado, hailed by many for their insightful automotive journalism, will now be coming to TV screens across the Middle East and North Africa in new weekly show, aptly named ‘Motoring Middle East’.

[Tue 8pm & repeated Wed 9pm on GearOne TV broadcasting to MENA via NileSat 101 Frequency 12226 27500H also available on Etisalat EVision and Du Cables]

‘We can’t wait to bring our car reviews and crazy motoring challenges to a whole new audience on GearOne TV, and we know they’ll get a kick out of our own distinct MME style that is informative and entertaining, but most of all, fueled by passion!’ said Shahzad Sheikh, a professional automotive journalist with over 25 year’s experience, including more than a decade based in the Middle East.

Millions of viewers in over 30 countries across the Middle East and North Africa regions will have access to the new show via GearOne TV, a Dubai based ‘free to air’ satellite channel, offering 24/7 automotive and motorsports content aimed at individuals on a quest for fast paced, informative reviews, peppered with fun and all things motorized. The new show will broadcast weekly on Tuesday’s at 8pm with a repeat Wednesday at 9pm.

‘At Motoring Middle East, we’re more than just another news portal – we’ve got a real passion for automobiles just like our loyal readership. We live and breathe cars and we love seeing what people in this style-obsessed region do to make them even more unique,’ added Imthishan Giado, a former business journalist with six years of automotive experience, including the region’s biggest motoring title.

Motoring Middle East launches on GearOne TV

Motoring Middle East already enjoys a successful digital presence online, via this website (, a successful YouTube channel and huge social media following. MME also is also part of the CarTalk Radio show on Dubai Eye 103.8 (every Monday night at 9pm). This new GearOne TV broadcasting platform underpins the professional portfolio for the brand.

The deal has been carefully structured by XSPORT Group, the management consultancy for developing content and events at the GearOne TV channel.

Motoring Middle East launches on GearOne TV

‘We are very excited to announce this deal, we have known for a long time Shahzad and Imthishan have a lot of passion when it comes to talking about cars, they have been leading lights in automotive journalism in the region for almost two decades between them, and I’m excited we can now promote their unique style to new viewers across 30 countries, through this new broadcast deal’, commented Lex Akehurst, Managing Director at XSPORT.

To read more about the DeLorean featured in these pictures click here!

2 responses to “Motoring Middle East launches on GearOne TV”

  1. Good luck with the new show, if you get a chance our new car is at Deals on Wheels supercar dealership…Noble M600 CarbonSport…225mph all carbon car, the first Noble in the UAE…now that needs a test drive!!

    • admin says:

      [Shahzad] Thanks!! We would LOVE to try that beast. Needs to be road-registered though, which I don’t believe it is. 🙁

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