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Volia adds Ukrainian Paramount Comedy to line-up in deal with 1+1

Paramount_voliaUkrainian cable operator Volia has added a localised Paramount Comedy to its programming line-up through a partnership with Ukrainian media group 1+1.

The channel is a Ukrainian version of the Comedy Central international channel, the content rights to which are held by 1+1 Media.

Viktoriya Tsomaya, Volia’s director of marketing, said that the operator’s collaboration with 1+1 enhanced the operator’s ability to offer high-quality content to its users.

Okana Petryshyn, general producer of Paramount Comedy Ukraine, said that the deal demonstrated Volia’s commitment to quality content and said she was confident the cooperation between the pair would be for the long term.

The channel, which offers content including The Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother, Modern Family, New Girl, 2 Broke Girls, Last Man Standing and South Park, has been available on the Volia network since yesterday as part of the operator’s Easy, Start, Optimal, Optimal HD, Premium HD, Volia HD, Volia Smart HD, Turbo HD, Power Time and Premium HD packages.