1+1 Media

1+1 and Paramount Global launch Nickelodeon channel in Ukraine

Ukrainian broadcaster 1+1 and Paramount Global have joined forces to launch the kids and family-friendly-centered Nickelodeon channel in Ukraine. Launching from 1 June, the channel will be available on a number of platforms with localised content including a Ukrainian track, including OTT, Viasat satellite packages and cable networks. Viewers will have access to shows and programmes […]

1+1 media hires Ivan Bukreev to lead content management

Ivan Bukreev joins 1+1 media to head the group’s content management department, a newly created unit aimed at ensuring the group’s leading position as a content mediator in Ukraine. With over 20 years of experience, Bukreev returns to the media group where for five years he worked at 1+1 TV channel and was the head […]

Ukraine’s 1+1 launches Comedy Central channel

Ukrainian broadcaster 1+1 media is set to launch the channel Comedy Central in the region, replacing Paramount Comedy. Comedy Central will be available via OTT-platforms, packages of the satellite communication operator Viasat and cable broadcast. Owned by Paramount, Comedy Central delivers comedy content across series and TV specials. It reaches around 300 million households in […]

Volia strikes distribution deal with 1+1

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has signed a distribution agreement with leading commercial broadcaster 1+1 Media that will see Volia broadcast 22 TV channels from the group in its packages. Under the terms of the agreement, Volia will also have access to 400 hours of premium video-on-demand content for its service. Viktoria Tsomaia, marketing director of […]

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

Ukrainian 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 […]

New comedy channel for Ukraine on Volia

Ukrainian broadcaster 1+1 Media and producer Kvartal 95 have teamed up to launch a new comedy channel, Kvartal TV, that will be aired, commercial-free, by leading cable operator Volia. The channel will air popular Ukrainian comedy series from Kvartal 95 including Matchmakers and political comedy Servant of the People. Volia marketing director Viktoria Tsomaya said […]

New pay TV channel for Ukraine

  Ukrainian production outfit Kvartal 95 has teamed up with commercial broadcaster 1+1 Media to launch a new satellite channel as part of a multi-year strategic partnership. According to the pair, Kvartal TV is scheduled for launch in August. The service, which will be available in HD, will be aimed at a younger audience with […]

Ukraine Today goes online only to save costs

Ukraine Today, the international news channel set up by commercial broadcaster 1+1 Media Group to counter what it viewed as anti-Ukrainian Russian propaganda following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2014, has moved to being an online-only service to save costs. 1+1 said that further development of the channel would require a much larger investment and […]

Ukraine’s 1+1 prepares international news channel

Ukrainian free-to-air broadcaster 1+1 is testing Ukraine Today, a new international news channel ahead of launching it on free-to-air satellite at the end of next month. At launch the channel will be programmed in English, but 1+1 said there are plans to add a Russian-language version “in the course of time”. 1+1 has led calls […]

1+1 claims Ukrainian special forces tried to shut it down

Ukrainian free-to-air broadcaster 1+1 says that the country’s special forces planned to close it down as part of a wider crackdown on protest and dissent amid the ongoing unrest in the country. The commercial broadcaster said in a statement that it was targeted by the authorities in a planned special operation which would have been […]