Yandex acquires BBC Studios content for streaming service KinoPoisk

Russian tech giant Yandex has acquired an array of scripted series and kids shows for its streaming service KinoPoisk, as part of a “major output deal” with BBC Studios (BBCS). The multi-year agreement will see KinoPoisk exclusively offer more than 100 hours of BBCS programming each year, alongside additional content from a range of UK […]

Yandex acquires leading Russian movies and TV site

Leading Russian ISP Yandex has acquired Russian-language movie, TV and celebrity website KinoPoisk. KinoPoisk has a monthly audience of 18.6 million users, according to comScore Media Metrix, and ranks as the 16th largest web property in Russia. KinoPoisk’s users can read expert and user-generated film reviews, discover the most popular movies, watch trailers, get movie […]