MTV Russia

Akado adds MTV Russia to line-up

Russian service provider Akado has added MTV Russia to its programming line-up as part of its basic digital package. The addition of the channel comes via an agreement between Akado, which operates the Komkor service in Moscow and St Petersburg, and Viacom International Media Networks. The channel will be the 11th Viacom service on the […]

CTC Media appoints new head of Domashny network

Russia’s CTC Media has appointed former MTV Russia executive Lika Blank as the new head of its female-skewing network, Domashny Channel. Blank, who takes up her new role effective of today, will be tasked with increasing the channel’s audience share among the ‘young female’ demographic. She will also be responsible for planning the channel’s strategic […]

MTV Russian names launch director

MTV Russia is to relaunch on October 1 and Viacom has named Yana Churikova to take charge of the launch of the new channel. Churikova was one of the original line-up of presenters on MTV Russian in 1998 and has also worked for Viva and leading Russian free-to-air service Channel One. Viacom’s relaunch of the […]