Russia’s CTC Media to launch Che Channel for ‘real men’

Russia’s CTC Media is due to launch its new Che Channel on November 12, replacing humour and reality TV network Peretz with a channel aimed at men “who love their country”. Announcing the launch, CTC said that Che will be a reflection of the lifestyle, interests and core values of a “real man”, with ‘Che’ […]

CTC Media launches movie streaming

Russia’s CTC Media has launched free movie streaming across its various channel websites and on its on-demand TV site Videomore. CTC Media will offer a selection of films on the websites for its CTC, Domashniy and Peretz channels, as well as on Videomore, with the titles geared towards the themes of the corresponding stations. CTC […]

MTIS adds Peretz

Belarusian service provider MTIS has added CTC Media-owned channel Peretz to its programming line-up.  MTIS is carrying Peretz, which airs a mix of comedy and entertainment programming, in both analogue and digital formats. Separately, MTIS has continued to upgrade its cable network, making digital TV services available in an additional 11 apartment complexes in the […]

CTC Media launches Peretz in central Asia

Russian broadcaster CTC Media has launched its Peretz channel in Kyrgyzstan following a deal with local distribution partner Evropa-Azia. Kyrgyzstan is the second international market for Peretz, which is also available in Belarus. Outside Russia, CTC also operates an international version of its flagship CTC channel in North America, Europe, Central Asia, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, […]

CTC Media boosted by channel gains

Russian broadcaster CTC Media reached its highest third quarter profitability level since 2009, with TV ad revenues climbing and two of its three Russian channels gaining market share. Announcing its third quarter results, CTC Media said that its CTC channel had now completed its shift to the older adult segment of the 10-45 year-olds and […]

CTC Media gains from ad growth, but profits slip

Russian broadcaster CTC Media reported a 10% increase in operating revenues in the second quarter thanks to ad market growth in the country, but saw net income slip by 7% year-on-year. The firm said that revenues for the quarter were US$206 million (€155 million), up 10% in dollar terms and 13% in ruble terms, reflecting […]

CTC Media hits record results

Russian broadcaster CTC Media reported record results last year, with revenues above US$800 million (€615 million) for the first time on the back of a strong performance by its Domashny and Peretz networks. The firm said that the two networks posted their highest ever annual audience shares in 2012 and outperformed the Russian television ad […]