Red Media

Tricolor TV adds new Russian kids channel to line-up

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV has added a new pre-school kids channel, Malysh – translated roughly as Toddler – from Gazprom Media TV channel unit Red Media to its line-up. The channel, which will be part of Tricolor’s kids package, will include animated series and educational programmes, according to the operator. Malysh will be […]

Akado adds comedy channel

Russian service provider Akado has added comedy Komedia TV to its programming line-up. The channel, owned by production group Red Media, provides a line-up of classic Russian and international comedy shows and movies from the last 50 years. The channel will be available as part of Akado’s social TV package.

New men’s movie channel launches on NTV+

Russian cultural channel Interesnoye TV has changed its name to Muzhskoye Kino (Men’s Movies), targeting a male audience with action, crime, sci-fi and other movies. The channel will carry titles from local and international content providers including Warner Bros, the ВВС, Touchstone Pictures, Icon Productions, EuropaCorp, UGC YM, Integral Film and Rai Cinema. Muzhskoye Kino […]

NTV+ in advanced talks to acquire Red Media

Russian pay TV operator NTV+ is in advanced talks to acquire local niche channel provider Red Media. The Gazprom Media-owned broadcaster submitted an application for permission to acquire the company, owned by businesswoman Natalia Melnikova, to the country’s Federal Antimonopoly Service. According to Russian business daily Vedomosti, Gazprom Media confirmed the pair were in late-stage […]