CTC Media

Sony sells 80% of Russian channels operation

Vladimir Khanumyan

Sony Pictures Television has offloaded 80% of its Russian channels operation to comply with new foreign ownership laws in the country. SPT is the latest… Read more

Stockholders back CTC Media sale

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CTC Media’s stockholders approved the sale of 75% of the company to Russia’s UTV Management at a special meeting held yesterday. The sale to UTV… Read more

Russian government approves CTC Media sale

Yuliana Slashcheva

The Russian government has given the green light to CTC Media’s planned sale to UTH Russia-affiliated UTV Management. The Russian Government Commission responsible for the… Read more

CTC hit by perfect storm in third quarter

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Russian broadcaster CTC Media was hit by a commercial, macroeconomic and regulatory storm in the third quarter, suffering from both a fall in its audience… Read more

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

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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… Read more

CTC offers premium online access to top show


Russia’s CTC Media is offering premium online access to the third season of popular series Molodezhka ahead of its becoming available as part of the… Read more

CTC Media hails success of second screen app

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Russian broadcaster CTC Media’s second screen app has been downloaded 330,000 times in the month since its launch, the company has said. The CTC Second… Read more

CTC Media agrees US$200 million sale of 75% stake to UTH

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Russia’s CTC Media has entered a definitive agreement to sell a 75% stake in its operating businesses to UTH Russia-affiliated UTV Management for US$200 million… Read more

CTC launches channel-wide second screen app

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Russian broadcaster CTC Media has launched a dedicated second-screen app that uses audio synchronisation to provide additional services related to broadcast shows on tablets and… Read more

Russia’s CTC Media reports 74% plunge in net income

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CTC Media’s net income plummeted 74% year-on-year in the second quarter with the firm blaming a “challenging” first half on regulatory, macroeconomic and commercial developments.… Read more