The “crazy increase in TV viewing” that has been seen in China during the coronavirus is already being rolled back and the same is likely to happen in Russia.
BBC Studios and the Gazprom-Media FTA channel Pyatnitsa! (‘Friday!’) have announced that they will continue their local partnership for the BBC Planet franchise.
Svetlana Balanova has been to appointed the new position of first deputy DG of Russia’s Gazprom-Media.
Russia’s Gazprom-Media saw its revenues grow by 3% to R98.1 billion (€1.16 billion) in 2019.
The board of directors at Russia’s Gazprom-Media has appointed Alexander Zharov the general director, effective March 24 and for a period of three years.
Alexander Zharov, currently the head of the Russian regulator Roskomnadzor, is to become the new CEO of Gazprom Media.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor has reached a last-minute agreement with Red Media.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor will no longer carry all the channels distributed by Gazprom Media’s Red Media from March 1.
The Gazprom Media-owned TV channel Pyatnitsa has sold Amazon Prime Video the rights to what will be the first-ever Russian reality show to appear on the platform.
The Gazprom-Media OTT service Premier ended January with 1.6 million subscribers, or twice as many as a year earlier.