BBC Studios and the Gazprom-Media FTA channel Pyatnitsa! (‘Friday!’) have announced that they will continue their local partnership for the BBC Planet franchise.
Amazon Prime breakthrough for Russian content
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.
Russian TV: winners and losers in 2016
Ren TV and Pyatnitsa were the star performers in Russia’s TV industry in 2016, with both growing their revenues by around 20%.
Dailymotion close to returning to Russia
Gazprom Media has reached an agreement with Dailymotion, the online video service owned by Vivendi that was permanently blocked in Russia in January this year.