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Viacom preps K-pop series for MTV Russia

Viacom and telco MTS are partnering for a K-pop-inspired reality series for MTV Russia. The production, K-pop MTCamp, marks Viacom International Media Networks’ first local co-production with an affiliate partner in Russia. The 29 x 30-minute show will be made with and exclusively for MTS. Aimed at Russia’s growing K-pop fanbase, the show is Europe’s […]

Gusto adds spice to foodie market

“There is no owners manual that comes with a broadcast license,” says Knight Enterprises’ Chris Knight about his fledgling food channel Gusto. Still less than 18 months old, it has cornered the classic food TV market and having moved into originals, was at MIPTV with two series, A is for Apple (below) and One World […]

‘Russian HBO’ makes a major channels move

Russian producer Amedia has moved into the channels business in a big way, effectively launching HBO in Russia and inking a huge programming deal with CBS Studios International. Founder and president Alexander Akopov tells Stewart Clarke about the company’s plans in the pay TV space. Amedia was until a recently best known as Russia’s biggest […]

Amedia preps programming, distribution deals as HBO and OTT launch

Russia’s largest producer Amedia has launched a premium channel and an OTT service today and founder and president Alexander Akopov (above) has told TBI deals are being negotiated for new programming and wider distribution of the new offerings. Amedia has snagged a raft of programming from CBS and HBO after inking volume and output deals […]

MIPCube Content 360 finalists announced

The finalists in the Content360 competition being held at MIPCube next month have been announced with transmedia companies from Europe, Australia and Asia making the final cut. Russia’s largest independent broadcaster CTC is launched a call for entries to the transmedia content competition in January. In association with telco MTS and agency Ailove, is offering […]

CTC, MTS and Ailove launch online content competition at MIPCube

Russia’s largest independent broadcaster CTC is launching a transmedia content competition at MIPCube, the digital content segment of the MIPTV market in Cannes. CTC is, in association with telco MTS and agency Ailove, offering €5,000 in development funding to the winner of the Content360 contest. The content will be developed with MTS and CTC. The […]