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Russia 1 snags CJ ENM’s singing format ‘I Can See Your Voice’

Russia 1 has become the latest broadcaster to order a local version of music mystery format I Can See Your Voice, while remake rights have also been optioned across nine other countries. The Russian broadcaster will debut its local version in 2021 following the deal with Fremantle, which sells the format for South Korean media […]

BBC’s Doctor Foster gets a Russian makeover

BBC Worldwide (BBCWW)’s Doctor Foster is set for a Russian remake following the sale of the scripted format. BBCWW has licensed the shpw to prolific production company Star Media for broadcast on Russia 1 next year. The 8×60 series is yet to be titled in Russia. Acclaimed Russian Actress Kseniay Rappoport (pictured) will take the lead […]

Russia’s original output dips 12%

Locally-produced programming premiering on Russia’s seven biggest TV channels dipped 12% last year, new research shows. KVG Research’s annual report on the Russian TV market showed Channel One, Russia 1, NTV, CTC, TNT, St. Petersburg TV and Ren TV broadcasted a combined 9,400 hours of new original Russian content in 2015. This figure does not […]

Russian TV production falls

The number of original series on Russian TV fell by 12% last year as the economy suffered and sports programming took prominence. Data from KVG Research shows the number of new, original Russia-originated content across the major channels in the country was 10,600 in 2014, a 12% decline year-on-year. KVG said: “The decline of the […]