Press Releases

27.12.2012
CTC media: Videomore and Viaplay announce partnership
Moscow, Russia — December 27, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, has reached an agreement for the future partnership between Videomore (www.videomore.ru) and Viaplay online pay TV service (www.viaplay.ru). Modern Times Group (MTG) launched the online video on demand service Viaplay earlier this year in Russia.
18.12.2012 13:15:00
PERETZ CHANNEL LISTED IN FORBES TOP-10 NEW BRANDS ONE YEAR AFTER LAUNCH
Moscow, Russia — December 18, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, has announced that Peretz has been listed as one of the most successful new Russian brands, according to the Russian edition of Forbes magazine published on December 17, 2012. Peretz, which recently celebrated one year since its launch, was included in the rating’s top 10.
14.12.2012 16:15:00
CTC AND DOMASHNY CHANNELS BECAME WINNERS OF SECOND MULTIPLEX TENDER
Moscow, Russia — December 14, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, has announced that the CTC and Domashny channels have won a tender to be included in the second digital multiplex. The results of the tender were announced today by the Russian Federal Surveillance Service for Mass Media and Communications. There were a total of ten winners out of the 18 channels taking part in the tender. CTC Media submitted applications for all three of the Company’s Russian free-to-air channels.
06.12.2012
CTC MEDIA AND VIDEOMORE CONTENT NOW AVAILABLE ON PHILIPS SMART TVS
Moscow, Russia — December 6, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company and Philips television manufacturing company TP Vision have announced the launch of CTC, Domashny, Peretz and Videomore apps on Philips Smart TVs. All video content will be supplied through Videomore.ru.
12.11.2012
CHANNEL 31 AND THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY CIS TO SHOW BEST MOVIES AND SERIES TO VIEWERS IN KAZAKHSTAN
Moscow, Russia — November 12, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, and The Walt Disney Company CIS have announced the signing of a new two-year agreement to broadcast the films and animated content of The Walt Disney Company CIS (“Disney”) via Channel 31, one of the largest players on the television market in Kazakhstan.
07.11.2012 13:05:00
CTC MEDIA AND NATIONAL MEDIA GROUP TO CREATE JOINT VIDEO PORTAL
Moscow, Russia — November 7, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, and National Media Group (NMG) have announced an agreement to create a joint online video resource on the base of the Videomore portal, which was launched by CTC Media in December 2010.
07.11.2012 13:00:00
CTC MEDIA FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE THIRD QUARTER ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2012
Moscow, Russia – November 7, 2012 – CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012.
30.10.2012
CTC MEDIA SWITCHES BROADCASTING FORMAT OF ITS RUSSIA CHANNELS TO MPEG-4
Moscow, Russia — October 30, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, has announced a switch to broadcasting in the MPEG-4 format.
25.10.2012
CTC MEDIA SCHEDULES THIRD QUARTER 2012EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL
Moscow, Russia — October 25, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, will announce its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 before U.S. market hours.
19.10.2012
CTC MEDIA APPOINTS KONSTANTIN KHACHATUROV AS CHIEF BUSINESS SUPPORT OFFICER
Moscow, Russia — October 19, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, has announced the appointment of Konstantin Khachaturov as the Company’s Chief Business Support Officer. Konstantin Khachaturov will also be a member of the CTC Media management board.
02.10.2012
NEW APPOINTMENTS AT CTC MEDIA
Moscow, Russia — October 2, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, has announced a number of personnel changes, due to come into effect on October 15, 2012, as part of the changes in the Company’s organizational structure.
01.10.2012
CTC MEDIA APPOINTS NEW CFO
Moscow, Russia – October 1, 2012 – CTC Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, announced today the appointment of Nikolay Surikov, 37, as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective October 1, 2012.
20.09.2012
CTC MEDIA CONTENT BECOMES AVAILABLE ON SONY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK
Moscow, Russia — September 20, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, has announced a joint project with Sony to launch apps for the CTC Media channels namely, CTC, Domashny and Peretz, as well as the Videomore.ru portal, on Sony BRAVIA® TVs, Blu-ray Disc™ Players, Home Cinema systems and Network Media Players through the Sony Entertainment Network. All video content will be supplied through Videomore.ru platform.
17.09.2012
СТС CHANNEL REVAMPS LOGO AND ON-AIR IDENTITY
Moscow, RussiaSeptember 17, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, announces the launch of the revamped CTC Channel logo and on-air identity.
15.08.2012
CHANNEL 31 AND WARNER BROS. INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION SIGN MULTI-YEAR PROGRAMMING OUTPUT DEAL
Moscow, Russia – August 15, 2012 – CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, has announced the signing of a multi-year output deal between its Channel 31 in Kazakhstan and one of the world’s leading television distribution companies, Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. Under the terms of the agreement, which marks a first for the Kazakhstan market, Channel 31 has acquired the exclusive rights to broadcast a diverse range of feature films and television series from Warner Bros
07.08.2012
CTC MEDIA FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER ENDED JUNE 30, 2012
Moscow, Russia – August 7, 2012 – CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the second quarter, ended June 30, 2012.
17.07.2012
CTC-INTERNATIONAL STARTS BROADCASTING IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Moscow, Russia – July 17, 2012 – CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, has announced the signing of an agreement with Thai Media Export Co., LTD to start broadcasting CTC-International in Thailand. Phuket is the first region that will be able to receive the channel. In the future, the Company plans to make the channel available in other regions of the country such as Bangkok and Pattaya as they contain a sizeable Russian population and have a highly developed tourism industry.
16.07.2012
DOMASHNY AND PERETZ CHANNELS NOW AVAILABLE ON LG SMART TVs
Moscow, Russia — July 16, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, has announced the successful completion of a joint project with LG Electronics to launch Domashny and Peretz channel widgets on LG Smart TVs. The VideoMore.ru portal supplies the video content for the widgets.
09.07.2012
CTC MEDIA SCHEDULES SECOND QUARTER 2012 EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL
Moscow, Russia — July 9, 2012 – CTC Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, will announce its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 before U.S. market hours.
04.07.2012
CTC MEDIA LAUNCHES FREE INVESTOR RELATIONS IPAD APP
Moscow, Russia – July 4, 2012 – CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, announces the release of its investor relations iPad application. The app is called “CTC Media Investor Relations” and is now available for free on the Apple App Store or at http://bit.ly/O0nXO.
15.06.2012
CTC MEDIA ANNOUNCES CHANGE OF PAYMENT DATE FOR PENDING QUARTERLY DIVIDEND
Moscow, Russia – June 15, 2012 – CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, today announced that its pending quarterly dividend will be paid on or about June 29, 2012, rather than June 20, 2012, as previously announced.  There has been no change to the record date or the amount of the dividend; the record date remains June 1, 2012, and the amount is $0.13 per share (or approximately $21 million in the aggregate).
14.06.2012
BORIS PODOLSKY APPOINTED AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF CTC MEDIA
Moscow, Russia – June 14, 2012 – CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Boris Podolsky as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately.  Mr. Podolsky joined CTC Media as Chief Financial Officer in 2007, and has also served as Acting CEO since December 2011.
31.05.2012
CTC AND DOMASHNY TV SHOWS WIN FIVE TEFI AWARDS
Moscow, Russia — May 31, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, has announced the success of the CTC and Domashny television channels at the “TEFI-2011” national television awards.
28.05.2012
CTC MEDIA ACQUIRES REGIONAL TELEVISION STATIONS IN BELGOROD AND BRATSK
Moscow, Russia – May 28, 2012 – Russia’s leading independent media company CTC Media (NASDAQ: CTCM) has announced the signing of deals to acquire two regional stations – in Belgorod (BelTV) and in Bratsk (TRK MY).
10.05.2012
CTC-INTERNATIONAL ENTERS THE ARMENIAN, GEORGIAN AND AZERBAIJANI MARKETS
Moscow, Russia — May 10, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, today announced the signing of a number of agreements with distribution companies Masttel, Global Media Group and NUR DUYASI in Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan respectively, envisaging the expansion of the international version of the CTC television channel into these markets via cable networks.
03.05.2012
CTC MEDIA FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE FIRST QUARTER ENDED MARCH 31, 2012
Moscow, Russia – May 3, 2012 – CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.
30.04.2012
CTC MEDIA ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF 2012 ANNUAL STOCKHOLDERS MEETING
Moscow – April 30, 2012 – CTC Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, announces that all resolutions proposed at CTC Media’s 2012 Annual Stockholders Meeting, held on Friday, April 27, have been passed.
24.04.2012
CTC-INTERNATIONAL STARTS BROADCASTING IN KYRGYZSTAN
Moscow, Russia — 25 April 2012 — Russia’s leading independent media company CTC Media (NASDAQ: CTCM) has announced the signing of an agreement with the Evropa-Aziya (Europe-Asia) television and radio company, envisaging broadcasting of the CTC-International channel in Kyrgyzstan.
28.02.2012
CTC MEDIA FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2011
Moscow, Russia – February 28, 2012 – CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011.
22.02.2012
CTC MEDIA’S THE EIGHTIES BECOMES A MAJOR RATINGS SUCCESS ON THE CTC CHANNEL
Moscow, Russia — February 22, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, announces that the launch of its new prime time sitcom The Eighties (Vos’midesiatye) has resulted in the project becoming a prime time hit after the first season of the show was aired on the CTC channel and watched by a record number of viewers.
20.02.2012
EVEREST SALES JOINS ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNICATION AGENCIES OF RUSSIA (AKAR)
Moscow, Russia — February 20, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company has announced that its wholly owned in-house advertising sales agency Everest Sales has become a member of the Association of Communication Agencies of Russia (AKAR). The decision was taken at the most recent meeting of the AKAR Council at the beginning of February. Everest Sales is now a national member of the Association.
15.02.2012
CTC-INTERNATIONAL NOW AVAILABLE ON HOT BIRD

Moscow, Russia — February 15, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, has announced the conclusion of an agreement with GlobeCast envisaging the provision of uplink services to the HOT BIRD™ 8 satellite and the subsequent broadcasting of the international version of CTC (“CTC-International”). HOT BIRD™ 8 currently covers the countries both in Western and Eastern Europe, as well as a number of countries in North Africa, in the Middle East and Central Asia.

01.02.2012
СТС-INTERNATIONAL NOW AVAILABLE TO VIEWERS IN KAZAKHSTAN
Moscow, Russia — February 1, 2012 — CTC Media, Inc. (“CTC Media” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, has announced the conclusion of an exclusive long-term agreement with Central Asia Media Distribution, which envisages the promotion of the international version of CTC (“CTC-International”) on Kazakhstan’s cable and satellite networks.
27.01.2012
CTC Media Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Moscow, RussiaJanuary 27, 2012 – CTC Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia’s leading independent media company, will announce its financial results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2011 on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 before U.S. market hours.