National Media Group


CTC is one of the largest national private channels in Russia.

CTC began broadcasting in December 1996 and now firmly holds a leading position in the entertainment TV segment. The CTC brand is instantly recognizable among viewers, who are attracted by the original, engaging, stylish and dynamic content.

Being a universal entertainment channel, CTC aims to harmonize Russian and international programmes, TV series, sitcoms, sketch shows, and other content of interest to its target audience. The CTC programme line-up has a strong focus on leading global and Russian production companies’ animated films and to the biggest Hollywood and European film releases.

CTC holds a firm position among the top three most popular Russian channels for the “All 10–45” target audience. Approximately, it takes more than 96.2% of the technical penetration in Russia. CTC broadcasts to more than 1,115 towns and cities in the country.

Channel management


Vyacheslav Murugov

Chief Executive Officer, CTC Media Director, CTC channel