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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 […]