News text“Yandex” has shown the review of the most popular user requests in 2018. Six TNT and “Super” TV-series took place in top-10 and also seven TNT and “Friday!” projects are found among 10 most popular TV-shows. Premiere 2018 series “House arrest” has joined the leader position among series requests. “V.I.P. cop” and “Olga” (which has been retaining this position for three years already) also got into top-10 popular series. “Ogla” has opened a new season which conquered the viewers’ hearts… show more
On October 8th, Friday! TV channel premiered a new social reality show, “Family Ties” where participants look for their biological parents.
Each episode of the program is a story about two different young people who, accompanied by the television channel, go in search of their real parents.
A team of several dozen producers and editors work daily on the story of each person. The search for each parent and/or relative takes place not only in Russia, but abroad as well. After only a few months, the team has helped reunite 15… show more
Friday!, TNT, and TV-3 channels, which are all part of GPM ETV subholding, recently took home 8 TEFI 2018 Industrial Television Awards. The overall tally was: Friday! with four awards, TNT with three awards, and TV-3 with one.
TV industry professionals called the TV-3 and Sreda Production Company co-production of “Gogol. The Beginning” the main television event of the season. "Gogol" is the first series to be widely released in cinemas, earning it the status of most intriguing film franchise. “Gogol. The Beginning” is the first part of a trilogy… show more
Chernobyl 2.Exclusion Zone premiered setting the new height in audience numbers on TV-3 and smashed the internet: for the first time ever Rutube, Russian video streaming service went down, and the VK group’s comments emerged to be blocked. The first two episodes alone were enough to work into this frenzy, the show premiered across Russia on Friday, November, 10 at 8 pm local time. During the best prime-time hours Chernobyl 2 received the share of 9%, that is twice as big as the channel’s average among the audience aged 14-44 throughout Russia, and 11% in Moscow. In the given time… show more
This moment was long-awaited by the fans of Chernobyl.Exclusion zone. In these three years the show’s shooting team changed a lot, and it even got a new director, Pavel Kostomarov, a renowned documentarian. The action moved to new places, the Disunited States of America and the retro-futuristic Soviet Union of 2013, the show was mainly shot in the U.S. New characters and actors appeared including the Hollywood names, take Mo Gallini, the star of Fast and Furious, featuring David Lynch’s Mulholland Dr. Olga Buzova made a cameo, and the soundtrack was recorded by rapper… show more
The show Supernatural Selection started on November, 13 at 6.30 pm on TV-3. For the first time on Russian television notorious celebrity, psychic and artist, a new presidential hopeful Sergey Pahomov travelled Russian towns to find the strongest spiritualists of the nation. According to the show’s rules, best clairvoyants in town pose challenges for their fellow psychics concerning their weak spots and then grade them. The show started off at Nizhny Novgorod, where Pahom was thrilled by the city’s vibe. Supernatural Selection was shot around local sights, such as cableway, the… show more
November 7 saw the successful premiere of the adventure drama series “Anna the Detective” on TV-3. The story is centered around a young local girl Anna Mironova (Aleksandra Nikiforova) of remarkable intuition and wits, living in a small town of Zatonsk at the end of the 19th century. She definitely stands out among her peers. Despite her modest backwater upbringing, Anna is quite well-educated. Most locals consider her weird, as she cares little for the proper girls’ pastime: she would rather go for a bicycle race than engage in dull needlework, wears a pair of… show more
Recipes of youth and beauty from "A" to "Z". Each of us wants to be not only physically healthy, but also beautiful, enlightened, slender and successful! How can we live efficiently and solve a huge number of daily tasks? "Yoga", "Pilates" – these words have already entered the vocabulary of people leading a healthy lifestyle. And "face fitness", "bodyflex", "oxysize", "neuroplasticity" – have you heard of it? On September 24 in a new morning show TV-3 presents "ABC of health with Gennady… show more
Nowadays in Russia there are hardly any celebrities who are not familiar with palm and reading tea leaves. In early June the TV-3 channel hosted the shooting of the “Invisible Man” show, season 10. The show has been on air for already three years and three months, and its popularity keeps on growing! During this period the program hosted by the gorgeous Evelina Bledans has been attended by over 90 celebrities - actors, TV hosts, singers and other media people, who were happy to have their palms read, gave their fingerprints and handwriting samples and drew non-existent animals.… show more
The first season of the reality show “Psychic Diary with Fatima Khadueva” is still on air on TV-3, but the channel has already began shooting season two due to the great audience interest the show had attracted. The project’s average rate is 4,8%, that is 37%* higher than the channel’s average rate. What makes the show so popular? Probably, it’s the host. Psychic Fatima Khadueva is a single mother and just a woman with hard luck. She possesses a rare gift and helps people in complicated situations. The finalist of the “Psychic… show more
The Fifth Guard is a series about an unusual detective agency which employs people with supernatural abilities. Felix (Kirill Kozakov), who runs the company, knows human beings inside out since during the 500 years of his immortality he has managed to study them well. However, in the new season called Stand-Off! the viewers will encounter an expected twist of events. Felix will have to battle his yet most formidable opponent throughout his entire infinite life – his elder brother Max played by Daniil Vorobiev (Bros, Metamorphosis, Gagarin. The First Man in Space). The third season… show more
On January 11, 2016, TV-3 aired an unusual TV series called The Dreams which is based on the channel’s original idea. According to the storyline, every episode the scientists, a psychologist and a dream expert, receive a new patient who is haunted by worrisome, recurring and simply strange dreams. This is followed by an investigation into the patient’s subconscious. The psychologist sees a new lead in every symbol from the dream, while the dream expert, using specialized equipment, which registers fluctuations in neurons, induces lucid dreams in order to help patients find keys to… show more
On Saturday, TNT’s Dance-Off talent show will feature Jonte, a world-famous dancer and choreographer, who will be helping the contestants with their routines. Jonte is the wunderkind in the world of dancing, who choreographed routines for such performers as Beyonce, Janet Jackson, Tina Turner and many others! Originally his parents signed little Jonte up for martial arts, but so it happened that there was a jazz-funk dance class right next to it. The boy asked to check it out and as soon as the music was on, he jumped up and started to repeat the moves. The parents did not have a… show more
It was one year ago, on the 22nd of November, that Zhanna Badoeva and Vassily Melnichin tied the knot. However, they made up their minds to hold a festive wedding ceremony on Sardinia only now as part of #JANNAWEDMEUP show on Friday! TV Channel. During the entire first season of #JANNAWEDMEUP Zhanna Badoeva made the big dream come true for over two dozen couples happy in love. With the help of Friday! she organized one-of-a-kind, fairy-tale-like and most romantic wedding ceremonies. Now it was our host’s turn to put on a wedding gown, while the organization of the wedding festivities… show more
The 2x2 promo team regularly experiments with formats of promo contests. The 2x2 has the most loyal and active audience among all channels in Russia. 2x2 viewers always wait for some unusual interactivity. Our very recent pormo know-how is so-called SMS-Prank. The viewer have to play with his/her friends – send a provocative funny question, make a screenshot of the reply and instagram it with special hashtag. Denis Vsesvyatsky, Head of 2x2 Promo Department:«Our promo team members often send each other screenshots of funny or crazy chats with our viewers. And one day we thought… show more
Alexander Petrov, the star of Law of the Concrete Jungle drama series by TNT, received the prestigious People’s Choice Award at the ceremony organized by The Hollywood Reporter.
It was the fourth time that The Hollywood Reporter: Russian Edition awarded Russian TV and cinema professionals at the Event of the Year ceremony, which is meant to celebrate the best films of the year. The People’s Choice Award went to Alexander Petrov. Unfortunately, the actor injured his foot during one of the shoots, but still managed to attend the ceremony. He played a gangster named… show more
Andrey Bednyakov, a famous TV host and an outstanding erudite, travels across different countries and continents with his new Truth or Not show. He conducts exclusive tours through places where no one has ever set foot before. He tells five interesting stories about each of those locations, but only four of them are true. Is it true that in Iceland the locals are defending the elves’ rights in courts? That in Tanzania there has been an epidemic of laughter and the symbol of royalty in Uganda is the jaw of the former king? Our host always has a challenge in store for his viewers… show more
Fox Television Studios has purchased Through My Eyes, originally broadcast on TNT TV Channel in 2013, which is the first time an American TV network will be adapting a Russian TV series! The TV supernatural thriller will be produced by Lawrence Bender – the person behind such huge blockbusters as Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting, Inglorious Basterds, Kill Bill, to name but a few. The Executive Producer of the adaptation will be Zaur Bolotaev, a Russian Director of Photography and Producer of the original series, who also worked for TNT Broadcasting Network on such Russian TV series as… show more
The 2x2 channel maintains the longstanding trend of growing in the 11-34 audience share. Among the few, the 2x2 increases its share on Russian TV every season. So it does in autumn ’15. In September-November period, the 2x2 share in Russia reached 2.4% against average summer share of 2.2%. In 2016, the channel aims to keep increasing its share, airing top animated shows, live action TV series and self-production… show more
This November Friday! TV channel launched the most unpredictable vacation swap in its new Princess Country Girl reality show. Moving from Paris to a village in Mordovia and from Novosibirsk outskirts straight to Singapore has now become a piece of cake, but only for our show contributors. While one is a rich It girl, the other is a simple country girl. They’ve got nothing in common, apart from the desire to experience a totally different life. For three days the It-girl travels to the Russian boondocks filled with daily village chores. Her place will be now occupied by a provincial… show more