CTC Media Schedules Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call

CTC Media Schedules Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call

MOSCOW, Oct. 25, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CTC Media, Inc. (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.

Boris Podolsky, Chief Executive Officer, and Nikolay Surikov, Chief Financial
Officer, will host a conference call to discuss the third quarter 2012
financial results on November 7, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. UK / 5:00
p.m. Moscow time. To access the conference call, please dial:

US/International: +1 631 510 7498
UK/International: +44 (0) 1452 555 566
Passcode:         54578772

A live webcast of the conference call will be available on the Company's
corporate website at www.ctcmedia.ru/investors and will be archived on the
website for replay purposes.

About CTC Media, Inc.

CTC Media is a leading independent media company in Russia, with operations
throughout Russia and in a number of other CIS markets. It operates three
free-to-air television networks in Russia – CTC, Domashny and Peretz – as well
as Channel 31 in Kazakhstan and a TV company in Moldova, with a combined
potential audience of over 150 million people. The international pay-TV
version of the CTC channel is available in North America, Europe, North
Africa, the Middle East, Central and South East Asia. CTC Media also has its
own TV content production capabilities through its Story First Production
subsidiary. The Company's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select
Market under the symbol "CTCM". For more information about CTC Media, please
visit www.ctcmedia.ru

The CTC Media, Inc. logo is available at

CONTACT: For further information, please contact:
         Ekaterina Ostrova
         Director, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
         + 7 495 783 3650
         Irina Klimova
         Senior Manager, Investor Relations
         +7 495 981 0740

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