Central European Media Enterprises Appoints New Co-Chief Executive Officers

Central European Media Enterprises Appoints New Co-Chief Executive Officers

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Central European Media
Enterprises Ltd. ("CME" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CETV) (Prague Stock
Exchange:CETV) today announced that Christoph Mainusch and Michael Del Nin
have been appointed as co-Chief Executive Officers of the Company effective
September 16, 2013.

Ronald Lauder, CME's founder and Chairman of its Board of Directors, said on
behalf of the Board: "We are very pleased that Christoph and Michael are
leading CME's executive team. Michael, who has served on CME's Board of
Directors since 2009, is an insightful executive with a well-developed
understanding of the media business, and Christoph brings a wealth of
operating experience and has a proven track record of successfully managing
broadcasters, including in our markets. We believe their skills and experience
are the right fit for CME. This dynamic combination of Michael overseeing
corporate matters, allowing Christoph to focus primarily on operations,
demonstrates the Board's commitment to getting the right value for CME

Christoph Mainusch said: "I am excited to join CME and look forward to this
challenging task. I am very happy to team up with Michael and we will do our
utmost to build on the Company's current position of audience share leadership
in each of its six countries."

Michael Del Nin said: "It's a great privilege for me to have the opportunity
to work alongside someone as accomplished as Christoph to lead CME. I know
many of the talented people at the Company and I can't wait to join their

Christoph Mainusch has a total of 16 years of experience serving as Chief
Executive Officer for media companies, including positions at Alpha Media
Group in Greece, RTL Televizija in Croatia and ACS Media GmbH. Mr. Mainusch
most recently worked as a consultant for Turner Broadcasting International
advising the President on various projects. Prior to that, he was a member of
the Operational Management Committee of the RTL Group.

Michael Del Nin has served as a CME Director from October 2009 until September
2013. He has worked as the Senior Vice President of International and
Corporate Strategy at Time Warner Inc. from early 2008 until leaving Time
Warner Inc. in September 2013 to join CME as co-CEO. In this capacity, he
helped drive Time Warner's global strategy and business development
initiatives, with a particular focus on international operations and
investments. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President responsible for
Mergers and Acquisitions. Prior to joining Time Warner, Mr. Del Nin was Senior
Vice President, Business Development at New Line Cinema. In that role he
analyzed the economics of the studio's film and television projects while
helping to develop and implement New Line's long-term business plan. Prior to
joining New Line, Mr. Del Nin was an investment banker in the Media and
Entertainment Group at Salomon Smith Barney in New York.

About CME

CME is a media and entertainment company operating leading businesses in six
Central and Eastern European markets with an aggregate population of
approximately 50 million people. CME broadcasts television channels in
Bulgaria (bTV, bTV Cinema, bTV Comedy, bTV Action, bTV Lady and Ring.bg),
Croatia (Nova TV, Doma, Nova World and MiniTV), the Czech Republic (TV Nova,
Nova Cinema, Nova Sport, Fanda, Smichov, Telka and MTV Czech), Romania (PRO
TV, PRO TV International, Acasa, Acasa Gold, PRO Cinema, Sport.ro, MTV
Romania, PRO TV Chisinau and Acasa Moldova), the Slovak Republic (TV Markíza,
Doma, Dajto and Fooor), and Slovenia (POP TV, Kanal A, Brio, Oto and Kino).
CME also operates Voyo, the pan-regional video-on-demand service. CME is
traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market and the Prague Stock Exchange under
the ticker symbol "CETV".

CONTACT: For further information please visit: www.cme.net, or contact:
         Mark Kobal
         Head of Investor Relations
         Central European Media Enterprises
         +420 242 465 576
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