CTC Media’s Russia TV Audience Shares Steady, TNS-Global Says

CTC Media Inc. (CTCM)’s CTC television channel remained the fifth most-watched among Russian viewers 18 years and older in the week to June 3 as its audience share was steady, according to TNS-Global.

Viewer share for CTC TV, the Nasdaq-listed Russian media company’s biggest source of revenue, was at 5.5 percent, unchanged from the previous week, data researcher TNS-Global said by e-mail today. CTC’s average daily audience among viewers 4 years old and over was also unchanged at 6.3 percent in the week to June 3, the data show. CTC remained in fifth place among viewers 4 years old and over, TNS-Global said.

Russia’s NTV Television was the most watched among both audience categories. Government-controlled Rossiya-1 was pushed to the third-most watched slot in both categories after occupying the most-watched spot in the week to May 27, the data show. Pervyi Kanal had the second-biggest audience in both categories, the data show. TNT was the fourth-most watched channel among viewers in both categories, the data showed.

To contact the reporters on this story: Halia Pavliva in New York at hpavliva@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Tal Barak Harif at tbarak@bloomberg.net

Bloomberg reserves the right to edit or remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.