A-One (TV channel)

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A-One Hip-Hop Music Channel was a Russian music television channel broadcasting hip hop music.

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Broadcast areaRussia (cable and satellite networks)
Language(s)Russian, English
Picture format4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Launched1 August 2005; 15 years ago (2005-08-01)
Closed31 May 2016; 5 years ago (2016-05-31)
Replaced byTNT Music
Former namesAlternative One (2005)

The channel was broadcast on the satellite ABS-2 (FTA), on the “Tricolor TV” platform, and in 850 cable packages.


After briefly being known as Alternative One before launch, A-One launched on 1 August 2005. The channel initially broadcast alternative and rock music, including the establishment of a Rock Alternative Music Prize [ru]. In 2011, Alexander Tolmatsky [ru] took over and changed the channel's format to hip-hop music. Tolmatsky departed in 2013; the channel won several national awards during this time and launched a national party series, "A-One Hype Nights", featuring popular Russian and foreign artists.

In 2016, Gazprom-Media acquired a 49 percent stake in the channel, which was rebranded as TNT Music [ru] on 31 May.

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