TV-3 (Russian TV channel)

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TV-3 (also known as TV-3 Russia) is a Russian television channel focused on entertainment. It mainly broadcasts TV series in mystery, science fiction and fantasy genres. It was purchased in 2006 by Vladimir Potanin's ProfMedia (ПрофМедиа),[1] which in turn was purchased by the Russian natural gas giant Gazprom and placed in its Gazprom Media division in December 2013.[2][3]

Broadcast areaNationwide
HeadquartersMoscow, Russia
Picture formatSDTV 576i
OwnerGazprom Media
LaunchedJune 6, 1994; 29 years ago (1994-06-06)
Website (Russia only)

TV-3 has been accused of propaganda of superstition and esoterism, including showing of films made of statements of scientists taken out of context that made it look like the scientists were talking to the TV-3 presenter.[4] In 2015, it was nominated for "the most harmful pseudoscientific project (for spreading of myths, delusions and superstitions)" antiprize of a state prize of the Ministry of Education and Science; the prize was, however, awarded to REN TV's conspirological documentaries.[5][6]

March 2015 - the channel becomes part of the sub-holding "Gazprom-Media Entertainment Television" (GPM RTV), its office began to be located in the building of the business center "Diamond Hall", together with the headquarters of the TV channels "TNT", "2x2" and "Friday !”.[7][8]

On 26 January 2016, TV-3 hosted the Russian premiere of the tenth, and on 4 January 2018, the eleventh season of the cult American television series The X-Files.[9]

In 2023, the network purchased distribution rights to Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, which were previously owned by Disney in Russia but were sold off due to the company's pause in the market and the shut down of Disney Channel Russia.

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  1. ^ Holdsworth, Nick (18 October 2007). "Prof-Media restructures operations: Move follows series of acquisitions". Variety.
  2. ^ Bessudnov, Alexei (2008). "Media Map". Index on Censorship. 37 (1): 185. doi:10.1080/03064220701882780.
  3. ^ Kozlov, Vladimir (26 November 2013). "Russia's Gazprom Media Acquires ProfMedia Group". The Hollywood Reporter.
  4. ^ А. М. Черепащук «Бесстыдство некоторых российских СМИ поражает воображение» // Бюллетень «В защиту науки», № 9, 2011 год, стр.17-18, копия Archived 1 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "» Телеканал РЕН ТВ получил антипремию за лженауку Комиссия по борьбе с лженаукой и фальсификацией научных исследований". Retrieved 23 May 2022.
  6. ^ Представителей СМИ и популяризаторов науки наградили премией «За верность науке» [Representatives of the media and popularizers of science were awarded the prize "For fidelity to science"] (in Russian). Ministry of Education and Science of Russia. 11 February 2015. Archived from the original on 1 May 2015.
  7. ^ ""Газпром-медиа" развлекается". Kommersant (in Russian). 31 March 2015. Retrieved 23 May 2022.
  8. ^ "Как маркетинг в регионах помог ТВ-3 достичь рекордной доли телесмотрения". AdIndex (in Russian). Retrieved 23 May 2022.
  9. ^ "ТВ3 готовит российскую премьеру новых «Секретных материалов» - Газета.Ru | Новости". Газета.Ru (in Russian). Retrieved 11 March 2022.