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TV Centre (Russia)

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TV Centre (Russian: ТВ Центр, romanizedTV Tsentr; formerly abbreviated as ТВЦ, TVC or ТВЦ-Москва, TVC-Moskva - "TVC Moscow") is a state-run Russia TV station with the fourth largest coverage area in Russia, after Channel One, Russia-1 and NTV. It is owned by the administration of the city of Moscow and is dedicated to programming that highlights various aspects of Moscow life.[2] The channel airs across Russian territory, its first broadcast on 14 February 1956 - the 4th television station to be opened in the Soviet Union.

TV Centre
ТВ Центр
LaunchedFebruary 14, 1956
Owned byGovernment of Moscow
Picture format16:9 (576i, SDTV)
Audience share3% (July 2009, TNS Russia[1])
CountryRussia
Broadcast areaRussia
Armenia
Georgia
Ukraine
Estonia
Latvia
Lithuania
Belarus
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Uzbekistan
Tajikistan
North America
South America
Europe
Africa
Asia and Oceania
Formerly called1956-1967: Moscow Program 2
1967-1976: Moscow Program
1976-1984: Moscow Channel 3
1984-1989: Moscow Television Channel 3
1989-1991: MTK Channel 3
1991-1997: MTK-Moscow Television 3
Websitehttp://www.tvc.ru

The channel was launched in June 1997 and until 2005 was run by Oleg Poptsov (the founding father of VGTRK and its chairman in 1990-96). Faithfully reflecting the official line of the former Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov, a onetime rival of Vladimir Putin who later became a supporter,[2] the TV station airs extensive interviews with the mayor and his associates.

Production

Information-analytical

Publicistic

Talk show

  • Temporarily available: Weekly night program interviews with two leading (2008-2015).
  • Missis: (2011- ).
  • Brainstorming: Weekly program devoted to science and high technology (2012- ).
  • Pravo golosa (Vote): daily political talk show (2012- ).
  • Dr. I. ..: Program on health (2013- ).
  • Right to know: Socio-political talk show. The flagship project of the channel, which faced a different perspective on the most pressing question of the week. Protagonist ask questions editors of leading Russian mass media (2014- ).

Educational

  • Life factor: Information TV magazine devoted to the problems of people with disabilities (2007- ).
  • Lady and the chef: Culinary program (2010- ).

Entertainment

Children's

  • ABVGDeyka: Educational program for preschool and primary school children passing through play (2000- ).

Sports

Archive

Information-analytical

  • Business Moscow: Economic programme (1997-2012, earlier 2x2).
  • Seventh Day: Analytical program (1997-1999).

References

  1. ^ Рейтинги СМИ - ТВ (in Russian). TNS Russia. 2009-07-20. Archived from the original on 2011-10-08. Retrieved 2009-08-02.
  2. ^ a b Alexei Bessudnov, "Media Map" (183–189), Index on Censorship, Volume 37, Number 1, 2008, p. 185.

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