All articles tagged "TV"

Russian Soccer Premier League to be broadcast in United States and Canada Russian Soccer Premier League to be broadcast in United States and Canada

6 Mar, 01:56 PM 12 comments

Pay TV channel Setanta Sports will begin broadcasting Russian soccer Premier League matches starting with the opening matches of the 2009-10 season on March 13. The channel plans to broadcast 60 league fixtures over the course of the season, both live and delayed

Tags: Russian Soccer, USA, TV

Ukraine seeks ban on Russian TV channel for vodka ads Ukraine seeks ban on Russian TV channel for vodka ads

17 Apr, 12:14 PM 25 comments

Ukraine threatened on Thursday to pull the plug on Russia's biggest TV station unless it agrees to stop transmitting ads for vodka during daytime programming. Under Ukrainian law, advertising alcohol on TV is only allowed in the evening after prime time, and then only as long as actual drunkness is not depicted.

Tags: alcohol, mass media, TV, Ukraine

2 killed in reality show studio collapse in Georgia 2 killed in reality show studio collapse in Georgia

27 Apr, 03:59 PM

Two people were killed Sunday when a five-storey building housing Georgia's 'Star Academy' reality TV show collapsed.

Tags: TV, accidents, explosions, Georgia

Russian antitrust body blocks Walt Disney TV deal Russian antitrust body blocks Walt Disney TV deal

7 May, 11:48 PM 14 comments

Walt Disney Co. will not purchase the Russian Media One TV holding as it had planned, the American corporation said in its quarterly financial report citing obstacles in the Russian authorities that experts believe to be politically grounded.

Tags: media, TV, US

Female Russian boxer takes on Big Brother show Female Russian boxer takes on Big Brother show

5 Jun, 11:58 PM 20 comments

A 35-year old female boxer and an ex-rock star from London who originally comes from Russia, Angel Mckenzie is one of the 16 new contestants who entered the famed Big Brother house.

Tags: TV, UK, women, celebrities



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