Channel One Russia Worldwide Now Available in NY, NJ

October 23: Channel One Russia Worldwide, a 24-hour Russian network, is now
available to Time Warner Cable digital customers in selected parts of New York
and New Jersey.

Channel One
Russia Worldwide is an international version of Channel One Russia, formerly
ORT channel. The 24-hour channel was added on October 15 and is available to
Time Warner Cable customers in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Mt.
Vernon and the Hudson Valley area in New York, as well as in Bergen and Hudson
Counties in New Jersey.

Now available
through Time Warner Cable for $14.95 per month, the channel offers news,
analytical programs, award-winning docs, comedies, talk shows, celebrity spots,
feature films and serials, as well as national cups and championships, among
other sports broadcasts.

highlights include the prime-time news show Vremya; the analytical program Vremena by Vladimir Pozner; and talk shows such
as Let Them Talk
with Andrei Malakhov, The Minute of Fame, Ice Era and Star Factory.

“Channel One
Russia is not only the unquestionable leader of Russian broadcasting, but also
the largest Russian-language television network with 200 million viewers
worldwide,” said Alexei Efimov, the director of international broadcasting at
Channel One Russia. “Thanks to Time Warner Cable, our channel is now available
to thousands of Russian American families. We are very happy these families
will be able to strengthen their ties with the Homeland with Channel One

Kristin Brzoznowski