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History heads to Russia

A+E Networks is continuing the roll-out of its channels internationally with the upcoming launch of History and History HD on NTV+ in Russia. (Pictured: Ice Road Truckers)
November 21, 2013

A+E Networks is continuing the roll-out of its channels internationally with the upcoming launch of History and History HD on NTV+ in Russia.

Owned and operated by A+E Networks, the channels will broadcast on the Rostelcom platform later this year. History Russia’s schedule at launch will include Ice Road Truckers (pictured above), Pawn Stars, American Pickers, American Restoration, Counting Cars and Mountain Men. 

“The roll out of History in Russia marks an important milestone for A+E Networks,” said Dean Possenniskie, Europe MD. “Russia is an important territory for us and we’re looking forward to bringing the highest quality factual entertainment to the market.”

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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