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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
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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