«Tricolor TV» starts Eurosport, Discovery Channel and TLC in HD-format
Largest Russian digital TV provider «Tricolor TV» has started broadcasting of one of the most popular television channels of Discovery Networks portfolio in high definition format.
Television channels Eurosport HD, Discovery Channel HD and TLC HD are accessible to subscribers of «Tricolor TV» in the basic package of the provider — «Edinyi» *.
Eurosport — is a leading sports multimedia platform which offers content for over 120 sports, and for sports events from every part of the globe. Eurosport is proud of the widest range of programs about 7 mainstays of modern sports — tennis, cycling, football, winter sports, summer Olympic sports, auto- and moto sport, and snooker. Eurosport television flow is commented by world class experts and it constantly shows both leading sportsmen of our times and tomorrow champions. Eurosport has higher audience than all paid sports channels in «all 18 +» category1 . Up to August 9 inclusive Eurosport television channel will be broadcasting 16th World water sports championship — the largest international competition in Kazan. Starting from August 22 till September 13 cycling fan will have an opportunity to immerse themselves in well-known bicycle race «Vuelta», watching the best bicyclists of the globe, when the athletes will compete at total distance over 3,300 km. From August, 22 till August, 30 Eurosport television channel will be broadcasting World Athletics Championship. All the preliminary competitions and finals will be broadcasted live, during the period of the championship the viewers will be having detailed reviews of the events in one-hour thematic program «Athletics. World championship. The best of the day».
Discovery Channel is an ancestor of informative-entertaining TV genre, television channel № 1 among paid channels in Russia for male audience aged 20-492. Discovery Сhannel immerses you in a world of stories of experts, trailblazers and researchers which inspire, heat imagination and nourish mind. In August the channel viewers will see well-known «Shark week», and anniversary tenth season of show-hit «Mythbusters», this season Adam and Jamie will challenge the myths inspired by cult series «Simpsons», landmark saga «Star wars» and legendary Indiana Johes movies. In September the well-known actor Idris Elba will issue a challenge against all the four elements and will set a land speed record in a new project of Discovery Channel «Idris Elba: no limits». Premiere «Treasure quest: snake island» will show the viewers the southeast of Brazil to follow a team of desperate Incan gold hunters. Later this year Discovery Channel will show exclusive television premiere of an eco-thriller «Racing extinction» — a new documentary by the director Louie Psihoyos, author of the film «The Cove», which was awarded «Oscar» for the best documentary in 2010.
TLC — female paid lifestyle channel № 1 in Russia if to talk about households using television and monthly audience3. TLC entertains by means of courageous and unexpected, bright and drawing attention content. It involves you in viewing — so it is not possible to stop. TLC television channel opens up doors and new vistas, showing the real life scenes which are truly fascinating and charge you with positive emotions thanks to inspiring heroes and their fascinating stories. In August the viewers will see the programs «Podium 30 +», which will tell how to become a successful model if you are slightly over thirty, and a new season of show-hit of TLC channel, «Emmi» winner, «Little people, big world» about uneasy, but fascinating life of Rollof family. In September there will be premiers of the programs shot in Russia: «Real adoption» and continuation of the project «IVF in Russia: waiting for a baby», which will tell how to find family happiness, to become happy parents. The new television season of TLC will probably be rather tasty together with the well-known culinary specialist Buddy Valastro and premier series of its show «Cake boss». This time Buddy and his team will face a new challenge — and painted «nested doll» pie!
In order to see new television channels the provider subscribers should update a list of television channels in the receiver interface.
Total user’s base of «Tricolor TV» at the end of II quarter 2015 has made 11,415 million Russian households.
We have included in the network these three television channels certainly popular in the segment, at the numerous requests of our subscribers, thus the cost of the basic package «Edinyi» has not changed. I want to tell, that these television channels broadcast in high definition format. Never before Russian televiewers have such abundance of high-quality HD-channels at a reasonable price.We have included in the network these three television channels certainly popular in the segment, at the numerous requests of our subscribers, thus the cost of the basic package «Edinyi» has not changed. I want to tell, that these television channels broadcast in high definition format. Never before Russian televiewers have such abundance of high-quality HD-channels at a reasonable price.
We are very glad that «Tricolor TV» subscribers now have an access to high-quality, exciting and fascinating content of our television channels. Now subscribers of «Tricolor TV» will definitely see the landmark sports events thanks to Eurosport, the most important premiers of Discovery Channel and will open for themselves fascinating world of TLC, HD quality will make it more impressive.We are very glad that «Tricolor TV» subscribers now have an access to high-quality, exciting and fascinating content of our television channels. Now subscribers of «Tricolor TV» will definitely see the landmark sports events thanks to Eurosport, the most important premiers of Discovery Channel and will open for themselves fascinating world of TLC, HD quality will make it more impressive.
* Discovery Channel HD and TLC HD are accessible to the provider’s subscribers, living in a zone of Eutelsat 36A/36B coverage and using HDTV receiving equipment; Eurosport HD it is accessible to the provider’s subscribers, living in a zone of Eutelsat 36A/36B and «Express-At1» coverage and using HDTV receiving equipment.
1 TNS, April 2015
2 TNS, April 2015
3 TNS, April 2015