Moscow 24 (TV channel)

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Moscow 24
Москва 24
Launched 1997
Owned by VGTRK
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Country Russia
Broadcast area Moscow
Headquarters Moscow, Russia
Formerly called 1997-2011: TV Stolitsa
Sister channel(s) Russia-1, Russia-2, Carousel, Russia-K, Russia-24, RTR-Planeta
Website http://m24.ru
Availability
Terrestrial
Analogue (only in Moscow) Channel 10
Cable
Natsionalnye Kabelnye Seti Channel 13

Moscow 24 (Russian: Москва 24) is a state-owned television channel founded in 2011. It belongs to the All-Russia State Television and Radio Company (VGTRK) and controlled by Government of Moscow.

History[edit]

Channel had started in Moscow in 1997 as TV Stolitsa. Government of Moscow was an owner of channel. TV Stolitsa broadcast feature films, news of city life, stories about city. But on May, 2011 Government of Moscow said about creation a new city informational TV-channel. TV Stolitsa broadcast until September 5, 2011. In the first minutes of Moscow 24's being on air they broadcast a presentation of the channel to the Mayor of Moscow.

Programmes[edit]

Informational[edit]

  • Megapolis — broadcast every half an hour. It's an overview of city news.
  • Probki (Traffic) — news of traffic situation on Moscow. Broadcast every 30 minutes.
  • Pogoda (Weather) — weather situation in city. Broadcast every 30 minutes.
  • Gorodovoy (The Duty of the City) - stories about troubles of inhabitants. Reporter visits and helps them.
  • Ekonomika (Economics) - news about realty, finances and exchange rates in Moscow.
  • 12 okrugov (The 12 districts) - reporter visits some district of Moscow and interviews a head of this district.

Entertainment[edit]

  • Noch (The Night) - nightly youth channel. Live interviews with interesting people.
  • Moskva v tvoei tarelke (The Moscow in your dish) - travels to Moscow restaurants.

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