In Russia there is a children's channel Carousel
Published: December 17, 2010, 16:16 TODAY! | Author: editor
1 January 2011 will start broadcasting a new children's channel called Carousel . It is a joint project of public television VGTRK (RTR) and Pervyj channel. Details of the distribution will be communicated later.
RGTRK and Pervyj channel is currently running their own children's channels - Bibigon (VGTRK) and Telenjanja (Pervyj channel). In the next week the two companies will showcase a new broadcast channel Carousel, which will be released in the first DVB-T multiplex in Russia.
VGTRK announced that from 1.1.2011 and will Bibigon Tenenjanja merged into one channel - the carousel. Next week on Friday will begin test broadcasting and will be broadcast on the frequencies where the program is now distributed Bibigon. Pervyj channel will not yet comment on the fate Telenjanja. An official statement published later.
The establishment of a joint children's channel in Russia was held in late November. Earlier, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the merger and Tenenjanja Bibigon in one channel for children and youth, which will have its position in the first terrestrial multiplex.
Telenjanja neterestrický as the channel started in 2006. According to a survey by TNS Index + TV stations in the first half of the year was watched more than 20 million people worldwide. It's about a quarter more than the same period of 2009.
VGTRK launched its children's channel Bibigon in 2007. TV stations are intended for children ages 6 to 16 years.