TV1000 Russkoe Kino
|TV1000 Russkoe Kino|
ТВ1000 Русское Кино
|Launched||October 1, 2005|
|Owned by||Modern Times Group|
|Picture format||16:9 576i SDTV|
|Broadcast area||Baltic states, CIS states and United States|
|naxoo (Switzerland)||Channel 300|
|Xfinity (USA)||Channel 3227|
The channel launched on October 1, 2005 in the Baltics, Russia, Ukraine, & other CIS states, broadcasting from both the Viasat platform in the Baltics and cable systems in the region. It was the fifth pay channel from Viasat in the region after TV1000 East, Viasat Explorer, Viasat History and Viasat Sport.
In 2009 the channel became available through Time Warner Cable (Now Spectrum) in the New York City Region, and the Southern California area, including Los Angeles. It subsequently launched on Xfinity cable in 2012.
- "VIASAT BROADCASTING TO LAUNCH PREMIUM MOVIE CHANNEL IN RUSSIA" (Press release). Modern Times Group. August 26, 2005.
- "TV1000 Russian Kino heads west". Broadbandtvnews. November 10, 2008.
- History of TV1000 Russian Kino