Moscow, Russia - Holding Gazprom media, the leading diversified media holding in Russia and Eastern Europe, announces the launching of a new TV channel TNT4 which starts broadcasting January 1, 2016. The group of Gazprom media TV entertainment will promote TNT4.

TNT4 broadcasting concept reflects the slogan "TNT4 - more life." Popular projects will appear on the channel from TNT media library, which has more than 12 thousand hours - comedy shows and soap operas, talk shows and sitcoms.

The audience of TV channel will be aged 14 to 44 years old.

TNT 4 viewers are waiting for a selection of the best releases of Comedy Club, Comedy Battle, Comedy Woman, Uboinaya Liga, Uboiniy nochi shows. TN4 will return broadcast cult projects Okna with Dmitry Nagiyev, Neobiyasnimo no fakt, Zapretnaya zona. The channel will show popular editions of the program in the genre of life-style Perezagruzka, Shkola remonta, Sex with Anfisa Chekhova, sitcoms Schastlivi vmeste, Sasha + Masha, Zaytsev + 1.

Gazprom media is focused on creating high-quality entertainment content and building successful media brands. The creation of TNT4 is in accordance with our strategic goals to strengthen our position on the television market. Unprecedented in volume and quality media library created by TNT has great potential. I am sure that popular TNT and Comedy Club Production shows and series will be able to attract a loyal viewer, - commented the creation of the channel general director of Gazprom-Media Holding Dmitry Chernyshenko.

"The channel TNT4 enables viewers to see the shows, which formed the basis for the success of TNT channel, - the general director of Gazprom media entertainment TV Arthur Dzhanibekyan. - Programming the channel will be based on the iconic and audience favorite TNT and Comedy Club Production projects. We can proudly say that we will show the best of the best - content that passed the selection for many years and demand of audience that fully trusts TNT taste. In the next two years we plan to fill the air with new Comedy Club Production and Good Story Media projects. I hope that TNT4 will quickly find fans because the channel will be promoted by the strong team which made TNT and TNT-Comedy the leaders.

The broadcast of TNT 4 from satellites will be carried out in five time zones. Technical coverage of TNT4 will exceed 55 million viewers.

The channel will be available in most Russian cities, including broadcasting in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, Voronezh and other Russian cities. TNT4 also will be available in the networks of cable and satellite pay-TV operators.

In 2016, the channel TNT4 is planning to expand the audience to more than 75 million through the developing of air partner network and increasing the number of viewers in the networks of cable and satellite operators.

Director General of TNT4 will be Kablakhov Murat, who has held the post of TNT-Comedy head till now.