Gazprom-Media Holding, a leading diversified media holding in Russia and Eastern Europe, announced the launch of a new OTT platform TNT-PREMIER. The digital platform will be operational as of August 16. On the day of the launch, viewers will be able to watch the exclusive TNT TV series Domashny Arest (Home Arrest) and the new season of HB, a show hosted by Garik Kharlamov and Timur Batrutdinov.
TNT-PREMIER’s media library features the best projects from the entertainment television channels TNT, TV-3, TNT4, 2x2 and Super. New seasons of popular shows and series will be available exclusively on this platform before their wide release (catch forward mode). Moreover, the platform will showcase sports broadcasts from the Match TV federal channel and the special-interest channel about football, Match! Premier.
TNT-PREMIER subscribers will receive full access to content that they will be able to watch on five devices tied to the account. Moreover, viewing will be possible in online and offline mode, in the latter option when the content is preloaded to the device. There will also be premium content that is created especially for service subscribers and not available on regular TV broadcasts.
“It is important to us that our audience receives direct access to the video content of Gazprom-Media on a convenient and fast website with comfortable functionality. Viewers will see the premium and exclusive projects of our entertainment TV channels on our new digital platform, as well as sports broadcasts without advertising. The recommendations system on the resource will help to select the product that is interesting to users,” said Dmitry Chernyshenko, CEO of Gazprom-Media Holding.
On the day of the launch, TNT-PREMIER users will be able to watch the exclusive premieres of TNT channel. The resource will feature the new comedy series by Semyon Slepakov, Domashny Arest (Home Arrest), in which Pavel Derevyanko, Sergey Burunov and Gosha Kutsenko play the lead roles, while Pyotr Buslov directs. Resource users will also see the second season of the most anticipated sketch comedy from Garik Kharlamov and Timur Batrutdinov, HB.
TNT-PREMIER’s digital platform will work based on a paid model, but new users will receive free access to the resource for a trial period.