The winners of Zolotoy Luch 2019, the national awards in the field of satellite, cable and online television, were announced on November 28. Red Media, NTV-PLUS and TNT MUSIC won awards in four categories.
Kukhnya TV channel received the main award in the nomination “TV channels: Lifestyle”. The documentary Poka Moskva Byla Stolitsey (While Moscow was the Capital) from the documentary cycle Rossiya Glazami Inostrancev (Russia Through the Eyes of Foreigners) won in the nomination “Best author program”. The film, made by 365 Dney TV, is based on the collective memories of foreign travellers, diplomats, writers and scientists who have visited Russia in different historical periods.
“For me, it is a particular joy to see the Kukhnya TV channel among the winners because it is one of the first channels that Red Media company launched on air at the start of its journey. Today’s award proves once more our high level and the recognition of the professional community,” said Irina Dorogan, general producer of Red Media’s special-interest channels.
“Many thanks to the awards jury because, for us, it is a very important award. We have received the Zolotoy Luch award before as a channel, and today we receive this award for a project - this is a new stage in our development,” said German Tregubenko, editor-in-chief of 365 Dney TV.
Digital television operator NTV-PLUS received a special prize for “Best content offer” from the Zolotoy Luch award organizers. A special award was also given to NTV-PLUS online television, which allows watching TV, films and series, as well as sports broadcasts, on any digital devices.
TNT MUSIC also took an award, in the nomination “Best music channel”.