Our priority is the Christian (mostly but not limited to) programming distribution and placement that reflects the realities of Christian life, thus paving the way to greater mutual understanding and dialogue.
Blagovest-Media started its work in 1992, as a branch of the Catholic Radio and Television Network. Up to now Blagovest Media distributes Catholic films and programs to 21 Russian TV channel, including the only two Orthodox TV channels of Russia, SPAS and SOYUZ.
Total number of hours – approx. 130 hours
Potential audience – about 50 mln people
Regions and coverage – St. Petersburg, Moscow, Central Part of Russia, third part of Siberia, South of Russia (Kuban), Belarus, Baltic countries (Eastern and Western Europe via satellite)
In the West Blagovest Media broadcasts at the main Catholic TV channels including EWTN-Europe.
Blagovest Media receives programs for its distribution on a free of charge basis from its partners over the world. Voice over into Russian and other languages is done in its own sound studio.
A special attention is given to children’s and school educational programs. Thanks to our partners from USA, Spain, France etc. we receive rights for high quality animation programs on Bible, Church history, Christian morals told in a language understandable by children and teenagers and voice them in Russian.
Since perestroika times, quite a number of Orthodox studios appeared in Russia and other Orthodox countries. Among them there are enough quality programming but it is absolutely unknown to the West. With this purpose Blagovest Media launched a web-platform www.blagovestmedia.tv in Russian to present and promote such kind of TV production.
Now Blagovest Media web-platform www.blagovestmedia.tv hosts about 300 Christian films and programs available for the Western broadcasters.
Besides, Blagovest Media partners with Orthodox and Catholic studios and TV channels of Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Bosnia and Serbia and broadcasts in Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Philippines, Slovakia and Czech Republic.