MAKS TV is a 24 -hour Russian language Entertainment TV network
What is Maks TV?
MAKS TV is a 24 -hour Russian language Entertainment TV network that serves a ten million nationwide Russian speaking audience. Available to U.S. and Canada subscribers via local cable providers and satellite networks, MAKS TV provides programming that is focused solely on entertainment: humor, music, fashion, dancing and Hollywood.
MAKS TV is presently distributed via Satellite, as a part of RTN Platinum package, and will be added to Key major cable networks in US and Canada in Q2 2007. MAKS TV is also distributed to a number of key Russian-American businesses like clubs, lounges and upscale restaurants.
MAKS TV is high end, high quality television for people who love music humor and fashion, which typically are not covered by traditional TV channels. MAKS TV has a varied palette of programming which varies from reality shows to music shows, from conventional comedies to ballroom dancing, from fashion shows to entertainment news blocks. Some of the titles include RussTop 20, Hit Master, Info Filtr, Tusse USA, Tusse Canada, Tusse Ru, Maks News, Pozitiv News and Show Biz Moscow Time, Day with the Star, In Bed with the Star, Oscars, History of Hollywood, Fashion Shoot, Runway, and many more…
The unique strength of MAKS TV is that this is the first TV that puts music, Entertainment, and comedies first and everything else second. Founded by International Record Label and Studio MAKS Records, MAKS TV gets new hits from all of the top Russian and European performers ahead of anyone else. MAKS Records is well-known in the music industry because of Mega Hits created Along with Scandinavian Production Company “Ego Works” for Russian market and European Markets.
Founded in 2003 and launched in 2005, MAKS TV is an international Entertainment channel ultimately designed to appeal to 10 million Russian expatriates. MAKS TV is currently available in the US, Canada, Russia with a projected launch in Europe and Israel 3Q 2007. Overall Viewer ship base is over 12,000,000 all over the world.
Current advertisers include Lufthansa, Money Gram, Aeroflot, Toyota, Mitsubishi, Major R/E Developers, Majestic Casinos, Big number of Key Russian Clubs, Restaurants, stores, and other prominent businesses.
Maks TV Audience
The median age for Russian-Americans is 42 years. Out of a total of 2,191,229 Russian households 1,344,029 have one or more person under the age of 18, and out of those households 81 percent are married families. Out of family households 760,076 are compromised of a two person household. The average Russian-American family size is three and the average household size is two. Out of 4,219,249 Russian-Americans nine percent are enrolled in college or graduate schools. The median household income in 1999 for Russian-Americans households was $59,950, which was $17,956 more compared to the median income of a US household. Eighteen percent of Russians are self-employed. Russian-Americans are concentrated in the Northeast, Florida and California.
Maks TV Programming
Entertainment is the main event on MAKS TV. If you don’t like Entertainment this is not a channel for you – after all, this is TV for people who want to hear and see new music, new shows, new videos a day or two after they come out. This is TV for people who work hard and wand to laugh at the end of the day. We give our audience a behind the scenes and close-up look of Russian arena shows, sit down concerts, club music, latest rock, pop and dance videos and artists. Also, we bring the latest music from Russia’s biggest starts — Valeri Meladze, Alla Pugachiova, Avram Russo, SMASH, Leonid Agutin, Anzhelika Varum, Boris Moiseev, Lyudmila Gurchenko — this list can go on and on. We can do all this because we are a part of Russian music industry, and we give our viewers a front row view of what’s happening in this exciting Show Biz universe before anyone else can.
We broadcast 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The types of shows that we produce, film on location or stage here in the U.S. include Sitcoms, Comedies, Arena and Venue events, Entertainment News, Hit Countdowns and live to tape concerts filmed both in Europe and here in the U.S. Actual shows airing on Maks TV include RussTop 20, Hit Master, Info Filtr, Tusse USA, Tusse Canada, Tusse Ru, Maks News, Pozitiv News and Show Biz Moscow Time, Day with the Star, In Bed with the Star, Oscars, History of Hollywood, Fashion Shoot, Runway, and many more…
Maks TV History
Founded in 2003, Maks TV is a subsidiary of Maks Records. TV channel owners are music industry professionals who produce, compose, market and distribute music. The crew behind Maks TV works directly with such major international labels as EMI, Warner Chappell, Warner Music, Universal, Sony BMG, Apple, Ryko USA, SPV Germany, HIT FACTORY Criteria. The creative team behind Maks Records with participation of Scandinavian based – Ego Works Productions and Miami Based – Hit Factory Criteria recording and post-production studio has been making waves in the Russian music industry lately with more then a few Mega Hits created for Dima Bilan” Ruslana,d SMASH, and many more Artists. Other internationally renown musicians engaged with the team are Within Temptation, McSolar, Beverly Knight, ALDIMIOLA, Macy Gray and Xavier Naidoo, Grammy Winner MYA.