The CTC channel was the third most-watched broadcaster in Russia in the first quarter of 2013, with an average target audience share of 11.3% (Q1 2012: 12.7%). The channel, however, increased its target audience share compared with the fourth quarter of 2012. The year-on-year decline in the target audience share reflected overall audience fragmentation, increased competition and the later scheduled timing of the launch of the channel's high-rating premieres compared to the first quarter of 2012.The Domashny channel's target audience share decreased year-on-year in the first quarter of 2013 from 3.7% to 3.0%, reflecting changes in the programming grid due to an increased focus on younger audiences and increased competition from other channels. In Q1 2013 the age segment "Women 4-24" in Domashny's audience profile was up by 10% year-on-year and the segment "Women 25-35" was up 14% year-on-year. The structural qualitative changes in the Domashny audience attracted new advertisers to the channel in the first quarter of 2013, including those that historically did not allocate their ad budgets to television.
|ended March 31,|
|(US$ 000's)||2012||2013||in USD||in RUB|
|Total operating revenues||$191,120||$195,287||2%||4%|