MOSCOW: US broadcasting giant NBC Universal Networks has launched two of its most successful cable television channels in Russia.

Universal Channel and SCI FI are now airing on the NTV Plus digital platform offering a mix of hit science fiction shows such Battlestar Galactica and the BBC's Torchwood, together with blockbuster movies and NBC TV shows.

Trills Roma Khanna, president of global networks and digital initiatives: "This is a landmark step forward in delivering on the international growth strategy of NBC Universal Global Networks."

Data sourced from M&M Global; additional content by WARC staff