Ukraine plans entertainment channel

Will be distributed via cable, satellite, online

MOSCOW -- Ukrainian Media Holding plans to launch a niche entertainment channel in the fall, the group's president, Boris Lozhkin, said at a business conference Monday in Kiev.

The channel will be distributed via cable, satellite and online and focus on content produced in-house in cooperation with a Russian production studio.

UMH is controlled by Netherlands-based United Media Holding and operates in Ukraine, Russia and other CIS states across television, the Internet and print media.