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CTC TV Up in Ratings

Viewer share for CTC Media's CTC TV rose to 5.5 percent in the week to May 27 from 5.4 percent in the previous week, data researcher TNS-Global said Saturday. CTC's average daily audience among viewers 4 years old and over climbed to 6.3 percent, from 6.2 percent in the week to May 20.

CTC slipped to the sixth most-watched television channel among viewers of 18 years, dropping a notch below Ren-TV, its nearest competitor.

The average daily share of viewers 18 years or older for Ren-TV increased to 5.6 percent from 5.2 percent in the week to May 20, the data show. CTC remained in fifth place among viewers 4 years old and over. Government-controlled Rossia 1 was the most watched among both audience categories, outpacing NTV Television. Channel One had the third-biggest audience in both categories. TNT was the fourth-most watched channel among viewers.


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