National TV channel CTC debuted in 1996, Russia’s first thematic channel Domashny was launched in 2005.
In 2009, СTC Media began international satellite Biss Keys broadcasting in North America as CTC International. In June 2010, the launch of international broadcasting took place in Israel. In March 2011, CTC Media started international broadcasting in Germany, and later in May 2011, a number of agreements were signed to start broadcasting on two new platforms in North America.
In October 2011, CTC International increased its footprint in North America and began broadcasting in the Baltic states. As of February 2012, the international version of CTC began broadcasting in Europe, as well as in a number of countries in North Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia. CTC-International started broadcasting in Kyrgyzstan in April 2012, and launched in Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan in May the same year. CTC International is available in Thailand since July 2012.