Launched in 2005, World Fashion Channel International is owned by Igor Kesaev and Marina Artemieva. A leading authority on worldwide fashion, the channel offers an essential stream of fashion programming, in addition to lifestyle shows and celebrity news. The channel has two main strands, one hosting English TV programs catered to the European, North American and Middle Eastern market, and another broadcasting programming in Russian focusing primarily at countries in Eastern Europe. Customers of HOTBIRD have ready access to this free network, keeping them clued up on the latest developments throughout the fashion world and beyond. World Fashion Channel International is dedicated to delivering the latest in fashion news and developments, with an extensive slate of programming covering categories like fashion trends, health and beauty and wellness. With a committed audience base of millions, World Fashion Channel International broadcasts in leading world languages including English, Italian and Russian, offering in-depth insights and documentaries about the top players in the fashion world, with up-to-the-minute updates on the latest developments in the fashion world. With correspondents based across the world, including London, Milan, Paris and New York, all of the leading capitals in the fashion industry are covered. All of the key fashion weeks are covered, in addition to other leading events and festivals held throughout the year. In addition to documentaries and fashion current affairs, there’s a steady stream of fashion related films, music programming and other light entertainment options.