Ovation is America’s only arts network, whose mission is to connect the world to all forms of art and artistic expression. A cause-based media company, Ovation's brand serves as a platform for creative expression for cross-disciplinary artists and viewers alike. Ovation is dedicated to delivering best-in-class arts-centric original programming from across the globe. The network delivers a one-of-a-kind mix of original and selectively curated series, films, documentaries and specials – many produced in-house, at the network's state of the art Ovation Studios . The Ovation network reaches a national audience of nearly 50 million homes. It is available on national cable systems, as well as nationally on DIRECTV, Dish, Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-Verse. Ovation is also available on VOD (in both standard and high definition). Ovation's diversified viewer experiences extend across its linear network, the popular ovationtv.com, and active social presences on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more. See the Ovation Facebook page for the latest information and conversations happening across the Ovation brand and the arts: www.facebook.com/OvationTV. Ovation remains highly committed to national arts advocacy and supports access to the arts for all. The network has given back to the artistic community approximately $15MM in direct and in-kind support.
SANTA MONICA, CA – May 17, 2013 Continuing to fill its ranks with multi-platform professionals, Ovation, America’s only arts network, has appointed Jason Black to be Vice President, Original Programming & Head of Digital Media. Black will report to Douglas Strasnick, the network’s new SVP, Head of Programming & Content Strategy.