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OVATION TV CELEBRATES JOHNNY CASH’S BIRTHDAY ON FEBRUARY 26 WITH A MARATHON OF DOCUMENTARIES AND FILMS CELEBRATING HIS LEGACY

 

 

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On the 83rd Anniversary of His Birth, Ovation TV will Feature Documentaries on the Legendary Stars Life and Music, and Johnny Cash in Concert at San Quentin

SANTA MONICA, CA –January 27, 2015   On February 26, Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, will celebrate the life and music of the legendary Johnny Cash on the 83rd anniversary of his birth.  The channel will feature a marathon of insightful documentaries that focus on Cash’s life, his biggest hits, and the making of the iconic album Folsom Prison Blues, as well as the concert film of his history-making performance at San Quentin Prison.  The Johnny Cash Marathon will kick off Thursday, February 26 at 1:00 pm ET and run through the day, only on Ovation TV.

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OVATION TV UNCOVERS A WHOLE NEW SET OF MYSTERIES WHEN SEASON 8 OF ‘THE ARTFUL DETECTIVE’ PREMIERES SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Ovation TVs Fan-Favorite Continues with All-New Episodes Every Saturday Night at 7pm ET

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SANTA MONICA, CA –January 14, 2015  Fans of Detective Murdoch’s clever sleuthing  skills, rejoice! Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, is uncovering a whole new season of mysteries with the premiere of The Artful Detective on February 21 at 7:00 pm ET.

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OVATION TV NAMES MIKE PONS SVP, CONTENT DISTRIBUTION

Scott Woodward is Promoted to EVP, Programming and Production

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SANTA MONICA, CA –January 13, 2015  Following a year of distribution growth and a substantial increase in original programming, Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, announces the addition of veteran cable executive Mike Pons to its content distribution team and promotion of its head of programming and production, Scott Woodward.

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OVATION TV ACQUIRES US PREMIERE RIGHTS TO ISABELLA ROSSELLINI’S GREEN PORNO LIVE!

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Wildly Innovative Documentary Follows the Superstar on the International Tour of Her One Woman Show and Will Premiere on Ovation TV Spring 2015

 SANTA MONICA, CA –December 15, 2014  Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, has acquired the US premiere rights to a hilarious documentary special that follows international superstar Isabella Rossellini (Blue Velvet, Death Becomes Her) around the world as she prepares for and performs her one woman show.  Isabella Rossellinis Green Porno Live! is part live performance and part behind the scenes and will debut in the US exclusively on Ovation TV in Spring 2015.

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OVATION HITS DISTRIBUTION MILESTONE IN 2014: 52M HOUSEHOLDS

2014 Primetime Household Ratings are up 32% Year-to-Date Over 2013 dave-blog-template Ovation to Debut Four New and Returning Original Series in Q1 2015  

SANTA MONICA, CA –December 9, 2014  Ovation, America’s only arts network, is wrapping up 2014 on a high note.  The network has hit a distribution milestone, clocking in at just over 52M households, a 23% increase versus December 2013. In addition, year-to-date prime time household ratings are up 32% over 2013[1]. Looking toward 2015, the network also plans to premiere four new and returning original series in the first quarter.

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OVATION DEBUTS SEASON FOUR OF ITS ORIGINAL SERIES THE ART OF JANUARY 7

All New Episodes Feature The Art Of: Vegas, The Beach, Automobiles, Comedy, Drag and Music Airing Wednesday Nights at 10:00 p.m. ET

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SANTA MONICA, CA –December 3, 2014 – Ovation, America’s only arts network, kicks off season four of its popular original series The Art Of on January 7, a weekly half-hour series which focuses on a broad array of alternative and unique art forms.  This season, Ovation travels across the country for a look at eclectic art and artists in Las Vegas, at the beach, cruising the streets, in comedy clubs, behind the scenes at a drag pageant and on location at a music video shoot.  All new episodes premiere Wednesday nights at 10 pm ET, only on Ovation.

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OVATION’S ANNUAL “BATTLE OF THE NUTCRACKERS” EVENT IS BACK ALONG WITH A HOST OF HOLIDAY CLASSICS

     Highlights Include the US Television Premieres of The Nutcracker by Youri Vámos and a new Royal Opera House Ballet in the Battle of the Nutcrackers; Plus Dolly Parton in Unlikely Angel, Ben Hur, The Greatest Story Ever Told, and The Ten Commandments

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SANTA MONICA, CA – November 5, 2014 – Serving up a big helping of artful Holiday fare, Ovation, America’s only arts network, will feature the return of its annual programming event “The Battle of the Nutcrackers,”including the US premieres of The Nutcracker by Youri Vámos and a new production by the Royal Opera House, as well as a host of classic Holiday-season mini series and movies.

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Ovation’s Hit Original Series ‘Song by Song’ Continues Tuesday, December 9th with the Premiere of ‘Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling’

Series Looks at the Meteoric Rise of Electronic Violinist Lindsey Stirling, who Launched Her Career Via Her Own YouTube Channel, Which Now Has Over 5.5 Million Subscribers and 760M Views

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SANTA MONICA, CA – October 30, 2014 – Ovation, America’s only arts network, concludes its new season of the hit original series Song By Song with the premiere of Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling on Tuesday, December 9th at 10PM ET.  The documentary music series will focus on the wildly successful, classically trained electronic violinist, dancer and composer, who has become an internet phenomenon.

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OVATION’S HIT ORIGINAL SERIES SONG BY SONG CONTINUES WITH THE PREMIERE OF SONG BY SONG: BLONDIE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Exclusive Interviews with Blondie’s Debbie Harry, Chris Stein and Clem Burke Plus Iggy Pop, Joan Jett, Los Rakas, Betty Who, Miss Guy and Others

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SANTA MONICA, CA – October 14, 2014Ovation, America’s only arts network, continues its new season of the hit original series Song By Song with the premiere of Song by Song: Blondie on Tuesday, November 11th at 10PM ET.  The documentary music series will focus on the iconic band, currently celebrating its 40th Anniversary.

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OVATION ACQUIRES US PREMIERE RIGHTS TO THIS OLD THING FROM ZODIAK RIGHTS

Starring Dawn O’Porter, the Six-Part Series on Updating Vintage Fashion Will

Have its US Debut on Ovation

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MIPCOM: Cannes – October 14, 2014  Ovation, America’s Only Arts Network, has     acquired the US television premiere rights to the six-part series This Old Thing from  Zodiak Rights.  The announcement was made today at the Mipcom conference in Cannes by Scott Woodward, SVP of Programming and Production, Ovation and Janet Robinson, VP Sales and Acquisitions, Zodiak Rights.

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