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OVATION TV GREENLIGHTS PRODUCTION ON ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY FILM, FORD’S THEATRE: AMERICA’S PLAYHOUSE

Ovation Studios and Peabody Award-Winning 1895 Films to Co-Produce Documentary Set to Premiere April 14 on Ovation TV

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Santa Monica, CA – March 3, 2015  Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, has commenced production on a new, original documentary film that will celebrate the history of Ford’s Theatre as one of the nation’s most iconic cultural institutions.  Fords Theatre: Americas Playhouse is being co-produced by Ovation Studios and 1895 Films and is set to premiere on April 14 at 10 pm ET, only on Ovation TV.

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OVATION TV ACQUIRES US PREMIERE RIGHTS TO 60 MINUTE MAKEOVER FROM ITV GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT

The Hit UK Home Makeover Series to Premiere on Ovation TV March 10


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Santa Monica, CA – February 24, 2015   Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, has completed a licensing deal with ITV Global Entertainment for English-language US Premiere rights to the UK hit series 60 Minute Makeover (40 X 60”).  The series will premiere on Ovation TV March 10.

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OVATION TV’S BRAND NEW ORIGINAL SERIES AMERICAN CANVAS PUTS A NEW SPIN ON CULTURAL TOURISM WEDNESDAY NIGHTS AT 10PM ET

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Actor/Comedian/Writer Dave Holmes Takes Viewers on an Insiders Art and Culture Tour of San Francisco, Austin, and Miami Beginning March 11

SANTA MONICA, CA – February 11, 2015  Get ready to discover the artistic and cultural sides of three very different American cities. Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, is debuting a new three-part original series exploring the historic and creative communities unique to San Francisco, CA, Austin, TX and Miami, FL. Hosted by actor/comedian/writer Dave Holmes (MTV, Reno 911), American Canvas will have its world premiere on Wednesday, March 11 at 10pm ET, only on Ovation TV.

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OVATION TV GAINS EXCLUSIVE US BROADCAST RIGHTS TO TWO SERIES FROM INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTOR FCCE

Wall of Sound and Films & Stars Feature Timely News and Features About the Top Stars in Music and Film

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SANTA MONICA, CA –February 4, 2015   On the heels of the NATPE international programming market, Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, has closed a licensing deal with international distributor FCCE for exclusive US broadcast rights to two entertainment news series:  Wall of Sound and Films & Stars. The series will premiere this quarter on Ovation TV.

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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

Mike Pons, SVP, Content Distribution, Ovation TV

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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