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October 2014

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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OVATION STUDIOS’ THE ART OF SERIES REACHES INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCES IN AUSTRALIA, THAILAND AND KOREA

FremantleMedia International Signs on to Distribute 18 More Episodes of the Series

Featuring The Art Of; Photography, Fashion, Hair, Costume Design and more

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MIPCOM: Cannes – October 14, 2014. Ovation, America’s Only Arts Network, today announced the global sales for The Art Of (13 x 21’), an original series from Ovation’s production arm Ovation Studios. FremantleMedia International has secured the sales, with Foxtel in Australia, Cineplex in Thailand, and Skylife TV in Korea having taken the first series of the show.

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FASHION’S MOST INFLUENTIAL LEADERS RETURN FOR SEASON TWO OF OVATION’S ORIGINAL SERIES THE FASHION FUND

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Premiering on Ovation on November 5, the Critically Acclaimed Docu-Series Follows the Fashion Industry’s Prestigious CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Competition as Ten Promising Designers Vie to be Named the Winner of the 2014 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund.

Santa Monica, CA – October 8, 2014 Following the January break-out debut of The Fashion Fund,
Ovation, America’s only arts network, is announcing that season two will premiere Wednesday,
November 5th at 10 PM ET. Condé Nast Artistic Director and Editor-in-Chief of Vogue, Anna Wintour and Diane von Furstenberg, President of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), are back along with the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund selection committee composed of top-level fashion execu-tives and designers. The committee includes Ken Downing, SVP and Fashion Director, Neiman Marcus; Marcus Wainwright and David Neville, Founders of Rag & Bone; Jenna Lyons, President and Chief Creative Director, J. Crew Group, Inc.; Steven Kolb, CEO of the CFDA, and more. This panel of es-teemed fashion industry judges will determine the recipient of the coveted 2014 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund prize.

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KEVIN SPACEY’S NOW: IN THE WINGS ON A WORLD STAGE TO HAVE ITS WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE ON OVATION SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9 AT 8PM ET

Engaging Documentary Film Chronicles Kevin Spacey’s Collaboration with Director Sam Mendes on an Ambitious Stage Production of “Richard III” as it Travels Around the World

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Santa Monica, CA October 1, 2014   Ovation, America’s only arts network, will present the world television premiere of Kevin Spacey’s acclaimed documentary film NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage on Sunday, November 9 at 8 PM ET.  Chronicling the ambitious global tour of Kevin Spacey and Sam Mendes’ production of “Richard III,” NOWtakes viewers on the road and backstage as the newly formed Bridge Project Company faces the challenges and triumphs that come with performing in a new country and venue every few weeks.

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