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August 2015

OVATION TV GIVES VIEWERS A BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOUR OF THE ART WORLD WITH THE PREMIERE OF ‘ART BREAKERS’ SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4

New Original Series Stars Powerhouse Art Advisors Miller Gaffney and Carol Lee Brosseau; Mario Lopez Guest Stars in Premiere Episode

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SANTA MONICA, CA August 26, 2015  Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, takes viewers inside the high-stakes, high-priced world of art collecting with the premiere of its new original series, Art Breakers.  The four-part series features two of the top art advisors in the country, Miller Gaffney and Carol Lee Brosseau, on their quest to find the hottest artists, commission show-stopping works, and help their clients find the perfect piece of art that will not only bring joy to their lives, but also be a wise investment. Art Breakers is set to premiere October 4 at 8 pm ET, only on Ovation TV.

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OVATION SIGNS EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AGREEMENTS TO AIR MULTIPLE EPISODES OF VIDEOFASHION AND CELEBRITY CONVERSATIONS WITH DAVID POLAND

Ovation Acquires Several Packages of Content and Commissons New Content From Videofashion;  Network Commits to 30 New Episodes of Celebrity Conversations with David Poland

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Santa Monica, CA – August 25, 2015   Stocking up on content for the remainder of 2015 and into 2016, Ovation, America’s only arts network, has acquired 60 hours of content from Videofashion, the world’s largest fashion producer, including a new weekly fashion news program produced exclusively for Ovation.  The network has also expanded its partnership with David Poland, committing to 30 new episodes of Celebrity Conversations with David Poland, a new series produced by Ovation Studios and featuring the YouTube film critic.

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OVATION DEBUTS SEASON FIVE OF ITS ORIGINAL SERIES ‘THE ART OF’ ON SEPTEMBER 6

All New Episodes Feature The Art Of: Relaxation, Dance, Light and Noodles Airing Sunday Nights at 8 pm ET

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SANTA MONICA, CA – August 17, 2015 – Ovation, America’s only arts network, kicks off season five of its popular original series The Art Of, a weekly half-hour series which focuses on a broad array of alternative and unique art forms, on September 6.  This season, Ovation travels across the country for a look at how meditation gurus have turned relaxation into a fine art; how various styles of dance have taken shape; how illumination mixes art and science to dramatic effect in installations large and small; and how Japanese, Chinese and Italian chefs approach the art of noodle-making differently. All new episodes premiere Sunday nights at 8 pm ET, only on Ovation.

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OVATION TV ACQUIRES US PREMIERE RIGHTS TO PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR FROM ZODIAK RIGHTS

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Two Seasons of the Popular UK Series Feature Hilary Mantel, John Hannah, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Julian Fellowes, Alan Cumming, Ian McKellen and More

Santa Monica, CA – August 11, 2015   Ovation, America’s only arts network, has acquired US premiere rights to seasons one and two of the popular UK competition series Portrait Artist of the Year (13 X 60’ and 2 X 90’) from Zodiak Rights. The announcement was made today by Lori Hall, VP, Scheduling and Acquisitions, Ovation.

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OVATION AND ROCKETHUB TO LAUNCH CREATIVE STUDIO, CROWDFUNDING DESIGNED FOR CREATORS AND ARTISTS, THIS OCTOBER

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Artists Can Submit Their Crowdfunding Idea for a Chance to be Featured on TV and Win $5,000 Toward Their Project

Santa Monica, CA – August 4, 2015   Ovation, America’s only arts network, and RocketHub, a leading crowdfunding platform, are announcing their partnership to launch Creative Studio, a joint initiative designed to assist artists in funding their creative projects. The announcement was made today by Charles Segars, CEO of Ovation, and Brian Meece, CEO of RocketHub, and is set to go live in October.

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