America’s Only Arts Network Secures U.S. Premiere Rights to Documentaries About Vivaldi, Roald Dahl, the Brontë Sisters, René Magritte, L.S. Lowry, Jane Austen and Frida Kahlo, as well as War Art with Eddie Redmayne
Santa Monica – September 16, 2015 Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, has wrapped up a licensing deal with London-based distributor TVF International for U.S. premiere rights to a package of eight arts-themed documentaries hosted by well-known actors and musicians, including keyboardist Rick Wakeman (Yes), actor Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl, Theory of Everything, Marilyn), and actor Sir Ian McKellan (Mr. Holmes, Lord of the Rings). The specials will premiere in a new prime time documentary block in early 2016. The announcement was made today by Lori Hall, VP of Program Planning, Scheduling and Acquisitions, Ovation TV.