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March 2016

OVATION TV TO PREMIERE ‘MILLENNIALS: GROWING UP IN THE 21st CENTURY,’ A DOCUMENTARY SERIES 15 YEARS IN THE MAKING

Filmmaker Rick Stevenson Creates a Real-Life Boyhood in His Hometown of Seattle

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SANTA MONICA, CA – March 23, 2016  Ovation TV will air the U.S. premiere of Millennials: Growing Up in the 21st Century, a six-part documentary series from filmmaker Rick Stevenson (Expiration Date), on Thursday, May 5 at 7 pm ET.

Millennials is an emotionally raw look into the lives of a diverse group of 22 children as they transition from the innocence of childhood through the turbulence of adolescence and emerge as young adults. Through yearly candid interviews over the course of 15 years, Millennials echoes in real life what the award-winning film Boyhood has done in fiction.

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OVATION NAMES MIKE KIM SVP, CONTENT DISTRIBUTION

Kim Joins Ovation from Participant Media and Pivot

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SANTA MONICA, CA – March 15, 2016  Ovation, America’s only multi-platform arts network, has hired Participant Media executive Mike Kim as SVP, Content Distribution. Kim, who will be based in Ovation’s Santa Monica headquarters, reports to John Malkin, EVP, Content Distribution.

Kim will be working with Malkin on maintaining and renewing existing national accounts, as well as securing distribution for the network with non-affiliated national accounts, including TVE, VOD and OTT platforms. He will also be responsible for managing and securing incremental distribution with National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) accounts.

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APRIL ON OVATION TV IS CHOCK FULL OF MYSTERY, MARTINIS AND LOVE FOR QUEEN AND COUNTRY

Fan-Favorite Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Comes to Ovation this April, along with a Bond Film Marathon and Royal Tribute to the Queen on her 90th Birthday 

SANTA MONICA, CA – March 2, 2016  This April, Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, is hosting an array of films, series and documentaries focused on the art of great storytelling.  Here are the highlights:

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Miss Fisher’s Murder MysteriesPremiering Saturday, April 2 at 8pm ET.

This fan-favorite comes to Ovation for the first time this April and follows sleuth Miss Fisher (Essie Davis) as she sashays through the back streets, jazz clubs and mansions of the 1920s, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit. Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries will follow Ovation viewers’ favorite The Artful Detective. (more…)

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