JOURNY’s February Lineup Includes the Premiere of Travel Quest with Bill Ball

Ovation TV, America’s premier arts network, is pleased to announce the latest programming for its award-winning travel-entertainment digital channel, JOURNY. It may be full-on cold outside no matter what Groundhog Day tells us. Through a specially curated slate of new and treasured programming, here at JOURNY, imagine yourself in the warmest, most temperate climate. Streaming through the month of February, JOURNY premieres Travel Quest with Bill Ball alongside a curated selection of JOURNY favorites Travel Guides New ZealandChasing the SunDavid Rocco’s Dolce Napoli, and Here I ComeBeat the Winter Blueswith JOURNY all month long.

Travel Quest with Bill Ball is a fast-paced series that chasestravel expert Bill Ball around the globe as he seeks out anything but the mundane and ordinary. Coming face-to-face with the largest crocodiles in the world, snorkeling with thousands of jellyfish, walking on the rim of an exploding volcano, feeding a group of sharks without a cage, bicycling across the Serengeti… this is not your typical travel show!

Viewers will also enjoy the specially curated lineup of the following titles:

Travel Guides New Zealand: follows five different groups of Kiwi travelers on their domestic escapades around the land of the long white cloud. Our travelers will become travel critics, rating and reviewing their holiday experiences in a way only Travel Guides can deliver. One person’s idea of paradise is another’s nightmare, and our opinionated travelers will be thrown out of their comfort zones as they deliver brutally honest and hilarious reviews of New Zealand’s unique tourist attractions in six jam-packed episodes.

Chasing the Sun: follows adventure-seeker, former pro surfer, and international model Stephen Jake Friedman(The Blueprint on Fox Networks) as he travels the world. The series tells stories through the locals Stephen meets along the way. Stephen travels throughout Asia, including stops in Malaysia, Vietnam, Bali, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, and India.

David Rocco’s Dolce Napoli: David is in Naples: one the world’s oldest inhabited cities, and a treasure trove for foodies and travel junkies alike. Famous for its music, museums, and thriving arts, this Southern Italian city is also the birthplace of pizza and espresso as we know it, making it the perfect place for David to embark on a culinary adventure.

Here I Come: Join South African model, actress, and world traveller Shamoné Jardim on her exciting solo travels through the United States. First stop is St. Pete’s and Clearwater. Follow her journey as she discovers the sights, people, food, and culture of these areas whilst making friends along the way.

JOURNY is free to stream and is available on 300MM+ connected TVs via Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, XUMO, Vewd, Samsung TV Plus, Vizio WatchFree+PlexDistroTV, and Verizon Stream; as well as on millions of iOS and Android mobile devices.

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JOURNY is the only travel-entertainment app at the intersection of travel, art, and culture! Watch award-winning television series focused on immersive experiences and unique storytelling for FREE! Powered by Ovation and designed for the conscientious traveler, our programming centers world travel, cultural tourism, and global citizenry. Utilizing a network of talented and passionate travel filmmakers, producers, and creators, JOURNY brings together the voices and stories that make us connected and human. JOURNY is available on 300MM+ connected TVs via Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, XUMO, Vewd, Samsung TV Plus, Vizio WatchFree+PlexDistroTV, and Verizon Stream; as well as on millions of iOS and Android mobile devices.

About OVATION TV America’s Premier Arts Network
As an independent television, production, and digital media company, OVATION TV has an unparalleled commitment to the arts, culture, and captivating entertainment.  Showcasing a lineup of critically acclaimed premium dramas, specials, documentaries, and iconic films, OVATION TV salutes innovative storytelling with popular programming that includes Inside the Actors StudioMurdoch MysteriesRivieraFrankie Drake MysteriesArts EnginesMiss Fisher’s Murder MysteriesThe FallMidsomer MurdersThe Art OfCelebrity Conversations, and The Sound ofNew York. Ovation also powers JOURNY, the dedicated streaming service where art, culture, and travel intersect.  The company has provided more than $15M in contributions and in-kind support to arts institutions and arts education.  Its signature advocacy platform, STAND FOR THE ARTS, includes a coalition of over 150 arts organizations, cultural institutions, and arts leaders throughout the country raising awareness about art’s positive impact, protecting access for everyone, and encouraging action on behalf of the arts.  OVATION TV is available on major providers via cable, satellite, and telco systems including Comcast Cable/Xfinity, DIRECTV/AT&T U-verse, SPECTRUM, Verizon FiOS, as well as on demand.  You can follow OVATION TV on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram,, and through our App, OVATION NOW in a new tab)

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