Explore Ancient Civilizations and Beautiful Landscapes All Month Long

Ovation TV, America’s premier arts network, is pleased to announce the August 2023stunt and curated programming for its award-winning travel-entertainment digital channel, JOURNY. It’s time to enjoy the last bit of summer and travel to far away and fascinating lands. Follow real-life 21st-century adventurer Dr. Iago Cooper and Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford on their epic travels through Africa and Latin America. Learn about these countries’ ancient civilizations, mysterious tales, and beautiful landscapes throughout the month of August. The “Get Lost” stunt begins streaming on JOURNY on Tuesday, August 1.

Lost Kingdoms of Africa: We know less about Africa’s past than any other continent’s on Earth. British art historian and expert Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford explores the rich and vibrant histories of the African continent. He tells fascinating stories of their complex and sophisticated kingdoms: Asante, Zulu, Berber of Morocco, Bunyoro, and Buganda. Despite the lack of written records, the histories of these kingdoms emerge from artifacts and oral traditions of the people. Join Dr. Gus as he explores the pre-colonial history of some of Africa’s most important kingdoms.

Lost Kingdoms of Central America: From the people who met Christopher Columbus to the culture that inspired the Mayans; from the vast temple pyramids to the world’s oldest ball game, Lost Kingdoms Of Central America reveals the true character of a stunning continent through its archaeology, art, people, and landscapes.

Lost Kingdoms of South America: Archeologist Dr. Jago Cooper travels to South America in search of “its kingdoms.” He’ll journey to several countries in the continent like Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia in order to examine evidence that will shed light on their fascinating and ancient civilizations.

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 MysteriesFrankie Drake MysteriesArts EnginesThe FallMidsomer MurdersThe Art OfCelebrity Conversations, and The Sound of New 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, Charter/Spectrum, Verizon FiOS, as well as on demand.  You can follow OVATION TV on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram,, and through our App, OVATION NOW

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