“New Year, New You” – A Curated Lineup That Will Transport You on a JOURNY
Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, is pleased to announce the latest programming for its award-winning travel-entertainment digital channel, JOURNY. Every month, JOURNY premieres a new series, supported by a curated theme of diverse programming, talent and destinations. For January 2022, the theme “New Year, New You” highlights titles focusing on exploring the world and your soul. The monthly anchor, a JOURNY premiere, is a docuseries entitled Walk This Way that became available in its entirety starting on January 1.
Feet on the ground and eyes to the sky. Explore Asiathe way our forefathers did: on foot. Travel off the beaten path across six countries and discover their native cultures and landscapes. From mountain peaks to underwater caves, to volcanic lakes and forest trails, join our hosts as they travel across the Asian continent. Experiencing life like the locals, here are some highlights featured on Walk This Way:
– Pick tea leaves on a Sri Lankan plantation
– Venture into one of the world’s largest cave systems in Vietnam
– Walk in the Philippines, where coffins hang off the cliffs
– In Laos, embark on a deeply reflective journey through the Plain of Jars, and meet survivors of the world’s most bombed nation
– Trek through giant cedars in Akita Japan
– Follow the ancient path used by Samurais and encounter the elusive Matagi hunters
Viewers will also enjoy a specially curated line-up of some of JOURNY’s favorite series for the “New Year, New You” theme. Select series include:
Glamping Adventures: an eight-part travel lifestyle series exploring sustainable tourism through luxury camping or “glamping” in unique places across Asia. Each episode follows the unique journey of duo glampers from diverse backgrounds. They pursue exciting adventures in locations such as Mongolia, Cambodia, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and Turkey while experiencing back-to-nature living – and recharge and reignite their passions, in the pursuit of magic.
The New Creative India: takes you on a journey into the creative spaces and minds of India’s artists – both upcoming and established – who are redefining the boundaries in their respective fields. Presented by artist duo and brothers, ManilRohit, the eight-part television series offers an insight to the world of contemporary Indian design, art, mixed-media, jewelry, fashion, even body-art.
Finding The Warrior Within: the story of French traveler Guillaume Sanchez as he embarks on a journey to learn about the traditional dances of Dayak culture (the native people of Borneo), and everything that goes with it. Guillaume dances his way around the world in this immersive travel show unraveling the mysteries of foreign cultures and all they carry with them.
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+, Plex, DistroTV, and Verizon Stream; as well as on millions of iOS and Android mobile devices.
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+, Plex, DistroTV, and Verizon Stream; as well as on millions of iOS and Android mobile devices.
About OVATION TV America’s Only 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 Studio, Murdoch Mysteries, Riviera, Frankie Drake Mysteries, Arts Engines, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, The Fall, Midsomer Murders, The Art Of, Celebrity 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 130 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, OvationTV.com, and through our App, OVATION NOW.