or


[02/06/13 - 09:56 AM]
Ovation Launches "Song By Song" as Ongoing Series with the Premiere of "Song By Song: Dolly Parton" on March 10
Brad Paisley, Vince Gill, Miranda Lambert, Miley Cyrus, Kristin Chenoweth, Lily Tomlin, Kenny Rogers, Kellie Pickler and Carrie Underwood are among those interviewed.

[via press release from Ovation]

OVATION LAUNCHES "SONG BY SONG" AS ONGOING SERIES WITH THE PREMIERE OF "SONG BY SONG: DOLLY PARTON" ON MARCH 10

Song by Song: Dolly Parton to Feature an Exclusive Interview with Dolly Parton, as well as Brad Paisley, Vince Gill, Miranda Lambert, Miley Cyrus, Kristin Chenoweth, Lily Tomlin, Kenny Rogers, Kellie Pickler and Carrie Underwood

SANTA MONICA, CA February 6, 2013 --- Following the success of its limited series Song by Song: Johnny Cash last fall, Ovation is launching Song by Song as an ongoing original series. Kicking off the series this year will be SONG BY SONG: DOLLY PARTON, premiering March 10 at 8:00 pm ET.

SONG BY SONG: DOLLY PARTON will feature an exclusive interview with Dolly herself as she shares her most intimate memories and stories about the inspiration and impact of six of her most popular songs in six dedicated episodes.

"Country music is a quintessential American art form. Dolly Parton's singing and songwriting talent has made her a music icon and she has inspired countless other musical artists. We would be remiss if we did not include a tribute to Dolly in our popular SONG BY SONG series," said Robert Weiss, Chief Creative Officer for Ovation.

Having written over 650 songs and selling more than 100 million albums, Dolly Parton is an American inspiration. The recipient of numerous Grammy Awards(R) and the Lifetime Achievement Award, Country Music's Entertainer of the Year Award, two Oscar(R) nominations, a Tony Award (R) nomination and the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor, Dolly Parton's successful career has transcended music, television, theatre and film.

In addition to Dolly Parton, the series will also feature interviews with many artists, colleagues and friends who have known and worked with her over the years, including Lily Tomlin, Kristin Chenoweth, Carrie Underwood, Kellie Pickler, Miley Cyrus, Mac Davis, Miranda Lambert, Kenny Rogers, Vince Gill, Brad Paisley, Janis Ian, record producer Kent Wells, recording executive Jody Williams, record producer Steve Buckingham, Dolly's band leader Michael Davis, director Duncan Tucker, singer/songwriters Lindi Ortega, Marty Stuart, Mindy Smith, Brandi Carlile and Jim Lauderdale, the Bluegrass group Grascals and biographer Alanna Nash. The series is narrated by Ray Van Ness.

SONG BY SONG: DOLLY PARTON will showcase the following songs in six episodes:

· I Will Always Love You, which Whitney Houston recorded and eventually became the bestselling single of all time by a female artist. Premiering Sunday, March 10 at 8:00 pm ET.

· 9 to 5,the Oscar(R)-nominated and #1 Billboard song from the hit film starring Dolly, which became a national anthem for office workers. Premiering Sunday, March 10 at 8:30 pm ET.

· Coat of Many Colors, composed with Porter Wagoner, and often referred to as Dolly's autobiographical song. Premiering Sunday, March 17 at 8:00 pm ET.

· Jolene, from her popular album of the same name and ranked on the Rolling Stone list of "500 Greatest Songs of All Time." Premiering Sunday, March 17 at 8:30 pm ET.

· Travelin' Thru, the Golden Globe(R), Grammy(R), and Oscar(R)-nominated song from the film, Transamerica. Premiering Sunday, March 24 at 8:00 pm ET.

· It's All Wrong, But It's All Right, which became Dolly's seventh #1 country single as a solo artist. Premiering Sunday, March 24 at 8:30 pm ET.

SONG BY SONG: DOLLY PARTON will also air on VOD and TVE starting March 3.

To tie in with the series, exclusive digital extras, including extended interview footage, will be available on Ovation's YouTube channel and via Facebook. Ovationtv.com will feature information about each episode and song, as well as clips from the series. Ovation's Facebook page will engage the audience with an inside look including behind-the-scenes photos and video from the series and a Cover Contest, where fans will vote for their favorite YouTube Dolly Parton cover song performance.

SONG BY SONG is produced for Ovation by TH Entertainment LLC.

About Ovation

Ovation is a network devoted to artists and every kind of artistic expression. Ovation programming is a one-of-a-kind mix of original and selectively curated series, films, documentaries and specials. The network reaches a national audience of 48 million homes and is available on cable systems across the country, as well as nationally on DIRECTV, Dish, Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-Verse. Ovation is also available in HD and VOD (both in standard and high definition). Ovation extends its linear channel experience for viewers online via its popular website, www.ovationtv.com . In addition, Ovation is also active in the social media space. See the Ovation Facebook page for the latest information and conversations about the network and the arts: www.facebook.com/OvationTV.





  [february 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SONG BY SONG (OVATION)









[07/27/15 - 05:07 PM]
"Empire's" Jussie Smollett and Bryshere "Yazz" Gray Set to Perform on "Teen Choice 2015" Airing Sunday, August 16, Live on FOX
In addition, Laura Marano, recording artist Shawn Mendes, Ross Lynch and Michelle Rodriguez are among the latest scheduled to appear.

[07/27/15 - 02:09 PM]
NASCAR Sprint Cup Race from the Brickyard Delivers NBCSN's Most-Watched Telecast Ever
NBCSN spins the numbers for Sunday, July 26.

[07/27/15 - 01:42 PM]
"Save My Life: Boston Trauma" Builds on Its Week-Ago Debut by 13% in Adults 18-49 and by 10% in Adults 25-54
ABC News spins the numbers for Sunday, July 26.

[07/27/15 - 01:41 PM]
"Boston EMS" Opens as Saturday Night's Most-Watched Show
ABC News spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/27/15 - 01:31 PM]
Video: El Rey Network Releases 37-Minute Super Cut Featuring Wall-to-Wall Action from 37 Episodes of "Lucha Underground"
The epic 39-episode debut season of "Lucha Underground" closes with the unforgettable two-week event beginning with "Ultima Lucha - Part I" airing Wednesday, July 29.

[07/27/15 - 01:07 PM]
Disney XD's "Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything" Scores With Record-Setting Launch
Disney XD further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 22.

[07/27/15 - 12:58 PM]
Ashley Gorman Joins "FABLife" as Director
Premiering in national syndication on Monday, September 14, the daily talker features Emmy-winning talk show host, supermodel, and businesswoman Tyra Banks leading an influential panel of lifestyle experts.

[07/27/15 - 12:42 PM]
TV One's "Unsung Hollywood" Featuring Bernie Mac Premiere Night Is No. 1 with Black Viewers
TV One further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 22.

[07/27/15 - 12:32 PM]
2015 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Lineup, Dates, Initial Talent & More Announced
Highlights include two special events: "NCIS: Los Angeles Fall Premiere" and "CSI: Farewell Salute."

[07/27/15 - 12:27 PM]
Oxygen Media Explores the Femme Fatale with "Snapped: She Made Me Do It" Two-Part Premiere Beginning Sunday, September 6 at 10PM ET/PT
Following the premiere, episode two will air in its regularly scheduled timeslot on Wednesday, September 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/27/15 - 12:11 PM]
Comedy Central Unveils 2015 Fall Programming Schedule
Newly announced dates include the season premieres of "TripTank" (Wednesday, September 23) and "Nathan For You" (Thursday, October 15).

[07/27/15 - 12:07 PM]
NBC Sports Group Presents Season Premiere of "Mecum Dealmakers" Thursday, July 30 at 10 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The episode highlights this year's Kissimmee auction, which generated nearly $70 million in auction sales.

[07/27/15 - 12:06 PM]
"Tashi and the Monk," The Heartwarming Story of One Man's Vision of a Safe Haven for Abandoned Children, Debuts Aug. 17, Exclusively on HBO
Founded by former Buddhist monk Lobsang Phunstok, who trained with the Dalai Lama, this unique community gives boys and girls the chance to escape extreme poverty and grow up in an environment where they are free to be themselves and dream about their future.

[07/27/15 - 12:05 PM]
Official Key Art for HBO's "Show Me a Hero"
Based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Lisa Belkin, the miniseries explores notions of home, race and community through the lives of elected officials, bureaucrats, activists and ordinary citizens in Yonkers, NY.

[07/27/15 - 12:04 PM]
"Under the Dome," "Zoo" and "Extant" Among the Week's Top Five Programs in Live + 7-Day Viewer Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 6-12.