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[10/16/18 - 09:09 AM]
Ovation Locks in U.S. Broadcast and Digital Rights to Seven Arts & Culture Titles from Sky Vision
The series will air on Ovation's linear arts network Ovation TV, its digital platform Ovation NOW, and/or on the company's cultural-travel streaming service JOURNY.

[via press release from Ovation TV]

OVATION LOCKS IN U.S. BROADCAST AND DIGITAL RIGHTS TO SEVEN ARTS & CULTURE TITLES FROM SKY VISION

Titles to Air on Ovation TV, Ovation NOW, and JOURNY Include Antiques Road Trip, Making Marvels, and The Pacific: In The Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill

Los Angeles, CA - October 16, 2018 Ovation has acquired the U.S. broadcast and digital rights for seven titles, totaling 75 hours, from Sky Vision. The series will air on Ovation's linear arts network Ovation TV, its digital platform Ovation NOW, and/or on the company's cultural-travel streaming service JOURNY. The announcement was made today by Scott Woodward, EVP Programming, Ovation and Gillian Rose, SVP Sales and Acquisitions US, Sky Vision.

Included in the package from Sky Vision are:

The Pacific: In The Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill (6 x 60') - A sweeping six-part documentary series featuring award-winning, internationally renowned actor Sam Neill as he retraces Captain Cook's voyage across the largest ocean in the world.

Antiques Road Trip (20 x 60') - Season 16 of the perennial favorite, that features antiques experts on their treasure hunt across Britain.

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (20 x 60') - Season seven of this series that pairs two antiques experts with a celebrity in a quest to buy antiques that will have value at auction.

Illusions of Grandeur (13 x 30') -This docuseries features magician Zack Mirza on his quest to become one of the world's greatest illusionists.

Making Marvels (6 x 60') - Seasons one and two of this series follow Urban Arts Projects (UAP), an extraordinary team that creates massive works of art to order for anyone from banks and wealthy individuals to new museums and public spaces.

Tate Britain's Great British Walks (6 x 60') - Debut season featuring celebrities' walks with historians as they rediscover the landscapes that inspired key paintings. Features the works of William Hogarth, John Constable and Turner, amongst others. Celebrities include Richard E. Grant, Miriam Margoyles, Cerys Matthews, Michael Sheen, Danny Baker and Simon Callow.

Flintoff's Great British Road Trip (6 x 60') - Debut season follows cricketing legend Freddie Flintoff and journalist/extreme-cyclist Rob Penn as they set off across Britain, culminating in Freddie's beloved home county of Lancashire.

"This is an amazing package of arts, culture, and travel programming that is exceptionally well-suited for Ovation TV, Ovation NOW, and our new AVOD service JOURNY," notes Scott Woodward. "Sky Vision has been a great source for incredible scripted dramas, as well as documentary content, and it's always a pleasure working with them."

Gillian Rose, SVP, Sales & Acquisitions U.S. at Sky Vision said: "Our partnership with Ovation continues to strengthen. Sky Vision works closely with producers to make some of their best shows available for the U.S. and Ovation is a natural home for this content. Our deal with third-party producers has led us to co-fund amazing series, including Sam Neill's series on the Pacific, all supported by hugely popular acquisitions like the long-running Antiques Road Trip."

About OVATION America's Only Arts Network

Art has the power to inspire us, elevate our thinking, and awaken our senses. As an independent television, production and digital media company, OVATION has an unparalleled commitment to the arts, culture and captivating entertainment. Showcasing a lineup of critically-acclaimed premium dramas, arts-related specials and documentaries, and iconic films, OVATION salutes innovative storytelling, lives for the art in entertainment, finds beauty in the everyday, and applauds art in unexpected places. OVATION is available to nearly 50M subscribers via cable, satellite and telco systems including Comcast Cable/Xfinity, DIRECTV/AT&T U-verse, SPECTRUM, Verizon FiOS, as well as on VOD. Through THE OVATION FOUNDATION, the company is committed to advocating for the arts, nationally and locally, and has provided more than $15M in contributions and in kind support to arts institutions and arts education. You can follow OVATION on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, OvationTV.com, and through our App, OVATION NOW.





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· ANTIQUES ROAD TRIP (OVATION)
· CELEBRITY ANTIQUES ROAD TRIP (OVATION)
· FLINTOFF'S GREAT BRITISH ROAD TRIP (OVATION)
· ILLUSIONS OF GRANDEUR (OVATION)
· MAKING MARVELS (OVATION)
· PACIFIC, THE: IN THE WAKE OF CAPTAIN COOK WITH SAM NEILL (OVATION)
· TATE BRITAIN'S GREAT BRITISH WALKS (OVATION)





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