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[08/22/19 - 09:01 AM]
Ovation and Journy Capture Premiere Dates for Two Seasons of "Chasing the Sun" Docuseries
The series follows adventure-seeker and filmmaker Stephen Friedman as he captures the story of the places he visits through the people of each destination.







CHASING THE SUN (OVATION)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/3/19 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2019)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 7:00 PM-8:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (16 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Ovation TV's press release, August 2019) Ovation, America's only arts network, has announced the dual premiere dates of both seasons of its latest docuseries Chasing the Sun. After the success of season one on JOURNY, Ovation's culture and travel-focused AVOD channel, the arts network will air back-to-back episodes of the first season starting on Thursday, October 3 at 7pm ET. Ovation, which partnered with Save Your Day Films and executive producer Stephen Friedman, will launch the second season on JOURNY starting on Wednesday, October 2. The coproduction marks Chasing the Sun as JOURNY's first original series. Chasing the Sun follows adventure-seeker and filmmaker Stephen Friedman (host and creator of successful Fox Networks TV travel show The Blueprint) as he captures the story of the places he visits through the people of each destination. As the locals tell their story, Stephen uses each experience to rediscover why we are all born to explore. Season one finds Stephen Friedman exploring the Americas and the Caribbean, with stops in New York City, Florida, Cuba, Ecuador, Peru, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Brazil. In the new season co-produced with JOURNY, Stephen will travel throughout Asia, including stops in Malaysia, Vietnam, Bali, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan and India.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Stephen Friedman as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Stephen Friedman as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Save Your Day Films