Topic: ovation

Mick Rock and Isabella Rossellini Highlight Ovation's New Slate of Shows

3 new series should complement network's arts-oriented programming

Ovation announced three new series Thursday at a press event at New York's CORE Club.  The network, which evp of network strategy Liz Janneman and evp of programing and production Scott…

Machinima Hires New CEO Chad Gutstein

Relax fanboys, the content you love is here to stay

Gaming entertainment portal Machinima has hired Chad E. Gutestein to head its online empire. Gutstein previously was the COO of cable network Ovation, a channel dedicated to the arts. Gutstein told…

Independent Cable Networks Don't Agree on Comcast-TWC Merger

Is it good for the little guy or not?

As Comcast prepares to add millions more subscribers to its already vast base, there's one group particularly vulnerable to this newest and biggest player: independent cable networks. These folks don't have…

Time Warner Does the Math on Sky-High Sports Rights

Cable operator says long-term pacts minimize risk

Time Warner Cable chairman and CEO Glenn Britt on Thursday told investors that the operator’s RSN strategy is designed to minimize costs in the long haul. Speaking on TWC’s fourth quarter…

Mendelsohn Affluent Survey: Small Networks, Big Spends

Tiny nets like Ovation and Tennis Channel overdeliver to overspenders

The Mendelsohn Affluent survey measures the lifestyles of folks making six figures and upwards, and this year's edition has some surprising information for television buyers: among the 13,000 wealthy Americans…

Ovation Bows First Original Series

Upfront presentation highlights 'A Chance to Dance'

Ovation's February distribution deal with AT&T U-Verse has started bearing fruit: with distribution now in the low 50 millions, the network has enough breathing room to start talking original programming. The…