Ovation, majority owned by Hubbard Broadcasting Inc, is an independent television, production, and digital media company with unparalleled commitment to the arts, culture, and captivating entertainment. Showcasing a lineup of critically acclaimed premium dramas, specials, documentaries, and iconic films, Ovation salutes innovative storytelling with popular programming for its viewers.
With Art House, Ovation doubles down on its brand promise, ensuring that art – in all its various forms – is accessible to all for free. This AVOD (advertising-based video on demand) destination found exclusively on the Ovation NOW app connects viewers to all forms of art and artistic expression through varied programming and series without restrictions. It’s art, always on.
Ovation’s viewers also appreciate the craft of storytelling and naturally gravitate to the intricate plots, complex characters, visual style, and cliffhangers that comprise the masterful mysteries found on the network. As an exclusive destination for premium mystery and crime series & films, Mystery Alley features 400 hours of intriguing sleuths with an international flair. Mystery Alley is currently available as a FAST (free, ad-supported streaming TV) channel on various syndication partner platforms and as an AVOD destination within the Ovation NOW app.
Ovation also powers JOURNY, the dedicated AVOD streaming service, FAST channel and mobile/smart TV app, where art, culture, and travel intersect. Designed for the culturally curious viewer, its programming centers around world travel, cultural tourism, and global citizenry, paired with immersive experiences and unique storytelling. 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.
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 150 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 is available on major providers via cable, satellite and telco systems including Comcast Cable/Xfinity, DIRECTV/AT&T U-verse, Charter/Spectrum, Verizon FiOS, as well as on demand. Ovation NOW is available on Roku, AppleTV, iOS and Android devices.