Never-Before-Seen Dave Holmes – Only on American Canvas


From MTV’s Wannabe a VJ contest to Say What! Karaoke, Dave Holmes has surely had some fun and wacky moments on television. Prepare yourself for some even more bizarre moments, as Dave travels across the country seeking out the nation’s hottest art and cultural events on American Canvas. Here are some our favorite moments of Dave Holmes on American Canvas, premiering on Wednesday, March 11 at 10PM ET/ 7PM PT, only on Ovation.

Dave reacts to a creepy vintage toy and decides to roller skate around an old arcade.


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Dave tries his best at street art and earns some street cred.




Getting roughed up in a game of roller derby surely made Dave see his life flash before his eyes.


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…he was VERY beat up from his day of roller derby.




Dave relives college by shotgunning a beer with a bro.




Dave gives his best “WHOA” face as wrestlers beat each other up.





Columbian coffee is no joke!




Dave finds out that dancing is pretty hard and can look ridiculous.



From downtown galleries to creative hangouts, American Canvas visits a new town each week. Music, dance, food, architecture, theater, and more, American Canvas gives viewers a closer look at the wide variety of traditional and non-traditional arts found across our great nation.

Watch the premiere episode of American Canvas on Wednesday March 11, as Dave Holmes visits San Francisco to show us the artistic side of The City by the Bay, including the acrobatic dance troupe Bandaloop, a journey back to the Beat Generation, and an exhibit inside Alcatraz by artist Ai Weiwei.

Watch the series extended trailer below –