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April 2017

Ovation TV Presents the Basic Cable Premiere of Emmy Award-Winning Series ‘The Borgias’ Starting Saturday, May 27

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Jeremy Irons and Holliday Grainger Star in Acclaimed Series from Neil Jordan

 Los Angeles, CA – April 4, 2017  Following the success of Versailles, Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, continues to showcase premium scripted drama series. The network has acquired the basic cable rights to another impressive costume drama: The Borgias. Originally aired on the Showtime network, the series stars Oscar® winner Jeremy Irons in his Golden Globe®-nominated role as Pope Alexander VI, the cunning, manipulative patriarch of the infamous Borgia dynasty, who builds an empire by bribing, buying and muscling his way into the papacy. All three seasons of The Borgias will air on Ovation TV on Saturdays at 10pm ET, starting Saturday, May 27, 2017.


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Ovation TV Acquires U.S. Premiere Rights to Two Series from Sony Pictures Television: ‘The Halcyon’ and ‘X Company’

Both Set During WWII, The Halcyon will Premiere in Fall 2017, While X Company will Kick Off a Run of Three Seasons Beginning Q1 of 2018


MIP TV:  Cannes, France – April 3, 2017 Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, has acquired U.S. premiere rights to the historical drama series The Halcyon (8 x 60’) and three seasons of X Company (28 x 60’) in a deal with Sony Pictures Television.  The announcement was made today by Scott Woodward, EVP of Programming and Production, Ovation TV.


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