Ovation TV has inked a licensing deal with international distributor FCCE for a pair of entertainment magazine series.
The arts network has secured the exclusive U.S. rights for Wall of Sound and Film & Stars, and plans to premiere both during this quarter.
Wall of Sound is a new weekly magazine that apprises viewers of the latest in news, gossip, song and album releases, plus chart rundowns. Among the artitsts that will be showcased:Taylor Swift, Iggy Azalea, Meghan Trainor, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Sam Smith, Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg, Ed Sheeran, and many more. Ovation's initial order is for a dozen of the 30-minute shows.
Similarly, Ovation will air a dozen half hours of Film & Stars, whichaffords viewers info on the latest film releases, the biggest movie stars and a sneak peak of what’s coming up.
“Music and film are two broadly popular arts categories and we celebrate them every day on Ovation TV,” said Scott Woodward, executive vice president of programming and production, Ovation TV. “These series are focused on the contemporary music and film scenes and will keep our viewers up to date on the latest news and events. They are a great complement to our music documentary and film programming.”