Comscore Signs New Agreement With Ovation for VOD Audience Measurement

Comscore today announced an agreement to provide Ovation, an American television network dedicated to celebrating and supporting all forms of art and culture, with Comscore’s industry-leading video-on-demand (VOD) audience measurement. Under the agreement, Ovation will have access to Comscore OnDemand Essentials, Comscore’s currency measurement service for VOD, in the U.S. to better understand precise census-level measurement of VOD programming and leveraging […]

Ovation To Remove Harvey Weinstein From Board

Consortium Aims For Programmatic TV Buys

Interpublic’s Mediabrands unit has formed an alliance with more than 15 minor TV networks to develop and organize data and technology that would enable the agency and its clients to buy their advertising inventory programmatically. The initiative, which is being led by Mediabrands’ Magna Global unit, so far includes more than 15 networks, about half of which are not even measured by Nielsen.

Ovation Names Scott Woodward Programming SVP

Ovation Puts New Spin On TV Arts Programming

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Franco has discovered Ovation. So have Jon Hamm and Vogue’s Anna Wintour. Now the cable channel is counting on a program lineup including those glittery names, along with unexpected artists, to convince viewers that arts programming can be expansive and engaging. Or, as executive Robert Weiss puts it, Ovation isn’t […]

Ovation Taps Randy Rovegno As Marketing VP

Arts cable network Ovation has named Randy Rovegno vice president, content distribution marketing. Rovegno reports directly to Brad Samuels, EVP of content distribution and is based in the company’s Santa Monica, Calif., headquarters. In his new role, Rovegno will lead Ovation’s business-to-business affiliate communications efforts and the development of the network’s distributor partnership marketing programs.  […]

TWC To Restore Arts Channel Ovation To Lineup

James Franco Gets Unscripted Series On Ovation

Time Warner Cable To Drop Ovation

Indy Cable Exec Blasts Retrans Status Quo

Charles Segars, CEO of arts channel Ovation, says that the rules on retransmission consent are nearing 20 years of age and that the massive changes in the media world have rendered them obsolete. In particular, he says bundling is squeezing both MVPD channel space and cash from independent programmers.

Ovation Cable Channel Is Ready to ‘Dance’

Ovation Promotes Liz Janneman To EVP, Ad Sales

Ovation today elevated Liz Janneman to EVP, ad sales. Janneman joined the network in April 2009 as SVP of ad sales. During her tenure, Ovation said, the network has doubled its upfront revenue, secured new upfront advertisers and became Nielsen rated as of fourth quarter 2010.   “Liz has been a tremendous asset to Ovation,” said […]