Ovation Launches TV Everywhere App

Arts-themed cable network Ovation TV has increased its digital footprint with the launch of its TV Everywhere app Ovation Now, the network said Tuesday.

Ovation Now will be available through Roku devices and will feature the network’s live linear feed as well as a full video-on-demand experience, according to network officials.

The Ovation Now app also currently features behind-the-scenes and original content tied to Ovation TV’s fall premieres, including the premiere of season two of the hit drama seriesVersaillesand the U.S. debut ofThe Halcyon.

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R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.