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[06/01/11 - 09:31 AM]
Ovation Tops the Charts This July With "American Revolutionaries: The Hitmakers"
Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Presley and Madonna are among the featured artists during the July 1-24 event.

[via press release from Ovation]

Ovation Tops the Charts This July With "American Revolutionaries: The Hitmakers"

Three-week Programming Event Features US and World Premiere Documentaries on The Boss, The King, D.M.C., Madonna and Beyoncé

Santa Monica, CA - June 1, 2011 Musical risk takers, rule breakers and chart toppers are taking over the July schedule at Ovation, the only television network dedicated to arts culture. "American Revolutionaries: THE HITMAKERS" is Ovation's three-week programming event dedicated to some of pop music's most influential artists. Included are US and world premiere documentaries on Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Presley, D.M.C., Madonna and Beyoncé.

"The artists featured in 'THE HITMAKERS' have repeatedly turned popular music on its head, pushing the envelope on innovation, artistry and imagination," said Kris Slava, Ovation's SVP of Programming. "You think you know these stars because they are so popular, but this collection of documentaries shines the spotlight on aspects of their lives and careers that will surprise you."

"American Revolutionaries: THE HITMAKERS" will air from July 1 - 24 and will be hosted by ground-breaking visual artist, Justin BUA, who also created original artwork of five of the featured artists for Ovation's print, on-air and online ad campaign.

Included in the programming event are:

· Bruce Springsteen - World Television Premiere, Saturday, July 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

· D.M.C. - World Television Premiere, Sunday, July 10, 10:00 p.m.ET/PT.

· Icons: Justin Timberlake - Ovation Premiere, Tuesday, July 12, 8:30 p.m. ET/PT.

· Icons: Madonna - US Premiere, Tuesday, July 12, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT

· Elvis Presley: Rock n' Royalty - World Television Premiere, Thursday, July 14 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

· Beyoncé - US Television Premiere, Friday, July 16, 8:30 p.m. ET/PT.

· Madonna: Strike a Pose - World Television Premiere, Saturday, July 16, 10:00 p.m. PT

· Jay-Z - US Premiere, Saturday, July 16, 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

About Justin BUA:

Justin BUA is a groundbreaking artist, internationally known for his best-selling collection of fine art posters, including The DJ, one of the most popular prints of all time. Born in New York City, BUA earned a B.F.A. at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California and has taught figure drawing at the University of Southern California for the past ten years. He is the author of The Beat of Urban Art and the upcoming Legends of Hip Hop. Currently, BUA speaks on the topics of art and the Hip Hop movement at college campuses and events worldwide, while continuing to be a leading innovator in both the fine and commercial art worlds. He continues to exhibit throughout the United States and internationally and recent shows include BUA's Urban Art Studio at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and BUA NY SEE at Pop International Gallery, New York.

For a complete schedule of "American Revolutionaries: THE HITMAKERS" please visit ovationtv.com

About Ovation:

Ovation is the only multi-platform network devoted to arts culture. Ovation gives its viewers access to the artists who define our cultural landscape through its one-of-a-kind mix of hand-picked documentaries, series, movies, and specials.

The channel reaches a national audience of 43 million households through carriage on cable systems, DirecTV (channel 274), Dish Network (channel 157) and Telco systems nationally. Ovation is also available in HD and VOD (both in standard and high definition). Ovation extends its linear channel experience for viewers online via its popular website, www.ovationtv.com. In addition to offering contests, trivia, facts and supplemental video online, the network has created an award-winning online community (www.ovationtv.com/community) for everyone from passionate artists to curious creative's who want to share their work and their thoughts. To date, over 150,000 pieces of original art have been uploaded to the site by members.





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