Ovation's "Battle Of The Nutcrackers" Adds Christmas Cheer To The Network's Banner Year Of Audience Growth

 Ovation's "Battle Of The Nutcrackers" Adds Christmas Cheer To The Network's
                        Banner Year Of Audience Growth

2012 is Ovation's Best Ever with Total Day HH Audience up 55% over 2011,
Ovation Ranked 4th in Total Day Audience Growth Among 102 Cable Networks

PR Newswire

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ovation, the only network
devoted to artists and every kind of artistic expression, is having a holiday
season worth celebrating. It's annual "Battle of the Nutcrackers" programming
event is seeing impressive year-over-year gains and Total Day HH Audience is
up 55% from 2011.

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"Battle of the Nutcrackers," which features six different versions of the
beloved Nutcracker ballet, recently featured (12/2) the famed Bolshoi Ballet
performance, which out-performed the Q4 '12 to-date time period average
(Sunday 5:30 pm to 8 p.m.) by 369% in the Adult 25-54 impressions category and
by 48% in HH ratings.^^[1] "Battle of the Nutcrackers," which is in its 6th
year on the network, continues through Christmas Day.

Overall, 2012 is wrapping up impressive gains for the network. In Total Day,
HH Audience, Ovation is ranked #4 in growth (#2 excluding sports networks)
among 102 cable networks.

About Ovation
Ovation is a network devoted to artists and every kind of artistic expression.
Ovation programming is a one-of-a-kind mix of original and selectively curated
series, films, documentaries and specials. The network reaches a national
audience of 51 million homes and is available on cable systems across the
country, as well as nationally on DIRECTV, Dish, Verizon FiOS and AT&T
U-Verse. 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, Ovation is also
active in the social media space. See the Ovation Facebook page for the latest
information and conversations about the network and the arts:
http://Ovtn.tv/fb.

^^[1] 41,911 A25-54 imps and 0.092 HH rtg on 12/2/12 versus 8,938 A25-54
imps and 0.062 HH rating for 10/1/12 through 11/25/12. Source: Nielsen data
from StarMedia (MultiTrak). As Dated. Live+Same Day



SOURCE Ovation

Website: http://www.ovationtv.com
Contact: Patricia Frith Marketing, +1-818-876-0480, pfmarketing@roadrunner.com
 
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