Lori Hall

News brief: Ovation promotes for acquisitions chief

US arts network has promoted Lori Hall to a post that adds programme acquisitions to her remit, as the network increasingly seeks international content. Formerly VP, programme scheduling, Hall will now be VP, programming planning, scheduling and acquisitions. She will continue to report to Ovation to Scott Woodward, executive VP, programming and productions. “The network […]

Ovation crowns Portrait Artist of the Year

US channel Ovation has acquired seasons one and two of Portrait Artist of the Year, an art competition show from the UK. The show, from Storyvault Films and for Sky Arts in the UK, will debut on Ovation on October 18 following a deal with distributor Zodiak Rights. Portrait Artist of the Year challenged shortlisted […]