The new series follows eight exceptionally gifted children on their remarkable journeys to become successful artists in dance, music, vocal performance and more.Ovation’s upcoming original series follows eight artistic child prodigies, among them Matthew, a teenage boy blind from birth, who has taught himself to play piano, organ, keyboard, and drums; Charlie, a 12 year old cellist attending Julliard; and Mae Ya, a young African-American singer determined to be the next Beyonce. The PTC’s review of the show can be found here.
“It’s a great honor to be awarded the PTC Seal of Approval®,” said Scott Woodward, SVP of Programming and Production, Ovation. “We’re pleased that the PTC shares our enthusiasm for the show and recognizes Young Marvels as not only great programming for kids, but as creatively and spiritually uplifting programming for the whole family.”
“The PTC is delighted to award Young Marvels with our Seal of Approval,” said Tim Winter, President of the Parents Television Council. “Thousands of research studies confirm what parents instinctively know to be true: Children are impacted by the media messages they consume. On behalf of our 1.3 million members, we thank Ovation for serving the urgent and underserved need for high-quality, family-friendly entertainment.”
Young Marvels will premiere Wednesday, July 16 at 10:00 p.m. ET, only on Ovation. In addition, a sneak peek of the series will be available exclusively on Ovation’s VOD and TV Everywhere platforms starting on July 9.
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Ovation is America’s only arts network, whose mission is to inspire the world through all forms of art and artistic expression. Ovation programming is a one-of-a-kind mix of original and selectively curated art-centric series, documentaries, films and specials. Ovation’s signature programming includes The Art Of, A Young Doctor’s Notebook, and The Fashion Fund. Ovation reaches a national audience of over 50 million homes and is available on cable, satellite, and telco systems, such as Comcast Cable/Xfinity, DIRECTV, Time Warner Cable, DISH, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-Verse, Charter, Bright House Networks, RCN, and Hawaiian Telcom. Ovation is also available on VOD (in both standard and high definition). For more information, go to ovationtv.com