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Ovation has acquired the U.S. broadcast rights for the second season of the Julia Stiles-led drama series “Riviera” from Sky Studios. Ten new episodes will be featured. The arts network also signed a deal for the first season (eight episodes) of “Hooten & the Lady.” which will debut on Ovation’s AVOD travel and culture channel JOURNY. The announcement was made today by Scott Woodward, EVP Programming and Production, Ovation.
The second season of “Riviera” immediately picks up from the season one finale, with Georgina (Julia Stiles) continuing her battle for power in the Clios household, only this time, she’s also trying to get away with murder. This season reveals the troubled past she left behind in America, as well as some new arrivals, the Eltham family, who have plenty of secrets of their own. Joining the cast is Will Arnett, Juliet Stevenson and Poppy Delevingne.
“Hooten & the Lady” is a British television series that follows the story of two treasure hunter partners, British museum curator Lady Alexandra (Ophelia Lovibond) and charismatic, roguish American adventurer Hooten (Michael Landes) in a series of global treasure-hunting escapades.