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Ovation TV Signs Up for Riviera Season Two


Ovation TV has licensed the U.S. broadcast rights for the second season of Riviera from NBCUniversal Global Distribution.

The Julia Stiles-led drama series, set in the art world, will air on Saturday nights during the Mystery Alley programming block. The second season of Riviera picks up immediately from the events of the season one finale.

A Sky Original, Riviera is produced by Archery Pictures and Primo Productions, in association with Altice Studios and Sky Studios. Kris Thykier, Paul McGuinness and Cameron Roach for Sky serve as executive producers.

Season two will air on Ovation TV in May 2021. NBCUniversal Global Distribution handles international sales for the series on behalf of Sky Studios.

“The first season of Riviera was a huge success and really connected with our audience; the series is a great combination of art and mystery,” said Scott Woodward, executive VP of programming and production at Ovation TV. “Ovation TV continues to air premium, international dramas that feature fascinating characters and compelling storytelling.”

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