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Sara Alessi

Sara Alessi is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at

Ovation Launches Digital Travel-Lifestyle Channel Journy

October 13, 2017

Ovation has rolled out in the U.S. on Roku devices and the Xumo connected-TV platform Journy, a new multiplatform VOD travel-lifestyle service featuring original series and specials, as well as newly acquired content such as Jared Leto’s Great Wide Open.

CTV Orders Season 6 of The Amazing Race Canada

October 13, 2017

CTV has commissioned a sixth season of The Amazing Race Canada that will feature everyday heroes, including teachers, parents, first responders, community leaders, mentors and athletes, who have a story to tell.


VIMN Secures Sales for Channel 5 Content

October 12, 2017

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has signed agreements with several third-party broadcasters for original factual-entertainment content produced by Channel 5, including Cruising with Jane McDonald, ahead of MIPCOM.