THE CREATIVE COALITION SELECTED AS ‘STAND FOR THE ARTS’ PSA RECIPIENT BY OVATION TV
New TV spot brings attention to the arts industry’s financial crisis due to COVID-19
February 7, 2022 (NEW YORK, NY) – The Creative Coalition has been selected as a “Stand for the Arts” PSA recipient by Ovation TV, America’s only arts network.
The Creative Coalition is featured in a new public service announcement meant to bring attention to the arts industry’s current financial crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic. The PSAs will run across Ovation’s cable and digital platforms, on connected devices via the Ovation NOW app, and on a 40 million cable TV footprint.
“We’re so honored to be selected as a ‘Stand for the Arts’ PSA recipient, which will help spotlight our critical work to use the power of the arts for social good,” said The Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk. “The Creative Coalition has a long history of creating PSAs that make a big impact; we’re excited to do it again with Ovation TV.”
Ovation TV’s advocacy platform Stand for The Arts is a national initiative that was started to raise awareness, protect access, and encourage action on behalf of the arts. The SFTA coalition is made up of over 130 arts organizations, cultural institutions, and arts leaders throughout the country. For more information, please visit www.standforthearts.com.
THE CREATIVE COALITION is the premier nonprofit, 501(c)(3) nonpartisan charity of the entertainment industry dedicated to using the power and platform of the arts and entertainment communities in award-winning public service and advocacy campaigns. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating, mobilizing, and activating its members on issues of public importance. Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s president.
OVATION TV is America’s Only Arts Network. As an independent television, production, and digital media company, OVATION TV has an unparalleled commitment to the arts, culture, and captivating entertainment. Showcasing a lineup of critically acclaimed premium dramas, specials, documentaries, and iconic films, OVATION TV salutes innovative storytelling with popular programming that includes Inside the Actors Studio, Murdoch Mysteries, Riviera, Frankie Drake Mysteries, Arts Engines, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, The Fall, Midsomer Murders, The Art Of, Celebrity Conversations, and The Sound of New York. Ovation also powers JOURNY, the dedicated streaming service where art, culture, and travel intersect. The company has provided more than $15M in contributions and in-kind support to arts institutions and arts education. Its signature advocacy platform, STAND FOR THE ARTS, includes a coalition of over 130 arts organizations, cultural institutions, and arts leaders throughout the country raising awareness about art’s positive impact, protecting access for everyone, and encouraging action on behalf of the arts. OVATION TV is available on major providers via cable, satellite and telco systems including Comcast Cable/Xfinity, DIRECTV/AT&T U-verse, SPECTRUM, Verizon FiOS, as well as on demand. You can follow OVATION TV on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, OvationTV.com, and through our App, OVATION NOW.
Seth Adam, The Lead PR
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