Ovation begins streaming the Australian thriller “The Code” (7 p.m. Saturday, TV-14), starring Lucy Lawless (“Xena, Warrior Princess”) as a schoolteacher who uses her phone to record a car accident that may reveal evidence that threatens to topple the country’s political establishment.
In addition to its place on the cable dial, Ovation offers the Ovation Now app, offering streaming content from the channel that can be accessed online or on streaming devices including Apple TV and Roku. It’s easy to forget that cable networks including A&E (Arts and Entertainment) and Bravo once offered viewers a chance to watch ballet or hear classical music. Ovation remains the only cable channel dedicated to arts programming.
Lawless can also be seen in the Australian detective series “My Life Is Murder,” streaming on Acorn.
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