Ovation Premieres the Decadent Drama “Riviera,” starring Julia Stiles, Lena Olin and Anthony LaPaglia

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05 February 2019
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Premieres Saturday, February 9 at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT
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          In Riviera, the immaculate life of art curator Georgina (Stiles) is blown apart when her collector husband Constantine Clios (LaPaglia) is killed in an explosion aboard the yacht of a Russian oligarch. Believing there is more to the tragedy, she sets out to uncover what happened. She finds dark truths about Constantine's dealings.

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          As she begins to realize who she was really married to, Georgina enters a spiral of moral descent. She becomes immersed in a world of lies, double-dealing, and criminality. She enlists the help of Constantine's son Adam (Iwan Rheon) and befriends his ex-wife (Olin). In order to maintain the Clios' legendary Côte d'Azur mansion and protect the family and its vast fortune, she will have to learn to adapt, survive, and ultimately thrive in her dangerous new reality.

          The young widow discovers that her late husband wasn't the man she thought she knew. As she uncovers the shocking truth it leads her into danger.

Season One Episode Guide:

Episode 1 – Saturday, February 9 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT
Art curator Georgina Clios (Julia Stiles)’s husband Constantine (Anthony LaPaglia), head of the Clios Bank, is killed in a yacht explosion.

Episode 2 – Saturday, February 16 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT
Georgina (Julia Stiles) discovers Interpol are investigating Constantine (Anthony LaPaglia) for money laundering and art forgery, which unexpectedly links to an old friend of hers.

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Episode 3 – Saturday, February 23 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT
Georgina (Julia Stiles) confronts Constantine (Anthony LaPaglia)’s forger, looking for answers as to what her husband was doing on the yacht.

Episode 4 – Saturday, March 2 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT
In the safe room, Georgina (Julia Stiles) discovers proof that Constantine (Anthony LaPaglia) was in league with mysterious art collector Jon Brandeis (Igor Skreblin).

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Episode 5 – Saturday, March 9 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT
Irina (Lena Olin) hosts a gala at the villa. Georgina (Julia Stiles) uses the event to interrogate the one person she believes holds the key to Constantine (Anthony LaPaglia)’s criminal activity.

Episode 6 – Saturday, March 16 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT
In the aftermath of the murder, the family are questioned by the police. Georgina (Julia Stiles) begins to suspect that Adam (Iwan Rheon) has some connection to the murderer.

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Episode 7 – Saturday, March 23 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT
Jukes (Phil Davis) intends to charge Georgina (Julia Stiles) with Constantine (Anthony LaPaglia)’s crimes unless she can prove Jon Brandeis (Igor Skreblin) was to blame.

Episode 8 – Saturday, March 30 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT
Nadia (Nora Arnezeder)’s Russian handlers threaten the Clios family, prompting Georgina (Julia Stiles) to join forces with an unlikely ally.

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Episode 9 – Saturday, April 6 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT
Christos (Dimitri Leonidas) is kidnapped and Georgina (Julia Stiles) must work with Irina (Lena Olin) in order to extricate him. But how far will they go in order to ensure his safety?

Episode 10 – Saturday, April 13 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT
Georgina (Julia Stiles) resolves to end the Russian threat before anyone else’s life is endangered. She discovers a message from Constantine (Anthony LaPaglia).



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