MTV Entertainment Group

Smithsonian Channel & Bassett Vance prep slave trade docuseries

ViacomCBS-owned MTV Entertainment’s Smithsonian Channel is collaborating with Angela Bassett and Courtney B Vance’s Bassett Vance Productions on One Thousand Years of Slavery, a new docuseries exploring the legacy of the slave trade. Produced by Uplands Television for Smithsonian Channel in the US and Channel 5 in the UK, Bassett Vance Productions will executive produce […]

Paramount+ ups Nina L. Diaz to head unscripted & two exit in reshuffle

ViacomCBS’ MTV Entertainment Group has appointed Nina L. Diaz to head up unscripted and adult animation for Paramount+ as part of an executive reshuffle at the company. Alongside her new CCO duties at the streaming service, Diaz will remain as CCO and president of content for the group and continue to report to Chris McCarthy, […]

MTV Entertainment Group engages UK’s Lost Art TV to source fresh formats

ViacomCBS-owned US-based MTV Entertainment Group has partnered with the UK’s Lost Art TV to source new formats from international markets. The group is looking for new formats, with a focus on comedy and unscripted, for its portfolio of brands, which includes MTV and Comedy Central. Lost Art TV are specialists in formats and content partnerships across multiple […]