Uplands Television

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 […]

BBC fulfils factual & arts pledge with slew of commissions

UK pubcaster the BBC has ordered a slew of new programming through its recently created Factual, Arts and Classical Music “commissioning powerhouse”. The division, led by Patrick Holland, has unveiled several upcoming box-set series, delivering on its pledge to double investment in arts and music content on its BBC Two channel over the next two […]

Beyond Rights expands slate with UK, Italian & Mexican producer deals

UK- and Australia-based distributor Beyond Rights has added more than 35 hours of factual content to its catalogue following deals with five new production company partners. Beyond Rights was recently formed following the merger of Australia’s Beyond International and TCB Media Rights, whose former MD Kate Llewellyn-Jones was last week appointed to oversee the company. […]