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Beyond Rights announces new UK deals

Beyond Rights has secured new deals with several broadcasters in the UK, resulting in 250+ hours being placed in the territory. A+E Networks UK has acquired Loot (8 x 60), the investigative history series produced by EQ Media Rights that reveals how the trade in stolen antiquities and art has become a major source of […]

December 12, 2022

Beyond Rights seals deals for 600 factual hours in Benelux

Beyond Rights has announced a raft of new deals in Benelux that will see more than 600 hours – mostly comprising long-running property, reality and engineering content – land with broadcasters across the region. SBS in Belgium has acquired a 200-hour package featuring Pooch Perfect Australia, two seasons each of Highway Thru Hell, Heavy Rescue: […]

December 7, 2022

Beyond Rights recruits Jones as SVP Development

Beyond Rights has announced that seasoned television executive Steve Jones has joined its London-based team to fill the newly created role, as SVP of development. Jones has worked in the UK and Australia in a range of high-profile positions, including commissioning editor and executive producer, entertainment and factual, at Sky 1; executive producer, factual and […]

October 17, 2022

Beyond Rights extends partnership with Crackit

Beyond Rights has extended its partnership with unscripted indie Crackit Productions, resulting in the acquisition of five new titles just in time MIPCOM. Key to a Fortune (6 x 60), produced for Channel 4, is a unique new wish fulfilment show, hosted by Jean Johansson, that surprises unsuspecting members of the public with huge, life […]

October 14, 2022

Beyond Rights appoints Gaule as VP sales

Beyond Rights has announced that Tara Gaule has joined the team today as VP sales, covering France, CEE, the Middle East and Africa. Tara joins from BBC Studios, where she has spent the past six years licensing unscripted, scripted and kids’ content to a wide range of territories. Prior to that she worked for formats […]

October 10, 2022

Beyond Rights announces new deals for Spring/Summer slate titles

Beyond Rights has confirmed a series of deals for titles from its Spring/Summer programming slate, launched just ahead of MIPTV earlier this year. End of the Rope (6 x 60), an obs-doc/reality series from Big Coat Media about the high-octane world of rope access technicians, was pre-sold to UKTV and has subsequently been sold to […]

August 15, 2022

Beyond Rights speeds up plans with OTTera collab

Beyond Rights has signed a deal to collaborate with OTTera, a digital content distribution business. The new collaboration will focus on supporting Beyond Rights’ rapidly developing FAST strategy and will see a suite of both branded and IP-lead FAST channels launched around the globe over the coming months. Based in Los Angeles, OTTera is known […]

August 8, 2022

Beyond Rights signs 4 new producer partners

Beyond Rights has struck first time representation relationships with four new producer partners: Lou Reda Productions from the US, Canada’s White Pine Pictures, Ronde Media from Australia, and Magnetic Pictures from New Zealand. Working with Lou Reda Productions, a company best-known for its archival non-fiction titles, Beyond Rights has acquired Eyewitness WWII: Invasion Italy (2 […]

July 19, 2022

New C-Suite roles amidst promotions at Beyond Rights

Beyond Rights has announced a series of promotions across the business. James Mathews has been promoted from head of business affairs, legal and operations into the newly created position of chief operating officer, while finance director Mike Ibberson will become CFO. James and Mike will work ever more closely with CEO David Smyth to ensure […]

July 11, 2022

Beyond Rights secures new deals in China

Ahead of its participation in the virtual MIP China event, starting tomorrow, Beyond Rights has announced the closure of several new deals for factual and kids’ content in the territory. Following its acquisition of Turbozaurs from the Beyond Rights catalogue, Youku, the streaming platform of Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group, has now picked up […]

June 27, 2022