A. Smith & Co. Productions

TBI In Conversation: Kristen V. Carter on tackling racial stereotypes in ‘Profiled: The Black Man’

TBI deputy editor Mark Layton hears from Kristen V. Carter, executive producer on new Discovery+ docuseries Profiled: The Black Man, about the show’s candid approach to tackling the pervasive stereotypes faced by Black men. Launching on Discovery+ today, Profiled: The Black Man is a four-part docuseries delving into the obstacles and stereotypes faced by Black men in the […]

‘Canine Intervention’ prodco A. Smith & Co. ups Eli Baldrige

A. Smith & Co. Productions, the US-based firm behind Netflix’s Canine Intervention, has promoted Eli Baldrige to SVP of development. Baldrige, who was most recently VP, will manage the development team and oversee all development across the company, whose output includes TLC’s Welcome To Plathville and Voices Of Fire for Netflix. The exec developed all […]

Celebs help Discovery rebuild Cash Cab

US cable net Discovery Channel is rebooting its long-running quiz Cash Cab. The new version will see celebrities ambushing unsuspecting tax passengers with the opportunity to win cash prizes. The format comes from UK-based All3Media International, with All3Media-owned Lion USA coproducing the new US version with Norton Productions. In the US, the show hasn’t aired […]

Fremantle exec to lead A. Smith unit as BASE folds

US reality giant A. Smith & Co. is merging with Tinopolis Group sister BASE Productions, whose founder will no longer be part of management. The structural move will see A. Smith dividing into A. Smith and Co. Entertainment and A. Smith & Co. Dox, with FremantleMedia North America executive VP, alternative programming Toby Gorman (pictured, […]