Back Roads Entertainment

Mediapro Studio and Back Roads ink US format co-pro deal

Spanish production house The Mediapro Studio has signed a co-production partnership with US-based indie Back Roads Entertainment to develop formats together in the States. The deal will see the two companies work together to produce original formats for the US market, targeting commissions from broadcasters, cablenets and streamers. Back Roads will also adapt content from […]

September Films’ Pamela Covais hired by Back Roads Entertainment

US prodco Back Roads Entertainment has appointed former September Films exec Pamela Covais as VP of production. Covais has more than two decades of industry experience and over 400 hours programming as an unscripted television producer and production company executive. In her new role, she will oversee production across original formats for broadcast, cable and […]

Former MGM exec joins ’50 Central’ prodco Back Roads to head development

Back Roads Entertainment, the US producer behind BET Network’s 50 Central, has appointed former MGM executive Bret Calvert as VP of development and opened a new HQ in Austin, Texas. Calvert will report to CEO Colby Gaines and is charged with overseeing development and creating original formats for broadcast, cable and streaming platforms. He previously […]

Back Roads bags ex-BBCWW exec for development

Back Roads Entertainment has appointed former BBC Worldwide executive Jonathan Cane as head of development. Cane will report to founder and executive producer Colby Gaines at the US production company. He is set the task of creating and developing original formats targeted at cable, and will oversee a staff of six development staff. Cane most […]