Oliver Wright, Viacom International Studios’ UK Head of Factual and Features, is setting up a new factual label backed by All3Media owned Objective Media Group.

Wright’s new label – as yet unnamed –  will include programmes such as the forthcoming Tim Peake: Secrets of Our Universe, for Channel 5.

During more than five years at VIS, Wright’s credits include the recent ratings success Nick Knowles Into the Grand Canyon; three series of The Secrets of Royal Palaces; Nick Knowles’ Big House Clearout; a raft of hit ABBA documentaries including The Missing 40 Years; Diana: In Her Own Words; Broadmoor: High Security & Serial Killers; TK Maxx: How Do they Do it, and three series of The Wonderful World of Chocolate.

Prior to joining VIS Wright was at Endemol Shine as Executive Producer before moving on to Arrow Media as Head of Popular Factual.

Wright said: “I am thrilled to be setting up my own label under the unique and highly successful banner of OMG, where I’ll enjoy the fantastic support necessary to continue creating strong and high-rating factual content.”

Objective Media Group CEO Layla Smith added: “Ollie is a prolific producer with unique talent relationships – we’re delighted he’s joining OMG and look forward to welcoming his infectious energy to the group.”

Pippa Considine

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