ITV has announced their slate of programming for Black History Month 2021.
The broadcaster will be celebrating the month with high-profile documentaries, awareness-raising sections on some of their regular daytime programmes, curated collections on ITVHub and Britbox, as well as the return of TV’s first comedy panel show about Black History.
The likes of singer will.i.am, Diversity dancer Ashley Banjo and TV presenter Charlene White will front their own documentaries about their experiences and heritage.
Jimmy Akingbola will also return to host the comedy panel show Sorry, I Didn’t Know, which unveils interesting facts about Black History along the way.
— ITV Press Centre (@itvpresscentre) October 5, 2021
Commissioning Editor for the season, Satmohan Panesar, said: “Building on last year’s celebrations, Black History Month returns to ITV this October. Featuring a range of engaging documentaries from some of our highest profile talent; through their personal stories, the films will explore what it means to be black in Britain today.
“We’re also really pleased that Sorry, I Didn’t Know returns, which is a brilliant and entertaining showcase of diverse talent.
“Continuing our commitment to diversity off screen during the season, we’re delighted to be working with DocHearts and Uplands Television, who are making their first films for ITV as part of the season, and continuing to develop diverse production talent at TriForce Productions and TwoFour on their Black History Month commissions.”
What is the ITV schedule for Black History Month 2021?
Will.i.am: The Blackprint – Thursday October 14 at 9pm
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Source : times