ViacomCBS' MTV Entertainment Group has secured a first-look deal with Ryan Michelle Bathé. Under her new deal, Bathé will executive produce and develop new television programming amplifying emerging and underrepresented voices.
“I am thrilled about the opportunity to work on such compelling content with Justin and the MTV Entertainment Group,” said Bathé. “I am a big fan of the work they’re doing and look forward to adding my voice to their brands.”
Bathe, has appeared as Rachel on the CBS legal drama All Rise, stars as Ari Montgomery on the BET+ dramedy The First Wives Club and will soon be seen in the period drama, Sylvie's Love.
“Ryan is a talented, versatile performer who’s tapping into some very funny and fresh perspectives as a writer and executive producer,” said Justin Rosenblatt, Senior Vice President, Alternative & Comedy Content for ViacomCBS’ MTV Entertainment Group. “We’re excited to be collaborative partners with her on ideating projects with a focus on underrepresented voices – she’s a perfect fit for the MTV Entertainment Group brands and our audience.”