Overview and Experience
Before Being a Breakthrough Leader
Series Producer & Production Consultant
Cicelia Deane is an Editorial and Commissioning Executive for BET UK (A Subsidiary of Paramount). She joined the broadcaster in 2021 and is responsible for developing, sourcing and leading all aspects of original content for BET in the UK, for shows to play out on My5, Sky VOD and the BET International YouTube page.
So far, for BET UK she has overseen several award-winning and nominated shows, including The Evolution of Black British Music, Big Money Munch, Dating Black, We Do That and Moments That shaped Queer Black Britain.
Cicelia joined BET UK as an RTS and BAFTA-nominated series producer, series editor and production consultant, with 20 years of experience making Factual, Entertainment, Reality & Observational documentary programming for peak and daytime television and online channels.
She was series producer on Naked’s BBC3 series The Rap Game UK (Series 2) and Lemonade Money’s Yo! MTV Raps, and series edit producer on Optomen’s BBC1 series Sort Your Life Out In 7 Days (Series 1). Other notable credits include popular shows such as Grand Designs, Celebrity Big Brother, A&E Live, Yo! MTV Raps, Come Dine With Me, Tattoo Fixers, The Only Way is Essex, Inside SBTV: From Bedroom to Boardroom, & Celebs Go Dating.