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UMC Debuts 'Behind Her Faith' Docu-series on March 26

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Streaming service UMC (Urban Movie Channel) will launch a new documentary series, Behind Her Faith, beginning March 26. 

The four-part series, executive produced by Jay Ellis (HBO’s Insecure), focuses on a leading woman in the entertainment/media industry as she talks about the most difficult moments in her life and how she overcame them to ultimately become successful through her commitment to her faith, according to UMC. 

Behind Her Faith profiles such celebrities as Essence Atkins (Marlon, Ambitions); Niecy Nash (When They See Us,Claws); Angelica Nwandu, Founder of The Shade Room; and Aisha Hinds (Underground, The Hate U Give).

R. Thomas Umstead
R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.