SBS Australia has secured rights to factual special “Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered” for Australia. Discovery Asia has also signed a pan regional deal for Asia. Produced by STV Productions for BBC One, “Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered” unveils the previously undiscovered, extraordinary truth about the boy behind the golden mask. Produced in association with Cream Productions, it is co-produced with The Smithsonian Channel and Discovery Canada.

Ben Nguyen, Channel Manager SBS One says “SBS continues to bring ground-breaking and thought provoking content to our audiences.  We are delighted to be able to bring a new film about this famous Egyptian Pharaoh to SBS ONE to satisfy their thirst for great history programming.”

Jamie I, Senior Sales Manager, Asia says “People have always been fascinated by Tutankhamun’s story and now we have a new slant on it! Using state-of-the-art technology, ‘Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered’ provides a ground-breaking new insight into the circumstances behind his death. It’s a high value BBC program, I’m delighted it’s going to Australia and across Asia and I’m certain it will travel further again soon!”