keeping it real for over fifteen years

this is authentic

being authentic

Authentic Entertainment is an Emmy Award-winning production company based in Burbank, Calif. Authentic produces some of cable TV’s most popular shows and has brought its creative vision to the Discovery Channel, Food Network, TLC, History Channel, FYI, National Geographic, Showtime, Travel Channel, Animal Planet, Bravo, Sundance Channel, and WEtv. In 2010, Authentic joined Endemol Shine Group, a worldwide leader in multi-platform entertainment programming.

our shows

Authentic produces many popular shows including "Trading Spaces", "Flipping Out!", "The Best Thing I Ever Ate", "Waterfront House Hunting", "Knife Fight", "Ace of Cakes", "Toddlers & Tiaras", and many more series and specials.
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the team

Multi-Platform Content

Authentic’s multi-platform team gives partners access to the proven creative talent and production resources behind some of today’s most popular programs and stars. Our in-house creative and production staff work with each partner to find the overlap of creative ideas, audience passions and brand attributes to craft authentic custom content.

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Popular Content

Content people can't get enough of!

Trading Spaces Returns Promo

The promo for the return of Trading Spaces.
9.8 Million+ Views

Pizza Pot Pie

A segment from The Best Thing I Ever Ate
281 Million+ Views

Toddlers & Tiaras with Tom Hanks

A segment from Jimmy Kimmel Live.
16 Million+ Views!

SMOSH: Addicted to Honey Boo Boo

This is what happens when you watch too much Honey Boo Boo Child.
20 Million+ Views!

6 Year Old Beauty Queen

She's Alana and she's a beauty queen. Haters gonna hate.
11 Million+ Views

pitch us the next best thing

You have an idea for a reality show?
Great! But first, take a few moments to answer these questions before submitting:
Is your show idea original?

Is your show idea original?

Great minds think alike, so do some research to make sure your idea or a very similar one isn’t already on TV.
Does your show idea have talent attached?

Does your show idea have talent attached?

It’s great to be able to have a show idea that includes a celebrity or a certain person or group of people, but if they’re not already attached, it’ll be really hard to sell the show.
Is your show unscripted?

Is your show unscripted?

While we’d like to take on potentially amazing scripts, we specialize in unscripted programming.
Is your idea easy to understand?

Is your idea easy to understand?

If you can’t easily explain it, audiences won’t get it. Also be sure to tell us why this idea should be a show.

contact us

Authentic Entertainment, LLC.

2860 N. Naomi St. Burbank, California 91504

Tel: 323 644 6144


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