Telepictures Productions

Founded: 1990

Telepictures Productions is an industry-leading and Emmy Award-winning producer of innovative, advertiser-friendly, multiplatform television and digital content for the syndication, cable and digital marketplaces. Telepictures has won 77 Emmys in 17 years, including Outstanding Talk Show or Outstanding Talk Show Host for 14 of the last 16 years.

For the 2013–14 season, Telepictures is producing the 11th season of The Ellen DeGeneres Show; the freshman season of daytime talk show bethenny, hosted by reality star/entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel, the seventh season of TMZ, the first multiplatform, three-screen success and the most-cited entertainment news source in the world; the second season of TMZ Live, TMZ.com’s one-hour daily entertainment news program that brings viewers inside the TMZ newsroom, which is available on 17 FOX-owned stations; the 20th season of Extra, the second longest-running entertainment news magazine on television, with hosts Mario Lopez and Maria Menounos reporting in front of a live audience from the show’s new location at Universal Studios Hollywood; the 15th season of the hour-long court series Judge Mathis and the 30th season of The People’s Court, which ranked as the #2 and #3 court shows, respectively, during the November 2012 sweeps; the sophomore season of Let’s Ask America, a daily half-hour interactive show where contestants can win up to $50,000 from home via Web chat by correctly predicting answers to poll questions about fun and irreverent topics, which airs on 16 Scripps Television Stations.

In summer 2013, Telepictures also produced a four-week test of The Real, led by five bold, diverse and outspoken hosts –Tamar Braxton, Loni Love, Adrienne Bailon, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley. Earlier this year, Telepictures also produced Candidly Nicole, a new series based on Nicole Richie’s clever twitter feed.