|Headquarters||Manhattan, New York City,
New York, United States
Atlantic Television (also known as Atlantic TV and ATV) is a national television production and professional video services company headquartered in New York City. The company provides production support for leading broadcasters, corporations and production companies in every major city in North America. Atlantic Television provides production support for several hundred productions each year for producers making documentaries, reality shows, magazine shows, news programs, current affairs, promos, corporate communications projects, commercials and other television programs.
Atlantic TV provides local HD video and SD video equipment and services for PAL and NTSC projects, including camera crews; camera, lighting and grip equipment rental; and production personnel, studios, live trucks, and editing facilities.
Atlantic TV also produced the award-winning Discovery documentary Breaking the Code: The Race to Uncover the Secret of Life.
Atlantic Television was founded in 1997 by former BBC producer Howard Gibbins. In 1999 Howard Gibbins entered into partnership with Douglas Propp. Howard Gibbins founded Atlantic after working as a producer with the BBC in London and as a senior producer with the FOX network in New York. Before joining Atlantic TV, Doug Propp worked for CNN as it grew from a start-up into a major international network. He later became president of the documentary production company PPI, where he was an award-winning producer and director. The company initially provided production services in New York but then expanded to service provision in every major city in the USA and Canada.