Original Productions is a television production company based in Burbank, California. It was founded in 1999 by Thom Beers and was acquired by FremantleMedia in 2009 and made into a subsidiary.
It is best known for producing reality television shows for the
Discovery Channel but has more recently produced shows for other networks such as History, truTV, and Spike.
Some of its most popular shows are
, Deadliest Catch , Ice Road Truckers , and Ax Men . Its earlier hit was 1000 Ways to Die . Monster Garage
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^ joint venture with The Walt Disney Company.
^ a b joint venture with Amperwelle Studio München Programmanbietergesellschaft, Axel Springer, Burda, Studio Gong, m.b.t. Mediengesellschaft der bayerischen Tageszeitungen für Kabelkommunikation, Medienpool and Radio Bavaria Rundfunkprogrammgesellschaft.
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^ joint venture with Pressefunk Nordrhein-Westfalen and Westdeutscher Rundfunk.
^ joint venture with Funk & Fernsehen Nordwestdeutschland, Antenne Niedersachen and Niedersachsen Radio.
^ joint venture with Mediengruppe Dr. Haas.
^ a b joint venture with Rheinland-Pfälzische Rundfunk.
^ joint venture with Verlagsgesellschaft Madsack, Studio Gong Niedersachsen and Brune-Rieck-Beteiligungs.
^ a b joint venture with TF1 Group.
^ joint venture with AB Groupe.
^ joint venture with L'Équipe.
^ a b c joint venture with TVI, LEMAIRE ELECTRONICS and Rossel.