The Idea Factory.

Founded in 2005 by CEO Darryl Silver, Los Angeles-based The Idea Factory develops, produces and distributes programming built upon great stories spanning all genres, including premium scripted series, long-form, unscripted and formats, to broadcast, cable, digital and emerging platforms worldwide. The Idea Factory’s portfolio includes projects with ABC, A&E, TLC, HGTV, LOGO, Spike, The History Channel, ESPN, CMT, Paramount among others. The Idea Factory has made Sponsorship and integration a cornerstone of its business.


What sets us apart from our competitors is our way of finding and telling unique and honest stories. We never know where our next great idea is going to come from, but we are always on the lookout. The Idea Factory is known for true life, dramatic and lifestyle programming — telling it like it has been our cornerstone since we started. We believe that story and characters are most important in creating entertaining and emotionally moving shows. We pride ourselves on being able to identify the “out of the box” talent when we see it. The Idea Factory works with ABC, NBC, TLC, A&E, Spike, History, ESPN, CMT, Logo, Bravo, Own, Lifetime, GAC, Discovery, Sundance, SyFy, Vh1, MTV, GSN, G4, Nat Geo, Travel Channel, Showtime, Style, Tru TV, BET, and Paramount, Warner Brothers as well as many other networks and studios.