Industrial Media is a feature documentary, premium content, and reality television production group. Through ownership interests in or partnerships with production companies Sharp Entertainment, The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC), B17 Entertainment, 19 Entertainment, This Machine Filmworks, Trilogy Films, House of NonFiction, and Maxine, the group creates and produces content in every form of nonfiction programming for audiences worldwide, currently totaling more than 100 series across 35 networks.
Key programs include the global hits American Idol co-produced by 19 Entertainment for ABC and So You Think You Can Dance co-produced by 19 Entertainment for FOX; Sharp Entertainment’s 90 Day Fiancé franchise for TLC, Love After Lockup franchise for WeTV and Man v. Food for Cooking Channel; IPC’s documentary series We’re Here for HBO, Indian Matchmaking for Netflix, The D’Amelio Show for Hulu, and Selena+Chef for HBO Max; and B17 Entertainment’s History of Swear Words for Netflix, Craftopia for HBO Max and The Final Straw for ABC. Additionally, 19 Recordings has launched the music careers of Platinum artists, including Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Phillip Phillips, Lauren Alaina, and more recently, country music rising star, Gabby Barrett, American Idol winners Noah Thompson and Chayce Beckham, as well as finalists Laci Kaye Booth, Francisco Martin, HunterGirl and Casey Bishop.
In 2022, Industrial Media was acquired by Sony Pictures Television, and now operates as its nonfiction unit.