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3 Arts Entertainment is a Beverly Hills–based talent management and television/film production company founded by Erwin Stoff in 1991 in preparation for producing the television show Down the Shore. The company has gone on to produce TV shows such as King of the Hill, Parks and Recreation, The Mindy Project, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, American Vandal as well as blockbuster and dramatic films Edge of Tomorrow, Unbroken and 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.

3 Arts Entertainment
Founded1991 (1991)
FoundersErwin Stoff
Michael Rotenberg
Howard Klein
Area served
Key people
OwnerLionsgate (majority stake)

Erwin Stoff founded the company for Down the Shore with Michael Rotenberg and Howard Klein, all producers and talent managers. The first movie the company produced was the National Lampoon movie Loaded Weapon 1, which was released on February 5, 1993. In 2016, they developed 17 new pilots with 5 picked up to series on broadcast television and several more on digital platforms. Manager Dave Becky works at 3 Arts Entertainment.

Films producedEdit

TV shows producedEdit

Title Creator Network Original running Notes
Down the Shore Alan Kirschenbaum Fox 1992–1993 with Caravan Entertainment and HBO Independent Productions
Daddy Dearest Billy Van Zandt
Jane Milmore
Fox 1993 with Van Zandt/Milmore Productions and HBO Independent Productions
Beavis and Butt-Head Mike Judge MTV 1993–1997; 2011 with Judgemental Films and MTV Animation
King of the Hill Mike Judge
Greg Daniels
Fox 1997–2010 with Judgemental Films, Film Roman, Deedle-Dee Productions, and 20th Century Fox Television


Title Network Original running Notes
Louie FX 2010–2015 with Pig Newton, Inc. and FX Productions
Living Loaded 2012 Never picked up to series
The Mindy Project Fox 2012–2017 with Universal Television, Kaling International and Open 4 Business Productions
Real Husbands of Hollywood BET 2013–2016
Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous MTV 2013
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Fox
2013–present with Universal Television, Fremulon and Dr. Goor Productions
Witches of East End Lifetime 2013–2014 with Curly Girly Productions and Fox 21
Broad City Comedy Central 2014–2019 with Paper Kite Productions, Jax Media and Comedy Partners
Saint George FX 2014 with Lionsgate Television, Wind Dancer Films and Travieso Productions
Difficult People Hulu 2015–2017
Silicon Valley HBO 2014–present with HBO Entertainment, Judgmental Films, Altschuler Krinsky Works and Alec Berg Inc.
Mulaney Fox 2014–2015 with Universal Television, Broadway Video and Jurny Mulurny Television
Those Who Can't TruTV 2015–2019
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Netflix 2015–2019 with Universal Television, Little Stranger, Inc. and Bevel Gears
Idiotsitter Comedy Central 2015–2017
Why? with Hannibal Buress 2015
Mr. Robinson NBC with Cullen Bros. Television and Universal Television
Master of None Netflix 2015–2017
Baskets FX 2016–2019 Produced on Season 1-2 with FXP, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Pig Newton, Inc. (seasons 1–2) and Billios
Comedy Knockout TruTV 2016–present
Lopez TV Land 2016–2017 with Dakota Pictures, Travieso Productions and Altschuler Krinsky Works
Better Things FX 2016–present Produced on Season 1-2 with FXP, Pig Newton, Inc. (seasons 1–2) and Slam Book, Inc.
Insecure HBO 2016–present with HBO Entertainment, Issa Rae Productions and Penny for Your Thoughts Entertainment
The Good Place NBC 2016–present with Fremulon and Universal Television
Man with a Plan CBS 2016–present with Double Double Bonus Entertainment and CBS Television Studios
The Mick Fox 2017–2018 with BingBangBoom Productions and 20th Century Fox Television
Great News NBC with Universal Television, Little Stranger, Inc., Bevel Gears and Big Wig Productions
Marlon with Universal Television, Bicycle Path Productions and Baby Way Productions
Ghosted Fox with 20th Century Fox Television, Crowley Etten Productions, Afternoonnap, Additional Dialogue, TYPO Inc. and Gettin' Rad Productions
American Vandal Netflix with CBS Television Studios, Woodhead Entertainment, One Man Canoe and Funny or Die
The Comedy Get Down BET 2017
The Resident Fox 2018–present with Fuqua Films, Nickels Productions, Up Island Films and 20th Century Fox Television
Champions NBC 2018 with Universal Television, Kaling International, Inc. and Charlie Grandy Productions
Happy Together CBS 2018–2019 with CBS Television Studios, Fulwell 73, The Gary Breakfast Corporation and Page Entertainment
The Cool Kids Fox with 20th Century Fox Television, FX Productions, RCG Productions, Enrico Pallazzo and Nest Egg Productions
Making It NBC 2018–present with Universal Television, Alternative Studio and Paper Kite Productions
Forever Amazon Video 2018
Russian Doll Netflix 2019–present with Universal Television, Paper Kite Productions, Jax Media, Avenue A and Shoot to Midnight
Tacoma FD TruTV 2019–present
Abby's NBC 2019 with Universal Television, Fremulon and Waila Inc. Productions
Four Weddings and a Funeral Hulu 2019 with MGM Television, Universal Television, Kaling International Inc., Working Title Films and Philoment Media
Sunnyside NBC 2019–present with Universal Television, Fremulon and Panther Co.
Space Force Netflix 2020


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