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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
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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

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