A Very Good Production

A Very Good Production (often known as Very Good Productions) is an American film and television production company founded by comedian, television host, actress Ellen DeGeneres and Warner Bros. Television's Telepictures in 2003. It is known for producing the long-running series The Ellen DeGeneres Show.[1][2]

A Very Good Production
IndustryProduction company
Founded2003; 18 years ago (2003)
FounderEllen DeGeneres
Key people
Ellen DeGeneres
(Founder and CEO)[1]
Jeff Kleeman (President)[2]
ProductsThe Ellen DeGeneres Show
OwnersEllen DeGeneres
ParentEllen Digital Ventures

The company co-founded the former record label, eleveneleven in 2010.[3]


In October 2010, the company signed a multi-year deal with Warner Bros.[4]

On March 17, 2021, it was announced that the company had signed a multi-year production deal with Discovery, Inc. to produce natural history content for the Discovery Channel and Discovery+.[5]



In ProductionEdit

  • Engage the Horn-A-Corns! (TBA)
  • Happy Time (TBA)[6]
  • Jekyll (TBA)
  • Little Funny (with Telepictures and This is Just a Test) (TBA)[7]
  • Too Close To Home (TBA)[8]
  • Ellen's Home Design Challenge (TBA)[9]
  • Finding Einstein (TBA)[9]
  • First Dates Hotel (TBA)[9]




In ProductionEdit



  1. ^ a b Granatstein, Lisa. "How Adweek Media Visionary Ellen DeGeneres Built a Media Empire". Adweek. Retrieved December 4, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (16 August 2012). "Jeff Kleeman To Run Ellen DeGeneres' Production Company". Deadline. Retrieved December 4, 2018.
  3. ^ "Ellen Degeneres News - Yahoo! Music". Yahoo! Music. May 26, 2010. Archived from the original on September 29, 2012. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  4. ^ Levine, Stuart (October 20, 2010). "Ellen DeGeneres signs multiyear WB deal". Variety. Retrieved July 7, 2021.
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 17, 2021). "Ellen DeGeneres Inks Deal With Discovery For Natural History Content, Will Narrate 'Endangered' Documentary". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 19, 2021.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (30 January 2015). "Idina Menzel To Star In 'Happy Time' Comedy Produced By Ellen DeGeneres". Deadline. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  7. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (16 September 2016). "Ellen DeGeneres Lands Greenlight for 'Little Funny' Reality Series at A&E (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (26 September 2017). "NBC Developing Sisters Comedy From Ellen DeGeneres & '2 Broke Girls' Duo". Deadline. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  9. ^ a b c Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (September 27, 2019). "HBO Max Orders Ellen DeGeneres' 'Ellen's Home Design Challenge', 'Little Ellen' & 'First Dates Hotel' Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  10. ^ Busch, Anita (14 August 2017). "'Two Steps Forward' Optioned By Fox Searchlight For A Very Good Production". Deadline. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  11. ^ Busch, Anita (13 July 2016). "Bill Kunstler To Adapt 'Castle Hangnail' For Disney And A Very Good Production". Deadline. Retrieved December 5, 2018.

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