Eureka Productions

Eureka Productions
Industry Television
Genre Television production
Founded 2016
  • Chris Culvenor
  • Paul Franklin
Area served

United States
Services Television program production
Parent Fremantle [2]

Eureka Productions is an Australian-American television production company which develops and produces scripted and unscripted programming in both countries. The company has produced numerous popular series including The Voice Australia, The Chefs' Line, Australian Spartan and Crikey! It's the Irwins.

History [ edit ]

The company was formed by Chris Culvenor and Paul Franklin, both executives with Endemol Shine Australia, setting up Los Angeles and Sydney offices in 2016.[3] The company also formed a partnership with FremantleMedia to co-produce international projects.[4] In 2018, Eureka signed a deal with Lionsgate to be the exclusive distributor and producer of Lionsgate entertainment and unscripted series in Australia.[5]

The company developed the first original dating show for Netflix titled Dating Around which debuted in 2019.[6]

Productions [ edit ]

     Programs with a shaded background indicate the program is still in production.

Title Network Years Notes
The Employables SBS 2016
Behave Yourself Seven Network 2017
The Voice Australia Seven Network 2017-present Co-production with ITV Studios Australia from season 6 onwards.
The Chefs' Line SBS 2017-present
The Single Wives Seven Network 2017
Drunk History Australia Network 10 2018 Pilot
Australian Spartan Seven Network 2018–present
Pick, Flip and Drive Facebook Watch 2018
The Launch CTV 2018-present Co-production with Bell Media and Insight Productions.
Crikey! It's the Irwins Animal Planet 2018–present
Deadly Cults Oxygen 2019–present
Dating Around Netflix 2019–present
Thrones 360 Foxtel 2019
Holey Moley ABC 2019–present Co-production with Unanimous Media
The Amazing Race Australia Network 10 2019–present From Season 4 onwards. Earlier Network Seven iteration produced by Active TV (seasons 1 & 2) and Seven Productions (season 3)

References [ edit ]

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  2. ^ Knox, David (6 September 2018). "Eureka productions to represent Lionsgate unscripted". TV Tonight.
  3. ^ Knox, David (30 January 2016). "New production company Eureka set for unscripted". TV Tonight.
  4. ^ Dickens, Andrew (1 February 2016). "Fremantle has Eureka moment". C21 Media.
  5. ^ Knox, David (6 September 2018). "Eureka productions to represent Lionsgate unscripted". TV Tonight.
  6. ^ Blichert, Frederick (5 February 2019). "Netflix swipes right on unscripted dating genre with "Dating Around"". Realscreen.

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