Thinkfactory Media is a full-service production company that creates content for an array of television networks, streaming and digital platforms. Based in Los Angeles and Nashville, and run by CEO and veteran producer Adam Reed, Thinkfactory is revered for its breadth of series and franchises, encompassing bold and unexpected subjects that captivate America’s heartland. The company’s recent series and long-running hits include splashy formats such as TBS’s Rat in the Kitchen and WEtv juggernaut Marriage Boot Camp, as well as docuseries spanning Gene Simmons’ Family Jewels (A&E), Mama June (WE tv), Carole Baskin’s Cage Fight (discovery+) and Addicted to Marriage (TLC).
Thinkfactory’s Marriage Boot Camp empire for WE tv encompasses long-running flagship series and ratings monster Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars, as well as spinoffs Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition and Hip Hop Edition. Meanwhile, Thinkfactory’s other WE tv franchise Mama June – which debuted in 2017 as the highest-rated series premiere in WE tv network history – continues to set new ratings milestones for the network.
The company’s cooking competition for TBS, Rat in the Kitchen, featured comedian Natasha Leggero and renowned chef Ludo Lefebvre – while Thinkfactory’s Discovery+ debut, Carole Baskin’s Cage Fight, followed the Tiger King star on her mission to end the abuse of big cats.
Throughout the last 25 years, Thinkfactory has produced content for nearly every major cable network, with genres spanning docu-series, formats, feature-length documentaries, live and docu-soaps, as well as scripted dramas, movies-of-the-week and concert specials. Additional projects include What’s it Worth? with Jeff Foxworthy, Nature Gone Wild and the two-hour special Dog and Beth: Fight of Their Lives (all for A&E); Million Dollar Matchmaker (WE tv); the Divas franchise (TV One), including Hollywood Divas, R&B Divas: Atlanta and R&B Divas: Los Angeles; as well as Dogg After Dark, hosted by Snoop Dogg (MTV); among many more.
Thinkfactory has also produced a range of critically acclaimed scripted hits – from History’s Emmy and Golden Globe-winning mini-series Hatfields & McCoys, starring Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton, to the network’s 10-hour television event Texas Rising and CMT’s original movie Sun Records, which attracted nearly three million viewers and led CMT Originals to its most-watched night in channel history.