Established in 1989 but reimagined for the digital era, Janson Media is an independent media company based in New York. It specializes in worldwide content development, production, and distribution. The company has a global reach, with long-standing relationships with media and entertainment companies in virtually every country. Partners include major entertainment studios, digital platforms and streamers, broadcast and cable networks, and TV channels.

One of the foremost independent digital studios in the world, Janson Media has over 24,000 hours of content in global distribution (44,000+ assets). The company's portfolio of exclusive content includes independent feature films and documentaries, and television series in most genres -- animation and children’s, drama, crime, comedy, music, lifestyle, current affairs, social issues, science & technology, health & wellness, nature & wildlife, travel & adventure, history, and pop culture. In addition to long-standing relationships with legacy producers of film and television IPs, the company also partners with a new generation of digital content creators and influencers.

Janson works directly with Amazon Prime Video, FreeVee, YouTube, Netflix, Twitch, Hulu, Tubi, Roku, Pluto, NBC's Peacock, Paramount Plus, Apple's iTunes, InDemand, GooglePlay, Xumo, Samsung, LG, TCL, Plex, DirectTV, Fubo, Spotify, Snapchat, and many more. Major content partners include Bob Ross, Inc. (USA), ARTÉ (France), BetaFilm (Germany), Mondo TV (Italy), Alpha Group (China), Aurora World (Korea), Toonz Media Group (India), Star Media (Russia), Imira (Spain), One Digital Entertainment (Singapore), Cineflix (Canada), CJ E&M (Korea), Central Partnership (Russia), Autentic (Germany), Planeta Junior (Spain), ChuChuTV (India), Goya Producciones (Spain), and Abacus Media (UK), among others.

In recent years Janson has moved aggressively to grow its channel ownership and management presence on Youtube and Live TV platforms and apps. On Youtube, the company curates over 20 channels, including the wildly successful Bob Ross channel (5.7+ million subscribers and 628+ million views), and Extreme Mysteries (1.1 million subscribers and 300+ million views). The company also owns Hungry, a website, app, and FAST channel dedicated to food and cooking with celebrity chefs, and OnEire, a streaming platform bringing the best of Irish film and television to an Irish-American audience. Janson's brand management group also directs the Youtube and FAST channel growth strategies for several children's content brands with a focus on quality, family-safe pre-school animatIon, such as Giggle Mug, Super Simple Songs, Super Wings, and KidsTV. Brand management includes Zebra Gamer, one of the fastest-growing video gamers, and Today’s Homeowner, a home improvement show created by Danny Lipford. The company's own platform JANSON.tv, is a free streaming website, and an app on Roku and Amazon Fire devices. The company also maintains its own programmatic ad server for its many properties.

Through its Public Television Syndication (PTS) division, Janson Media also syndicates independently-produced programming to public television (PBS) stations across the United States, and consults with independent producers during the process of securing corporate sponsorships and raising financing. 

As a content creator for traditional media, Janson has produced or executive-produced over 30 primetime television specials or series, working with such blue-chip broadcasters as PBS, National Geographic, Discovery, Bravo, Lifetime, TNT, and A&E. Its Hollywood Collection catalog of classic movie-star portraits and retrospectives remains a touchstone in the genre.

Janson also owns Croisette Films, a boutique rights agency specialized in the development of IPs, and the marketing and sale of remake and format rights for movies and episodic television dramas.

Janson Media is headquartered in The Cunningham House, a four-story historic townhouse built in 1835 and located in the Hudson River Valley about 45-minutes from midtown Manhattan.

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Do you have great content? Are you ready to monetize it across the major digital platforms in the United States? Or to have it distributed to broadcast networks and PayTV channels around the world? At Janson Media, we are always looking for quality, engaging content across a wide range of genres. If you want to be one of our Content Partners, let us hear from you.