Ish Entertainment is a full-service production company founded in New York in 2008 by Michael Hirschorn, then EVP of Original Programming at VH1, where he contributed to a doubling of ratings and a tripling of revenue for the Viacom network.
Since its inception, Ish has grown into a powerhouse on both digital and linear fronts, producing quality programming across genres and mediums. It is now one of the only truly independent television production companies in New York, focusing on left-of-center talent, conceptually ambitious projects, and smarter-than-the-average bear docu-reality and scripted.
Ish is also a half owner of the digital networks company IconicTV, which has partnerships with Jay-Z, Meredith Vieira and others.
A top-notch team of development and production execs handles everything to development to production to editing in its downtown New York facilities.
Ish has produced numerous series and specials for MTV, VH1, Oxygen, Bravo, CMT, and others, and has projects currently in the works at Sundance, MTV, E!, HLN, ABC Family, TLC, OWN, and Lifetime. Ish Digital has partnerships with Conde Nast, the Wall Street Journal, Jay Z’s Life + Times, Meredith Vieira’s Lives, Scripps, and Harper Collins, among others.