Associated Television International (ATI) is an Emmy-winning, worldwide media company that has been in business for over 30 years as a full service production and distribution entity. It is not only one of the top ten independent syndicators of original programming in the United States, but has sold millions of DVDs and is a leading distributor in international markets. ATI programming has appeared on major US broadcast and cable networks such as CBS, ABC, FOX, NBC, the CW, A&E, Syfy, Hallmark, ABC Family and many others.
ATI has a presence in every aspect of media:
Home video (DVD/VOD/IPTV)
One of the primary goals for ATI is to produce socially conscious programming that both uplifts and educates. The companys programming has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards and has won two Emmy Awards for its television specials.
Associated Television has also won many other industry honors and been recognized by a variety of organizations. ATI continues to be an innovator and premiere producer of non-fiction television programming.
Operating out of their 66,000 sq. ft. building in Los Angeles, ATI has their own sound stage and full service production and post-production facilities.
ATI produces over 300 hours of programming annually, all of which it develops in-house, self-funds and distributes.
The companys successful syndication strategy has seen it spawn a raft of programming brands that return year-on-year to broadcast television, but also perform in VOD online sales and are strong in international markets. ATI also has one of the worlds largest libraries of footage for travel and for UFOs (with never before seen footage), and an extensive collection of nature and inspirational shows; as well as the worlds largest library of stage magic.
ATI produces many series directly for syndication including the Emmy-nominated Laura McKenzies Traveler, nature shows Killer Instinct, Safari, and Into the Wild as well as inspirational half hour Heroes Among Us and weekly entertainment news show Planet 360.
The first run series, Elizabeth Stantons Great Big World, is an Educational/Informational program which is cleared in over 90% of the country.
ATI programs have aired on all major U.S. broadcast network affiliates; NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, UPN, WB, MyNetworkTV, ION and PBS, as well as the top cable channels; A&E, Bio, Syfy, Lifetime, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, USA Network, Chiller, TNT, ESPN, The Hallmark Channel, The Hallmark Movie Channel, Fox Sports Network, E! Entertainment, Spike TV, ABC Family, TLC and Fox Reality.
A prolific producer of all forms of television programming, ATIs World Magic Awards earned MyNetworkTVs highest national rating ever, and the Funniest Moments holiday specials and the Masters of Illusion series outperformed most original programming on that network.
ATI has produced a reality series for Lifetime and retrospectives on pop culture milestones including two hour major event specials - The Rocky Saga: Going the Distance and Inside Story: Ferris Buellers Day Off, both for A&E/Bio.
After the success of their horror movie tributes for Chiller TV, sister channel Syfy chose ATI to produce their 20th Anniversary Special for the network, featuring interviews with over 60 stars from Syfy programs.
ATI has produced numerous socially relevant major two hour event specials, many of which have premiered on the CW Network.
Real Vice Cops Uncut, the top rated original program on SpikeTV, goes where no reality law enforcement show has gone before, with unprecedented access to the men and women in the top Vice units across the United States and a behind the scenes look at taking down the drug dealers, prostitution and illegal gambling rings across the country.
Scripted series, TV movies and feature films are also strong at ATI. They produced Ponderosa, a prequel to the classic Western series, Bonanza, that was the highest rated TV movie for its network. The film was so successful that it was made into a series, also entitled Ponderosa, produced by ATI.
ATIs 10-hour, multi-million dollar inspirational miniseries The Disciples about the birth of Christianity, airs on cable television, internationally and on home video.
The company also produces live tours, stage productions and large scale musical events.
ATI acquired all rights to the most famous Christmas brand in the world, the Hollywood Christmas Parade. This 85-year tradition is recognized the world over as the premier event of the holiday season and is the longest running and most celebrated Christmas parade in existence.
ATI has also taken its highly successful magic franchise, Masters of Illusion, to live stages in all parts of the world.
After producing the Daytime Emmy Awards for 3 years ATI has become the go-to company for awards programming; producing the Gracie Awards, MovieGuide Awards, and ATIs own World Magic Awards and Hero Awards.
ATI became a huge presence in home video by capitalizing on material high in the public consciousness, piggybacking the launch of blockbuster movies with DVDs like Unlocking DaVincis Code, the number one selling special interest video in the world. Other titles include Angels & Demons Revealed and the Johnny Cash unauthorized biography, which topped the DVD charts in the US as well as internationally.
ATI released Laura McKenzies Travel Tips through Republic Pictures and won Billboard Magazines Award of the Decade. It was the top selling special interest home video series for 14 years running. Three titles remained in the top 5 best-selling videos for over nine years.
ATI currently has many titles in various online outlets including iTunes, Netflix, Hulu, Starz Digital, I Love Docs, Amazon Instant Video and VUDU.
In addition to one of the worlds largest holdings in travel footage from around the world, ATI also controls one of the worlds greatest libraries of UFO occurrences, largely unexploited. The incident at Roswell has been documented by ATI in three #1 rated, definitive specials on the suspected UFO crash and its aftermath, a conspiracy theory that continues to grow even to this day.
ATI is the worlds largest producer of magic and can draw from the worlds most extensive library of magic and escape clips ever, with the World Magic Awards, and Masters of Illusion headlining a slate of specials and series in the genre. This includes an archive of hundreds of escapes from all over the world and a huge collection of vintage magician performances.
From a safari in Africa, to walkabouts in Australia and all points in-between, ATI has hundreds of hours of programming on animals and nature with footage of creatures in the wild from every continent.
ATI also has extensive programming in the inspirational line, including one of the largest collection of true accounts of miracles and angel encounters as seen in the series Miracles. ATI has also produced many of the stories of the Bible re-created in a dramatic fashion.
The library isnt just television programming, but also includes many selections from the music world. EMI manages ATIs vast music library, with hundreds of hours of classic, contemporary and country music from around the world. There is also a large collection of music videos in the library with a wide range of featured artists.
ATI has successfully produced radio programming for NBC Radio Network, Westwood One and Mutual Radio, among others. The shows include political talk, concerts and various news and information formats.
Associated Television International is continuously growing and expanding into new media areas and embracing cutting edge technology. ATIs relationships with all media outlets continues to evolve, leading to ever increasing opportunities in series television, mobile programming, home video, video-on-demand and many other emerging outlets and distribution channels.