Al Roker Entertainment

Al Roker Entertainment (ARE) is an industry-leading producer of original, award-winning TV programs, digital content, branded entertainment, and an in-demand production company offering an array of creative services. ARE partners with producers, directors, writers, and media innovators, to produce content for distribution across platforms around the world, including: broadcast, cable, digital, OTT, social, podcast, immersive, and streaming technologies.
Behind the Scenes with Kimberly's Simply Southern on Great American Country

Launched in 1994, ARE has produced a variety of breakthrough unscripted, scripted, branded and digital programming for leading broadcast, cable, OTT, and digital channels. Some of our marquee shows include the Weather Channel hit Coast Guard Alaska and the popular spin offs, Coast Guard Florida and Coast Guard Cape Disappointment, all currently streaming on Peacock TV, Pluto, and numerous streaming services. In addition, ARE has produced reality-based DEA program for Spike TV, Kimberly’s Simply Southern for Great American Country, Celebrity Holiday Homes for HGTV, The Graduates NYC for, and most recently, The Musial Awards for CBS-TV.

Al Roker Entertainment also works with leading brands, and marketing/advertising and PR agencies to create compelling content that seeks to amplify a brand’s social initiatives across multiple platforms and channels. Recent projects include Side by Side – A Celebration of Service, for Northwell Health in New York City, American Nurse Heroes, for the American Nursing Association and FirstNet built for AT&T for Discovery Networks and NBC affiliates, and Life Aid – A Story of Hope, airing on Discovery, SCI, and the American Heroes Channel.

We’ve also created trusted branded social impact content for Quil, ConAgra, Pedigree, Comcast, Eckrich Meats, and others. We are experts at partnering brands with non-profits, ad agencies, and PR firms to share connective and compelling stories that live across multiple platforms and communicate the good things that people do. Contact us to discuss how we can amplify your social mission.

Al Roker Entertainment is a minority-owned company based in New York with production offices in Los Angeles and Philadelphia.

Contact us:

  • Al Roker – CEO/Owner 
  • Tracie Brennan – Executive Vice President 
  • Lisa Tucker – SVP Production & Development
  • Caren Franklin – Director of Finance and Business Affairs 
  • Denise Hurst Green – Branded Content Specialist
  • Susan Jin Davis – Social Impact Officer
  • Ricky Day – Manager of Post Production 
  • Rick Angeli – Executive Producer/Account Director
  • Felicia Daniels – Digital Strategist & Content Producer