Founded by Udi Miron in 1996, Ananey Communications is the leading multi-channel TV firm in Israel. With several original lifestyle TV channels and exclusive representation of the Viacom brands in Israel (including MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon & Nick Jr), Ananey channels reach a total of 76% of all Israeli households. Ananey's content distribution also spreads through leading Israeli digital platforms, terrestrial channels, airlines and more.
Ananey is the home of two production companies, which both produce shows and develop TV formats for the Israeli and the international TV market: Shamaim – specializing in lifestyle content & Nutz Productions – leading producers in entertainment, kids’ & youth content. Our content travels the world through multiple collaborations & partnerships with major TV networks and digital platforms around the globe.
Ananey also owns and operates Mars Games - an Israeli pioneer in interactive technology. Ananey’s in-house post-production company, Post Office, is one of the leading creative firms in Israel, covering all of Ananey’s channels & content creative work and collaborates with top Israeli ad agencies and production companies.
After Ananey's long-standing, successful representation of Viacom's brands in Israel (MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Teen Nick, Nick Jr.), Viacom acquired a minority stake in the Ananey Communications Group in 2017.
Lifestyle: The Food Channel, The Good Life Channel, The Travel Channel, The Health Channel, Ego & Ego Total, Style (Russian)
Viacom: MTV (HD), MTV Music, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Teen Nick & Nick Jr.
2018 Israeli Academy Award Winner for Best Kids’ & Teen Drama – “Spell Keepers” Season 1 (Nickelodeon)
2016 Israeli Academy Award Winner for Best Kids’ & Youth Drama – “The Greenhouse” Season 3 (Nickelodeon)
2016 Israeli Academy Award Winner for Best Entertainment show for Kids &Teens - "Fun Rules" (Nickelodeon)
2014 Israeli Academy Award Winner for Best Kids’ & Youth Drama – “The Greenhouse” Season 2 (Nickelodeon)
2014 Taste Awards Winner for Best Foreign TV Show – “Street Food Around the World” (The Food Channel)
2013 Israeli Academy Award Winner for Best Kids’ & Youth Drama – “The Greenhouse” Season 1 (Nickelodeon)
Nutz Productions is a high-concept production arm for Ananey Communications. Founded in 2010, Nutz produces all of the original series for the Viacom brands that we represent in Israel (shows on Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Teen Nick, Nick Jr. and MTV), as well as for other Israeli networks. The company also develops content in close cooperation with foreign production entities, honing its expertise in international productions. Nutz is the first Israeli production company to ever produce a full series for an international platform (Greenhouse Academy, Netflix).
Nutz Productions is dedicated to creating the highest quality entertainment and has quickly become the source of some of the edgiest, most exciting and original programming in its market. The company has a diverse range of productions such as dramas, sitcoms, talk shows, reality shows, game shows, stand-up comedy and sketch shows that target audiences of all ages.
We invite you to join us on this exciting journey.
Why Produce with us?
Producing in Israel is extremely cost-effective. The climate is great, the teams are well experienced and the result is impressive and of the highest international standards.
Among Our Clients:
Nutz Productions is the home of original, creative, and innovative TV productions. With over 34 productions per year, our portfolio includes 400+ hours of award-winning content in different genres.
For two consecutive years, Nutz won the Israeli Academy Award for best teen drama for Nickelodeon Israel's original production "The Greenhouse". Furthermore, Netflix has recently acquired the rights to "The Greenhouse" and has chosen Nutz to produce the American adaptation "Greenhouse Academy" as a Netflix original series for the global market.
Additional Nutz Productions formats that have been sold to international networks include: "The Green Project" and "Babe Magnet".
We invite you to check out our showreel:
Preschool, Kids & Teens
Entertainment & Comedy
Lifestyle & Factual
Ananey specializes in the creation and management of original and localized channels. The company operates over 11 channels including original lifestyle channels: Good Life, Food, Travel, Health, EGO and EGO TOTAL Channels; fully localized Viacom channels: MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central ; and acts as the local agent for MSNBC.