Paramount‘s MTV Entertainment Studios and producer Lashan Browning have launched Antoinette Media, a joint venture full-service production business with a broad and varied slate that is set to encompass unscripted titles, documentaries, scripted films and digital content.

The news was announced Thursday by producer Browning and Paramount’s MTV Entertainment Studios. Browning’s majority ownership is backed by a sizeable stock investment from Paramount.

Browning said of the news, “This is an incredibly exciting time for producers, as both the quality and quantity of content continue to climb to new heights. Antoinette Media’s launch, along with Paramount’s valued backing, empower us to further build an already extensive body of work and move forward as industry leaders in the production of high-quality, commercial content across genres and formats.”

“Lashan Browning is a trailblazing powerhouse and seminal creator who is an integral part of our success at MTV Entertainment Studios,” said Nina L. Diaz, President of Content and Chief Creative Officer of SHOWTIME/MTV Entertainment Studios. Diaz continued “I am thrilled that we will continue to make culture-shifting content together – in scripted and unscripted – and elevate and invest in a creative hitmaker whose range and distinct storytelling voice will continue to enrich this industry.”

Browning was chosen by Diaz in 2020 to help the expansion of content that’s led produced by BIPOC and women-owned production firms. Diaz and Browning have been collaborators for 10 years.

With extensive experience in every stage of development and production, Browning is a leading television and film producer.

Via the Antoinette Media brand, she is currently producing seven shows for MTV Entertainment Studios, which include: Love & Hip Hop AtlantaLove & Hip Hop MiamiLove & Hip Hop Family ReunionCouples RetreatCaught in the Act: UnfaithfulShaunie & Keion: Destination I Do, and Run it Back.