Lucky 8 is a full-service unscripted production company founded in 2014 by producers and partners Kim Woodard, Greg Henry, Isaac Holub and George Kralovansky. Leveraging the combined experience of its veteran creative team, Lucky 8 has created and produced a wide range of successful series and specials, from blue-chip documentary to formatted reality, in genres spanning crime, science, food, comedy and more.
In 2016, Lucky 8’s groundbreaking docuseries 60 Days In – which follows volunteers who enter one of our nation’s most dangerous corrections facilities as undercover “inmates” – debuted on A&E as cable’s #1 new non-fiction series and A&E’s #1 show. Now, already in its fourth season, the award-winning and critically-acclaimed breakout hit airs in more than 100 territories.
Lucky 8’s other series and event specials include A&E’s Undercover High – which follows a group of young adults who embed themselves into a Topeka, KS public high school, posing as “new students,” for an unprecedented look at teenage life today – as well as the network’s Behind Bars: Rookie Year; Released (from executive producer Oprah Winfrey) for OWN; Manson Speaks: Inside the Mind of a Madman for History; The Real Story with María Elena Salinas for ID; Secrets of the Underground for Science Channel; Kids BBQ Championship for Food Network; The Unknown Flag Raiser of Iwo Jima and Alaska Aircrash Investigations for Smithsonian Channel; Vinny & Ma Eat America for Cooking Channel; and 3 Scientists Walk Into a Bar for Weather Channel. The company also currently has projects in development for a wide range of broadcast and cable networks, as well as streaming platforms.
In addition, Lucky 8’s feature documentary credits include Showtime’s lauded Bronx Obama (2014) and Standing Up, which premiered in 2017 at DOC NYC.
Lucky 8 TV is headquartered in New York City.