Ridini Entertainment’s expertise is in developing and creating content (writing, producing, directing, post-production, distribution, and marketing) across all media platforms (television, movies, radio, print, online, mobile & other media).

Company Founder & President, Maryann Ridini Spencer, is an accomplished, award-winning TV/Film writer and producer and member of the Producers Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America West.   She’s written and produced numerous TV series, TV news programs, and television and film movie projects for such outlets as:  Cable News Network (“People Now” and “The Mike Douglas Show”), USA Networks (“Alive & Well”), SyFy Channel (MOWs), Showtime Networks (“Roger Corman Presents” movie series), The Movie Channel (MOWs), Time Warner Cable, PBS-TV, and projects for network and multimedia syndication as well as foreign theatrical distribution.

Ridini Entertainment:  Committed to Creating Content that Entertains, Empowers, Enlightens, and Inspires!

For in-house projects, Ridini Entertainment is committed to writing and producing quality entertainment that uplifts, inspires and promotes positive values encompassing themes that embrace understanding, respect, love and appreciation of the individual and the human condition.

At Ridini Entertainment, we also work with clients on creating, developing, producing and distributing content for their media needs (commercials, TV and internet projects, business profiles, promotional spots, PSAs, how to videos, educational, news stories, documentaries, event coverage, lectures, and more). Learn More.

Currently In Production

Simply Delicious Living with Maryann®

The award-winning TV series (& blog) featuring Maryann's healthy and sustainable recipes is broadcast on in Southern California on PBS-TV (KVCR-TV), DishTV, DirecTV, ifood, YouTube, and Roku (Simply Delicious Living Channel). It also runs as a special  online Print & Video Column at Ventura County Star, part of the USA Today Network.

On radio and PODCAST, listen in iTunes and on the SDL Podcast Channel.

Read Maryann's Simply Delicious Living with Maryann® Magazine.


Upcoming TV & Theatrical Projects

Future screenplays and series pilots written (and to be produced) by Maryann include: Lady in the Window (based on Maryann’s award-winning novel of the same name, Ticket Home, The Good Heart (screenplay adaptations based on the novels by James Michael Pratt), The Art of Survival (based on the best-selling books The Art of Survival by Charles Pierce with J. Marlando and Din by J. Marlando), Friends Are Forever (based on the novel Husbands May Come and Go, But Friends Are Forever by Judith Marshall), To Jeffrey With Love (original screenplay of a true story), and Harrington House, (original series created and written by Maryann Ridini Spencer and Brian Oppenheimer), and other original screenplays.

Completed Documentaries

Stewards of Sustainability (2012, APWA/Ridini Entertainment/Five Nine Productions), written, directed, produced and narrated by Maryann Ridini Spencer.

Doo the right thing!  (2010, Ridini Entertainment/City of Ventura), written, directed and produced by Maryann Ridini Spencer

Completed Film & TV Projects

For Hallmark Hall of Fame/CBS-TV

The Lost Valentine stars Betty White and Jennifer Love Hewitt and is co-Produced/Written by Maryann Ridini Spencer.

Learn More about the critically-acclaimed, award-winning Hallmark Hall of Fame film "The Lost Valentine."

For Showtime Network, SyFy Network, and the foreign theatrical market

Falling Fire starring Michael Pare*

The Shepherd starring C. Thomas Howell and Roddy Piper

Future Fear starring Jeff Wincott, Maria Ford, and Stacey Keach

Working with Concorde-New Horizons, Corp., Maryann had a first look production deal with legendary film producer Roger Corman.  In a special “Showtime Presents” science fiction movie series that was broadcast on Showtime Networks, Maryann worked developing projects, securing co-production financing for the medium budget movies, and executive producing films which also ran on The Movie Channel as well as theatrical features in the foreign marketplace.

*Winner of several awards including Gold Winner at The Charleston International Film Festival.


For SyFy Network, The Movie Channel and the foreign theatrical market

"Sustainable Ventura News" (2010-2018)

Maryann Ridini Spencer created, wrote, and produced the award-winning environmental news program. The show was broadcast in Ventura County on CAPS MEDIA's Channel 15 and online at Ventura County Star, part of the USA Today Network, from 2010-2018.



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Get in touch with us about any of our projects as well as broadcast, co-branding, sponorship, advertising or product placement opportunities.

Reach us by email at [email protected] or call (818) 884-0104.

Simply Delicious Living
Print Column & TV Series
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Maryann's Blog
Maryann's Cookbook
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