We champion diverse stories of joy, truth, and excellence.

Sunny Hostin Productions seeks to tell diverse stories that champion the excellence of people of color with particular interest in women driven narratives; stories that feel substantial and centers the points of view of black and brown men and women; and stories that explore and highlight the LGBTQ+ experience. Our stories seek to uplift and bring joy, while placing an emphasis on portraying the incredible experience of our collective community that continues to inspire.

Our scripted and unscripted projects span across genres in television and feature film. The Sunny Hostin Productions slate includes drama, politics, wellness and travel, social experiments, social justice, and true crime that is highly powered by suspense.

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We champion diverse stories of joy, truth and excellence

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Summer on Highland Beach

The View cohost and three-time Emmy Award winner Sunny Hostin transports readers to Highland Beach in the captivating third novel of her New York Times bestselling Summer Beach series. In this awakening, spirited novel, Sunny Hostin celebrates family, friendship, and community and reminds us of the importance of the legacies of our collective past and finding one’s way in the world. Founded in the late 1800s by the son of Frederick Douglass, Highland Beach along the Chesapeake Bay is the oldest Black resort community…


Welcome to Oak Bluffs, the most exclusive black beach community in the country. Known for its gingerbread Victorian-style houses and modern architectural marvels, this picturesque town hugging the sea is a mecca for the crème de la crème of black society.  Every summer, Esperanza “Perry” Soto, a beautiful and talented Afro-Latina lawyer, escapes the fetid heat of New York City for the gorgeous weather, cool water, and stunning views Oak Bluffs offers. Sharing a cottage on the beach, owned by…

Summer on Sag

In a hidden enclave in Sag Harbor, there’s a close-knit community of African American elites who escape the city for the beautiful beaches of the Hamptons. Since the 1930s, very few have known about this Historically Black Beachfront Community in this part of Long Island, and the residents like it that way. That is, until real estate developers discover the hidden gem. And now, the residents must fight for the soul of this HBBC. Olivia Jones has, against the odds, blazed an…

Black Don’t Crack wIth Gabrielle Union

The phrase, ‘Black Don’t Crack’ is decades old and refers to the observation that Black and brown people age at a slower rate than their counterparts. In this unscripted series,  Megastar Gabrielle Union will globe trot to various international locations on an adventure-filled mission to uncover secrets to natural beauty, better health, and solutions to living longer. The discoveries center Black and brown cultures, practices, and cures from around the world.

NOLA Diamond League

This documentary project will highlight a historic Black baseball league fighting for survival after 150 years of existence. The project will highlight this Black cultural institution and unpack a larger story about the fraying of the cultural tapestry that is New Orleans. Filmed by Emmy Nominated Director and Producer Mike Milano. 

And Break the Pretty Kings

Inspired by Korean history and myths, the first book in the Sacred Bone series is a rich and evocative high-stakes fantasy that is perfect for fans of Gallant and Six Crimson Cranes. Mirae was meant to save her queendom, but the ceremony before her coronation ends in terror and death, unlocking a strange new power within her and foretelling the return of a monster even the gods fear. Amid the chaos, Mirae’s beloved older brother is taken—threatening the peninsula’s already…

Pass The Hot Sauce

Join Sunny Hostin and her celebrity friends for drinks and engaging discourse about pressing social issues and current events. During this unscripted series curated guests are invited to viewpoints and debate topics while enjoying creative and curiously inspired cocktails. Hold on… you can only speak when you are in possession of the bottle of hot sauce. This is a hilarious take on real-life with Sunny and her famous friends. It will bring a beat of levity to heavy discourse.

Of Myth And Monsters

After surviving a hurricane, a teenager and her family discover a baby Chupacabra and end up in the middle of a centuries-old supernatural conflict between a mayor and the monstrous Vejigante terrorizing their new hometown. This short comic to develop into a live action scripted adventure. 

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29 May 2024

‘The View’ Host Sunny Hostin Developing Debut Novel ‘Summer on the Bluffs’ as Amazon TV Series With Octavia Spencer Producing (EXCLUSIVE)

“The View” co-host Sunny Hostin is taking a little more time to enjoy the TV milleu. The multi-hyphenate is in the early stages of developing her first novel, “Summer on the Bluffs,” as a television series for Amazon MGM Studios. The series will be produced by Sunny Hostin Productions, Amazon MGM Studios and Octavia Spencer’s Orit Entertainment. The book, published by William Morrow in 2021, follows the tales of three godsisters and their godmother, as well as the rich history of Oak Bluffs, an exclusive…

29 May 2024

Sunny Hostin Talks Her Latest Novel, ‘Summer on Highland Beach’ | The View

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10 Oct 2023

Sunny Hostin’s ‘Summer on Sag Harbor’ Becomes A Bestseller

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