Based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Program Source International is a television production and marketing company founded over 26 years ago. Over the years, Program Source International has produced a variety of programs including an ABC-TV Network Christmas show, “Welcome in the Child”, shown on 187 stations on Christmas Eve.
We recently wrapped up a production for the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills, called “Geology of Michigan”. PSI shot HD footage at twenty four locations around Michigan, the UP and in Canada. Some of our underwater footage from Thunder Bay Island, near Alpena, was shown in the recent History Channel series “How the Earth Was Made”. More natural history & educational programs are currently in development.
The company also produced 25 television documentaries on Michigan town histories and historic events within the State. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company commissioned Program Source International to produce a 100 year history of the company, “Above and Beyond” featuring the great airships and company history.
The company owns and distributes special interest programs, including “The Parent Talk” series, training programs for early childhood centers and Head Start Organizations, plus the 13 episode series “Where Jesus Walked”, filmed in Israel.
Al Eicher is the founder of Program Source International and has been in the television production and distribution business for over 45 years with executive positions at Campbell-Ewald Advertising Agency, 20th Century Fox, Magnetic Video Corporation and Embassy Home Entertainment. He’s also produced feature motion pictures, owned a radio station, and spent 5 years as an Engineer and Technical Director at Channel 5, an NBC television affiliate.
His son, David Eicher, is President of Program Source International. He has over 25 years of experience in marketing, television production, editing, videography, scripting and research. After graduation from Central Michigan University, he worked 10 years in pre-recorded videotape distribution, marketing and sales.