GRB Entertainment


Discovery, TV4 bag GRB titles

Discovery Networks and TV4 in Sweden are among buyers of programming from LA-based GRB Entertainment. Discovery Networks CEEMA has acquired King of Thrones, while its sister in Latin America took seasons five and six of Untold Stories. TV4, meanwhile, took The Wildlife Docs, while rival Swedish broadcaster SVT bagged Pregnant & Dating. In sub-Saharan Africa […]

GRB has OWN style

LA’s GRB Entertainment has secured sales rights to a batch of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network shows. These comprise Raising Whitley, 2 Fat 2 Fly, Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s, Flex and Shanice, Deion’s Family Playbook, Blackboard and Knight Life with Gladys. “GRB is thrilled to evolve our long-standing partnership with OWN and represent many of their […]

GRB’s World Class doc to Mid East channel

Middle East and African channels have acquired programmes from LA’s GRB Entertainment. Among the deals, US government-backed Middle Eastern channel Alhurra has bought documentary The World Class. In Africa, M-Net has bought seasons three and four of Braxton Family Values and seasons two and three of spin-off series Tamar and Vince. Wananchi has acquired When […]

MBC, France Télévisions buy GRB shows

MBC in the Middle East and France Télévisions are among buyers of factual programming from US distributor GRB Entertainment. MBC has bought a Spanish-language version of auto customisation show West Coast Customs and La Competencia, while Remembering Whitney  as gone to France Télévisions ahead of the February 11 anniversary of singer Whitney Houston’s death. Celestial […]

News brief: GRB snags train and drinking show Chug

GRB Entertainment has taken international rights to Chug, the upcoming National Geographic Channel travel series. The show follows Zane Lamprey as he travels to exotic locations by train in search of local food, customs, alcoholic beverages and drinking buddies. “We’ve long been fans of Zane’s style and adventurous nature which is a huge part of […]

Smartertainment: clever is cool for Nat Geo

National Geographic is on the hunt for more brainy and interactive projects following its recent success with Brain Games and a range of smart shows. Speaking at NATPE Miami last week, Nat Geo Channels president Howard T. Owens (left) told the assembled TV folk that ‘smartertainment’ is a key focus for his programming teams. Traditional […]

RAI and SBS Discovery make non-scripted programme acquisitions

Italian broadcaster RAI has bought Hurricane Hunters and Prehistoric Assassins from GRB Entertainment amid a raft of non-scripted programme deals for the US-based distributor. Other deals include Norway’s SBS Discovery and Ukraine’s Solar Media both acquiring Bloopers, and Canadian specialty channel operator Blue Ant Media’s acquisition of Last Call Food Brawl and Smoked. TV7 from […]

News brief: GRB shops crime dramas to broadcasters

Distributor GRB Entertainment has concluded a raft of sales for its crime and investigation programming. Broadcasters including Foxtel (Australia) and Planete (France) have bought American Greed while Fox International Channels and TVN (Poland) have both picked up Police Women: Broward County and Police Women: Cincinnati. Pan-regional European broadcaster Viasat has bought FBI Criminal Pursuit, as […]