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GRB Studios hires Woodle to lead sales

US producer-distributor GRB Studios has appointed former Scripps exec Huw Woodle to lead its international sales unit. Woodle has been appointed as executive vice president, international sales and operations, having previously worked at GRB as director of sales in 2006-07. He is tasked with running the global distribution business as well as forging international partnerships. Meanwhile, […]

NATPE deal round up: TCB Media, Cineflix, Drive, Kew Media, All3Media, Keshet and more

Distributors including TCB Media Rights, Cineflix Rights, Drive, Kew Media, All3Media International, Keshet International, GRB Studios and ZEEL have announced a string of Latin American deals ahead of this week’s NATPE programme market in Miami. TCB Media Rights sells 130 hours of programming to Latin America TCB Media Rights has closed deals totalling 130 plus […]

News round-up: Acorn TV, RTÉ return to ‘Finding Joy’; 10 Play in Oz buys Amazon drama; Platform One’s Jennifer Fox deal

Acorn TV, RTÉ return to Finding Joy AMC Networks-backed streamer Acorn TV and Irish broadcaster RTÉ have commissioned a second season of comedy Finding Joy from Treasure Entertainment. The six-part Irish series has been created and written by Amy Huberman (Striking Out), who also stars. Rob Walpole and Rebecca O’Flanagan of Treasure Entertainment produce, with […]

GRB Studios strikes pact for trio of reality shows from OWN

US-based GRB Studios has picked up global sales rights to three reality shows from OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The deal, which applies outside of the US, will see GRB distributing shows including To Have And To Hold: Charlotte, a 10 x 60 minute series that explores the daily financial and relationship challenges faced by couples. […]

GRB, Zig Zag team up for unscripted co-productions

US producer-distributor GRB Studios has struck an unscripted co-production pact with UK indie Zig Zag Productions. Under the deal, the two businesses will shop and produce unscripted projects between the US and UK, with Zig Zag taking out mutually chosen GRB projects in the UK and GRB shopping its partner’s titles Stateside. Any projects that […]

Media Ranch appoints DR exec to head Scandi office

Montreal-based producer-distributor Media Ranch has appointed DR exec Louise Juel Severin to head up its Scandinavian office.  The exec, who most recently served as formats sales manager for DR, will take on the newly created role of VP of sales and acquisitions for Scandinavia. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, she is to acquire new formats and finished […]

GRB Entertainment rebrands, promotes Cru to president

Intervention producer GRB Entertainment has rebranded as GRB Studios and promoted Scot Cru to president of the restructured business. The rebrand comes as the Los Angeles-based producer-distributor looks to expand internationally and move into the premium content space. Cru, who joined earlier this year as president of GRB’s international sales and distribution, has been promoted […]