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GRB acquires international distrib rights for PBS newsmagazine series

GRB Entertainment has announced that it's acquired the international distribution rights for PBS newsmagazine program NOW on PBS. The series, which has aired in the U.S. for seven years, is produced in the U.S. by JumpStart Productions in association with Thirteen/WNET New York and features doc-style investigative journalism on global issues and current events, winning the 2009 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Coverage. 'As this high-caliber series has certainly proven itself to be a success in the US, we expect it to be equally if not more successful with viewers abroad,' said GRB founder Gary Benz.
September 1, 2009

GRB Entertainment has announced that it’s acquired the international distribution rights for PBS newsmagazine program NOW on PBS. The series, which has aired in the U.S. for seven years, is produced in the U.S. by JumpStart Productions in association with Thirteen/WNET New York and features doc-style investigative journalism on global issues and current events, winning the 2009 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Coverage. ‘As this high-caliber series has certainly proven itself to be a success in the US, we expect it to be equally if not more successful with viewers abroad,’ said GRB founder Gary Benz.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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