GRB Entertainment brings “Bug Wars” to Asia

California-based GRB Entertainment has sold titles such as Monster Bug Wars and Titans into Asia, and will be bringing newer series, such as Top Travel (pictured), to ATF.
November 27, 2013

California-based production and distribution company GRB Entertainment has sold titles such as Monster Bug Wars and Titans into Asia, including a package deal into Thailand.

Discovery Networks International has picked up Inside West Coast Customs for its Discovery Channel in Asia, while CCTV in China acquired Monster Bug Wars.

Dream n Company in Korea picked up Titans and Cineplex in Thailand picked up a package deal, including Unleashed: K9 Broward County, seasons one and two of Full Force NatureHostage: Do or Die and I Cloned My Pet.

In addition to the deals with Asian broadcasters, GRB will also be bringing new series to ATF, including two seasons of Top Travel (pictured above), which follows two friends as they explore luxurious and uncharted destinations. Also headed to the market are BBQ Pitmasters, Portal to the Unknown and Monsters and Mysteries.

“We are pleased to announce these important deals with our Asian partners,” said Mike Lolato, GRB’s SVP of international sales. “GRB’s presence is strong in the region and we are fortunate to have [GRB vice president of international distribution] Benn Watson attending ATF to continue the growth.”


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