Unscripted

GRB pens deals for “My Beautiful Game,” “Smoked!”

California-based producer-distributor GRB Entertainment has secured distribution deals in Asia, Africa and Europe for a variety of its unscripted programs. (Pictured: David Beckham in My Beautiful Game)
February 20, 2014

California-based producer-distributor GRB Entertainment has secured distribution deals in Asia, Africa and Europe for several of its unscripted programs.

In the Asia Pacific region, deals include Inside West Coast Customs (seasons three and four) for Discovery Networks Asia; Hurrican Hunters (season two) for Korean Forces Network; BBQ Pitmasters (seasons one to four), Smoked! and Monsters and Mysteries for Foxtel Australia; My Beautiful Game (pictured above) for Global Media Partners in Kazakhstan; and Auction Kings for AETN 18 in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

In Europe and Africa, Hurricane Hunters, Nasty By Nature, Killer Moose, Monster Bug Wars, Croc Attack, Prehistoric Assassins and When Animals Bite Back has gone to AB Droits in France and Africa; On the Case for TV4 in Sweden and Finland; and Braxton Family Values, The Houstons, Remembering Whitney and Tamar and Vince for e.tv in Africa.

“GRB Entertainment continues to raise the level of distribution for our programs around the world, closing new deals in several territories. 2014 is on pace to break GRB records,” said Mike Lolato, GRB’s senior VP of international distribution, in a statement. “Our partners trust GRB to bring them unique, character-driven shows. We’ve added sports and scripted to our extensive library, all set to bring high ratings to our partners.”

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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