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GRB inks deals for “Bar Hunters,” “Untold Stories of the E.R.”

Los Angeles-based producer-distributor GRB Entertainment has sold a variety of programs over multiple genres to Canada, Asia Pacific, and Spain. Game TV in Canada acquired competition series Showdown of the Unbeatables, where inventors and ...
May 1, 2017

Los Angeles-based producer-distributor GRB Entertainment has sold a variety of programs over multiple genres to Canada, Asia Pacific, and Spain.

Game TV in Canada acquired competition series Showdown of the Unbeatables, where inventors and entrepreneurs put their unique products and machines to the test.

GRB’s docu-series Untold Stories of the E.R. continues to make its way around the world. The series features real-life stories intended to demonstrate the dramatic nature of medicine practiced under pressure, where every moment can be a turning point. Discovery Spain took Seasons 7 and 8, while Discovery Asia-Pac acquired Season 5, plus 12 different themed, new specials.

In Australia, Seven Network acquired four series: Bar Hunters (pictured), which follows characters searching for the perfect location to open their dream bar; West Coast Customers, which brings audiences stories of amazing car builds and customizationsLoose Screws, a clip series highlighting backyard geniuses and garage warriors who make wacky inventions; and Bloopers, which features painful mistakes, hilarious gaffes, adorable babies, and amazing pets.

African channel ZAP, covering Angola and Mozambique, also acquired Bloopers.

About The Author
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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