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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
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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