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GRB inks deals for “Monsters,” “Remembering Whitney”

The producer-distributor has sold more than 2,000 hours to nets in the Middle East, Africa, France and Asia, including Remembering Whitney (pictured) and Monsters & Mysteries.
January 20, 2015

GRB Entertainment has sold more than 2,000 hours of programming to networks in the Middle East, Africa, France and Asia.

The producer-distributor sold Tuneame La Nave (40 x 30 minutes), the Spanish-language version of auto-customization series West Coast Customs, as well as companion series La Competencia (32 x 60 minutes) to Dubai-based broadcaster MBC. The programs will air across the Middle East and Africa.

Elsewhere, France TV picked up Remembering Whitney (1 x 60 minutes, pictured above), a special about late pop singer Whitney Houston that aired in the U.S. on Lifetime.

Finally, Hong Kong-based pay-TV operator Celestial Tiger acquired seasons one and two of the paranormal show Monsters & Mysteries (6 x 60 minutes/12 x 60 minutes). GRB recently added season three of the series to its catalog.

About The Author
Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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