Exclusive clip: “Intervention” returns to A&E after three years

Three years after A&E pulled the plug on Intervention, the long-running docseries from GRB Entertainment is returning to the cable network this week. The A+E Networks-owned channel pulled the plug on the controversial show amid surging ratings for comedic series Duck Dynasty, which had prompted a shift toward lighter reality fare. Meanwhile, reruns of the […]

GRB options Bible book rights

US producer-distributor GRB Entertainment has again optioned rights to a book from New York Times best-selling author Jean-Pierre Isbouts. The deal follows last year’s deal for The Story of Christianity, which is currently in development as a 12-part series.GRB has optioned film, television and digital/OTT rights to Archaeology of the Bible, which examines hundreds of […]

A CIVILIAN’S SPACE RACE

Ky “Rocketman” Michaelson battles through bureaucratic red tape to pursue his dream of launching a rocket into space. http://video.newyorker.com/watch/notes-from-all-over-a-civilian-space-race

Crime still paying for GRB

Broadcasters in Africa, Japan and the UK have picked up two true crime series from US prodco and distributor GRB Entertainment. South African net ETV has acquired four seasons of factual thriller On the Case, which explores murder mysteries through in-depth interviews and examines forensic evidence that helped to unravel crimes. Meanwhile, Collaboration in Japan […]

GRB Sends Crime Series into U.K., Japan, Africa

GRB Entertainment has placed two true-crime series, including Hostage: Do or Die, in Japan, the U.K. and Africa. Collaboration in Japan and Sky in the U.K. both acquired Hostage: Do or Die. The series explores extreme circumstances involving criminals who take innocent victims hostage. In the series, the hostages and negotiators who survived nearly fatal […]

GRB Entertainment sells crimes series to Collaboration Inc. & Sky UK

ETV picked up four seasons of factual thriller On the Case, exploring murder mysteries through in-depth interviews with those closest to the case and examining the forensic evidence that helped to unravel the crimes. Riveting interviews with witnesses and suspects reveal the raw emotions left behind from personal tragedies and the motives of those who […]

GRB Taps A+E Alum, Strengthens Sales & Acquisitions Team

GRB Entertainment has appointed former A+E Networks exec Melanie Torres as its new director of international sales and elevated Liz Levenson to the post of VP of acquisitions and sales. Torres will be responsible for sales growth and profitability in Latin America, U.S. Hispanic, CEE, CIS and Spanish-speaking Europe. Prior to joining GRB, Torres served […]

GRB rejigs Lat Am sales team

US producer and distributor GRB Entertainment has appointed a former A+E Networks sales manager to oversee distribution in Latin America, US Hispanic, CEE, CIS and Spanish-speaking Europe. Torres worked across Latin America, US Hispanic, US Syndication, Canada, UK, Benelux, CEE and CIS. Torres began her TV career at BBC America assisting the head of distribution […]

GRB Entertainment Announces Melanie Torres as Director, International Sales Promotes Liz Levenson to V.P. Acquisitions & Sales

GRB Entertainment announced the appointment of Melanie Torres as its new Director of International Sales, responsible for profitability and sales growth in Latin America, U.S. Hispanic, CEE, CIS and Spanish-speaking Europe. Torres was previously Associate Manager of International Content Distribution at A+E Networks, where she spent four years between the New York and London offices […]

GRB hires Irwin exec for development

US prodco and distributor GRB Entertainment has appointed an Irwin Entertainment executive to oversee its development slate. She reports to and will work alongside exec VP of development Erin Cristall, who joined GRB earlier this year.Danielle Abrams becomes VP of content development and will work on programming across all genres of unscripted, including documentary series, […]

GRB sends crime series worldwide

California producer-distributor GRB Entertainment has inked deals to send various crime series to Canada’s Bell Media and Sony Pictures Entertainment in the UK, Isle of Man, Channel Islands, Ireland and Malta. Bell Media has acquired four series for its French-speaking audiences. They include Killer Legends, the investigation of real crimes that spawned from urban legends such […]

GRB Entertainment in new content deals with Sony Pictures and Bell Media

GRB Entertainment has announced deals for crime series to Canada’s Bell Media and to Sony Pictures Entertainment in the UK, Isle of Man, Channel Islands, Ireland and Malta. Bell Media (Canal D, Investigation) has acquired 4 series for its French-speaking audiences. ‘Killer Legends’ is the investigation of real crimes that spawned from famous urban legends […]

GRB Entertainment Goes on a Crime Spree Sony Pictures Entertainment, Bell Media

GRB Entertainment announced deals for crime series to Canada’s Bell Media and to Sony Pictures Entertainment in the UK, Isle of Man, Channel Islands, Ireland and Malta. Bell Media (Canal D, Investigation) has acquired 4 series for its French-speaking audiences: Killer Legends: The investigation of real crimes that spawned from famous urban legends such as […]

GRB Places Crime Programming in Canada, U.K.

GRB Entertainment has sold a number of crime series, including FBI Takedowns, to Bell Media in Canada and Sony Pictures Entertainment in the U.K., Isle of Man, Channel Islands, Ireland and Malta. Bell Media (Canal D, Investigation) snapped up Killer Legends, Cropsey, FBI Takedowns and Police Women of Dallas for French-speaking audiences. Sony Pictures Entertainment also went […]

Crime pays for GRB

Broadcasters in North America and Europe have picked up crime series from US production and sales house GRB Entertainment. Canada’s Bell Media has acquired four series for its French-speaking audiences, including Killer Legends, which investigates real crimes spawned from famous urban legends. FBI Takedowns, meanwhile, tracks elite FBI agents on a mission to hunt down […]