GRB Studios Inks Scripted And Factual Deals In Africa

GRB Studios closed several agreements in Africa for its scripted and factual programming.

M-NET picked up the latest season of Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter (pictured), scripted series Love That Girl, and a holiday package consisting A Christmas BlessingSecond Chance ChristmasYou Can’t Fight ChristmasCoins for ChristmasMiss Me This Christmas, and The Christmas Swap. A&E acquired several seasons of On the Case for Africa, while Canal+ nabbed Stalker Files for French-speaking Africa.

CBS Chellozone picked up seasons one through three of Auction Kings for Africa and the Middle East, and Blackstar TV acquired Living By Design. Additionally, My Channel renewed My First Home and Wildlife Docs.

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GRB Studios Inks Raft of Deals in Africa

GRB Studios has closed multiple deals in Africa, including one that sees the latest season of Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter headed to the South African pay-TV channel M-Net.

M-Net also acquired a package of holiday films, including A Christmas BlessingSecond Chance ChristmasYou Can’t Fight ChristmasCoins for ChristmasMiss Me This Christmas and The Christmas Swap. Additionally, M-Net also took the scripted comedy Love That Girl, originally produced for TV One, about the life and times of a dynamic young woman who wreaks either havoc or harmony, depending on her mood.

Two true-crime series were also sold into Africa. A&E picked up several seasons of On the Case for its African audience. The real-life series explores murder mysteries through in-depth interviews with those closest to the case and the latest forensic methods. Canal+ took celebrity-focused Stalker Files for French-speaking Africa. The series tells the chilling tales behind celebrity stalking cases involving Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow, Steven Spielberg and others.

CBS Chellozone acquired, for Africa and the Middle East, seasons one through three of the competitive-entertainment series Auction Kings, as well as a special; Blackstar TV (aka African Business Channel) took Living by Design, in which brother and sister duo Jake and Jazz Smollett team up to transform the living, work and play spaces of millennial families.

My Channel renewed two factual series, My First Home, taking viewers along as couples experience the trials and tribulations of owning their first home, and Wildlife Docs, following extraordinary veterinarians who save exotic wild animals.

“GRB Studios has enjoyed a strong presence in Africa for many years and these deals represent some of our reach,” said Sarah Coursey, senior VP of international at GRB Studios. “The region is very important to GRB as we see major growth potential here. Liz Levenson will be representing us at DISCOP JoBurg to continue fostering our relationships with African broadcasters and producers and we look forward to announcing even more deals in the near future.”

 

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GRB Studios sells content into Africa

Global producer-distributor GRB Studios has secured a number of factual deals in Africa.

A&E picked up several seasons of the murder mystery series On the Case for the region, while Canal+ took the celebrity-focused Stalker Files, which explores celebrity stalking cases, for French-speaking Africa.

CBS Chellozone acquired the competition series Auction Kings (S1-3, special) for Africa and the Middle East; Blackstar TV (African Business Channel) took Living by Design, in which brother and sister duo Jake and Jazz Smollett team up to transform the living, work, and play spaces of millennial families.

My Channel renewed two factual series: My First Home, which follows couples as they experience the trials and tribulations of owning their first home; and Wildlife Docs, a wildlife adventure following veterinarians who save exotic wild animals.

 

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GRB shows head to Africa

Broadcasters in Africa have acquired scripted and factual programming from US-based producer and distributor GRB Studios.

Pan-African broadcaster MNet has picked up shows including scripted comedy Love That Girl, originally produced for TV One, and a package of holiday films such as A Christmas Blessing, You Can’t Fight Christmas and The Christmas Swap.

Elsewhere, A+E Networks has taken several seasons of On the Case for its channels in Africa, while Canal+ has taken celebrity-focused Stalker Files for French-speaking Africa. The latter tells the chilling tales behind celebrity stalking cases involving Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow, Steven Spielberg and others.

Other channels in Africa to have acquired programming from GRB Studios, in deals brokered by sales consultant Liz Levenson, include CBS Chello Zone, Blackstar TV and My Channel. Levenson will be speaking at DISCOP Johannesburg, which runs from November 20 to 22, and will be representing GRB at the event.

“GRB Studios has enjoyed a strong presence in Africa for many years and these deals represent some of our reach,” said Sarah Coursey, senior VP of international at GRB Studios. “The region is very important to GRB as we see major growth potential here.”

 

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