GRB Studios Inks Multiple International Sales

GRB Studios scored distribution deals for nearly 200 hours of content across genres.

MNET Africa picked up eight Comedy Dynamics stand-up specials, including Finesse Mitchell: The Spirit Told Me to Tell You; Jermaine Fowler: Give ‘Em Hell, Kid; Jesus Trejo: Stay Home, Son; and Marina Franklin: Single Black Female, among others.

U.K.-based SVoD platform NextUP secured a package of 10 comedy specials, such as Janeane Garofalo: If I May, Loni Love: America’s Sister, Margaret Cho: Psycho (pictured).

For the Middle East, Comedy Central obtained the stand-up comedy special Maz Jobrani: Pandemic Warrior.

For Scandinavia and CEE territories, ViaSat acquired action-packed docu-series Turquoise Fever. ProSieben Germany also picked up the series, as well as reality series Auction Kings.

AETN UK nabbed season three of Auction Kings and season 10 of On The Case.

In addition, the new AVoD platform You Look picked up seasons one and two of Eat Your WordsRecipe Rehab, and two seasons of Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s for Ireland and the U.K.

Hud Woodle, executive vice president of International Sales & Operations of GRB Studios, remarked, “GRB Studios starts the year with a lot of distribution activity, closing deals all over the world with several partners. In these challenging times, people are searching for more great content.  GRB has been delivering a variety of premium content from our 4,000+ portfolio to our global partners for years, so buyers come to use knowing we can deliver many hours of a variety of top programming. We are especially excited to offer stellar comedy specials from Comedy Dynamics (a Nacelle company) bringing much-needed laughter to global audiences at a crucial time.”

https://www.videoageinternational.net/2021/01/26/news/grb-studios-inks-multiple-international-sales/

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GRB Studios kicks off 2021 with multiple sales

American content studio and global distribution company GRB Studios has secured a number of distribution deals with broadcasters from Africa to Europe, and UK/Ireland to the Middle East.

The package totals nearly 200 hours of content across a variety of genres, including comedy specials, action docuseries, investigative programs and more.

Germany’s ProSieben has acquired the docuseries Turquoise Fever, chronicling a Nevada gem-mining family, and reality series Auction Kings, offering a behind-the-scenes look at eclectic auctioneers, for German-speaking Europe. ViaSat, meanwhile, has taken Turquoise Fever for its viewers across Central and Eastern Europe and Scandinavia.

In the UK, AETN picked up the third season of Auction Kings, as well as the 10th season of investigative series On the Case, while nascent AVOD platform You Look picked up three culinary series in Eat Your Words (seasons one and two), Recipe Rehab, and two seasons of soul food docuseries Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s for its viewers in Ireland and the UK.

Elsewhere, MNET in Africa, Comedy Central Middle East and NextUP, a UK-based SVOD service, secured 18 stand-up comedy specials from such comedians as Eddie Griffin, Finesse Mitchell, Jermaine Fowler, Michael Yo, Whitney Cummings, Margaret Cho, Mose Kasher, D.L. Hughley, Janeane Garofalo, Maz Jobrani and Maria Bamford.

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GRB Studios Inks Global Sales Across Genres

GRB Studios has secured several distribution deals, totaling nearly 200 hours of content, including comedy specials, action docuseries, investigative programs and more.

MNET Africa acquired eight Comedy Dynamics stand-up specials—Eddie Griffin: E-NiggmaFinesse Mitchell: The Spirit Told Me to Tell YouJermaine Fowler: Give ‘Em Hell, KidJesus Trejo: Stay Home, SonMarina Franklin: Single Black FemaleMichael Yo: BlasianTj: January 3rd; and Tone Bell: Can’t Cancel This.

The U.K.-based SVOD platform NextUP will broadcast ten comedy stand-up specials, including Celeste Barber: Challenge AcceptedD.L. Hughley: ClearDanny Bhoy: Subject to ChangeJaneane Garofalo: If I MayLoni Love: America’s SisterMargaret Cho: PsychoMaria Bamford: Weakness Is the BrandMarina Franklin: Single Black FemaleMoshe Kasher: Live In Oakland; and Whitney Cummings: Money Shot.

Comedy Central Middle East took the stand-up comedy special Maz Jobrani: Pandemic Warrior.

In Germany, ProSieben picked up the docuseries Turquoise Fever, which follows a Nevada gem-mining family; and Auction Kings, a reality series that offers a behind-the-scenes look at eclectic auctioneers. ViaSat acquired Turquoise Fever for CEE and Scandinavia, while AETN UK acquired the third season of Auction Kings as well as the tenth season of the real-life investigative series On the Case.

You Look, a new AVOD platform in Ireland and the U.K., took three culinary series—seasons one and two of Eat Your WordsRecipe Rehab and two seasons of Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s.

Hud Woodle, executive VP of international sales and operations at GRB Studios, said: “GRB Studios starts the year with a lot of distribution activity, closing deals all over the world with several partners. In these challenging times, people are searching for more great content. GRB has been delivering a variety of premium content from our 4,000+ portfolio to our global partners for years, so buyers come to us knowing we can deliver many hours of a variety of top programming. We are especially excited to offer stellar comedy specials from Comedy Dynamics (a Nacelle company) bringing much-needed laughter to global audiences at a crucial time.”

https://worldscreen.com/grb-studios-inks-global-sales-across-genres/

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GRB Studios inició el año con múltiples ventas en UK y EMEA

Hud Woodle, EVP de ventas y operaciones internacionales de GRB Studios (USA), anunció varios acuerdos de distribución, por un total de casi 200 horas de contenido, incluyendo especiales de comedia, docuseries de acción, investigación programas y más.

MNET Africa adquirió 8 especiales de stand-up de Comedy Dynamics: Eddie Griffin: E-NiggmaFinesse Mitchell: The Spirit Told Me to Tell YouJermaine Fowler: Give ‘Em HellKidJesus Trejo: Stay Home, SonMarina Franklin: Single Black FemaleMichael Yo: BlasianTj: January 3rd; y Tone Bell: Can’t Cancel This.

NextUP, SVOD de UK transmitirá 10 especiales de comedia con Celeste Barber: Challenge AcceptedD.L. Hughley: ClearDanny Bhoy: Subject to ChangeJaneane Garofalo: If I May: Loni Love: America’s SisterMargaret Cho: PsychoMaria Bamford: Weakness Is the BrandMarina Franklin: Single Black FemaleMoshe Kasher: Live In Oakland, y Whitney Cummings: Money Shot.

Comedy Central Middle East tomó el especial de comedia en vivo Maz Jobrani: Pandemic Warrior, mientras que ProSieben (Alemania) adquirió Turquoise Fever, una serie documental llena de acción que sigue a una familia de mineros de gemas de Nevada y Auction Kings, una serie de realidad trepidante que ofrece una mirada entre bastidores a los subastadores eclécticos de la Europa de habla alemana. ViaSat adquirió el mismo título para CEE y Escandinavia, y AETN UK adquirió la temporada 3 de Auction Kings, así como la serie de investigación de la vida real, On the Case Season 10. Y You Look, nueva plataforma AVOD en Irlanda y UK, se llevó tres series culinarias; dos de las cuales son series de competencia: Eat Your Words S1 y 2, y Recipe Rehab, así como dos temporadas de documentales de soul food, Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s.

Woodle declaró: ‘Comenzamos el año con mucha actividad de distribución, cerrando acuerdos en todo el mundo con varios socios. En estos tiempos difíciles, las personas buscan más contenido excelente. Y nosotros hemos estado entregando una variedad de contenido premium de nuestra cartera de más de 4,000 a nuestros socios globales durante años, por lo que los compradores lo utilizan sabiendo que podemos entregar muchas horas de una variedad de programación superior. Estamos especialmente emocionados de ofrecer especiales de comedia estelares de Comedy Dynamics (una compañía de Nacelle) que traen la risa que tanto necesitan al público global en un momento crucial’.

https://www.prensario.net/32043-GRB-Studios-inicio-el-ano-con-multiples-ventas-en-UK-y-EMEA.note.aspx

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