GRB Appoints Saul Goldberg as SVP of Development

Emmy award-winning production company GRB Entertainment (Intervention) has named Saul Goldberg as senior vice president of development, overseeing all development across GRB’s roster of programming and managing the company’s development team. GRB Entertainment COO Marielle Zuccarelli, to whom Goldberg reports, made today’s announcement.

Said Zuccarelli, “Saul’s instincts for compelling, noisy content across the spectrum and his entrepreneurial spirit make him a perfect fit to join the GRB family. We’re confident that Saul will continue to help expand our programming slate in 2017 with series that break through for buyers and resonate with viewers.”

Prior to GRB, Goldberg served as head of unscripted television at film finance company Covert Media (formerly QED International) where he launched the company’s television division in 2015, and also developed innovative distribution strategies for a diverse slate of projects.

Prior to that, alongside Electus founder Ben Silverman, Goldberg developed and sold to truTV prank show FAMELESS with actor and comedian David Spade, in conjunction with Entertainment One, currently airing season two on truTV. Previously, Goldberg served as director of development at Electus, where he developed a variety of concepts for television and digital distribution, including projects for NBC, The CW, Discovery, MTV and Sundance Channel.

About GRB Entertainment GRB Entertainment, founded by Emmy-winning producer Gary R. Benz, is a veteran producer of groundbreaking unscripted and alternative programming, with current series including the Emmy-winning INTERVENTION for A&E and Untold Stories of the ER for TLC. In the scripted space, GRB’s first feature, Bad Night, a teen comedy starring top social influencers Lauren Elizabeth Luthringshausen (aka LoveLaurenElizabeth) and Jenn McAllister (aka JennXPenn) premiered on Netflix and Vimeo On Demand in 2015. In addition, GRB has cultivated an extremely successful worldwide distribution division with 2,000 hours of programming airing in primetime in more than 190 countries. International distribution partners include Discovery Communications, National Geographic, OWN, VH1, Spike, WE tv, MTV, CNBC, Live Nation, Fox, dick clark productions, and more who distribute over a variety of platforms including linear, digital, mobile, and VOD. For more, visit grbtv.com.

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