Sherman Oaks, CA January 11, 2016: GRB Entertainment kicks off 2016 announcing a raft of factual deals in Asia. Discovery Asia Pacific took four titles: How Stuff Works; Nasty By Nature; and When Fish Attack for their Indian territory feed; and FBI Takedowns for its China and Pacific Rim feeds. Extreme nature program Prehistoric Assassins will be broadcast in China on CCTV, and TBS Japan will air Without Warning.
From whiskey to rubber, learn about the stuff that makes the world go ‘round and the length people go to in order to turn fundamental elements into the products we love in How Stuff Works, produced for Discovery. In Nasty By Nature discover the gut-wrenching things animals do to survive, and find out what really happens underwater in When Fish Attack. In FBI Takedowns, see how elite teams of FBI agents hunt down the world’s most wanted criminals. Witness heart-stopping true stories of the bureau’s most adrenaline-fueled and high-stakes manhunts ever shown on television. Danger is the theme with Prehistoric Assassins – learn about the deadly hunting tactics of ancient predators.
“GRB Entertainment is one of the strongest distributors of factual programming in the world and we are excited to announce deals with our Asian broadcast partners for multiple titles. Discovery, with 4 new shows, continues to be one of our top partners and we are excited to continue our relationship with CCTV in China and TBS in Japan,” said Mike Lolato, SVP, International Distribution, GRB Entertainment.
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GRB Entertainment is an established trendsetter of unscripted, and scripted, alternative programming with a proven track record of creating highly-rated shows for networks worldwide. Intervention, GRB’s groundbreaking A&E series (200+ episodes), received the Emmy® Award nomination in 2015 and an Emmy Award win in 2009 from the Television Academy of Arts & Sciences for Outstanding Reality Program. Now in its 29th successful year as a producer and distributor, GRB’s programs are aired in primetime in more than 170 countries by the largest broadcasters in the world, including ITV and Channel 4 (U.K.), Canal+ and TF1 (France), Global (Canada), RTL and ProSieben (Germany), Fuji-TV (Japan).