GRB Entertainment announced sales to Discovery Asia-Pacific, Hubu Media, and Looking Glass International for a variety of titles spanning lifestyle, wildlife, and sports.
Discovery Asia-Pacific acquired Hayden Quinn for Central and South Asia, India territory, and New Zealand — an extraordinary culinary adventure through South Africa with the titular Hayden Quinn. Watch as the celebrity cook and Masterchef Australia contestant learns the culture, meets locals, and cooks the best local and sustainable cuisine South Africa has to offer.
Hubu Media (China) picked up fascinating shark doc Great White Highway — the central coast of California is home to some of the biggest Great White Sharks in the world, but only for part of the year. Scientists have spent years tagging and tracking these sharks to find out why they come here, why they leave, and where they go once they leave their temporary home.
Looking Glass International acquired for China the World Cup-centric documentary All Eyes On Brazil — relive the 2014 FIFA World Cup which took the entire globe by storm. This unique film documents one of the greatest sports events of all time in a nation that lives, eats, and breathes football. See how The World Cup dramatically affected cities all around Brazil and relive the historic event.
Looking Glass also acquired automotive competition series World Desert Championship –– the world’s most premiere off-road racing competition series bids man and machine against some of the toughest and unforgiving deserts in the world. From the San Felipe Challenge of Champions to the grueling all out endurance race of the Baja 1000, these drivers must not just beat their fellow competitors but must also take on mother nature and survive to see the checkered flag.
“Asia and Pacific Rim remain a tremendously strong and growing market for GRB and we are thrilled that our broadcast partners in the region have acquired programming that will undoubtedly appeal to their viewers. We are looking forward to meeting with both our existing partners and new clients at ATF,” said Liz Levenson, Vice President of International Acquisitions and Sales.
ABOUT GRB ENTERTAINMENT
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 two Emmy® Award nominations in 2016, a Critics’ Choice Award nomination in 2016, an 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), Bell Media (Canada), RTL and ProSieben (Germany), Fuji-TV (Japan).