GRB Entertainment Gets Factual with SET and Viacom in Africa and AMC Networks Untold Stories of the ER Continues Its March Around the Globe
GRB Entertainment announced sales for a variety of its top factual programs.
SET Networks Africa has acquired 6 seasons and 10 special episodes of GRB’s top selling, self-produced Untold Stories of the E.R. which is now distributed to over 126 countries. Viacom Africa picked up Ain’t That America hosted by Rapper/Comedian Lil Duval and Girl Code’s Carly Aquilino as they explore every day America through outrageous viral videos. They also took popular comedy series Bloopers, produced by Dick Clark Productions and hosted by practical joker Dean Cain. AMC Networks acquired daredevil automotive series Jet Truck for its pan-European, Middle East and African reach; as well as hip hop radio docu—series This is Hot 97, a comical behind-the-scenes look at New York’s #1 hip hop radio station and its larger-than-life personalities.
“GRB Entertainment is excited to announce our latest deals in Africa. Powerhouse program Untold Stories of the E.R. is reaching into every single corner of the globe, showing thrilling real-life emergency stories. This latest round of program sales demonstrates the diversified catalog of GRB — comedy, automotive, real-life hospital drama, music docu-series. We are confident all these shows will do extremely well for our broadcast partners,” said Michael Lolato, SVP of 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 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), Global (Canada), RTL and ProSieben (Germany), Fuji-TV (Japan).