GRB Entertainment Sells Factual Content Australia, NZ, Canada

GRB Entertainment announced sales of several titles spanning food, automotive, lifestyle, and crime to networks in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.

Foxtel acquired three series including BBQ Rules which follows Myron Mixon, three-time winner of the World Championship Barbecue and famed BBQ Pitmasters judge, and his son Michael as they help cook up your favorite BBQ dishes in your own backyard! Jet Truck follows daredevil racer Chris Darnell and his family as they thrill hundreds of thousands as they race their 36,000 horsepower, 376 mile per hour jet-propelled truck. In investigative crime documentary Cropsey, realizing the urban legend of their youth has come true, two filmmakers return to their hometown to investigate the mystery behind five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearance.

E! Entertainment and Style acquired two seasons of My First Home for Australia and New Zealand following first-time homebuyers through the process of choosing their first property, where “must-haves” and budgets don’t always meet.

Canada’s Game TV Corporation picked up popular cooking series BBQ Pitmasters, taking viewers into the exciting world of competition barbecuing where the chefs put their saucy reputations on the line to earn thousands of dollars and an opportunity to take home the title of the nation’s best Pitmaster.

“GRB boasts a catalogue full of high energy, thrilling programs that educate, entertain and intrigue. Myron Mixon has become a household name in BBQ and we’re thrilled he’s now teaching us how to make his delicious meals in our own homes,” said Michael Lolato, SVP of International Distribution, GRB Entertainment.

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).

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