GRB Studios has signed many contracts in Africa, including the last season of Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter on the South African pay-TV channel M-Net.
M-Net has also acquired a series of holiday movies, including A Christmas Blessing, A Second Chance, Christmas, Can not Fight, Coins for Christmas, Miss Me this Christmas and The Christmas Exchange. In addition, M-Net has also chosen the scripted comedy Love That Girl, originally produced for TV One, about the life and times of a dynamic young woman who wreaks havoc or rules harmony. according to her mood.
Two series on true crime have also been sold in Africa. A & E has taken over several seasons of On the Case for its African audience. The real-life series explores the mysteries of murder through in-depth interviews with the closest people to the case and the latest methods of scientific policing. Canal + chose Stalker Files for Francophone Africa, focused on celebrities. The series tells the chilling tales behind celebrity harassment cases involving Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow, Steven Spielberg and others.
CBS Chellozone acquired, for Africa and the Middle East, seasons 1 to 3 of the auction series Auction Kings, as well as a special program; Blackstar TV (also known as the African Business Channel) features Living by Design, in which brothers and sisters Jake and Jazz Smollett join forces to transform the living, working and leisure spaces of millennial families.
My Channel has renewed two factual series, My First Home, taking viewers as couples experience the trials and tribulations of owning their first home, and Wildlife Docs, after extraordinary veterinarians who rescue exotic wild animals.
“GRB Studios has enjoyed a strong presence in Africa for many years and these deals represent some of our reach,” said Sarah Coursey, senior VP of international at GRB Studios.