GRB Places Crime Programming in Canada, U.K.


SHERMAN OAKS: GRB Entertainment has sold a number of crime series, including FBI Takedowns, to Bell Media in Canada and Sony Pictures Entertainment in the U.K., Isle of Man, Channel Islands, Ireland and Malta.

Bell Media (Canal D, Investigation) snapped up Killer Legends, Cropsey, FBI Takedowns and Police Women of Dallas for French-speaking audiences. Sony Pictures Entertainment also went for Police Women of Dallas, as well as Police Women of Broward County, Police Women of Cincinnati and Earl Hamner: Storyteller.

Michael Lolato, the senior VP of international distribution at GRB Entertainment, commented: “GRB’s catalog of crime series covers a wide range of cases which will entertain and fascinate a new range of viewers. We are proud to share these series with global crime aficionados. Earl Hamner Jr., who recently passed away, was, and continues to be, wildly respected in the television industry. His series were huge hits, and now it’s time for the world to see the brilliant man who brought their favorite characters to life through his iconic writing.”