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GRB Entertainment sells titles to M-Net

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MUMBAI: GRB Entertainment has sold several new programmes from its catalogue to an African subscription platform, M-Net.

M-Net acquired two seasons each of Raising Whitley (a poignant docu-series following actress Kym Whitley and her friends) and Deion’s Family Playbook (fun-filled and compelling real-life story of Deion Sanders, the only pro athlete to play in both a Super Bowl and a World Series) as well as the special Knight Life with Gladys (follow legendary singer Gladys Knight as she records a new album, goes on tour, and opens a restaurant).

Several docu-series were also acquired: Blackboard Wars (an inspiring series centering on a high school tarnished by failing academic performances and stigmatized by a culture of violence); two seasons of Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s (following the loud, loving and singing Montgomery family as they work to expand their restaurant empire, one soulful dish at a time); Flex and Shanice (husband/wife duo, actor Flex Alexander, '90s pop singer Shanice (I Love Your Smile) and their extended family all living together under one roof); and 2 Fat 2 Fly (Corey and Ramone, best friends with big dreams for their small-town food truck business.)

“GRB is very proud to represent several top own programs for international distribution and are pleased to partner with M-Net to bring these rating winners to their audience,” said GRB Entertainment SVP international distribution Mike Lolato. “GRB is known for producing and distributing compelling character-driven programming and M-Net is sure to enjoy success with these shows.”

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