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Perhaps former Warner Bros.' syndie chief Dick Robertson said it first, but it's become a sort of mantra: "You can't underpay for failure, and you can't overpay for a hit."
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If a nonfiction subject exists, chances are that GRB Entertainment has done a show about it.
Key execs at GRB Entertainment include Karen Pinto,
At GRB, Steven Montgomery is the dealmaker and the lawyer -- two areas where imagination aren't usually considered -- but Montgomery gets to be as creative in his job as the company's producers do.
GRB Entertainment got off the ground 25 years ago after Gary R. Benz and Michael Branton turned a personal tragedy into programming triumph.