Born in Westphalia, he began his professional career as a freelance employee at the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung . In 1983 he switched to WDR , for which he worked as an author and director for seven years. After an interlude as head of duty at RIAS-TV (1990/91), Grabosch went to the pay station Premiere in 1991 . There he produced over 1200 live broadcasts for the daily interview magazine 0137 with Roger Willemsen as the presenter.
In 1994 Grabosch went to Cologne and became Executive Producer of the RTL night show hosted by Thomas Koschwitz . In the same year, Grabosch founded the production company Brainpool together with Martin Keß and Ralf Günther , which produces popular entertainment programs such as the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 and 2012, the German ESC preliminary round (2010-2017), Schlag den Henssler , the German Comedy Prize, PussyTerror TV , The Harald Schmidt Show , Die Wochenshow , TV total and others.
After the Brainpool IPO in 1999 and the takeover of the company by VIVA Media AG, Managing Director Grabosch was also appointed to the board of the parent company, where he was responsible for the “ content ” area . After a management buy-out by Brainpool in 2006, Jörg Grabosch became one of the shareholders and managing directors of Brainpool TV GmbH with a stake of 25 percent. After Banijay Entertainment had acquired 50% of the shares in Brainpool in 2009, Grabosch's stake decreased to 12.5%.
- 1991–1992: 0137
- 1994–1995: RTL night show
- 1995–1998: The Harald Schmidt Show
- 1996–2002: The weekly show
- 1999–2001: Anke - The comedy series
- since 2001: celebrity boxes (irregular)
- 2003–2015: TV total
- 2006–2015: Beat the Raab
- 2009–2017: Hit the star
- 2010–2017: The German ESC preliminary decision
- 2011–2012: Eurovision Song Contest
- 2017: Beat the Henssler
- 2018: PussyTerror
- Grabosch on Brainpool website
- Grabosch on spiegel.online
- Grabosch in kress. The media service
- Jörg Grabosch in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Stefan Raab's Brainpool sale goes to court . FAZ Blog Medienwirtschaft, May 30, 2018
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German media entrepreneur and television producer for German private television|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 6, 1962|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Datteln , North Rhine-Westphalia|