Byron Allen

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Network Recipe.TV Garners Two Daytime Emmy® Nominations For Two Separate Series: 'KATIE PARLA'S ROME!' And 'VERA'S LATIN AMERICA: PANAMA'

Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 1:25am

Executive produced by Entertainment Studios' sixteen-time Emmy Award-winning producer, and now two-time Daytime Emmy-Nominated director, Lisa-Renee Ramirez,the two seriesKATIE PARLA'S ROME!

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  • Executive produced by Entertainment Studios' sixteen-time Emmy Award-winning producer, and now two-time Daytime Emmy-Nominated director, Lisa-Renee Ramirez,the two seriesKATIE PARLA'S ROME!
  • "I'm so blessed and honored to be given the opportunity to do what I love and be nominated for two Emmy awards.
  • Allen's Entertainment Studios won the Daytime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Lifestyle Program" for its series "CARS.TV."
  • and VERA'S LATIN AMERICAare produced by and are distributed exclusively by Entertainment Studios Television both owned by Allen Media Group, a Byron Allen company.

Kenan Thompson, Billy Crystal, Tiffany Haddish And Byron Allen To Co-Host Two-Hour 'Feeding America Comedy Festival' On NBC

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 8:01pm

LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenan Thompson, Billy Crystal, Tiffany Haddish and Byron Allen will serve as co-hosts for the two-hour comedy special "Feeding America Comedy Festival" on Sunday, May 10 from 7-9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

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  • LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenan Thompson, Billy Crystal, Tiffany Haddish and Byron Allen will serve as co-hosts for the two-hour comedy special "Feeding America Comedy Festival" on Sunday, May 10 from 7-9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.
  • All viewers tuning in to this comedy event will be encouraged to contribute/volunteer/donate here: www.feedingamerica.org/comedyfest
    Chairman and CEO Byron Allen foundedEntertainment Studiosin 1993.
  • Headquartered inLos Angeles, it has offices in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, and Raleigh.
  • Together we can solve hunger.For more information, visit: www.feedingamerica.org
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Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Announces Live-Streaming Comedy Event To Support Feeding America® On Saturday, May 9

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 2:01am

LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Byron Allen's Allen Media Group television production division Entertainment Studios proudly announces a live-streaming comedy event to support and raise money for America's largest hunger-relief organization, Feeding America.

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  • LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Byron Allen's Allen Media Group television production division Entertainment Studios proudly announces a live-streaming comedy event to support and raise money for America's largest hunger-relief organization, Feeding America.
  • Dozens of today's comedy icons will contribute pre-recorded comedy segments to live-stream during the three-hour event.
  • All viewers tuning in to this live-streaming comedy event will be encouraged to contribute/volunteer/donate here: www.feedingamerica.org
    "In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th," said Byron Allen, Founder/Chair/CEO of Entertainment Studios/Allen Media Group.
  • For more information, visit: www.localnow.com
    Funny Or Dieis a premiere entertainment brand and comedy studio that creates award-winning comedy.

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Renews Five Court Series For Fall 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 1:01pm

All five Entertainment Studioscourt series are carried in broadcast syndication in 90 percent of U.S. television markets, and on the ES network JUSTICECENTRAL.TV.

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  • All five Entertainment Studioscourt series are carried in broadcast syndication in 90 percent of U.S. television markets, and on the ES network JUSTICECENTRAL.TV.
  • The first Entertainment Studioscourt series AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS launched in Fall 2010 and is about to commence its 11th season.
  • "Ten years after we launched our first court series AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS, our viewers continue to enjoy some of the best court shows available," said Byron Allen, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Entertainment Studios.
  • The five Entertainment Studios court series include:
    AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS Nominated for an Emmy Award, this is the next generation of court shows.

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Promotes Natasha S. Alford To Vice President Of Digital Content For The Grio Digital Network Platform

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 5:01pm

In her new position, Alford will continue to be basedatthe Entertainment Studios offices in New York City.

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  • In her new position, Alford will continue to be basedatthe Entertainment Studios offices in New York City.
  • "Natasha S. Alford is a valuable member of our digital network, TheGrio," said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios.
  • Entertainment Studios Motion Picturesis a full-service, theatrical motion picture distribution company specializing in wide release commercial content.
  • The digital platform remains focused on curating exciting digital content and currently has more than 20 million annual visitors.

Los Angeles Urban League Urges The US Supreme Court To Protect The Civil Rights Act Of 1866

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 1:50pm

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL) isinsisting that the US Supreme Court protect the rights of blacks and all Americans to do business without the vile presence of racism.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL) isinsisting that the US Supreme Court protect the rights of blacks and all Americans to do business without the vile presence of racism.
  • Los Angeles Urban League firmly stands by Entertainment Studios and its owner Byron Allen in his fight to uphold the 153-year-old civil rights act outlawing racism in business dealings.
  • We stand in solidarity with Byron Allen and Entertainment Studios," said Michael Lawson, President and CEO of the Los Angeles Urban League.
  • Los Angeles Urban League has long been a well-respected organization, which has been committed to protecting the civil rights of African Americans and other underserved communities of color.

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Network RECIPE.TV Garners Daytime Emmy® Nomination For "Outstanding Culinary Host"

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 1:00pm

"We are ecstatic about this Daytime Emmy nomination and grateful to TV Academy members who recognize the quality of our programming," said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios.

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  • "We are ecstatic about this Daytime Emmy nomination and grateful to TV Academy members who recognize the quality of our programming," said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios.
  • RECIPE.TV programming is executive produced by Entertainment Studios' multiple Emmy Award-winning producer Lisa-Renee Ramirez.
  • Allen's Entertainment Studios won the Daytime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Lifestyle Program" for its series "CARS.TV" in 2012.
  • Two other Entertainment Studios serieswere also nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards that year, both in the "Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program" category: "America's Court with Judge Ross" and "We the People with Gloria Allred."

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Appoints Tom O'Brien As President Of The Weather Channel

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:01pm

Prior to joining The Weather Channel, Tom was a corporate officer of the Nexstar Media Group.

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  • Prior to joining The Weather Channel, Tom was a corporate officer of the Nexstar Media Group.
  • "I have known and worked with Tom for 25 years, and he is a phenomenal addition to The Weather Channel and our Entertainment Studios family," saidByron Allen, Founder, Chairman, and CEO ofEntertainment Studios.
  • Entertainment Studios owns eight 24-hour HD television networks serving nearly 160 million subscribers: THE WEATHER CHANNEL, PETS.TV, COMEDY.TV, RECIPE.TV, CARS.TV, ES.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV, and JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV.
  • Powered by The Weather Channel andcontent partners, Local Now delivers real-time, hyper-local news, weather, traffic, sports, and lifestyle information.

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Announces Launch Of Free Ad-Supported Live Streaming Network: The Weather Channel En Español

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 5:01pm

The Weather Channel en Espaol will launch in the first quarter of 2020, and will utilize the full resources of The Weather Channel -- the number one weather network in the country.The Weather Channel en Espaol will feature Spanish-speaking weather reporters and show hosts throughout the day on weekdays and weekends, with the weather reporters forecasting weather conditions in the U.S. and its territories such as Puerto Rico, and Mexico and Central America.

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  • The Weather Channel en Espaol will launch in the first quarter of 2020, and will utilize the full resources of The Weather Channel -- the number one weather network in the country.The Weather Channel en Espaol will feature Spanish-speaking weather reporters and show hosts throughout the day on weekdays and weekends, with the weather reporters forecasting weather conditions in the U.S. and its territories such as Puerto Rico, and Mexico and Central America.
  • In addition to covering the forecast from the studio, The Weather Channel en Espaol will have Spanish-speaking reporters located in the field during weather events.
  • Entertainment Studios owns eight 24-hour HD television networks serving nearly 160 million subscribers: THE WEATHER CHANNEL, PETS.TV, COMEDY.TV, RECIPE.TV, CARS.TV, ES.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV, and JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV.
  • Since its launch 37 years ago, The Weather Channel television network has become the top-rated and most widely distributed weather network in America.

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Hires Ronnie Ng As Chief Financial Officer And Head Of Corporate Development

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:01pm

Last month, Entertainment Studios announced it had secured $500 million in credit facilities for general business purposes: productions, co-productions, and acquisitions.

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  • Last month, Entertainment Studios announced it had secured $500 million in credit facilities for general business purposes: productions, co-productions, and acquisitions.
  • Ng reports directly to Entertainment Studios/Allen Media Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Byron Allen, and will work closely with Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Investment Officer, Eric Gould.
  • Ng comes directly to Entertainment Studios after five years at TCW Group, which has approximately $198 billion in assets under management.
  • "Ronnie Ng is an outstanding addition to our Entertainment Studios/Allen Media family," said Byron Allen, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Entertainment Studios/Allen Media.