Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios will launch what it calls the first Spanish-language weather streaming service: The Weather Channel en Español. Entertainment Studios, whose assets include TV networks, syndicated TV series and a film distribution company, bought the Weather Channel linear network and its streaming service, Local...

Some big things have come from sharks — Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, Steven Spielberg’s career and “Sharknado,” to name a few. Showbiz mogul Byron Allen used one to launch his theatrical distribution company, Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures. “I studied all of the release patterns, genres and movies, and noticed that...

The Weather Channel is a locomotive in Entertainment Studios’ portfolio of businesses generating sizable cash-flow profit, enlarging entrée to advertisers because of its heft and, in what is often unappreciated by outsiders, serving as a media-technology engine. To keep the Weather Channel cable network relevant in an era when information is...

To truly understand how Byron Allen, the guy from “Real People,” became Byron Allenthe media mogul that owns the Weather Channel, you have to hear his story about the courtroom set that needed a home. The CEO and president of Entertainment Studios, one of the largest distributors and independent...

After buying MGM in 1986, legendary media mogul Ted Turner marveled that go-go media moguls are celebrated for being so rich, while their bankers constantly remind them that they owe a fortune. “That’s exactly right,” chuckles Byron Allen of the parallels to his company Entertainment Studios, founded 25 years...

With Winter Storm Harper fast approaching, the Weather Channel has broken out the immersive-mixed-reality machine again. Combining real-life anchors with vivid, digital simulations, the compelling clips have been pitched as an educational tool that brings extreme weather events to life. Some of us used to ignore weather...

Settling into a chair at his Los Angeles headquarters for an interview that will last almost two hours, Allen turns on the TV to show off his new acquisition. He says he’s not planning to make major changes to his trophy network, but he wouldn’t...

Entertainment Studios is committed to diversity and inclusion across all of our business lines and we are proud to have supported Variety’s Inclusion Summit 2018. Having a producing legend like George Schlatter join our Chairman and CEO, Byron Allen to reminisce about their collaboration and...

By CYNTHIA LITTLETON Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios scored legal victories on Monday as a federal appellate court ruled that his racial discrimination lawsuits against Comcast and Charter Communications will proceed. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Pasadena, Calif., overturned a lower court’s decision to dismiss Allen’s claim against Comcast....

Janice Arouh President, Cable Networks Distribution & MarketingEntertainment Studios Networks Honoree #49Most Powerful Women - The Top 50 Everything’s coming up sunny for Arouh, who helped guide ESN’s March acquisition of The Weather Channel. Seen as a de facto chief of staff to Byron Allen, she is leading the...