By Dino-Ray Ramos [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1lpJP46oEQ&feature=emb_title[/embed] EXCLUSIVE: Freestyle Digital Media, the digital film distribution division of Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios, has acquired rights to Afro-Latinx Revolution: Puerto Rico a documentary from journalist and host Natasha S. Alford, Vice President of Digital Content & Senior Correspondent, theGrio. The docu is produced in partnership with the...

By Mark K. Miller Allen Media Group’s Local Now streaming app is now available over the Internet to Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex customers. As Local Now continues to expand its national reach and depth of programming, this launch enables X1 and Flex customers to say “Local Now” into the Xfinity Voice Remote to access the free streaming service’s...

The latest network from Allen Media Group, targeted to African Americans, will be carried on subchannels of the 11 Fox Television Stations starting Jan. 15, 2021. By Mark K. Miller Allen Media Group’s multicast network TheGrio.TV will expand its distribution to 11 major markets with carriage on the Fox...

By Bruce Haring Byron Allen’s recently-acquired MGM over-the-air broadcast television network Light TV will transition to TheGrio.TV television network on January 15, 2021. The newly-rebranded broadcast television network will feature African American-focused content reaching over 100 million US households via over-the-air broadcast television stations, cable/telco/satellite platforms, and free digital...

By Jill Goldsmith Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group has acquired MGM’s over-the-air broadcast television networks This TV and Light TV. The price wasn’t disclosed. The networks, a mix of MGM’s film and television content, are available through over-the-air, cable and online for free. This TV launched in 2008. MGM started Light TV, a...