By Jon Lafayette Distribution agreement extends carriage of The Weather Channel Frndly TV is adding Allen Media Group’s Recipe.TV channel and Local Now streaming service to its family-oriented, low-priced over-the-top television service as part of an agreement to extend its relationship with Allen Media Group’s Weather Channel. The deal means...

Allen Media Group continues to lead the BLACK OWNED MEDIA MATTERS Movement with the BLACK OWNED MEDIA UPFRONT 2021 Presented by Extreme Reach and TheGRIO.com, Allen's premiere African American-centric streaming news and entertainment brand, the BLACK OWNED MEDIA UPFRONT took place on the AdAge industry trade...

By Jill Goldsmith Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group has sued McDonald’s Corp. for $10 billion in damages, alleging racial discrimination as the high-profile businessman continues to pound big companies for not giving Black-owned media a fair shake as they disburse massive advertising budgets. The lawsuit, filed in Superior Court Of California...

By Jamie L. LaReau After winning commitments from General Motors to do more business, leaders of some Black-owned media organizations now are driving their campaign toward Ford Motor Co. and Stellantis. Media mogul Byron Allen, who owns The Weather Channel among dozens of other TV properties, has asked the two other members...

Veteran Ad Sales Executive to Represent Allen Media Group's Entertainment Studios Syndicated Broadcast Programming Byron Allen's Allen Media Group (AMG) proudly announces the hiring of John Buckholtz to the position of Vice President of Ad Sales for AMG Global Syndication. Buckholtz will focus on advertising sales, brand sponsorships, and revenue partnerships for...

Day One: Tuesday, May 11 2021 Entertainment Studios Networks & Syndication The Weather Channel Local Now Urban Edge Revolt Media Day Two: Wednesday May 12, 2021 Black Enterprise Ebony & Jet Cube Vision Reach TV Madison Management Group / Africa Channel Rolling Out Essence / Afropunk ...

By Dade Hayes Advertising giants GroupM and Interpublic Group have agreed to invest in Black-owned media companies following more than a year of campaigning by a group led by Byron Allen. GroupM, which is owned by WPP, is one of a handful of major holding companies controlling tens of billions of dollars in advertising....