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By Jill Goldsmith EXCLUSIVE: Byron Allen is acquiring Honolulu ABC affiliate KITV from SLJ Broadcasting for $30 million, boosting his Allen Media Group’s owned and operated big-four network affiliates to 16 stations in 12 markets. The acquisition, through AMG’s Allen Media Broadcasting, was the latest in a string of deals...

By Robert Marich Media entrepreneur Byron Allen has been making ambitious acquisitions for some time and, bolstered by a recent $1 billion corporate refinance, he has an appetite for more. Since last year, Allen’s Century City-based media company, Entertainment Studios, has purchased 16 broadcast TV stations in...

Allen's Complete Portfolio of 8 Global Television Networks Begins Multi-Year Content Partnership with Evoca Over-The-Air Television Service LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Byron Allen's Allen Media Group division Entertainment Studios, one of the largest independent producers and distributors of film and television with 64 shows on the air and owner of...

#60. Independent networks always struggle to gain distribution, but Allen and Arouh have worked tirelessly to bring the nine Entertainment Studios Networks and streaming service Local Now to more viewers than ever before. 2020 proved to be a pivotal year with ESN finally gaining carriage on...

By Kamaron Leach Entertainment Studios, a subsidiary of Allen Media Group founded by Byron Allen, is expanding coverage of its cable networks to the United Arab Emirates. The first-time deal with SAWA Rights Management, a content rights company based in the Middle East, bolsters Allen’s portfolio...