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The deal with the Allen Media Group-owned streaming service expands Vevo’s footprint in more than 225 markets across the U.S. By George Winslow NEW YORK—The music video network Vevo has announced that it will be launching 10 channels on Local Now as part of a partnership with...

Media mogul sued fast-food burger chain in May By Jon Lafayette Byron Allen, who is building a minority-owned media empire, called on the board of directors of McDonald’s to fire its CEO, Chris Kempczinski, citing a racist culture at the fast-food burger chain. In the most recent incident, Kempczinski sent...

By Patrick Hipes EXCLUSIVE: Brooke Kahn has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Content Distribution, Partnerships and Programming at Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group, the company said Wednesday. Kahn, who joined AMG in 2017, had been VP Digital Sales and Partnerships. In the newly expanded role, she will continue to...

By TVN Staff Today, The Weather Channel announced its fall programming lineup, which includes two new weekly series, Uncharted Adventure and Frozen Gold. In addition to these new series, the network is also bringing back Weather Gone Viral for its seventh season. Debuting Sunday, Nov. 7, at 9/8c, Uncharted Adventure takes viewers on a...

By Cynthia Littleton Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group has reached a deal with Symonds-Evans Media to acquired the streaming platform HBCUGo.TV, which serves the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities. Allen Media sees HBCUGo.TV as a complement to The Grio, the digital media site that it acquired in 2016....

"HBCUGo.TV positions us to speak to the heart and soul of Black America 24/7," read a statement from Allen, who owns theGrio. By Stephanie Guerilus Media mogul Byron Allen, owner of theGrio, has added to his empire by acquiring HBCUGo.TV which is a streaming site for historically Black colleges and universities. Allen announced on...