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Getty Images Byron Allen hosted his third annual Oscars gala benefitting Children’s Hospital Los Angeles at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Sunday evening where stars like Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Quincy Jones and Stevie Wonder dined and danced while raising money for a worthy cause on Hollywood’s biggest night. The exclusive, black-tie affair emceed by Jamie Foxx is the hottest...

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...