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Byron Allen Buys 7 Gray Divestiture TV Stations for $380M

The deal brings Allen Media Broadcasting’s stable to 23 ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox network affiliate stations nationwide, with plans to buy more over the next two years.

Paramount CEO Jim Gianopulos on Biden: “Let’s See What Joe Can Do With His Sharpie”

Paramount chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos, an early Biden supporter and fundraiser, on watching election returns ("The pain of 2016 came rushing back") and his hopes for the new administration: "I…

Byron Allen on His Plans for Media Domination: “What You See Today Will Be 10,000 Times Bigger”

Since he was a kid, comic turned mogul Byron Allen has played the long game, acquiring assets like The Weather ?Channel and taking a racial equality dispute with Comcast all the way to the Supreme…

Byron Allen’s Movie Studio Taps Former CBS Films Exec as CFO

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios has named Reid Sullivan as CFO of its motion picture division.

Byron Allen v. Comcast: Supreme Court Race Case Could Reshape Bias Lawsuits

When Byron Allen first launched a legal rampage back in 2015, few would have guessed he would get to the Supreme Court with a case that could transform the way discrimination lawsuits are handled and…

Marsai Martin, Byron Allen Call for Industry Accountability at Annual Culture Creators Innovators & Leaders Awards

MVPs, studio executives and prominent Hollywood figures gathered Saturday to celebrate and appreciate black culture at the fourth annual Culture Creators Innovators and Leaders Awards Brunch at the…

Entertainment Studios Nabs Sundance Legal Drama ‘All Rise’

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios has nabbed U.S. rights to the legal drama 'All Rise,' which stars Kelvin Harrison Jr. as a straight-arrow Harlem youth arrested for his peripheral involvement in a…

Nia Long, Corinne Foxx Topline ’47 Meters Down’ Sequel

Nia Long and Corinne Foxx — the daughter of Jamie Foxx, making her feature film debut — are starring in '47 Meters Down - Uncaged,' the sequel to the Mandy Moore- and Claire Holt-starring shark…

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Launches International Sales and Distribution Division

In a bid to expand its global footprint, Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios is launching an international sales and distribution division. Dubbed Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures International…

Mel Gibson Starrer ‘Boss Level’ Nabbed by Entertainment Studios

The action-thriller will receive a wide release in 2019 by Byron Allen's distribution outfit.

Byron Allen on “Chasing Studio Crumbs,” Weinstein’s Future and Christian Bale’s ‘Hostiles’

The chairman and CEO of Entertainment Studios/Freestyle Digital Media, who has an awards hopeful with the Bale-starring Western, reveals how a Weinstein film he rescued from a direct-to-DVD fate…

’47 Meters Down’ Sequel Nabbed by Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios

The shark-infested sequel will hit theaters in summer 2019.