Byron Allen just made a Big Willie move we guess we can say. Through his Entertainment Studios, he’s acquired the Weather Channel for an estimated $300 million, TheWrap reports based on knowledge of the deal from an inside source. The deal basically consists of the Weather Group, the parent company of the cable network and Local Now streaming service. The […]

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It’s been an eventful week for Black media, with outlets including Ebony, Jet and Grio all selling to new ownership. First up, Johnson Publishing sold Ebony (est. 1945) to a large Texas equity firm, Clear View Group according to an announcement Tuesday. Likewise, sister publication Jet magazine (est. 1951) has also been sold, although it has […]

*Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has greenlighted “America’s Court With Judge Ross” for Seasons 5 and 6 with clearance in 85% of U.S. television markets, reports “America’s Court With Judge Ross” is one of five court shows produced and distributed by Entertainment Studios. The others are Justice With Judge Mablean, Justice For All With Christina […]