Byron Allen’s 24/7 TV network ‘This TV’ expands distribution footprint to sub-channels of ABC-owned TV stations
This TV broadcasts around the clock and is now available to approximately 86 million U.S. homes via live, cable and online platforms. A free premium network, This TV brings original lineup, award-winning films, the best of comedy, box office hits, cult classics, retro TV series, documentaries and special events to viewers across the country.
The eight ABC– television markets belonging to This TV are: new York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia cream, San Francisco, Houston, Fresno, and Raleigh-Durham. These eight television markets represent approximately 27 million American television households.
âAllen Media Group’s live television network, this television is now well positioned for greater success with the addition of these eight phenomenal broadcast television stations owned and operated by ABC,â said Byron Allen, Founder / President / CEO of Allen Media Studios / Entertainment Group. âAs we continue to invest substantial sums in the programming, marketing and distribution of THIS TV and our portfolio of eleven networks, we remain committed to live streaming and free streaming platforms directly to consumers. “
ABOUT ENTERTAINMENT STUDIOS / ALLEN MEDIA GROUP
President and CEO Byron Allen based Entertainment studios in 1993. Based in Los Angeles, she has offices in new York, Chicago, Atlanta, and Raleigh. Entertainment studios has 16 television channels affiliated with the ABC-NBC-CBS-FOX network and ten 24-hour HD television networks serving nearly 180 million subscribers: THE WEATHER CHANNEL, ANIMALS.TV, COMEDIE.TV, RECIPE.TV, CARS.TV, ES.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV, JUSTICECENTRAL.TV, THEGRIO.TV, and THIS TV. Entertainment Studios will add its eleventh network, THE WEATHER CHANNEL IN SPANISH in 2021.
Entertainment Studios also owns the LOCAL NOW free–AVOD streaming service, powered by THE WEATHER CHANNEL and content partners, who provide real-time, hyper-local information on weather, traffic, sports and lifestyle. Entertainment studios also produces, distributes and sells advertising for 67 television shows, making it one of the largest independent producers / distributors of first-run syndicated television shows for television stations. International entertainment studios Television continues to expand the brand image and content of the ES company around the world. He currently has active license agreements and programming in South Africa, The United Arab Emirates, Australia, The Bahamas, Canada and New Zealand. With a library of over 5,000 hours of content across multiple genres, Entertainment studios delivers video content to television stations, cable television networks, mobile devices, multimedia platforms and the World Wide Web. Our mission is to deliver great programming to our viewers, online users and Fortune 500 advertising partners.
Entertainment Studios Movies is a full-service motion picture distribution company specializing in mass market commercial content. ESMP released the highest-grossing independent film of 2017, the shark thriller 47 METERS DOWN, which brought in more than $ 44.3 million. In 2018, ESMP also released Western HOSTILES, the historical mystery thriller CHAPPAQUIDDICK and the rest of 47 METERS DOWN, 47 METERS DOWN: NO CAGE. The digital distribution unit of Entertainment Studios Movies, Freestyle digital media, is a leading multiplatform distributor with direct partnerships across all major cable, digital and streaming platforms. Capitalizing on a robust infrastructure, a proven track record and a seasoned sales team, Freestyle digital media is a real hotbed for independent films.
In 2016, Entertainment Studios purchased The Grio, a video-centric digital news community platform dedicated to providing African Americans with compelling stories and perspectives currently under-represented in existing national media. The Grio offers aggregated and original video packages, news articles and opinion pieces on topics such as breaking news, politics, health, business and entertainment. Originally launched in 2009, the platform was later purchased by NBC News in 2010. The digital platform remains focused on curating exciting digital content and currently has over 100 million annual visitors.
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