Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group to launch new streaming service: The Weather Channel More
LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group today announced the introduction of The weather channelthe new subscription streaming service from: The weather channel Plus. New $ 4.99-The monthly subscription service will offer more than 50 streaming news and entertainment channels for launch in Q4 2021. The weather channel Plus projects 30 million subscribers in its first five years.
The weather channel Plus has aggregated high-level content and will be available on all devices, including smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, game consoles, as well as personal computers and laptops.
“The Weather Channel has been voted America’s Most Trusted News Brand for eleven consecutive years and the 5th Most Trusted Brand in the US overall, making it the ideal brand for a platform. direct-to-consumer streaming, ”said Byron Allen, Founder / Chairman / CEO of Allen Media Group. “We’ve brought together some of the best news and entertainment content while keeping it affordable and accessible at the same time. We are confident consumers will enjoy The Weather Channel Plus streaming service for decades to come.”
About Allen Media Group / Entertainment Studios
President and CEO Byron allen based Allen Media Group /Entertainment studios in 1993. Based in Los Angeles, she has offices in new York, Chicago, Atlanta, and Raleigh. Allen Media Group owns 23 ABC-NBC-CBS-FOX affiliate television channels in 19 U.S. markets and twelve 24-hour HD television networks serving nearly 180 million subscribers: THE WEATHER CHAIN, ANIMALS.TV, COMEDIE.TV, RECIPE.TV, CARS.TV, ES.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV, JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV, THEGRIO.TV, THIS TV, LOCAL TV NOW, and PATTERN. Allen Media Group will add its thirteenth network, THE WEATHER CHANNEL IN SPANISH in 2021. Allen Media Group also owns LOCAL NOW and THE GRIO free–AVOD streaming services, powered by THE WEATHER CHAIN and content partners, who provide real-time, hyper-local information on weather, traffic, sports and lifestyle. Allen Media Group 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. Allen Media Group International Television continues to expand its brand image and content worldwide. 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, Allen Media Group 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 the critically acclaimed and commercially successful 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, Allen Media Group purchased The Grio, a highly rated digital video-centric community news 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. For more information visit: www.entertainmentstudios.com
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