Byron Allen’s theGrio will provide coverage of the US-Africa Summit today, Dec. 12, through theGrio platforms, in a partnership with Women United Foundation. Africa’s First Ladies — including First Lady of The Gambia Fatoumattah Bah Barrow, First Lady of Angola Ana Lourenco, First Lady of Cape Verde Debora Carlvaho, First Lady of Gabon...

Janice ArouhPresident, Network Distribution & MarketingAllen Media Group/Entertainment Studios Networks   It’s been another banner year at Allen Media and ESN and Arouh is a big reason why. Among her toplines, she secured the distribution of The Weather Group and ESN channels on YouTube TV, led the...

CBS has set a date for Byron Allen presents theGrio Awards special where African-American excellence is honored. Co-hosted by Sheryl Underwood from The Talk and Taye Diggs, the two-hour award show will air on Saturday, Nov. 26 starting at 8 p.m. ET. Honorees include Dave Chappelle...

CBS will broadcast the inaugural “Byron Allen Presents theGrioAwards,” a two-hour event honoring “icons, leaders and legends” including Patti LaBelle, Jennifer Hudson and Queen Latifah, who also took the stage for a special performance with Fantasia and Yolanda Adams. The star-studded black-tie event — a first...