[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZKTaupKan8[/embed] After a long battle with cancer, comedian Louie Anderson died on Friday. The man who made millions of people laugh has been remembered via countless posts on social media and statements from colleagues and friends. Byron Allen, longtime friend, fellow comedian and entertainment executive, joined...

Mogul charges fast-food chain discriminates against Black-owned media By Jon Lafayette A federal court judge in California has reversed a ruling dismissing media mogul Byron Allen’s $10 billion lawsuit charging that McDonald’s discriminated against Black-owned media in buying advertising. In a new order entered Friday (January 21), Judge Fernando Olguin denied McDonald’s motion...

Jan 18 (Reuters) - Media entrepreneur Byron Allen's Allen Media Group (AMG) struck a multi-year deal with Google Cloud on Tuesday, through which the Alphabet Inc-owned (GOOGL.O) company will provide cloud services to the entertainment firm. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Media companies are increasingly...

By Valerie Complex EXCLUSIVE: Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group (AMG) and Google today announce a new multi-year and multi-platform strategic partnership to accelerate growth across AMG’s entire portfolio of media and digital properties, providing data-driven and secure technology solutions in service of AMG’s current phase of rapid expansion. Google Cloud will provide...

The new group comprises TV, film, digital and streaming content production and distribution. By Etan Vlessing Byron Allen’s newly launched Allen Media Studios has hired Shaun Williams as chief financial officer. Williams most recently served as CFO at indie Solstice Studios, and before that was head of finance...

By Valerie Complex EXCLUSIVE: Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group said Friday that it has hired Shaun Williams to the newly created position of Chief Financial Officer of Allen Media Studios. Williams will oversee financial planning, accounting and business analysis for AMG’s newly named production division that encompasses all AMG TV, motion picture, digital and...

Free, ad-supported service features sports, news and entertainment networks By Jon Lafayette The new Allen Media Digital division of Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group, announced the official launch of Sports.TV, a free streaming platform. Soft-launched last month, Sports.TV aggregates sports, news, movies and documentaries from networks and TV stations to...