By Mark K. Miller Allen Media Group’s Local Now streaming app is now available over the Internet to Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex customers. As Local Now continues to expand its national reach and depth of programming, this launch enables X1 and Flex customers to say “Local Now” into the Xfinity Voice Remote to access the free streaming service’s...

The latest network from Allen Media Group, targeted to African Americans, will be carried on subchannels of the 11 Fox Television Stations starting Jan. 15, 2021. By Mark K. Miller Allen Media Group’s multicast network TheGrio.TV will expand its distribution to 11 major markets with carriage on the Fox...

By Bruce Haring Byron Allen’s recently-acquired MGM over-the-air broadcast television network Light TV will transition to TheGrio.TV television network on January 15, 2021. The newly-rebranded broadcast television network will feature African American-focused content reaching over 100 million US households via over-the-air broadcast television stations, cable/telco/satellite platforms, and free digital...

By Jill Goldsmith Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group has acquired MGM’s over-the-air broadcast television networks This TV and Light TV. The price wasn’t disclosed. The networks, a mix of MGM’s film and television content, are available through over-the-air, cable and online for free. This TV launched in 2008. MGM started Light TV, a...

Veteran ad sales executive Raoul Marinescu will oversee all digital ad sales for Allen’s free streaming platforms Local Now and The Grio. By Mark K. Miller | October 19, 2020 | 12:56 p.m. ET. Allen Media Group has hired Raoul Marinescu to the new position of president of...