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By Steven Gaydos Entertainment mogul Byron Allen’s résumé lists Fairfax High and USC as the Los Angeles educational institutions of his formative years. Not to diminish their importance, when you hear Allen describing his youthful days when his single mother “couldn’t afford daycare” and plopped young Byron...

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton Comedian, entertainment, and media mogul Byron Allen will soon join the giants of Hollywood when he is honored with a prestigious star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will honor Allen with the 2,706th star on the Hollywood Walk...

WHO: Byron Allen Emcee: Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Chair Nicole Mihalka Guest Speakers: TBA WHAT: Dedication of the 2,706th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in   the Category of Television WHERE: 1749 Vine Street at the famous corner of Hollywood & Vine WHEN: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 11:30 A.M. The Hollywood Chamber...

By Jon Lafayette Byron Allen’s company now owns 32 station in 20 markets Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group said it completed the acquisition of WJRT-TV, Flint-Saginaw, Mich., from Gray Television for $70 million in cash. Allen has vowed to spend $10 billion buying stations to create one of the largest U.S....

By Jill Goldsmith Broadcaster TEGNA confirmed Tuesday that it’s received what would be a new round of acquisition proposals. It didn’t say from whom but Byron Allen’s group is said to be bidding, along with Apollo Global Management and Standard General with an $8 billion offer Tegna, which was spun off from...