Byron Allen

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Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I’m just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, October 23, 2021 8:05:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I’m just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

washtimes Friday, October 22, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

clickondetroit Friday, October 22, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

seattlepi Friday, October 22, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

news4jax Friday, October 22, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

click2houston Friday, October 22, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, October 22, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

actionnewsjax Friday, October 22, 2021 6:41:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

independent-UK Friday, October 22, 2021 6:40:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I’m just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, October 22, 2021 6:33:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Matt Signer is an excellent executive who gets things done," External link

prnewswire Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "In addition to extending our carriage arrangement for The Weather Channel, we're thrilled to make two more of our flagship content platforms -- Recipe.TV, and our streaming service Local Now -- available to Frndly TV subscribers," External link

prnewswire Friday, June 11, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen explained : “Corretta Scott King was a friend of mine and she taught me quite a bit. I really wanted to get to know her and understand Martin Luther King through her eyes,” External link

thegrio Friday, June 4, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen explained : “In that speech, he talked about there being two Americas. One America having access to education and economic inclusion and the other America does not. And two Americans will not survive. And that was it. That changed my life forever,” External link

thegrio Friday, June 4, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the U.S. economy,” “McDonald’s takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald’s is guilty of perpetuating this disparity. The economic exclusion must stop immediately” External link

thegrio Friday, June 4, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "The Grio is a leading brand in the African American community. It is also a crucial component of our global media company, and Geraldine Moriba is best suited to expand its editorial and audience reach," External link

prnewswire Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:02:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “TheGrio is a leading brand in the African American community. It is also a crucial component of our global media company, and Geraldine Moriba is best suited to expand its editorial and audience reach,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen declared : “We are suffering from economic genocide. We are suffering from economic exclusion. We have to close that gap and what I’ve said to Corporate America [is] you have to do business with Black America in a meaningful way and you just can’t look at us like we are a Negro problem and how little can I throw these Negroes so they shut up, go away and I can get back to my white privileged life,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, May 25, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the US economy," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 21, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : "McDonald's takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald's is guilty of perpetuating this disparity," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 21, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the US economy,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 21, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : “McDonald’s takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald’s is guilty of perpetuating this disparity,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 21, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the US economy,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, May 21, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : “McDonald’s takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald’s is guilty of perpetuating this disparity,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, May 21, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the US economy," External link

ibtimes Friday, May 21, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : "McDonald's takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald's is guilty of perpetuating this disparity," External link

ibtimes Friday, May 21, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the US economy," External link

yahoo-au Friday, May 21, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : "McDonald's takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald's is guilty of perpetuating this disparity," External link

yahoo-au Friday, May 21, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the US economy," External link

afp-en Friday, May 21, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : "McDonald's takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald's is guilty of perpetuating this disparity," External link

afp-en Friday, May 21, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the U.S. economy," External link

prnewswire Friday, May 21, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the U.S. economy,” External link

thegrio Friday, May 21, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This announcement is an historic moment for corporate America and for Black America, because the greatest trade deficit in the United States is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and we must close that trade gap immediately so that we can achieve ONE AMERICA,” External link

thegrio Saturday, May 8, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Etienne Germain-Lavollée ) : "We plan to invest approximately ten billion dollars to acquire more ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX television stations over the next two years with the goal of being the largest broadcast television group in America," External link

thegrio Thursday, April 29, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “I truly appreciate Gray and Quincy, two of the best broadcast groups in the business, working with us to acquire and transfer these amazing assets. Over the past year-and-a-half, we’ve invested close to $1 billion to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” External link

thegrio Thursday, April 29, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Danny Cowart ) : “I’d love to own CNN ,” “But I have to buy AT&T to do that. And I will. Believe me, I think about it every day” External link

thegrio Thursday, April 29, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “I’m very proud of Verizon, one of the largest advertisers in the world, coming to the table to make sure we have real economic inclusion for Black-owned media,” External link

thegrio Thursday, April 29, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Gray Television ) : “I truly appreciate Gray and Quincy, two of the best broadcast groups in the business, working with us to acquire and transfer these amazing assets. Over the past year-and-a-half, we’ve invested close to $1 billion to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” External link

wsaw Thursday, April 29, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “I truly appreciate Gray and Quincy, two of the best broadcast groups in the business, working with us to acquire and transfer these amazing assets. Over the past year-and-a-half, we’ve invested close to $1 billion to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” External link

newschannel6now Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:45:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “I truly appreciate Gray and Quincy, two of the best broadcast groups in the business, working with us to acquire and transfer these amazing assets. Over the past year-and-a-half, we’ve invested close to $1 billion to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” External link

kswo Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:34:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Gray Television ) : “I truly appreciate Gray and Quincy, two of the best broadcast groups in the business, working with us to acquire and transfer these amazing assets. Over the past year-and-a-half, we've invested close to $1 billion to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” External link

4-traders Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Local Now provides Verizon Fios customers free access to a streaming service that delivers super-hyper local news and premium content," External link

prnewswire Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Local Now is the most localized news and entertainment free-streaming service on the planet,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, April 20, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “After more than three years in development and a significant investment in the platform, Local Now is extremely unique as it uses proprietary software and artificial intelligence to produce, aggregate, curate and stream — in real-time — local news, weather, sports, traffic, movies, TV shows, documentaries and channels geo-fenced to the user’s zip code,” “No other streaming service has this capability and advanced technology. We are well-positioned as the new global standard for free streaming” External link

thegrio Tuesday, April 20, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Local Now is the most localized news and entertainment free-streaming service on the planet," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "I'm very proud of Verizon, one of the largest advertisers in the world, coming to the table to make sure we have real economic inclusion for Black-owned media," External link

prnewswire Wednesday, April 7, 2021 7:26:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “I’m very proud of Verizon, one of the largest advertisers in the world, coming to the table to make sure we have real economic inclusion for Black-owned media,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, April 7, 2021 5:39:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen says : “We are looking to deploy more than $10 billion on Big Four affiliates this year,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:43:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “Allen Media Group’s over-the-air broadcast television network This TV is now well-positioned for greater success with the addition of these eight phenomenal ABC owned and operated broadcast television stations,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:43:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : "Allen Media Group's over-the-air broadcast television network This TV is now well-positioned for greater success with the addition of these eight phenomenal ABC owned and operated broadcast television stations," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:25:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : “If you say status quo is OK, that’s wrong. That is racism. Let me be clear, that is racism. But if you get to the table and you lean in to effectuate change, then you are showing the world you who really are,” External link

eurweb Monday, March 29, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : “If you say status quo is OK, that’s wrong. That is racism. Let me be clear, that is racism. But if you get to the table and you lean in to effectuate change, then you are showing the world you who really are,” External link

eurweb Monday, March 29, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen says : “We are only talking about what you do with Black-owned media, and unfortunately, it is nearly extinct because of the racism on Madison Avenue,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Over the past year we’ve invested over $500 million to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” External link

eurweb Friday, February 5, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “It is important that the news is honest and fair and accurate because we are a public service. We are here to serve the people, and, a part of serving the people to give them vital information that they need,” External link

thegrio Friday, January 22, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen says : “We are looking to deploy more than $10 billion on Big Four affiliates this year,” External link

thegrio Friday, January 22, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen says : “We are looking to deploy more than $10 billion on Big Four affiliates this year,” External link

thegrio Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:49:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen says : “That’s why I’m buying TV stations, they’re a great business,” “You want to be in both national and local business. It’s good, smart diversification” External link

thegrio Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:49:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about April Ryan ) : "Award-winning White House correspondent April Ryan is a phenomenal talent and brilliant political analyst," External link

prnewswire Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about April Ryan ) : “Award-winning White House correspondent April Ryan is a phenomenal talent and brilliant political analyst,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, December 16, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "I am happy to announce we're expanding our long-term partnership with Comcast through the launch of our free streaming app Local Now on Xfinity X1 and Flex," External link

prnewswire Monday, December 14, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "The Grio – which means 'storyteller' in Africa – is the first platform to offer an online digital news destination, a free streaming app providing local news, weather, sports, traffic, and entertainment content geofenced to the user's zip code, and an over-the-air broadcast television network," External link

prnewswire Thursday, December 10, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “The Grio, which means ‘storyteller’ in Africa, is the first platform to offer an online digital news destination, a free streaming app providing local news, weather, sports, traffic and entertainment content geofenced to the user’s zip code, and an over-the-air broadcast television network,” External link

thegrio Friday, December 4, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "The Grio – which means 'storyteller' in Africa – is the first platform to offer an online digital news destination, a free streaming app providing local news, weather, sports, traffic, and entertainment content geofenced to the user's zip code, and an over-the-air broadcast television network," External link

prnewswire Friday, December 4, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen stated : “To me, that’s just shenanigan talk,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, November 3, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen stated : “We have, what I believe, is good news and bad news. The good news is I think Biden and Harris are going to win by a landslide,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, November 3, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : "I am happy to announce that Allen Media Group has achieved another critical milestone by successfully acquiring two over-the-air broadcast television networks This TV and Light TV from MGM," External link

prnewswire Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “I am happy to announce that Allen Media Group has achieved another critical milestone by successfully acquiring two over-the-air broadcast television networks This TV and Light TV from MGM,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This election is an extremely important event for America and especially for Black America," External link

prnewswire Sunday, September 27, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Cristina Perez ) : "Now in its ninth season, JUSTICE FOR ALL WITH JUDGE CRISTINA PEREZ is a phenomenal show, and we are committed to continue its success and longevity for another seven seasons," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Patricia Wilson ) : “Patricia Wilson is an excellent executive who is leading the expansion of our syndicated court programming and our television network JusticeCentral.TV,” External link

thegrio Friday, September 18, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen explained : “As we start our eleventh season, America’s Court With Judge Ross is our first and longest-running court series, and we are enthusiastic to continue its success and longevity for another seven seasons,” External link

thegrio Monday, September 14, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "As we start our eleventh season, AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS is our first and longest-running court series, and we are enthusiastic to continue its success and longevity for another seven seasons," External link

prnewswire Monday, September 14, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “As we start our eleventh season, America’s Court With Judge Ross is our first and longest-running court series, and we are enthusiastic to continue its success and longevity for another seven seasons,” External link

thegrio Monday, September 14, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “Melody Smalls is a highly-valued member of Allen Media Group,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Charter once again tried to claim in a court of law that the First Amendment gives them the right to discriminate against Black people. This is a despicable, racist legal position, and I’m highly-confident Charter CEO Tom Rutledge and the Charter Board of Directors will be held fully accountable,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, August 30, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Charter once again tried to claim in a court of law that the First Amendment gives them the right to discriminate against Black people. This is a despicable, racist legal position, and I'm highly-confident Charter CEO Tom Rutledge and the Charter Board of Directors will be held fully accountable," External link

prnewswire Saturday, August 29, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Charter once again tried to claim in a court of law that the First Amendment gives them the right to discriminate against Black people. This is a despicable, racist legal position, and I’m highly-confident Charter CEO Tom Rutledge and the Charter Board of Directors will be held fully accountable,” External link

thegrio Saturday, August 29, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Over the past year we've invested over $500 million to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "We are excited to join forces with Evoca to deliver the number one news/weather channel and lifestyle programming to a larger audience," External link

prnewswire Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I’m close to the same age when Rupert Murdoch came here to America,” External link

eurweb Monday, July 27, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen told ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I’m close to the same age when Rupert Murdoch came here to America,” External link

eurweb Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Danny Cowart ) : “I’d love to own CNN,” “But I have to buy AT&T to do that. And I will. Believe me, I think about it every day” External link

thegrio Friday, July 10, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We’re excited to begin a new phase of partnership with Comcast and Xfinity, including the distribution of our cable channels for the first time on Xfinity platforms,” External link

eurweb Tuesday, July 7, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We’re excited to begin a new phase of partnership with Comcast and Xfinity, including the distribution of our cable channels for the first time on Xfinity platforms,” External link

eurweb Monday, July 6, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We are very happy with the deal and we look forward to a mutually rewarding long-term relationship,” External link

nypost Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We’re excited to begin a new phase of partnership with Comcast and Xfinity, including the distribution of our cable channels for the first time on Xfinity platforms,” External link

thegrio Thursday, June 11, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "We're excited to begin a new phase of partnership with Comcast and Xfinity, including the distribution of our cable channels for the first time on Xfinity platforms," External link

4-traders Thursday, June 11, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “I am proud to say the Feeding America Comedy Festival more than achieved our goals, making America laugh and delivering over 16 million meals to families in need across the country,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told ( about Kevin Hart ) : “My first call was to Kevin Hart,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 10th,” External link

thegrio Thursday, May 7, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Wendy Walsh ) : "We are thrilled to have Dr. Wendy Walsh on our free streaming app Local Now to help everyone deal with this COVID-19 pandemic," External link

prnewswire Saturday, April 25, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th,” “Laughter is often the best medicine, and we are extremely motivated to bring attention to issues of food insecurity, and to assist in providing meals to families across the country who are financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic” External link

thegrio Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : ''In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th. '' External link

contactmusic Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : "In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th ," External link

prnewswire Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is the first time in our 34-year history that we have canceled a single performance, much less an entire tour,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We thank our fans, performers, and staff for their support, and look forward to seeing everyone for the 2021 season,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is the first time in our 34-year history that we have canceled a single performance, much less an entire tour. We thank our fans, performers, and staff for their support, and look forward to seeing everyone for the 2021 season," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 31, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is a very bad day for our country,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is a very bad day for our country," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is a very bad day for our country," External link

wsau Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Central District Court ) : “Unfortunately, the Supreme Court has rendered a ruling that is harmful to the civil rights of millions of Americans. This is a very bad day for our country,” External link

thegrio Monday, March 23, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen asks : “When you finish with the game of basketball, and I know that’s way down the line for you, since you’re still a teenager, what do you think you’d like to do?” External link

thegrio Friday, March 6, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Etienne Germain-Lavollée ) : “Over the past six months we’ve invested nearly $500 million to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” “We plan to invest approximately $10 billion to acquire ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox television stations over the next three years with the goal of being one of the largest broadcast television groups in America” External link

thegrio Wednesday, February 12, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Over the past six months we've invested nearly $500 million to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates," External link

prnewswire Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Natasha Alford ) : “Natasha S. Alford is a valuable member of our digital network, theGrio,” External link

thegrio Friday, January 17, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Weather is the number one news driver for local television stations," External link

prnewswire Wednesday, December 11, 2019 8:43:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “With David Cohen out of the way, this is a pivotal moment in the history and legacy of Comcast and Brian Roberts. Mr. Roberts and the Comcast board of directors should immediately rescind their petition in the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the civil rights of over 100 million Americans and sit down with staunch critics of Comcast/NBCUniversal including myself, Robert Rodriguez, Sean Diddy Combs, Paula Madison, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Senator Cory Booker, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, U.S. Congressman Bobby Rush, Dr. Martin Luther King’s daughter Dr. Bernice King, the NAACP, and Gabrielle Union to resolve the systemic and horrific racial issues at Comcast/NBCUniversal. With all of us working together, we can truly make this better for millions of Americans and Comcast/NBCUniversal,” External link

thegrio Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is the 63rd anniversary of (when the Supreme Court said) that African Americans no longer have to sit on the back of the bus,” “Here we are, 63 years later, as far as economics, (African Americans) are still on the back of the bus. This (case) is something we have to address to make sure that we have the right to bring forth a lawsuit if we feel that something has happened to us that we feel is unjust” External link

thegrio Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “You have to protect your rights,” External link

thegrio Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is the 63rd anniversary of (when the Supreme Court said) that African Americans no longer have to sit on the back of the bus,” “Here we are, 63 years later, as far as economics, (African Americans) are still on the back of the bus. This (case) is something we have to address to make sure that we have the right to bring forth a lawsuit if we feel that something has happened to us that we feel is unjust” External link

thegrio Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “You have to protect your rights,” External link

thegrio Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is the 63rd anniversary of (when the Supreme Court said) that African Americans no longer have to sit on the back of the bus,” “Here we are, 63 years later, as far as economics, (African Americans) are still on the back of the bus. This is something we have to address to make sure that we have the right to bring forth a lawsuit if we feel that something has happened to us that we feel is unjust” External link

thegrio Wednesday, November 13, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “I’ve never said they don’t do business with black people,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Todd Johnson ) : “As our broadcast television, cable networks, motion picture, and digital divisions continue to expand at a rapid pace, the appointment of Todd Johnson to theGrio reflects our commitment to providing the best news and video content for our platforms,” External link

thegrio Monday, November 4, 2019 10:25:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “She asked a question that changed our lives,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen says : “I just went from studio to studio to studio, and I thought, what a wonderful way to go through life, making people laugh, making television and entertaining the world,” “This is what I’m gonna do with my life. And all of that is because of education. My mother is getting in there and opening that door” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen recalls : “I didn’t have two nickels to rub together, and I decided I’m going forward,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen says : “That’s a mindset. You could put up a radar and say, where’s trouble? And trouble will find you. You can put up a radar and say, where’s this? And it will come to you,” “Money is easy. Don’t be afraid of money. Let money love you. Money will always be with you. There’s plenty of money” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “Money is there for you. And you can make all that and more,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen acknowledges : “I’ll be the first to say if the mothers succeed, so will the children,” “And, if mothers fail, most likely, so will the children” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen acknowledges : “I’ll be the first to say if the mothers succeed, so will the children,” “And, if mothers fail, most likely, so will the children” External link

thegrio Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen acknowledges : “I’ll be the first to say if the mothers succeed, so will the children,” “And, if mothers fail, most likely, so will the children” External link

thegrio Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen acknowledges : “I’ll be the first to say if the mothers succeed, so will the children,” “And, if mothers fail, most likely, so will the children” External link

thegrio Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:32:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “T he industry spends billion[s] a year licensing cable networks, billion[s] and African-American owned media gets 0. And that’s not fair,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen tells : “Now that I have my daughter, I’m not asking for a seat at the table,” External link

thegrio Friday, October 25, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “As an African American man hopefully I’m bringing more attention to climate and environment,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, October 22, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen told : “We have close to 400 people who work for us at The Weather Channel, a lot of very smart scientists,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, October 22, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Bob Prather is an excellent broadcaster and he has done a brilliant job of assembling a stellar management team to operate these very strong network affiliate broadcast stations,” “This is another milestone for our company, as we have now agreed to purchase our second broadcast network affiliate station group within the past three months, and continue to aggressively look for other opportunities to grow our global media company through strategic acquisitions” External link

eurweb Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Bob Prather is an excellent broadcaster and he has done a brilliant job of assembling a stellar management team to operate these very strong network affiliate broadcast stations," External link

wtva Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Bob Prather is an excellent broadcaster and he has done a brilliant job of assembling a stellar management team to operate these very strong network affiliate broadcast stations,” “This is another milestone for our company, as we have now agreed to purchase our second broadcast network affiliate station group within the past three months, and continue to aggressively look for other opportunities to grow our global media company through strategic acquisitions” External link

thegrio Tuesday, October 1, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “They said, we need to go to the Supreme Court and change the definition of the statute so African Americans cannot use it and we can compromise everyone’s civil rights,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “DuJuan McCoy is an outstanding broadcaster and he has done a phenomenal job of assembling a strong management team to operate these network affiliate stations,” “This is another milestone for our company, as we have now agreed to purchase our very first broadcast television stations and continue to look for other opportunities to grow our global media company through strategic acquisitions” External link

thegrio Wednesday, July 31, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “It was transformative. It’s the largest cable network not owned by a conglomerate. It’s the first cable network general market that’s owned by an African American,” External link

thegrio Friday, June 21, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This case is NOT about African American-themed programming , but IS about African American OWNERSHIP of networks,” External link

forbes Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This case is NOT about African American-themed programming , but IS about African American OWNERSHIP of networks,” External link

forbes Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “It was transformative. It’s the largest cable network not owned by a conglomerate. It’s the first cable network general market that’s owned by an African American,” External link

thegrio Thursday, June 20, 2019 5:46:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “It was transformative. It’s the largest cable network not owned by a conglomerate. It’s the first cable network general market that’s owned by an African American,” External link

thegrio Thursday, June 20, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Comcast -- one of the biggest lobbyists in Washington, D.C. -- will continue to lose this case, and the American people who stand against racial discrimination will win,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 10, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "These two decisions against Comcast and Charter are very significant, unprecedented, and historic," External link

ecnmag Monday, June 10, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "These two decisions against Comcast and Charter are very significant, unprecedented, and historic," External link

ecnmag Monday, June 10, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “I am truly honored to be receiving The Urban League’s Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award,” External link

eurweb Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Daytime Emmy ) : “We are ecstatic about this Daytime Emmy nomination and grateful to TV Academy members who recognize the quality of our programming,” External link

thegrio Thursday, March 28, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “The Hispanic marketplace is indexing extremely well with streaming services and is severely underserved. Our launch of The Weather Channel en Español is historic, and is a recognition of the continued and significant growth of the U.S. Hispanic population and the constant need to keep the entire public informed and safe as multi-billion dollar weather disasters are on the rise – especially in underserved communities where Spanish is spoken as both the primary and secondary language in millions of households throughout America,” External link

thegrio Monday, February 11, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We are extremely pleased and excited to launch this new comedy series,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, February 5, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Eight years after we launched our first court series AMERICA’S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS, our viewers continue to enjoy some of the best court shows available,” “Whether in broadcast syndication or on our 24-hour HD network JusticeCentral.TV, the investment to produce these 650 additional new episodes shows our commitment to being the largest producer of high-quality television court programming—and our unwavering confidence in this strong and engaging genre” External link

thegrio Tuesday, February 5, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Brandon was very special to me. I’ll never forget working with him,” External link

thegrio Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This award is amazing but it belongs to so many people in this room,” External link

thegrio Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “I think about my beautiful mother who got pregnant with me when she was 16 years old and had me 17 days after her 17th birthday. When you look at this Black teenage girl in 1961 in Detroit, Michigan having his baby, that baby does not look like a good bet,” External link

thegrio Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “There were days in this 25-year journey where I didn’t eat and I couldn’t afford to pay my mortgage and my phone. This was before mobile phones. I had to call people from a payphone,” External link

thegrio Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We are extremely pleased and excited to launch this new comedy series,” External link

thegrio Friday, January 11, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “International feature film distribution is a natural extension of the expanding reach of our global media, content, and technology company,” External link

thegrio Friday, January 11, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Eight years after we launched our first court series AMERICA’S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS, our viewers continue to enjoy some of the best court shows available,” “Whether in broadcast syndication or on our 24-hour HD network JusticeCentral.TV, the investment to produce these 650 additional new episodes shows our commitment to being the largest producer of high-quality television court programming—and our unwavering confidence in this strong and engaging genre” External link

thegrio Friday, January 11, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “My position was that I would have to work 100 times harder to get the same thing as a white person,” External link

thegrio Sunday, December 9, 2018 4:21:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “My position was that I would have to work 100 times harder to get the same thing as a white person,” External link

thegrio Friday, December 7, 2018 9:47:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “With our motion picture, cable, broadcast television, and digital platform divisions expanding at such a rapid pace, we are totally committed to exploring additional opportunities for acquisitions, content production, and building our assets worldwide,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:51:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Our ad agency search represents another huge step in Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures ’ growing presence in North America’s theatrical distribution marketplace,” External link

thegrio Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:45:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Our ad agency search represents another huge step in Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures ' growing presence in North America's theatrical distribution marketplace," External link

prnewswire Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:23:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Our ad agency search represents another huge step in Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures ' growing presence in North America's theatrical distribution marketplace," External link

marketwatch Thursday, March 9, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “It’s something that I’ve always wanted to do for many, many years,” “We can’t do enough for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles” External link

thegrio Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:58:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Sammy Davis ) : “I personally knew and worked with Sammy Davis, Jr.,” External link

eurweb Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:37:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "We value our continued and expanding relationship with AT&T," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, November 22, 2016 1:21:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “The cable industry spends $70 billion a year licensing cable networks and 100 percent African American-owned media receives ZERO,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 27, 2016 9:04:00 PM EAT



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Gray Television said ( about Byron Allen ) : “We are thrilled to facilitate the transfer of these fine Quincy television stations to Byron Allen and Allen Media Group, who we are confident will continue the strong commitments to journalism and localism that have distinguished these stations under Quincy’s outstanding stewardship,” External link

wsaw Thursday, April 29, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Gray Television said ( about Byron Allen ) : “We are thrilled to facilitate the transfer of these fine Quincy television stations to Byron Allen and Allen Media Group, who we are confident will continue the strong commitments to journalism and localism that have distinguished these stations under Quincy’s outstanding stewardship,” External link

4-traders Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “Allen Media Group’s over-the-air broadcast television network This TV is now well-positioned for greater success with the addition of these eight phenomenal ABC owned and operated broadcast television stations,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:43:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : "Allen Media Group's over-the-air broadcast television network This TV is now well-positioned for greater success with the addition of these eight phenomenal ABC owned and operated broadcast television stations," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:25:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : "I am happy to announce that Allen Media Group has achieved another critical milestone by successfully acquiring two over-the-air broadcast television networks This TV and Light TV from MGM," External link

prnewswire Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “I am happy to announce that Allen Media Group has achieved another critical milestone by successfully acquiring two over-the-air broadcast television networks This TV and Light TV from MGM,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Court Judge said ( about Byron Allen ) : “It’s been an amazing ride! Byron Allen’s unwavering vision delivered us to the viewers, and our fans still love what we bring to television,” External link

thegrio Monday, September 14, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Court Judge said ( about Byron Allen ) : "It's been an amazing ride! Byron Allen's unwavering vision delivered us to the viewers, and our fans still love what we bring to television," External link

prnewswire Monday, September 14, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “Melody Smalls is a highly-valued member of Allen Media Group,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Eddie Murphy said ( about Byron Allen ) : “You know how you can sum up Byron is his chess game,” External link

eurweb Monday, July 27, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Eddie Murphy said ( about Byron Allen ) : “You know how you can sum up Byron is his chess game,” External link

eurweb Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Eddie Murphy told ( about Byron Allen ) : “You know how you can sum up Byron is his chess game,” External link

thegrio Friday, July 10, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 10th,” External link

thegrio Thursday, May 7, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th,” “Laughter is often the best medicine, and we are extremely motivated to bring attention to issues of food insecurity, and to assist in providing meals to families across the country who are financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic” External link

thegrio Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : ''In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th. '' External link

contactmusic Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : "In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th ," External link

prnewswire Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Natasha Alford says ( about Byron Allen ) : “I am honored that Byron Allen has entrusted me to lead theGrio in reporting the most critical news and issues impacting America,” “The role of the press is more important than ever in delivering truth and substance. Our original storytelling will further highlight the brilliance and innovation that exists in our communities while inspiring the next generation” External link

thegrio Friday, January 17, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Byron Allen ) : “My concern with the case has very little to do with Byron Allen and Entertainment Studios and their business dealings with Comcast. My greater concerns are related to the overhaul of a statute that was instituted to protect the economic potential of the average African-American,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, November 13, 2019 10:21:00 PM EAT

Kristen Clark said ( about Byron Allen ) : “There’s a whole lot at stake in this case. It’s much bigger than Comcast and Allen,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 3, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Killer Mike says ( about Byron Allen ) : “I’ve watched Byron Allen and how he works since I was a kid. I love his TV shows and how he eventually started programming shows in those late-night slots. He would purchase the time slots that used to be for infomercials, turn around and sell those ads for his shows. Genius!” External link

thegrio Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Killer Mike says ( about Byron Allen ) : “If everything does not go as planned in this case, Black people have to pull out of Comcast all together,” “We also have to look at the political parties that aren’t supporting him and pull our support from them. We cannot look at this as if we are only fighting for Byron Allen. This is bigger than that” External link

thegrio Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Killer Mike says ( about Byron Allen ) : “If Allen is playing fair, and he has the capacity to produce quality programming, why would they not allow him space at Comcast? You can’t say people are not interested- everyone needs the weather,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Killer Mike says ( about Byron Allen ) : “I’ve watched Byron Allen and how he works since I was a kid. I love his T.V. shows, and how he eventual started programming shows in those late-night slots. He would purchase the time slots that used to be for infomercials, turn around and sell those ads for his shows. Genius!” External link

thegrio Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Killer Mike says ( about Byron Allen ) : “If everything does not go as planned in this case, Black people have to pull out of Comcast all together,” “We also have to look at the political parties that aren’t support him and pull our support from them. We cannot look at this as if we are only fighting for Byron Allen. This is bigger than that” External link

thegrio Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Killer Mike says ( about Byron Allen ) : “If Allen is playing fair, and he has the capacity to produce quality programming, why would they not allow him space at Comcast? You can’t say people are not interested- everyone needs the weather,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Michael Lawson said ( about Byron Allen ) : “We are incredibly grateful to this year’s honorees and extremely proud to have Byron Allen accept this year’s Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award,” External link

thegrio Friday, April 19, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Michael Lawson said ( about Byron Allen ) : “We are incredibly grateful to this year’s honorees and extremely proud to have Byron Allen accept this year’s Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award,” External link

eurweb Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Michael Lawson said ( about Byron Allen ) : “We are incredibly grateful to this year’s honorees and extremely proud to have Byron Allen accept this year’s Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award,” External link

thegrio Thursday, April 4, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

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Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I’m just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, October 23, 2021 8:05:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I’m just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

washtimes Friday, October 22, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

clickondetroit Friday, October 22, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

seattlepi Friday, October 22, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

news4jax Friday, October 22, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

click2houston Friday, October 22, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, October 22, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

actionnewsjax Friday, October 22, 2021 6:41:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I'm just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

independent-UK Friday, October 22, 2021 6:40:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I’m just a kid from Detroit pinching myself, to be in competition with Rupert Murdoch, one of the greatest media moguls of all time,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, October 22, 2021 6:33:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Matt Signer is an excellent executive who gets things done," External link

prnewswire Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "In addition to extending our carriage arrangement for The Weather Channel, we're thrilled to make two more of our flagship content platforms -- Recipe.TV, and our streaming service Local Now -- available to Frndly TV subscribers," External link

prnewswire Friday, June 11, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen explained : “Corretta Scott King was a friend of mine and she taught me quite a bit. I really wanted to get to know her and understand Martin Luther King through her eyes,” External link

thegrio Friday, June 4, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen explained : “In that speech, he talked about there being two Americas. One America having access to education and economic inclusion and the other America does not. And two Americans will not survive. And that was it. That changed my life forever,” External link

thegrio Friday, June 4, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the U.S. economy,” “McDonald’s takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald’s is guilty of perpetuating this disparity. The economic exclusion must stop immediately” External link

thegrio Friday, June 4, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "The Grio is a leading brand in the African American community. It is also a crucial component of our global media company, and Geraldine Moriba is best suited to expand its editorial and audience reach," External link

prnewswire Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:02:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “TheGrio is a leading brand in the African American community. It is also a crucial component of our global media company, and Geraldine Moriba is best suited to expand its editorial and audience reach,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen declared : “We are suffering from economic genocide. We are suffering from economic exclusion. We have to close that gap and what I’ve said to Corporate America [is] you have to do business with Black America in a meaningful way and you just can’t look at us like we are a Negro problem and how little can I throw these Negroes so they shut up, go away and I can get back to my white privileged life,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, May 25, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the US economy," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 21, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : "McDonald's takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald's is guilty of perpetuating this disparity," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 21, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the US economy,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 21, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : “McDonald’s takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald’s is guilty of perpetuating this disparity,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 21, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the US economy,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, May 21, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : “McDonald’s takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald’s is guilty of perpetuating this disparity,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, May 21, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the US economy," External link

ibtimes Friday, May 21, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : "McDonald's takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald's is guilty of perpetuating this disparity," External link

ibtimes Friday, May 21, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the US economy," External link

yahoo-au Friday, May 21, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : "McDonald's takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald's is guilty of perpetuating this disparity," External link

yahoo-au Friday, May 21, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the US economy," External link

afp-en Friday, May 21, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : "McDonald's takes billions from African American consumers and gives almost nothing back. The biggest trade deficit in America is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and McDonald's is guilty of perpetuating this disparity," External link

afp-en Friday, May 21, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the U.S. economy," External link

prnewswire Friday, May 21, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is about economic inclusion of African American-owned businesses in the U.S. economy,” External link

thegrio Friday, May 21, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This announcement is an historic moment for corporate America and for Black America, because the greatest trade deficit in the United States is the trade deficit between White corporate America and Black America, and we must close that trade gap immediately so that we can achieve ONE AMERICA,” External link

thegrio Saturday, May 8, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Etienne Germain-Lavollée ) : "We plan to invest approximately ten billion dollars to acquire more ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX television stations over the next two years with the goal of being the largest broadcast television group in America," External link

thegrio Thursday, April 29, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “I truly appreciate Gray and Quincy, two of the best broadcast groups in the business, working with us to acquire and transfer these amazing assets. Over the past year-and-a-half, we’ve invested close to $1 billion to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” External link

thegrio Thursday, April 29, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Danny Cowart ) : “I’d love to own CNN ,” “But I have to buy AT&T to do that. And I will. Believe me, I think about it every day” External link

thegrio Thursday, April 29, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “I’m very proud of Verizon, one of the largest advertisers in the world, coming to the table to make sure we have real economic inclusion for Black-owned media,” External link

thegrio Thursday, April 29, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Gray Television ) : “I truly appreciate Gray and Quincy, two of the best broadcast groups in the business, working with us to acquire and transfer these amazing assets. Over the past year-and-a-half, we’ve invested close to $1 billion to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” External link

wsaw Thursday, April 29, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “I truly appreciate Gray and Quincy, two of the best broadcast groups in the business, working with us to acquire and transfer these amazing assets. Over the past year-and-a-half, we’ve invested close to $1 billion to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” External link

newschannel6now Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:45:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “I truly appreciate Gray and Quincy, two of the best broadcast groups in the business, working with us to acquire and transfer these amazing assets. Over the past year-and-a-half, we’ve invested close to $1 billion to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” External link

kswo Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:34:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Gray Television ) : “I truly appreciate Gray and Quincy, two of the best broadcast groups in the business, working with us to acquire and transfer these amazing assets. Over the past year-and-a-half, we've invested close to $1 billion to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” External link

4-traders Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Local Now provides Verizon Fios customers free access to a streaming service that delivers super-hyper local news and premium content," External link

prnewswire Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Local Now is the most localized news and entertainment free-streaming service on the planet,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, April 20, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “After more than three years in development and a significant investment in the platform, Local Now is extremely unique as it uses proprietary software and artificial intelligence to produce, aggregate, curate and stream — in real-time — local news, weather, sports, traffic, movies, TV shows, documentaries and channels geo-fenced to the user’s zip code,” “No other streaming service has this capability and advanced technology. We are well-positioned as the new global standard for free streaming” External link

thegrio Tuesday, April 20, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Local Now is the most localized news and entertainment free-streaming service on the planet," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "I'm very proud of Verizon, one of the largest advertisers in the world, coming to the table to make sure we have real economic inclusion for Black-owned media," External link

prnewswire Wednesday, April 7, 2021 7:26:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “I’m very proud of Verizon, one of the largest advertisers in the world, coming to the table to make sure we have real economic inclusion for Black-owned media,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, April 7, 2021 5:39:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen says : “We are looking to deploy more than $10 billion on Big Four affiliates this year,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:43:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “Allen Media Group’s over-the-air broadcast television network This TV is now well-positioned for greater success with the addition of these eight phenomenal ABC owned and operated broadcast television stations,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:43:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : "Allen Media Group's over-the-air broadcast television network This TV is now well-positioned for greater success with the addition of these eight phenomenal ABC owned and operated broadcast television stations," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:25:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : “If you say status quo is OK, that’s wrong. That is racism. Let me be clear, that is racism. But if you get to the table and you lean in to effectuate change, then you are showing the world you who really are,” External link

eurweb Monday, March 29, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen added : “If you say status quo is OK, that’s wrong. That is racism. Let me be clear, that is racism. But if you get to the table and you lean in to effectuate change, then you are showing the world you who really are,” External link

eurweb Monday, March 29, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen says : “We are only talking about what you do with Black-owned media, and unfortunately, it is nearly extinct because of the racism on Madison Avenue,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Over the past year we’ve invested over $500 million to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” External link

eurweb Friday, February 5, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “It is important that the news is honest and fair and accurate because we are a public service. We are here to serve the people, and, a part of serving the people to give them vital information that they need,” External link

thegrio Friday, January 22, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen says : “We are looking to deploy more than $10 billion on Big Four affiliates this year,” External link

thegrio Friday, January 22, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen says : “We are looking to deploy more than $10 billion on Big Four affiliates this year,” External link

thegrio Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:49:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen says : “That’s why I’m buying TV stations, they’re a great business,” “You want to be in both national and local business. It’s good, smart diversification” External link

thegrio Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:49:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about April Ryan ) : "Award-winning White House correspondent April Ryan is a phenomenal talent and brilliant political analyst," External link

prnewswire Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about April Ryan ) : “Award-winning White House correspondent April Ryan is a phenomenal talent and brilliant political analyst,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, December 16, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "I am happy to announce we're expanding our long-term partnership with Comcast through the launch of our free streaming app Local Now on Xfinity X1 and Flex," External link

prnewswire Monday, December 14, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "The Grio – which means 'storyteller' in Africa – is the first platform to offer an online digital news destination, a free streaming app providing local news, weather, sports, traffic, and entertainment content geofenced to the user's zip code, and an over-the-air broadcast television network," External link

prnewswire Thursday, December 10, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “The Grio, which means ‘storyteller’ in Africa, is the first platform to offer an online digital news destination, a free streaming app providing local news, weather, sports, traffic and entertainment content geofenced to the user’s zip code, and an over-the-air broadcast television network,” External link

thegrio Friday, December 4, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "The Grio – which means 'storyteller' in Africa – is the first platform to offer an online digital news destination, a free streaming app providing local news, weather, sports, traffic, and entertainment content geofenced to the user's zip code, and an over-the-air broadcast television network," External link

prnewswire Friday, December 4, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen stated : “To me, that’s just shenanigan talk,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, November 3, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen stated : “We have, what I believe, is good news and bad news. The good news is I think Biden and Harris are going to win by a landslide,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, November 3, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : "I am happy to announce that Allen Media Group has achieved another critical milestone by successfully acquiring two over-the-air broadcast television networks This TV and Light TV from MGM," External link

prnewswire Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “I am happy to announce that Allen Media Group has achieved another critical milestone by successfully acquiring two over-the-air broadcast television networks This TV and Light TV from MGM,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This election is an extremely important event for America and especially for Black America," External link

prnewswire Sunday, September 27, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Cristina Perez ) : "Now in its ninth season, JUSTICE FOR ALL WITH JUDGE CRISTINA PEREZ is a phenomenal show, and we are committed to continue its success and longevity for another seven seasons," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Patricia Wilson ) : “Patricia Wilson is an excellent executive who is leading the expansion of our syndicated court programming and our television network JusticeCentral.TV,” External link

thegrio Friday, September 18, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen explained : “As we start our eleventh season, America’s Court With Judge Ross is our first and longest-running court series, and we are enthusiastic to continue its success and longevity for another seven seasons,” External link

thegrio Monday, September 14, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "As we start our eleventh season, AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS is our first and longest-running court series, and we are enthusiastic to continue its success and longevity for another seven seasons," External link

prnewswire Monday, September 14, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “As we start our eleventh season, America’s Court With Judge Ross is our first and longest-running court series, and we are enthusiastic to continue its success and longevity for another seven seasons,” External link

thegrio Monday, September 14, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “Melody Smalls is a highly-valued member of Allen Media Group,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Charter once again tried to claim in a court of law that the First Amendment gives them the right to discriminate against Black people. This is a despicable, racist legal position, and I’m highly-confident Charter CEO Tom Rutledge and the Charter Board of Directors will be held fully accountable,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, August 30, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Charter once again tried to claim in a court of law that the First Amendment gives them the right to discriminate against Black people. This is a despicable, racist legal position, and I'm highly-confident Charter CEO Tom Rutledge and the Charter Board of Directors will be held fully accountable," External link

prnewswire Saturday, August 29, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Charter once again tried to claim in a court of law that the First Amendment gives them the right to discriminate against Black people. This is a despicable, racist legal position, and I’m highly-confident Charter CEO Tom Rutledge and the Charter Board of Directors will be held fully accountable,” External link

thegrio Saturday, August 29, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Over the past year we've invested over $500 million to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "We are excited to join forces with Evoca to deliver the number one news/weather channel and lifestyle programming to a larger audience," External link

prnewswire Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I’m close to the same age when Rupert Murdoch came here to America,” External link

eurweb Monday, July 27, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen told ( about Rupert Murdoch ) : “I’m close to the same age when Rupert Murdoch came here to America,” External link

eurweb Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Danny Cowart ) : “I’d love to own CNN,” “But I have to buy AT&T to do that. And I will. Believe me, I think about it every day” External link

thegrio Friday, July 10, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We’re excited to begin a new phase of partnership with Comcast and Xfinity, including the distribution of our cable channels for the first time on Xfinity platforms,” External link

eurweb Tuesday, July 7, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We’re excited to begin a new phase of partnership with Comcast and Xfinity, including the distribution of our cable channels for the first time on Xfinity platforms,” External link

eurweb Monday, July 6, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We are very happy with the deal and we look forward to a mutually rewarding long-term relationship,” External link

nypost Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We’re excited to begin a new phase of partnership with Comcast and Xfinity, including the distribution of our cable channels for the first time on Xfinity platforms,” External link

thegrio Thursday, June 11, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "We're excited to begin a new phase of partnership with Comcast and Xfinity, including the distribution of our cable channels for the first time on Xfinity platforms," External link

4-traders Thursday, June 11, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “I am proud to say the Feeding America Comedy Festival more than achieved our goals, making America laugh and delivering over 16 million meals to families in need across the country,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told ( about Kevin Hart ) : “My first call was to Kevin Hart,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 10th,” External link

thegrio Thursday, May 7, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Wendy Walsh ) : "We are thrilled to have Dr. Wendy Walsh on our free streaming app Local Now to help everyone deal with this COVID-19 pandemic," External link

prnewswire Saturday, April 25, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th,” “Laughter is often the best medicine, and we are extremely motivated to bring attention to issues of food insecurity, and to assist in providing meals to families across the country who are financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic” External link

thegrio Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : ''In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th. '' External link

contactmusic Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : "In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th ," External link

prnewswire Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is the first time in our 34-year history that we have canceled a single performance, much less an entire tour,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We thank our fans, performers, and staff for their support, and look forward to seeing everyone for the 2021 season,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is the first time in our 34-year history that we have canceled a single performance, much less an entire tour. We thank our fans, performers, and staff for their support, and look forward to seeing everyone for the 2021 season," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 31, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is a very bad day for our country,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is a very bad day for our country," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "This is a very bad day for our country," External link

wsau Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Central District Court ) : “Unfortunately, the Supreme Court has rendered a ruling that is harmful to the civil rights of millions of Americans. This is a very bad day for our country,” External link

thegrio Monday, March 23, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen asks : “When you finish with the game of basketball, and I know that’s way down the line for you, since you’re still a teenager, what do you think you’d like to do?” External link

thegrio Friday, March 6, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Etienne Germain-Lavollée ) : “Over the past six months we’ve invested nearly $500 million to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates,” “We plan to invest approximately $10 billion to acquire ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox television stations over the next three years with the goal of being one of the largest broadcast television groups in America” External link

thegrio Wednesday, February 12, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Over the past six months we've invested nearly $500 million to acquire best-in-class, top-tier, broadcast network affiliates," External link

prnewswire Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Natasha Alford ) : “Natasha S. Alford is a valuable member of our digital network, theGrio,” External link

thegrio Friday, January 17, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Weather is the number one news driver for local television stations," External link

prnewswire Wednesday, December 11, 2019 8:43:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “With David Cohen out of the way, this is a pivotal moment in the history and legacy of Comcast and Brian Roberts. Mr. Roberts and the Comcast board of directors should immediately rescind their petition in the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the civil rights of over 100 million Americans and sit down with staunch critics of Comcast/NBCUniversal including myself, Robert Rodriguez, Sean Diddy Combs, Paula Madison, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Senator Cory Booker, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, U.S. Congressman Bobby Rush, Dr. Martin Luther King’s daughter Dr. Bernice King, the NAACP, and Gabrielle Union to resolve the systemic and horrific racial issues at Comcast/NBCUniversal. With all of us working together, we can truly make this better for millions of Americans and Comcast/NBCUniversal,” External link

thegrio Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is the 63rd anniversary of (when the Supreme Court said) that African Americans no longer have to sit on the back of the bus,” “Here we are, 63 years later, as far as economics, (African Americans) are still on the back of the bus. This (case) is something we have to address to make sure that we have the right to bring forth a lawsuit if we feel that something has happened to us that we feel is unjust” External link

thegrio Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “You have to protect your rights,” External link

thegrio Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is the 63rd anniversary of (when the Supreme Court said) that African Americans no longer have to sit on the back of the bus,” “Here we are, 63 years later, as far as economics, (African Americans) are still on the back of the bus. This (case) is something we have to address to make sure that we have the right to bring forth a lawsuit if we feel that something has happened to us that we feel is unjust” External link

thegrio Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “You have to protect your rights,” External link

thegrio Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This is the 63rd anniversary of (when the Supreme Court said) that African Americans no longer have to sit on the back of the bus,” “Here we are, 63 years later, as far as economics, (African Americans) are still on the back of the bus. This is something we have to address to make sure that we have the right to bring forth a lawsuit if we feel that something has happened to us that we feel is unjust” External link

thegrio Wednesday, November 13, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “I’ve never said they don’t do business with black people,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Todd Johnson ) : “As our broadcast television, cable networks, motion picture, and digital divisions continue to expand at a rapid pace, the appointment of Todd Johnson to theGrio reflects our commitment to providing the best news and video content for our platforms,” External link

thegrio Monday, November 4, 2019 10:25:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “She asked a question that changed our lives,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen says : “I just went from studio to studio to studio, and I thought, what a wonderful way to go through life, making people laugh, making television and entertaining the world,” “This is what I’m gonna do with my life. And all of that is because of education. My mother is getting in there and opening that door” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen recalls : “I didn’t have two nickels to rub together, and I decided I’m going forward,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen says : “That’s a mindset. You could put up a radar and say, where’s trouble? And trouble will find you. You can put up a radar and say, where’s this? And it will come to you,” “Money is easy. Don’t be afraid of money. Let money love you. Money will always be with you. There’s plenty of money” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “Money is there for you. And you can make all that and more,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen acknowledges : “I’ll be the first to say if the mothers succeed, so will the children,” “And, if mothers fail, most likely, so will the children” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen acknowledges : “I’ll be the first to say if the mothers succeed, so will the children,” “And, if mothers fail, most likely, so will the children” External link

thegrio Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen acknowledges : “I’ll be the first to say if the mothers succeed, so will the children,” “And, if mothers fail, most likely, so will the children” External link

thegrio Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen acknowledges : “I’ll be the first to say if the mothers succeed, so will the children,” “And, if mothers fail, most likely, so will the children” External link

thegrio Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:32:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “T he industry spends billion[s] a year licensing cable networks, billion[s] and African-American owned media gets 0. And that’s not fair,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen tells : “Now that I have my daughter, I’m not asking for a seat at the table,” External link

thegrio Friday, October 25, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “As an African American man hopefully I’m bringing more attention to climate and environment,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, October 22, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen told : “We have close to 400 people who work for us at The Weather Channel, a lot of very smart scientists,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, October 22, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Bob Prather is an excellent broadcaster and he has done a brilliant job of assembling a stellar management team to operate these very strong network affiliate broadcast stations,” “This is another milestone for our company, as we have now agreed to purchase our second broadcast network affiliate station group within the past three months, and continue to aggressively look for other opportunities to grow our global media company through strategic acquisitions” External link

eurweb Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Bob Prather is an excellent broadcaster and he has done a brilliant job of assembling a stellar management team to operate these very strong network affiliate broadcast stations," External link

wtva Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Bob Prather is an excellent broadcaster and he has done a brilliant job of assembling a stellar management team to operate these very strong network affiliate broadcast stations,” “This is another milestone for our company, as we have now agreed to purchase our second broadcast network affiliate station group within the past three months, and continue to aggressively look for other opportunities to grow our global media company through strategic acquisitions” External link

thegrio Tuesday, October 1, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen told : “They said, we need to go to the Supreme Court and change the definition of the statute so African Americans cannot use it and we can compromise everyone’s civil rights,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “DuJuan McCoy is an outstanding broadcaster and he has done a phenomenal job of assembling a strong management team to operate these network affiliate stations,” “This is another milestone for our company, as we have now agreed to purchase our very first broadcast television stations and continue to look for other opportunities to grow our global media company through strategic acquisitions” External link

thegrio Wednesday, July 31, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “It was transformative. It’s the largest cable network not owned by a conglomerate. It’s the first cable network general market that’s owned by an African American,” External link

thegrio Friday, June 21, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This case is NOT about African American-themed programming , but IS about African American OWNERSHIP of networks,” External link

forbes Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This case is NOT about African American-themed programming , but IS about African American OWNERSHIP of networks,” External link

forbes Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “It was transformative. It’s the largest cable network not owned by a conglomerate. It’s the first cable network general market that’s owned by an African American,” External link

thegrio Thursday, June 20, 2019 5:46:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “It was transformative. It’s the largest cable network not owned by a conglomerate. It’s the first cable network general market that’s owned by an African American,” External link

thegrio Thursday, June 20, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Comcast -- one of the biggest lobbyists in Washington, D.C. -- will continue to lose this case, and the American people who stand against racial discrimination will win,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 10, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "These two decisions against Comcast and Charter are very significant, unprecedented, and historic," External link

ecnmag Monday, June 10, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "These two decisions against Comcast and Charter are very significant, unprecedented, and historic," External link

ecnmag Monday, June 10, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “I am truly honored to be receiving The Urban League’s Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award,” External link

eurweb Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Daytime Emmy ) : “We are ecstatic about this Daytime Emmy nomination and grateful to TV Academy members who recognize the quality of our programming,” External link

thegrio Thursday, March 28, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “The Hispanic marketplace is indexing extremely well with streaming services and is severely underserved. Our launch of The Weather Channel en Español is historic, and is a recognition of the continued and significant growth of the U.S. Hispanic population and the constant need to keep the entire public informed and safe as multi-billion dollar weather disasters are on the rise – especially in underserved communities where Spanish is spoken as both the primary and secondary language in millions of households throughout America,” External link

thegrio Monday, February 11, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We are extremely pleased and excited to launch this new comedy series,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, February 5, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Eight years after we launched our first court series AMERICA’S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS, our viewers continue to enjoy some of the best court shows available,” “Whether in broadcast syndication or on our 24-hour HD network JusticeCentral.TV, the investment to produce these 650 additional new episodes shows our commitment to being the largest producer of high-quality television court programming—and our unwavering confidence in this strong and engaging genre” External link

thegrio Tuesday, February 5, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Brandon was very special to me. I’ll never forget working with him,” External link

thegrio Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “This award is amazing but it belongs to so many people in this room,” External link

thegrio Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “I think about my beautiful mother who got pregnant with me when she was 16 years old and had me 17 days after her 17th birthday. When you look at this Black teenage girl in 1961 in Detroit, Michigan having his baby, that baby does not look like a good bet,” External link

thegrio Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “There were days in this 25-year journey where I didn’t eat and I couldn’t afford to pay my mortgage and my phone. This was before mobile phones. I had to call people from a payphone,” External link

thegrio Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “We are extremely pleased and excited to launch this new comedy series,” External link

thegrio Friday, January 11, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “International feature film distribution is a natural extension of the expanding reach of our global media, content, and technology company,” External link

thegrio Friday, January 11, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Eight years after we launched our first court series AMERICA’S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS, our viewers continue to enjoy some of the best court shows available,” “Whether in broadcast syndication or on our 24-hour HD network JusticeCentral.TV, the investment to produce these 650 additional new episodes shows our commitment to being the largest producer of high-quality television court programming—and our unwavering confidence in this strong and engaging genre” External link

thegrio Friday, January 11, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “My position was that I would have to work 100 times harder to get the same thing as a white person,” External link

thegrio Sunday, December 9, 2018 4:21:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “My position was that I would have to work 100 times harder to get the same thing as a white person,” External link

thegrio Friday, December 7, 2018 9:47:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “With our motion picture, cable, broadcast television, and digital platform divisions expanding at such a rapid pace, we are totally committed to exploring additional opportunities for acquisitions, content production, and building our assets worldwide,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:51:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “Our ad agency search represents another huge step in Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures ’ growing presence in North America’s theatrical distribution marketplace,” External link

thegrio Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:45:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Our ad agency search represents another huge step in Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures ' growing presence in North America's theatrical distribution marketplace," External link

prnewswire Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:23:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "Our ad agency search represents another huge step in Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures ' growing presence in North America's theatrical distribution marketplace," External link

marketwatch Thursday, March 9, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : “It’s something that I’ve always wanted to do for many, many years,” “We can’t do enough for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles” External link

thegrio Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:58:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Sammy Davis ) : “I personally knew and worked with Sammy Davis, Jr.,” External link

eurweb Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:37:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said : "We value our continued and expanding relationship with AT&T," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, November 22, 2016 1:21:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said : “The cable industry spends $70 billion a year licensing cable networks and 100 percent African American-owned media receives ZERO,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 27, 2016 9:04:00 PM EAT



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ceo87.50%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
chairman6.25%EN10/26/201626/10/2016
billionaire6.25%EN10/26/201626/10/2016
Names Lang Count
Byron AllenEN100.00%


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Gray Television said ( about Byron Allen ) : “We are thrilled to facilitate the transfer of these fine Quincy television stations to Byron Allen and Allen Media Group, who we are confident will continue the strong commitments to journalism and localism that have distinguished these stations under Quincy’s outstanding stewardship,” External link

wsaw Thursday, April 29, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Gray Television said ( about Byron Allen ) : “We are thrilled to facilitate the transfer of these fine Quincy television stations to Byron Allen and Allen Media Group, who we are confident will continue the strong commitments to journalism and localism that have distinguished these stations under Quincy’s outstanding stewardship,” External link

4-traders Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “Allen Media Group’s over-the-air broadcast television network This TV is now well-positioned for greater success with the addition of these eight phenomenal ABC owned and operated broadcast television stations,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:43:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : "Allen Media Group's over-the-air broadcast television network This TV is now well-positioned for greater success with the addition of these eight phenomenal ABC owned and operated broadcast television stations," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:25:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : "I am happy to announce that Allen Media Group has achieved another critical milestone by successfully acquiring two over-the-air broadcast television networks This TV and Light TV from MGM," External link

prnewswire Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “I am happy to announce that Allen Media Group has achieved another critical milestone by successfully acquiring two over-the-air broadcast television networks This TV and Light TV from MGM,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Court Judge said ( about Byron Allen ) : “It’s been an amazing ride! Byron Allen’s unwavering vision delivered us to the viewers, and our fans still love what we bring to television,” External link

thegrio Monday, September 14, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Court Judge said ( about Byron Allen ) : "It's been an amazing ride! Byron Allen's unwavering vision delivered us to the viewers, and our fans still love what we bring to television," External link

prnewswire Monday, September 14, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “Melody Smalls is a highly-valued member of Allen Media Group,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Eddie Murphy said ( about Byron Allen ) : “You know how you can sum up Byron is his chess game,” External link

eurweb Monday, July 27, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Eddie Murphy said ( about Byron Allen ) : “You know how you can sum up Byron is his chess game,” External link

eurweb Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Eddie Murphy told ( about Byron Allen ) : “You know how you can sum up Byron is his chess game,” External link

thegrio Friday, July 10, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 10th,” External link

thegrio Thursday, May 7, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : “In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th,” “Laughter is often the best medicine, and we are extremely motivated to bring attention to issues of food insecurity, and to assist in providing meals to families across the country who are financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic” External link

thegrio Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : ''In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th. '' External link

contactmusic Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Byron Allen said ( about Byron Allen ) : "In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th ," External link

prnewswire Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Natasha Alford says ( about Byron Allen ) : “I am honored that Byron Allen has entrusted me to lead theGrio in reporting the most critical news and issues impacting America,” “The role of the press is more important than ever in delivering truth and substance. Our original storytelling will further highlight the brilliance and innovation that exists in our communities while inspiring the next generation” External link

thegrio Friday, January 17, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Byron Allen ) : “My concern with the case has very little to do with Byron Allen and Entertainment Studios and their business dealings with Comcast. My greater concerns are related to the overhaul of a statute that was instituted to protect the economic potential of the average African-American,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, November 13, 2019 10:21:00 PM EAT

Kristen Clark said ( about Byron Allen ) : “There’s a whole lot at stake in this case. It’s much bigger than Comcast and Allen,” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 3, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Killer Mike says ( about Byron Allen ) : “I’ve watched Byron Allen and how he works since I was a kid. I love his TV shows and how he eventually started programming shows in those late-night slots. He would purchase the time slots that used to be for infomercials, turn around and sell those ads for his shows. Genius!” External link

thegrio Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Killer Mike says ( about Byron Allen ) : “If everything does not go as planned in this case, Black people have to pull out of Comcast all together,” “We also have to look at the political parties that aren’t supporting him and pull our support from them. We cannot look at this as if we are only fighting for Byron Allen. This is bigger than that” External link

thegrio Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Killer Mike says ( about Byron Allen ) : “If Allen is playing fair, and he has the capacity to produce quality programming, why would they not allow him space at Comcast? You can’t say people are not interested- everyone needs the weather,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Killer Mike says ( about Byron Allen ) : “I’ve watched Byron Allen and how he works since I was a kid. I love his T.V. shows, and how he eventual started programming shows in those late-night slots. He would purchase the time slots that used to be for infomercials, turn around and sell those ads for his shows. Genius!” External link

thegrio Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Killer Mike says ( about Byron Allen ) : “If everything does not go as planned in this case, Black people have to pull out of Comcast all together,” “We also have to look at the political parties that aren’t support him and pull our support from them. We cannot look at this as if we are only fighting for Byron Allen. This is bigger than that” External link

thegrio Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Killer Mike says ( about Byron Allen ) : “If Allen is playing fair, and he has the capacity to produce quality programming, why would they not allow him space at Comcast? You can’t say people are not interested- everyone needs the weather,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Michael Lawson said ( about Byron Allen ) : “We are incredibly grateful to this year’s honorees and extremely proud to have Byron Allen accept this year’s Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award,” External link

thegrio Friday, April 19, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Michael Lawson said ( about Byron Allen ) : “We are incredibly grateful to this year’s honorees and extremely proud to have Byron Allen accept this year’s Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award,” External link

eurweb Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Michael Lawson said ( about Byron Allen ) : “We are incredibly grateful to this year’s honorees and extremely proud to have Byron Allen accept this year’s Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award,” External link

thegrio Thursday, April 4, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT