Byron Allen

Paramount exploring BET sale with Tyler Perry, Byron Allen named as potential buyers

Paramount Global is exploring a sale of BET Media, with Tyler Perry and The Weather Channel owner Byron Allen among potential suitors. The BET division is focused on Black culture and includes flagship network BET, streamer BET+, VH1 – which moved into the division last year – and BET Studios. The latter was launched by Paramount in […]

Byron Allen targeting Middle East after securing du deal

US producer and channel provider Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group division Entertainment Studios has secured carriage for seven of its global television networks in the United Arab Emirates on the Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC)-owned du telecom platform. Allen said that this distribution deal, which was facilitated by SAWA Rights Management, is part of a wider arrangement that will soon extend to […]