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    Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Acquires The Weather Channel

    Independent producer and distributor Entertainment Studios has announced its acquisition of the Weather Group, parent company of The Weather Channel television network and Local Now streaming service. Allen purchased The Weather Group through his company, Allen Media LLC, from The Blackstone Group, Bain Capital, and Comcast/NBCUniversal. “The Weather Channel is one of the most trusted and extremely important […]

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    Entertainment Studios Orders 2 More Seasons of ‘Funny You Should Ask’

    Entertainment Studios has extended comedy game show “Funny You Should Ask” through the 2020-21 season, taking it through season four with a total of 520 episodes. Hosted by Jon Kelley (“Extra”), “Funny You Should Ask” is a daily half-hour strip featuring a panel of comedians who interact with contestants for cash and big laughs. In […]

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    ‘Funny You Should Ask’ and a Mountain of Initiatives from Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios

    For global media production and distribution company Entertainment Studios, the launch of “Funny You Should Ask,” hosted by Jon Kelley, marks the company’s first step into the high-profile game show genre. But the founder and CEO of the company is taking many “first steps” in several business lines these days, and he has no plans […]

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    Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Signs Long-Term Deal with Nielsen

    Independent producer and distributor Entertainment Studios, the home of upcoming game show “Funny You Should Ask” and a variety of first-run court show strips, has signed a long-term agreement with Nielsen for linear and digital measurement services. The agreement makes available Nielsen’s best-in-class TV measurement for TV programs and commercial content in broadcast syndication and […]

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