Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Networks Promotes Bruce Gibson to Vice President of Network Distribution
A ten year veteran of distribution, marketing and affiliate relations at NSE‘s The weather channel, Gibson is now responsible for increasing the distribution and negotiating transport and retransmission agreements for the 8 NSE television networks, including The weather channel network, the free AVOD streaming service Local now, and the 16 AMG broadcast network affiliated television stations nationwide. Gibson will continue to be based in The weather channel offices at Atlanta. Gibson holds a BA in Communications from Pennsylvania State University, and was a member of the executive cable management program at Harvard Business School.
“We are delighted to raise Bruce gibson to his new post ”, declared Janice Arouh, president of distribution and network marketing for the Allen Media Group entertainment studio networks. “Bruce is a tireless champion of our inter-portfolio distribution efforts for The Weather Channel, Entertainment Studios Networks, Local Now and the retransmission consent for Allen Media Broadcasting stations. Bruce is excited to implement our strategic vision while continuing to meet the needs of our affiliate partners. ”
“I look forward to continuing to work for our growing business and accomplished team to increase distribution of our eight networks and the free streaming service AVOD Local Now,” said Bruce gibson, vice president of network distribution for Entertainment Studios Networks. “The Weather Channel is more relevant than ever and Local Now is transforming the local digital market. Allen Media Group continues to invest heavily in entertainment studio networks, providing our distribution partners with Emmy®-winning content and a commitment to long-term, lasting success. “
The Complete Eight Portfolio NSE 24 hour global HD networks and free AVOD streaming service Local now understand:
The weather channel – The iconic, Emmy®-winning global standard for all weather, climate and tech related news and information. (www.groupemeteo.com)
Cars.TV – This Emmy® An award-winning and adrenaline-fueled network features collectors, designers, innovators and ultimate car enthusiasts! (www.Cars.tv) Comedy.TV – A network dedicated to today’s funniest comedians, featuring a mix of live concerts, talk shows and variety shows, sitcoms and movies. (www.comedy.tv)
ES.TV – A network dedicated to entertainment news, variety shows, celebrity profiles and today’s hottest superstars. (www.es.tv)
MyDestination.TV – A network dedicated to the best of travel with fun, exciting and exotic must-see destinations around the world. (www.MaDestination.tv)
Animals.TV – A network dedicated to animal lovers everywhere. PETS.TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them. Pet News, Pet Care, Pet Health and Pet Lifestyles! (www.animaux.tv)
Recipe.TV – An Emmy® Award nominated network dedicated to famous chefs, amazing recipes and delicious food from around the world. (www.recette.tv)
Justice Central.TV – A network dedicated to Emmy® Award-winning judges and Emmy® Award-nominated court shows, legal news and the world’s biggest trials. (www.JusticeCentral.tv)
Local now – A free AVOD streaming service providing real-time and hyper-local information, weather, traffic, sports, lifestyle information, movies, TV shows, documentaries, etc. (www.LocalNow.com)
About Entertainment Studios / Allen Media Group
President and CEO Byron allen based Entertainment studios in 1993. Based in Los Angeles, she has offices in new York, Chicago, Atlanta, and Raleigh. Entertainment studios owns 16 ABC-NBC-CBS-FOX affiliated TV channels and eight 24 hour HD TV / streaming services serving nearly 180 million subscribers: THE WEATHER CHANNEL, ANIMALS.TV, COMEDIE.TV, RECIPE.TV, CARS.TV, ES.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV, and JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV. Entertainment Studios will add its ninth network, THE WEATHER CHANNEL IN SPANISH in 2021. Entertainment Studios also owns the LOCAL NOW streaming service, powered by THE WEATHER CHANNEL and content partners, who provide real-time, hyper-local information on weather, traffic, sports and lifestyle. Entertainment studios also produces, distributes and sells advertising for 67 television shows, making it one of the largest independent producers / distributors of first-run syndicated television shows for television stations. International entertainment studios Television continues to expand the branding and content of the ES company around the world. He currently has active license agreements and programming in South Africa, The United Arab Emirates, Australia, The Bahamas, Canada and New Zealand. With a library of over 5,000 hours of content across multiple genres, Entertainment studios delivers video content to television stations, cable television networks, mobile devices, multimedia platforms and the World Wide Web. Our mission is to deliver great programming to our viewers, online users and Fortune 500 advertising partners.
Entertainment Studios Movies is a full-service motion picture distribution company specializing in mass market commercial content. ESMP released the highest-grossing independent film of 2017, the shark thriller 47 METERS DOWN, which brought in more than $ 44.3 million. In 2018, ESMP also released the critically acclaimed and commercially successful Western. HOSTILES, the historical mystery thriller CHAPPAQUIDDICK and the rest of 47 METERS DOWN, 47 METERS DOWN: NO CAGE. The digital distribution unit of Entertainment Studios Movies, Freestyle digital media, is a leading multiplatform distributor with direct partnerships across all major cable, digital and streaming platforms. Capitalizing on a robust infrastructure, a proven track record and a seasoned sales team, Freestyle digital media is a real hotbed for independent films.
In 2016, Entertainment Studios purchased The Grio, a video-centric digital community news platform dedicated to providing African Americans with compelling stories and perspectives currently under-represented in existing national media. The Grio offers aggregated and original video packages, news articles and opinion pieces on topics such as breaking news, politics, health, business and entertainment. Originally launched in 2009, the platform was later purchased by NBC News in 2010. The digital platform remains focused on curating exciting digital content and currently has over 20 million annual visitors.
For more information visit: www.entertainmentstudios.com
SOURCE Entertainment Studios, Inc.