LOS ANGELES, September 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – by Byron Allen Allen Media Group proudly announces the rise of Mark Eisner to the Senior Vice President of Content Distribution, Partnerships and Programming. Eisner previous title was vice president of content distribution – a position he has held since joining Allen Media Group in 2016.
In his new role, Eisner will continue to lead television licensing, representing Allen Media Group‘s Freestyle digital media and Entertainment Studios Movies movie content libraries. Eisner will also oversee content partnerships for Allen Media Groupthe growing portfolio of OTT platforms, including The weather channelAVOD’s free streaming service from Local now. In addition, Eisner will oversee content acquisitions for Allen Media GroupOTA broadcasting networks owned and operated by, This TV and TheGrio.TV. Eisner will continue to be based in Allen Media Group sits at Los Angeles.
Prior to joining Allen Media Group in 2016, Eisner held content distribution roles for television syndication, cable television and digital networks with Lionsgate Entertainment, MGM World Television, and New Line Cinema. Eisner got his baccalaureate University of California, Santa Barbara.
“Mark Eisner is a valued member of our distribution team, ”said Byron Allen, Founder / Chairman / CEO of Allen Media Group. “Mark is an excellent leader and well positioned to expand our content distribution and partnerships globally, across all Allen Media Group platforms. “
“I am excited to move forward and chart the course in expanding our content distribution footprint across a wide range of emerging platforms,” said Mark Eisner, Senior Vice President of Content Distribution, Partnerships and Programming. “As the Allen Media Group continues to innovate and position itself as the new benchmark in the media industry, I look forward to supporting these global efforts and initiatives with continued success. “
About Allen Media Group / Entertainment Studios
President and CEO Byron Allen based Allen Media Group / Entertainment Studios in 1993. Based in Los Angeles, she has offices in new York, Chicago, Atlanta, and Raleigh. Allen Media Group owns 32 ABC-NBC-CBS-FOX affiliated television channels in 20 U.S. markets and twelve 24-hour HD television networks serving nearly 180 million subscribers: THE WEATHER CHANNEL, ANIMALS.TV, COMEDIE.TV, RECIPE.TV, CARS.TV, ES.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV, JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV, THEGRIO.TV, THIS TV, LOCAL TV NOW, and PATTERN. Allen Media Group will add its thirteenth network, THE WEATHER CHANNEL IN SPANISH in 2021. Allen Media Group also owns LOCAL NOW and THE GRIO free–AVOD streaming services, powered by THE WEATHER CHAIN and content partners, who provide real-time, hyper-local information on weather, traffic, sports and lifestyle. Allen Media Group also produces, distributes and sells advertising for 68 television shows, making it one of the largest independent producers / distributors of first-run syndicated television shows for television stations. Allen Media Group International Television continues to expand its brand image and content worldwide. 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, Allen Media Group 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 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, Allen Media Group purchased The Grio, a highly rated digital video-centric 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 100 million annual visitors.
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