theGrio Launches Emerging Filmmaker Fellowship Celebrating Black History Month; Adrian Burrell Is Inaugural Recipient

In honor of Black History Month, the Allen Media Group platform theGrio is launching its inaugural Emerging Filmmaker Fellowship — an annual initiative aimed at providing a platform for Black filmmakers to share their compelling […]

Allen Media Group Seeks Nominations For 2nd Annual theGrio Heroes

‘theGrio News’ Sets Show About Race With The Associated Press

Allen Media Chooses Daryl V. Atkinson As Winner Of Inaugural ‘theGrio Heroes’ Award

Allen Media Group’s news, sports, and entertainment multi-media platform theGrio has chosen its first recipient of its TheGrio Heroes initiative: Daryl V. Atkinson. Atkinson is co-founder and co-director of Forward Justice, […]

TheGrio Sets Lineup For Annual Juneteenth Special

Allen Media Group’s theGrio’s fourth annual Freedom Forward: Juneteenth Special will feature performances from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and Jamar Langley from The Voice. It also features comedian Roy Wood Jr. and […]

TheGrio To Air ‘Washington, D.C. Gala’ Honoring Gayle King

Allen Media Group’s African American-focused news, sports, lifestyle and entertainment multi-platform media outlet, theGrio, will honor CBS News journalist Gayle King with theGrio’s “Journalist Icon Award” in a ceremony in Washington on April 29 that will run on the network May 1.

Allen Media Group’s Free Streaming Platforms Add Speedvision FAST Channel

The Speedvision FAST channel brings more than 500 hours of automotive programming to the AMG free-streaming platforms Local Now, Sports.TV and theGrio streaming app.

TheGrio To Premiere ‘Masters Of The Game’ On Sept. 30

Interviewing living legends in an intimate setting, writer, journalist and critic Touré hosts Masters of the Game, a new show premiering Friday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. ET/PT and airing […]

HBCU Go/TheGrio Attracts Major Fortune 500 Sponsors

Allen Media Group says it has secured numerous major Madison Avenue advertising sponsors for the launch of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) sports for HBCU Go and theGrio Television […]

Allen Media’s ‘Local Now’ And ‘The Grio’ Platforms Add ‘Love Stories TV’ FAST Channel

Allen Media Group’s free streaming digital platforms Local Now and theGrio Streaming App are offering the Love Stories TV FAST channel, which offers inspirational, real love stories as entertainment. The Love Stories TV FAST channel is now available in […]

TheGrio Adds News And Political TV Host Marc Lamont Hill

Allen Media Group has hired veteran academic, author, activist and television host Marc Lamont Hill for AMG’s Black news/entertainment media platform, theGrio. Hill will bring his perspectives on culture, politics, […]

Talking TV: TheGrio Casts A Wide Net For Black Audiences

TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp talks with Geraldine Moriba, SVP of news and entertainment for TheGrio, about the company’s launch of a new podcast network and its ambitions for more news, context and analysis as it aims to build a big tent for Black audiences across multiple platforms. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

TheGrio Seeking To Deliver News, Entertainment Content To Black Audiences Across Multiple Platforms

TheGrio Black Podcast Network Celebrates Black Music Month In June

TheGrio Black Podcast Network (TGBPN) will celebrate Black Music Month in June on Dear Culture with Panama Jackson. In the Janet vs. Michael episode dropping June 2, Panama questions if Michael Jackson […]

Allen Media Rolling Out TheGrio Black Podcast Network

Dear Culture with Panama Jackson debuts May 26. Six more podcasts will premiere throughout this summer and fall.

Allen Media Names Langevine Ad Sales VP

Veteran ad sales executive Jocelyn Langevine will represent theGrio, Allen Media Group’s African American-targeted website, television network and free-streaming app, focusing on cross-platform initiatives and brand integration.

Natasha Alford Upped At TheGrio Digital Network Platform

Entertainment Studios has named Natasha Alford the vice president of digital content for TheGrio digital network platform. In her new position, Alford will continue to be based at the Entertainment Studios offices in New York. […]

Byron Allen Buys TheGrio Digital News Platform