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  • Byron Allen Creates Low-Budget Television Empire With Entertainment Studios

    Apr 13, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Since creating Entertainment Studios 20 years ago, Byron Allen has made a successful transition from stand up comic to television visionary. The former talk show host, who serves as the production and global distribution company’s chairman and chief executive officer of Entertainment Studios, has made almost $100 million annually from shows such as “Mr. Box […]

  • BET Acquires Byron Allen’s ‘First Family’ and ‘Mr. Box Office’

    Apr 4, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *BET Networks announced today it has licensed over 100 episodes each of two sitcoms, “The First Family” and “Mr. Box Office,” from Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios to air on Centric starting April, 2013. Both first-run original series feature recognized and award-winning actors such as Bill Bellamy, Gary Busey, Gladys Knight, Christopher B. Duncan, Kellita Smith, […]

  • Jon Lovitz Calls Obama Out on his Nobel Peace Prize

    Jul 20, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 5 Comments

    *When President Obama got the Nobel Peace Prize, a blanket of shock fell upon the American population. Some questioned what he did to actually get the prestigious recognition. Criticism is on the rise about the whole bit, particularly these days since America has unofficially declared war on a few nations oceans apart. Jon Lovitz, an […]

  • Vivica Fox Joins the Cast of New Comedy Series

    May 6, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments

    *Vivica Fox confirmed that the rumors are true. She’s back to television in a new comedy, “Mr. Box Office.” Official word is scheduled to come soon from Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Fox joins the cast of Allen’s new production, along with Keisha Knight Pulliam (of The Cosby Show), Jon Lovitz, and ex-NBA Star Rick Fox, […]

  • Bellamy, Vivica, Pulliam in new Byron Allen-Backed Pilot

    May 4, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Following Debmar-Mercury’s success with the Tyler Perry sitcoms “House Of Payne” and “Meet The Browns” and Ice Cube’s “Are We There Yet?,” Byron Allen’s syndicated company is attempting the same accelerated production of an urban comedy series for a run in broadcast syndication. Allen’s Entertainment Studios has just finished production on “Mr. Box Office,” a […]

  • Jon Lovitz Defends Calling Obama ‘F***ing A**hole’

    Apr 30, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *”Saturday Night Live” vet Jon Lovitz has taken to Twitter to defend disparaging comments he recently made about President Barack Obama. During a podcast recorded in January, Lovitz called Obama “a f*cking a**hole” for “saying the rich don’t pay their taxes.” Filmmaker Kevin Smith co-hosted the episode of “The ABC’s of SNL,” which wasn’t released […]