Comedian Byron Allen Buys The Weather Channel For $300M

Comedian and producer Byron Allen purchased the Weather Channel to expand his portfolio. Allen’s Entertainment Studio’s Inc. purchased the network from Blackstone Group, Bain Capital and Comcast Corp., according to an official statement. A source close to the negotiations says Allen paid $300M.

Allen’s production company produces and syndicates TV shows and has released films. It also owns Comedy.tv and Cars.tv.

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