Allen Media Group's Free-Streaming Platforms ‘Local Now’ and ‘The Grio’ Add ‘Love Stories TV’ Fast Channel To Premiere In The United States

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Allen Media Group and Love Stories TV Partnership Brings Love Stories TV FAST Channel to U.S. Streamers

Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group (AMG) is proud to announce that its free-streaming digital platforms Local Now and theGrio Streaming App are now making available the Love Stories TV FAST channel – the global content leader in inspirational, real love stories as entertainment. The Love Stories TV FAST channel is now available in the U.S. for the first time ever on Local Now, and theGrio Streaming App. This follows the success of Love Stories TV with existing partners Rakuten TV in Europe and Samsung TV Plus in Australia. The Love Stories TV FAST channel features a 24/7 stream of the world’s best cinematic wedding content and more.

The Love Stories TV FAST channel features inspiring cinematic real wedding films. Love Stories TV also has the global wedding industry’s largest and fastest growing YouTube and TikTok channels and entered the connected TV space earlier this year – the busiest year for weddings in four decades.

Local Now provides localized news, weather, sports, traffic, and entertainment, produced by various leading news organizations, in more than 225 markets across the U.S. It offers more than 450 free streaming channels, including a Local Now channel in every DMA in the country, as well as more than 16,000 movies, TV shows, and documentaries. The Local Now app is available on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Xfinity, Vizio, Samsung, Android and IOS devices. (

TheGrio Streaming App is a free-streaming platform where Black America watches 24/7 premium content including award-winning movies, television shows, comedies, documentaries and a diverse array of channels. TheGrio is the brand you trust for news and entertainment focused on Black culture, streaming the most compelling stories and perspectives with cutting edge news reports and in-depth interviews. TheGrio Streaming App is now available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, AppleTV, Android/Google TV, and Android and Apple handheld devices. (

“We are thrilled to be the first streaming partner in the United States to carry the Love Stories TV FAST channel,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group. “We think the millions of users across Local Now and theGrio Streaming App will truly appreciate this unique offering showcasing these emotional and entertaining love stories.”

“We are proud to be partnering with Allen Media Group to bring the Love Stories TV channel to living rooms across the United States,” said Rachel Silver, Founder/CEO of Love Stories TV. “Viewers are hungry for happy, uplifting, heartwarming real love stories and we’re proud to make it easier than ever for our existing and new audiences to enjoy our incredible library of content."

Chairman and CEO Byron Allen founded Allen Media Group in 1993. Headquartered in Los Angeles, it has offices in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, and Charleston, SC. Allen Media Group owns 27 ABC-NBC-CBS-FOX network affiliate broadcast television stations in 21 U.S. markets and twelve 24-hour HD television networks serving nearly 220 million subscribers: THE WEATHER CHANNEL, THE WEATHER CHANNEL EN ESPAÑOL, PETS.TV, COMEDY.TV, RECIPE.TV, CARS.TV, ES.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV, JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV, THEGRIO, THIS TV, and PATTRN. Allen Media Group also owns the streaming platforms HBCU GO, THE GRIO STREAMING APP, SPORTS.TV, THE WEATHER CHANNEL STREAMING APP, and LOCAL NOW--the free-streaming AVOD service powered by THE WEATHER CHANNEL and content partners, which delivers real-time, hyper-local news, weather, traffic, sports, and lifestyle information. Allen Media Group also produces, distributes, and sells advertising for 68 television programs, making it one of the largest independent producers/distributors of first-run syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations. Allen Media Group International Television continues to extend its corporate branding and content around the globe. It 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 owned content across multiple genres, Allen Media Group provides video content to broadcast television stations, cable television networks, mobile devices, and multimedia digital. Our mission is to provide excellent programming to our viewers, online users, and Fortune 500 advertising partners.

Love Stories TV is a global media brand which provides entertainment and wedding inspiration through uplifting, high quality, and emotional video content. As the only video platform in a $300 billion industry, Love Stories TV reaches 40M+ monthly viewers through their website, social, and streaming TV channel. Love Stories TV has the industry's only streaming TV and Snap Discover channels, largest YouTube and TikTok channels, as well as deeply engaged audiences on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and more. On the company has a library of 25,000+ professionally produced real wedding videos contributed by videographers from all over the world. Each video is tagged with the wedding data and details which populates into a marketplace of 50,000+ wedding pros that couples use to browse, discover, and contact professionals for their wedding.

Media Contact for Allen Media Group:
Eric Peterkofsky
310-277-3500 x124

Media Contact for Love Stories TV

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