Two-Year Deals for The Weather Channel’s Weekly Series “Storm of Suspicion” and “Weather Gone Viral” Get a Firm ‘Go’ from Owned and Operated Station Groups Including FOX, Scripps, Nexstar, Meredith, Gray, and Hearst
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Entertainment Studios, one of the largest independent producers and distributors of film and television, with 64 shows on the air, and owner of 15 U.S. broadcast television stations and nine 24-hour HD television networks now serving nearly 160 million subscribers — including The Weather Channel television network and its streaming service Local Now — proudly announces nationwide distribution of two original weekly series from The Weather Channel for broadcast syndication’s upcoming 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons: STORM OF SUSPICION and WEATHER GONE VIRAL. Both series now boast clearances with group-owned television stations including FOX O&Os, Scripps, Nexstar, Meredith, Gray, and Hearst.
A weekly hour-long series, STORM OF SUSPICION is a gripping true-crime program that examines spellbinding events where weather played a central role in the solving or covering up of a crime. Featuring expert investigators and forensic meteorologists, STORM OF SUSPICION is the ultimate procedural-reality-drama show. From blizzards to hurricanes, floods to heatwaves, STORM OF SUSPICION proves that when it comes to solving mysterious crimes, Mother Nature can be a detective’s best friend… or worst enemy.
The weekly hour-long series WEATHER GONE VIRAL features riveting video of dangerous and extreme weather events shared online. In this adrenaline-rush series, each one-hour episode is packed with incredible content that showcases first-hand accounts of survivors who lived through these treacherous conditions.
“Weather is the number one news driver for local television stations,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios. “STORM OF SUSPICION and WEATHER GONE VIRAL are two excellent series from one of the most trusted and respected brands in all of television, The Weather Channel. These shows are exceptionally compelling and appeal to all demographics. Our station partners realize the enormous value these series offer to complement their local weather coverage.”
STORM OF SUSPICION and WEATHER GONE VIRAL are produced by the Emmy Award-winning production teams at America’s Most Trusted TV News Network, The Weather Channel, and are distributed exclusively by Entertainment Studios Television – both owned by Allen Media Group, a Byron Allen company.