LIONSGATE TO RELEASE FISCAL YEAR 2013 SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012, AND TO HOLD ANALYST AND INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., and VANCOUVER, B.C., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today announced it will release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 (quarter ended September 30, 2012) after market close on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
Lionsgate senior management will hold its analyst and investor conference call to discuss its fiscal 2013 second quarter financial results at 9:00 A.M. ET/6:00 A.M. PT on Friday, November 9, 2012. Interested parties may participate live in the conference call by calling 1-800-230-1092 (612-234-9960 outside the U.S. and Canada). A full digital replay will be available from Friday morning, November 9, through Friday, November 16, by dialing 1-800-475-6701 (320-365-3844 outside the U.S. and Canada) and using access code 269362.
Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales. The Company has built a strong television presence in production of primetime cable and broadcast network series, distribution and syndication of programming and an array of channel assets. Lionsgate currently has 25 shows on 18 networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses, including the multiple Emmy Award-winning Mad Men, the critically acclaimed series Weeds, Nurse Jackie and Boss, the new comedy Anger Management, which has been picked up for another 90 episodes by FX, the network series Nashville, the syndication successes Tyler Perry's House of Payne, its spinoff Meet the Browns, For Better Or Worse, The Wendy Williams Show, Are We There Yet? and the upcoming Orange Is The New Black, an original series for Netflix.
Its feature film business has been fueled by such recent successes as the blockbuster first installment of The Hunger Games franchise, which has already grossed nearly $700 million at the worldwide box office, The Possession, The Expendables 2, The Cabin in the Woods, Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection and Arbitrage. With the January 2012 acquisition of Summit Entertainment, the Company has now added the blockbuster Twilight Saga, which has grossed more than $2.5 billion at the worldwide box office, to its current slate, giving the Company the two premier young adult franchises in the world. Recent Summit hits include Sinister, Red, Letters to Juliet, Knowing and the Academy Award-winning Best Picture, The Hurt Locker.
Lionsgate's home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rate. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 15,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as the foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses. The Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.
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