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Aug 17, 2016, 09:58 ET Discovery Channel premieres "Huntwatch" - the story behind Canada's controversial seal slaughter

 Discovery Channel acquired worldwide television rights to the feature documentary Huntwatch narrated by actor Ryan Reynolds and produced by...


Aug 04, 2016, 16:00 ET LIONSGATE REPORTS RESULTS FOR FIRST QUARTER FISCAL 2017

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) today reported revenue of $553.6 million, adjusted EBITDA of $40.7 million, adjusted net income attributable to Lionsgate...


Jul 29, 2016, 06:02 ET Lionsgate and Pioneering Virtual Reality Company SilVR Thread Partner to Launch Intense First-Person VR Experience for New Film "NERVE"

How daring are you?! As fans line up for Lionsgate's newest suspense thriller, NERVE, they can also feel what it's like to embody and step into the...


Jul 21, 2016, 09:00 ET LIONSGATE TO RELEASE FISCAL 2017 FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS AND HOLD ANALYST AND INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL AFTER MARKET CLOSE ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 4

 Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, today announced it will release its financial results for the first...


Jul 13, 2016, 09:00 ET LIONSGATE LAUNCHES NEW UK TELEVISION PRODUCTION SHINGLE, PRIMAL MEDIA

Former Gogglebox Entertainment Founders to Create and Produce Unscripted Programs for Global Marketplace  Building on its unscripted...


Jul 05, 2016, 10:40 ET Wolf Popper LLP Investigates Buyout of Starz by Lionsgate

 On June 30, 2016, Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA) announced that it is being acquired by Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) for $32.73 per share. Holders of...


Jun 30, 2016, 08:00 ET Lionsgate to Acquire Starz for $4.4 Billion in Cash and Stock

Deal Creates Global Content Powerhouse by Combining Premier Independent Content Company with World-Class Distribution Platform  Lionsgate...


Jun 23, 2016, 20:30 ET YOUTUBE ORDERS LIONSGATE TELEVISION'S DANCE DRAMA SERIES STEP UP, INSPIRED BY GLOBAL MOVIE PHENOMENON

First Original Drama Series for YouTube Red to Premiere in 2017  YouTube, the world's leading Internet video platform, and Lionsgate...


Jun 20, 2016, 16:00 ET Lionsgate Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.09 per Common Share

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared another quarterly...


Jun 15, 2016, 14:00 ET LIONSGATE, SABAN BRANDS AND GAME DEVELOPER nWAY TEAM FOR SABAN'S POWER RANGERS MOBILE GAME

The pop culture phenomenon Saban's Power Rangers will soon be reimagined as a real time multiplayer mobile action game as announced today in...


Jun 10, 2016, 12:00 ET "NASHVILLE" FINDS A NEW HOME ON CMT

Long-time SVOD Partner Hulu Continues to Stream All "Nashville" Episodes Day after Initial Air Nashies rejoice! On the heels of tremendous...


May 25, 2016, 16:00 ET LIONSGATE REPORTS RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2016

 Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) today reported revenue of $2.35 billion, adjusted EBITDA of $162.3 million, adjusted net income attributable to...


May 19, 2016, 12:00 ET TED BOOKSTAVER JOINS LIONSGATE TELEVISION AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMMING SALES

Appointment of 20-Year Nonfiction Television Veteran Signals Continued Expansion of Company's Alternative Programming Worldwide...


May 10, 2016, 15:00 ET Pilgrim Media Group and Esports Leader ESL Partner to Develop Content for Television and Digital Platforms

 Award-winning production company Pilgrim Media Group (The Ultimate Fighter) and ESL, the world's largest esports company, have partnered to...


May 10, 2016, 13:00 ET AGAPY KAPOURANIS PROMOTED TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL SUBCRIPTION VIDEO ON DEMAND (SVOD) FOR LIONSGATE

 Reflecting the increasing strategic importance of subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platforms in the global licensing landscape, Lionsgate...


May 10, 2016, 09:00 ET Lionsgate Unveils its Biggest Cannes Film Festival Slate Ever

Line-up Includes Now You See Me 3, Patriots Day, No Exit, American Assassin, My Little Pony: The Movie and Marrowbone Festival Will Kick Off with...


May 06, 2016, 13:00 ET CON MAN IS COMING TO COMIC-CON HQ

Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF) today announced that the record- breaking web series Con Man, executive produced by the science fiction dream...


May 05, 2016, 18:05 ET Melissa Benoist, Khandi Alexander And Jake Picking Round Out PATRIOTS DAY Cast

CBS Films and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) announced that Melissa Benoist (Whiplash, Supergirl), Emmy-nominee Khandi Alexander (Scandal, Treme) and Jake...


May 02, 2016, 16:00 ET LIONSGATE AND LEADING INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTORS GO GLOBAL

Studio Partners With Trio of Entertainment Industry Executives to Form Globalgate and Identify Intellectual Property for Local-Language Film...


Apr 28, 2016, 12:00 ET LIONSGATE AND FOX NETWORKS GROUP LATIN AMERICA CONFIRM MAJOR OUTPUT AGREEMENT

 Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, and FOX Networks Group (FNG) Latin America, leading entertainment...


Apr 28, 2016, 09:00 ET LIONSGATE TO RELEASE FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR EARNINGS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016 AFTER MARKET CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, AND TO HOLD ANALYST AND INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL ON THURSDAY, MAY 26

 Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, today announced it will release its fourth quarter and full year...


Apr 25, 2016, 09:00 ET LIONSGATE LAUNCHES FILMS ON STEAM'S GLOBAL DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION PLATFORM

Blockbuster Hunger Games, Twilight, Divergent & Saw Franchises to Lead Roster of Lionsgate Feature Films Available to Steam Customers...


Apr 18, 2016, 12:15 ET LIONSGATE ANNOUNCES THE WORLD OF THE HUNGER GAMES AUCTION WITH LEADING HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA HOUSE PROFILES IN HISTORY

 Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF), a premier next generation global content leader and the studio behind the blockbuster The Hunger Games film franchise,...


Apr 18, 2016, 08:00 ET IBM Cloud Video Announces New Clients and Product Innovations

Demonstrating momentum for IBM's newly created Cloud Video unit, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Comic-Con HQ, Canadian Broadcasting Corp, AOL...


Apr 06, 2016, 14:00 ET Rachel Brosnahan And Christopher O'Shea Join Patriots Day

 CBS Films and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) announced that Emmy-nominee Rachel Brosnahan (House of Cards, Woody Allen Amazon Project) and Christopher...