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Jan 16, 2017, 09:00 ET LIONSGATE INKS INTERNATIONAL DEALS FOR EAGERLY-ANTICIPATED REALITY SERIES KICKING & SCREAMING AHEAD OF MARCH 9TH U.S. DEBUT ON FOX

Format Optioned by Banijay Across Top European Territories; Sony's VIASAT3 Takes Format & Series Rights for Hungary Nearly two months...


Jan 12, 2017, 14:00 ET LIONSGATE PARTNERS WITH EXECUTIVE PRODUCER JEFF APPLOFF TO DEVELOP NONSCRIPTED SERIES AND FORMATS

Signing Reflects Continued Growth of Company's Alternative Programming Roster Reflecting the continued growth of its programming business,...


Jan 10, 2017, 14:00 ET PARTICIPANT MEDIA PARTNERS WITH LIONSGATE TO REPRESENT INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS TO UPCOMING FEATURE FILM SLATE

Partnership Kicks Off in Berlin Next Month with Lionsgate Sales of Participant's Entebbe & Captive State Participant Media, the...


Jan 10, 2017, 08:00 ET Lionsgate Invests in Leading eSports Franchise Immortals

Joins World-Class Consortium of Partners Including Michael Milken and Steve Kaplan Reflecting its continued focus on the potential of the...


Dec 20, 2016, 09:00 ET LIONSGATE TO HOLD INAUGURAL INVESTOR DAY ON JANUARY 10

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), a premier next generation global content leader, today announced it will hold its first investor day on Tuesday,...


Dec 12, 2016, 11:05 ET LIONSGATE RECEIVES 17 GOLDEN GLOBE® NOMINATIONS, INCLUDING THREE BEST PICTURE NOMINATIONS

La La Land Leads All Films with 7 Nominations, Including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Hacksaw Ridge and Hell or High Water with Partner...


Dec 08, 2016, 16:00 ET LIONSGATE CLOSES STARZ ACQUISITION

Transaction Creates Vertically Integrated, Diversified Global Content Platform Lionsgate Shareholders Overwhelmingly Ratify Deal Lionsgate...


Nov 29, 2016, 13:00 ET EMMY, GRAMMY AND TONY AWARD-WINNING LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA TO SERVE AS CREATIVE PRODUCER AND MUSICAL MASTERMIND OF LIONSGATE'S THE KINGKILLER CHRONICLE FRANCHISE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AUTHOR PAT ROTHFUSS

Miranda to Serve as Producer of Film and TV Series with an Option for Future Stage Adaptations Lindsey Beer to Write the Film Script...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:00 ET Lionsgate Signs Major Licensing Agreement for Top Film Slate Titles with Leading Chinese Streaming Platform iQIYI

Agreement Covers Streaming Rights for Upcoming Blockbuster Titles Robin Hood, Patriots Day, American Assassin, The Glass Castle and Wonder Deal...


Nov 16, 2016, 12:30 ET LIONSGATE ANNOUNCES TWO MAJOR FILM DEALS FOR THE GERMAN-SPEAKING MARKET

Studiocanal Deal Expanded to Include Summit Entertainment Films in Germany Starting with Robin Hood: Origins Tele München Gruppe to...


Nov 15, 2016, 11:30 ET PARQUES REUNIDOS AND LIONSGATE ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP LIONSGATE BRANDED LEISURE CENTRES

Parques Reunidos, one of the leading leisure park operators in the world, and Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF), a premier next generation global content...


Nov 03, 2016, 17:00 ET Hemisphere Partners with Lionsgate In The First Spanish-Language Premium Movie Streaming Service

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the premier next generation global content leader, and Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HMTV), a leading U.S. and Latin...


Nov 03, 2016, 16:00 ET LIONSGATE REPORTS RESULTS FOR SECOND QUARTER FISCAL 2017

Revenue Increases 34% to $639.5 Million; Net Loss Attributable to Lionsgate Shareholders is $(17.5) Million or Basic Net Loss per Common Share of...


Oct 31, 2016, 13:00 ET FOX DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT, LIONSGATE AND STARZ TEAM UP TO BRING ICONIC HORROR CHARACTERS TO FAMILY GUY: THE QUEST FOR STUFF

TinyCo, a Jam City Company, is pleased to announce a thrilling collaboration between Fox Digital Entertainment, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and Starz...


Oct 18, 2016, 09:15 ET CBS ORDERS "CANDY CRUSH," A NEW ONE-HOUR, LIVE ACTION GAME SHOW SERIES BASED ON THE GLOBALLY RENOWNED MOBILE GAME FRANCHISE

CBS, Lionsgate Television and King Join Together on New Format Created by Matt Kunitz for Broadcast on the CBS Television Network and Distribution...


Oct 13, 2016, 16:09 ET Lionsgate Announces Pricing of $520 Million of Senior Notes and Allocation of $2.0 Billion Term Loan B Credit Facility

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) (the "Company" or "Lionsgate") announced today that it has priced a private offering of $520 million of senior notes due 2024...


Oct 13, 2016, 08:00 ET LIONSGATE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER JON FELTHEIMER SIGNS NEW LONG-TERM AGREEMENT WITH COMPANY

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer has signed a new long-term agreement extending his tenure until May 2023, effective...


Oct 12, 2016, 12:00 ET LIONSGATE NAMES GISELA ASIMUS-MINNBERGH VICE PRESIDENT OF ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMMING SALES AHEAD OF MIPCOM

Reflecting the continued worldwide growth of the Company's unscripted television business, Gisela Asimus-Minnbergh has been named to the...


Oct 07, 2016, 09:00 ET LIONSGATE TO RELEASE FISCAL 2017 SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS AND HOLD ANALYST AND INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL AFTER MARKET CLOSE ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3

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


Oct 06, 2016, 10:27 ET DIGITAL MEDIA ENTREPRENEUR JULIE UHRMAN TO SPEARHEAD CONTINUED ROLLOUT OF LIONSGATE'S STREAMING SERVICES

New Hire Reflects Growth of Company's Suite of Online Platforms  Reflecting its commitment to deliver content directly to consumers,...


Sep 22, 2016, 16:08 ET LIONSGATE SUSPENDS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND IN ANTICIPATION OF STARZ MERGER

As contemplated in the Registration Statement on Form S-4 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 1, 2016, as amended on...


Sep 14, 2016, 10:00 ET MTG and Lionsgate strike global distribution deal for original series

-- Global distribution deal for first Viaplay original series, Swedish Dicks -- Series set viewing record when premiering in the Nordics on MTG's...


Sep 13, 2016, 09:00 ET Lionsgate Becomes First Hollywood Studio to Partner with Vimeo in Launch of Global Television Store

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, and Vimeo, home to the world's leading video creators and hundreds of...


Sep 12, 2016, 16:00 ET LIONSGATE TEAMS WITH UNIVISION COMMUNICATIONS INC. TO LAUNCH THE FIRST SPANISH-LANGUAGE PREMIUM MOVIE STREAMING SERVICE

New Premium On Demand Movie Service Will Tap Base of More Than 50 Million Hispanic Consumers in the U.S. Deep Line-up of Popular Spanish-Language...


Sep 02, 2016, 13:04 ET ATOM TICKETS PARTNERS WITH LIONSGATE TO BRING "NERVE" BACK TO 600+ US THEATERS FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Atom Tickets, the first-of-its-kind mobile movie ticketing platform, today announced that it is partnering with Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) to bring back...