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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 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,...


Mar 31, 2016, 09:00 ET LIONSGATE FORMS MULTI-FACETED PARTNERSHIP WITH GLOBAL SUPERSTAR KEVIN HART

Relationship Will Launch with New OTT Platform, Laugh Out Loud, and Social Adventure Mobile Game Initiatives Channel's Line-Up to Include Original...


Mar 17, 2016, 13:00 ET LIONSGATE APPOINTS AUDREY LEE AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL

 Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, has named 14-year Sony Pictures veteran Audrey Lee as Executive Vice...


Mar 17, 2016, 09:00 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...


Mar 16, 2016, 09:00 ET Lionsgate Names Leading Wall Street Analyst James Marsh to be Head of Investor Relations

 Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) has named leading media and entertainment analyst James Marsh to run its investor relations activities as Senior Vice...


Mar 14, 2016, 09:00 ET COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL AND LIONSGATE UNVEIL LAUNCH PLANS FOR COMIC-CON HQ, INCLUDING OFFICIAL NAME AND LOGO FOR NEW SVOD CHANNEL

Comic-Con HQ to Roll Out with Free Beta Access on May 7 and Official Launch in June Original Content at Launch to Include San Diego Comic-Con...


Mar 10, 2016, 11:00 ET Michael Fisk Named Executive Vice President of International Marketing, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group

Hiring of 12-Year Sony Pictures Entertainment Veteran Reflects Continued Worldwide Growth of Lionsgate's Motion Picture Operations...


Mar 07, 2016, 16:00 ET LIONSGATE DEVELOPS PAIR OF MOBILE GAMES BASED ON BLOCKBUSTER NOW YOU SEE ME FRANCHISE

Studio Teams with Side-Kick VR on one of First-Ever Premium Mobile Virtual Reality Games Based on a Movie Also Partners with Mobile...


Feb 29, 2016, 14:00 ET SABAN'S POWER RANGERS TO BEGIN PRODUCTION TODAY

Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, announced that production on Saban's Power Rangers will commence today in...


Feb 04, 2016, 16:00 ET LIONSGATE REPORTS RESULTS FOR THIRD QUARTER 2016

Revenue is $670.5 Million; Net Income Attributable to Lionsgate Shareholders is $40.7 Million or EPS of $0.27; Adjusted EBITDA is $53.6...