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May 23, 2019, 16:05 ET LIONSGATE REPORTS RESULTS FOR FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR FISCAL 2019

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today reported revenue of $3.68 billion, operating income of $130 million, and net loss...


May 16, 2019, 13:00 ET LIONSGATE ACQUIRES INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS FOR GROUND-BREAKING COMEDY "RAMY" FROM A24

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced that it has secured international distribution rights for A24's bold new comedy...


May 16, 2019, 10:00 ET CHRIS ROCK, LIONSGATE AND TWISTED PICTURES TO PARTNER AND EXPAND THE "SAW" FRANCHISE

Global content leader Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures will bring fans worldwide a new level of deviously treacherous traps, clever clues and suspense...


May 07, 2019, 11:00 ET LEADING MEDIA EXECUTIVE DAN MCDERMOTT NAMED HEAD OF SCRIPTED TELEVISION FOR BBC STUDIOS AND LIONSGATE PARTNERSHIP

Global content leaders BBC Studios in Los Angeles and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced that they have appointed preeminent media...


May 02, 2019, 12:00 ET LIONSGATE TO LAUNCH GLOBAL LIVE-TO-FILM CONCERT TOUR BASED ON BOX OFFICE BLOCKBUSTER TWILIGHT

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced the launch of the Twilight live-to-film concert world tour, marking the latest...


Apr 17, 2019, 09:00 ET LIONSGATE TO RELEASE FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR EARNINGS FOR FISCAL 2019 AND HOLD ANALYST AND INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL AFTER MARKET CLOSE ON THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2019

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced it will release its fourth quarter and full year financial results for the 2019...


Apr 09, 2019, 12:00 ET "WONDER," R.J. PALACIO'S BESTSELLING NOVEL AND LIONSGATE'S BOX OFFICE SMASH HIT, BEING ADAPTED AS A BROADWAY MUSICAL

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), Tony Award® -winning producer Jill Furman and best-selling author R.J. Palacio announced today...


Apr 04, 2019, 18:35 ET SETH ROGEN, EVAN GOLDBERG AND JAMES WEAVER'S POINT GREY PICTURES INKS WIDE RANGING MULTI-PLATFORM CONTENT PARTNERSHIP WITH LIONSGATE

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today kicked off its CinemaCon presentation to exhibitors by announcing a joint venture with...


Mar 05, 2019, 12:00 ET Long-Running Hit Television Series "Nashville" Being Adapted as a Broadway Musical

Lionsgate and Producer Scott Delman (President, Blue Spruce Productions) announced today that the beloved Lionsgate and ABC Studios television series ...


Feb 07, 2019, 16:05 ET LIONSGATE REPORTS RESULTS FOR THIRD QUARTER FISCAL 2019

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today reported revenue of $933.2 million and net income attributable to Lionsgate shareholders...


Jan 08, 2019, 09:00 ET LIONSGATE TO RELEASE FISCAL 2019 THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS AND HOLD ANALYST AND INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL AFTER MARKET CLOSE ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2019

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced it will release its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2019...


Nov 16, 2018, 09:00 ET BRIAN GOLDSMITH SIGNS NEW LONG-TERM DEAL AS LIONSGATE CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Brian Goldsmith, a 15-year veteran of Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) and its predecessor companies, has signed a new long-term agreement to continue...


Nov 08, 2018, 16:05 ET LIONSGATE REPORTS RESULTS FOR SECOND QUARTER FISCAL 2019

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today reported revenue of $901.0 million and net loss attributable to Lionsgate shareholders of...


Nov 01, 2018, 11:57 ET Lionsgate India and SonyLIV Partner to Launch LIONSGATE PLAY Premium Offering

Lionsgate India and SonyLIV are partnering to kick off next week's Diwali Festival with the launch of LIONSGATE PLAY on the SonyLIV streaming...


Oct 23, 2018, 12:00 ET LIONSGATE RENEWS THEATRICAL DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP WITH IDC FILMS IN LATIN AMERICA

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today renewed its longstanding partnership with IDC for the theatrical distribution of its...


Oct 17, 2018, 13:45 ET AGAPY KAPOURANIS PROMOTED TO PRESIDENT OF LIONSGATE INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION & DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION; PETER IACONO LEAVING TO LAUNCH OWN ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURE

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) has promoted Agapy Kapouranis to President of International Television & Digital Distribution,...


Oct 12, 2018, 11:00 ET BBC Studios and Lionsgate Television Announce Partnership to Jointly Create Original Programming and Scripted Formats for U.S. Market

BBC Studios Los Angeles and Lionsgate Television have teamed up to identify, co-develop and co-fund scripted formats and original intellectual...


Oct 10, 2018, 09:00 ET LIONSGATE TO RELEASE FISCAL 2019 SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS AND HOLD ANALYST AND INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL AFTER MARKET CLOSE ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced it will release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2019 ...


Oct 04, 2018, 12:00 ET LIONSGATE RENEWS LONG-TERM AGREEMENT WITH LEADING DISTRIBUTION EXECUTIVE DAVID SPITZ

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) has signed industry veteran David Spitz to a new long-term deal as President of Domestic...


Oct 02, 2018, 12:00 ET LEADING EXECUTIVE RON SCHWARTZ SIGNS NEW LONG-TERM DEAL AS PRESIDENT OF LIONSGATE WORLDWIDE HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Underscoring the continued growth and success of its home entertainment business, global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) has signed Ron ...


Sep 17, 2018, 09:00 ET Lionsgate Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.09 per Common Share

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of nine cents ...


Aug 24, 2018, 11:00 ET LIONSGATE TELEVISION GROUP INKS OVERALL DEAL WITH ACADEMY® AND EMMY AWARD® WINNER COMMON AND HIS FREEDOM ROAD PRODUCTIONS

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) has signed an overall television deal with Oscar® and Emmy® winner Common and his Freedom Road...


Aug 16, 2018, 12:00 ET LIONSGATE SIGNS OVERALL DEAL WITH EMMY® AND GOLDEN GLOBE® AWARD WINNER JENNY BICKS TO DEVELOP NEW TELEVISION SERIES

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) has signed an overall television deal with Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning writer-producer Jenny ...


Aug 15, 2018, 09:00 ET LIONSGATE AND NORDISK FILM ANNOUNCE NEW MULTI-YEAR OUTPUT DEAL IN SCANDINAVIA

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) has entered a new multiyear output deal with longstanding partner Nordisk Film in Scandinavia,...


Aug 09, 2018, 17:00 ET LIONSGATE SIGNS MULTI-PLATFORM FILM AND TELEVISION FIRST-LOOK DEAL WITH THE ERWIN BROTHERS AND KEVIN DOWNES

Significantly expanding its footprint in the growing faith-based market, global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) has signed a...