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CHASER available now on Prime Video

Zero Gravity Media Films has announced that the world premiere of new sci-fi series CHASER, distributed by Studio 8, is available now on Prime Video on a pay-per-view basis. A hit on the independent festival circuit, CHASER won Best Series at both the Birmingham Film & TV Festival and Star International Film Festival in 2024, […]

April 12, 2024

MGM+ adds Lionsgate, STARZ content in UK

Amazon has announced that MGM+ has agreed a deal that will deliver Lionsgate and STARZ programming to customers in the UK. This is the third instalment in a series of content deals that MGM+ previously closed with Lionsgate for Europe and Latin America. Lionsgate+ subscribers who joined via Prime Video Channels in the UK will […]

April 2, 2024

Fuse Media partners with Lionsgate, Tastemade, TMB

Fuse Media, the specialist in inclusive entertainment, has announced its 2024-25 Upfront strategy at The Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing’s (AIMM) ‘Diverse Owned and Targeted Media GrowthFronts’. With new partnerships with Lionsgate, Tastemade, and TMB (Trusted Media Brands) fueling scale, an expanding roster of owned and operated channels that celebrate diverse voices, and premium […]

February 29, 2024

Lionsgate revenue down 2.5%

Lionsgate has reported Q3 (quarter ended December 31st 2023) revenue of $975.1 million (€905m), down 2.5 per cent on the same period last year – largely attributed to the Hollywood strikes – and an operating loss of $43.5 million. “We’re pleased to report another strong financial quarter in which the performance of our diversified businesses […]

February 9, 2024

Piligian heads Lionsgate Alternative Television

Lionsgate has announced its Lionsgate Alternative Television, a division that combines its majority owned unscripted television producer, Pilgrim Media Group, with eOne’s non-scripted groups – Blackfin, Renegade and Daisybeck Studios. The division will be led by Craig Piligian, who will serve as Managing Director. The market-facing labels of each company will remain intact, with most […]

January 9, 2024

Lionsgate floats studio

Lionsgate is demerging its studio business into a company that will trade on the Nasdaq in a deal that values the business at $4.6 billion (€4.18bn), including debt. The acquisition by Screaming Eagle Acquisition. a special purpose acquisition company, will create Lionsgate Studios, owner of franchise properties including the The Hunger Games, John Wick (pictured) […]

December 22, 2023

Lionsgate’s Love Lies Bleeding premieres in April

Lionsgate UK has announced the release date for Rose Glass’ upcoming second feature Love Lies Bleeding. The romantic thriller will be released on April 19th 2024 in cinemas nationwide. Love Lies Bleeding was written by Glass and Weronika Tofilska, and produced by Andrea Cornwell for Lobo Films and Oliver Kassman for Escape Plan Productions. The […]

December 20, 2023

Third Mega Movie Weekend kicks off

The third Mega Movie Weekend is live from November 17th to 19th with an all action selection of films to download and keep. The campaign is running across six key retailers: Prime Video, BT Store, Google TV, Rakuten TV, Sky Store and Virgin Media Store. Prices start from £1.99. Mega Movie Weekend titles include: Rambo: […]

November 17, 2023

Lionsgate selects Vubiquity for content migration

Amdocs, a provider of software and services to communications and media companies, has announced that Vubiquity, an Amdocs company, has been chosen by Lionsgate as a key collaborator to move its content library, consisting of over 18,000 film and TV titles, to a cloud-based platform. This collaboration marks a step forward in streamlining content accessibility […]

November 8, 2023

Staff cuts at Starz

Starz, the US cable and satellite network is cutting around 10 per cent of its workforce as it lays the groundwork for its separation from Lionsgate in early 2024. Additionally, Starz will exit the UK and Australia as parent company Lionsgate continues to scale back its international footprint. Starz CEO Jeffrey Hirsch announced the measures […]

November 6, 2023