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2013-12-05 08:27:59

Leading Daytime Talk Show Selects Platform's Newly Syndicated 'TV Rooms' to Unleash Interactivity and Discussion Across the Latest Entertainment and Celebrity News NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- zeebox, the award-winning second screen app for TV, today announced an exclusive media partnership with "The Wendy Williams Show." As part of the engagement, the show's website will be the first to expand zeebox's popular TV Rooms into a weekly, curated view of the shows that viewers...

2013-09-10 12:27:04

15-Year Company Veteran Signs New Long-term Agreement SANTA MONICA, Calif. and VANCOUVER, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move reflecting the continued growth and diversification of Lionsgate's (NYSE: LGF) television business, Kevin Beggs has been promoted to Chairman of the Lionsgate Television Group as part of his new long-term agreement with the Company, it was announced today at Lionsgate's Annual Shareholders Meeting in Toronto, Canada. (Logo:...

2013-09-04 16:26:47

WGN America Expands Its 2014 Programming Lineup with Second Original Series LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WGN America has ordered the drama series MANHATTAN from Skydance Television, Tribune Studios and Lionsgate Television, the TV division of Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF). For Tribune Studios and Skydance Television, MANHATTAN will be the first entry into producing scripted content for their respective newly formed divisions. MANHATTAN also marks WGN America's second original...

2013-08-05 08:26:15

Book Franchise Has Sold Over 12 Million Copies Worldwide Since Its Debut Last Year SANTA MONICA, Calif. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LIONSGATE (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, has optioned the rights to the bestselling CROSSFIRE series of romantic novels by Sylvia Day, it was announced today by Kevin Beggs, President of the Lionsgate Television Group, and Executive Vice President Chris Selak, who will oversee development for the...

2013-06-28 00:20:43

Comedic Drama from Jenji Kohan to Return with All New Episodes in 2014 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Netflix Original Series, "Orange is the New Black," the comedic drama set in a women's prison from creator and executive producer Jenji Kohan ("Weeds") will return with a second season on Netflix in 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/SF81638LOGO) Produced by Lionsgate Television, the hour-long series starring Taylor Schilling,...

2013-04-30 08:29:37

Taylor Schilling Stars in Series Created by Jenji Kohan, Based on Piper Kerman's Best-Selling Memoir BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix will premiere its upcoming original series "Orange is the New Black" on Thursday, July 11, 2013. Created by Jenji Kohan ("Weeds"), the comedic drama starring Taylor Schilling is set in a women's prison and is based on the U.S. best-selling memoir by Piper Kerman. All thirteen one-hour episodes in the series from Lionsgate...

2013-02-06 16:24:38

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sea to Sky Entertainment, the television production and distribution joint venture between LIONSGATE ® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, and Frank Giustra's Thunderbird Films, has brought Brett Burlock onboard as Vice President, Creative Affairs, it was announced today by Lionsgate Television Group President Kevin Beggs and Thunderbird Films CEO Tim Gamble. (Logo:...

2013-01-25 16:25:44

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Debmar-Mercury's "The Wendy Williams Show" invites its viewers to tune in and learn how to "Live Like A Star." Beginning Monday, January 28, and for the next month, viewers will be treated to inside tips from fitness gurus to the stars, celebrity go-to designers and Hollywood elite's personal chefs. Viewers will also see transformation makeovers and have the chance to win major sweepstakes and daily giveaways. Click here to view Wendy's big...

2012-12-20 08:24:57

MUMBAI, India, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Comedy Central India, the country's only 24/7 comedy channel, has pulled off a coup by acquiring exclusive airing rights to the world's most talked about comedy show - Anger Management -- from Lionsgate International Television, the two companies announced today. The show has received a tremendous opening in the US & has a sensational buzz going for it, and its international success paved the way for one of the biggest acquisitions in recent...

2012-11-08 16:25:01

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) today reported revenue of $707.0 million, EBITDA of $104.0 million, adjusted EBITDA of $109.7 million and net income of $75.5 million or $0.56 per share for the second quarter of Fiscal 2013 (quarter ended September 30, 2012). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110919/LA70620LOGO) Revenue of $707.0 million in the second quarter increased by 97%...