LIONSGATE TO RELEASE FISCAL YEAR 2013 SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS ON THURSDAY,
NOVEMBER 8, 2012, AND TO HOLD ANALYST AND INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL ON FRIDAY,
NOVEMBER 9, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., and VANCOUVER, B.C., Oct. 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Lionsgate
(NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today announced it will
release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 (quarter
ended September 30, 2012) after market close on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
Lionsgate senior management will hold its analyst and investor conference call
to discuss its fiscal 2013 second quarter financial results at 9:00 A.M.
ET/6:00 A.M. PT on Friday, November 9, 2012. Interested parties may
participate live in the conference call by calling 1-800-230-1092
(612-234-9960 outside the U.S. and Canada). A full digital replay will be
available from Friday morning, November 9, through Friday, November 16, by
dialing 1-800-475-6701 (320-365-3844 outside the U.S. and Canada) and using
access code 269362.
About Lionsgate: Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a
strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution,
television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family
entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international
distribution and sales. The Company has built a strong television presence in
production of primetime cable and broadcast network series, distribution and
syndication of programming and an array of channel assets. Lionsgate currently
has 25 shows on 18 networks spanning its primetime production, distribution
and syndication businesses, including the multiple Emmy Award-winning Mad Men,
the critically acclaimed series Weeds, Nurse Jackie and Boss, the new comedy
Anger Management, which has been picked up for another 90 episodes by FX, the
network series Nashville, the syndication successes Tyler Perry's House of
Payne, its spinoff Meet the Browns, For Better Or Worse, The Wendy Williams
Show, Are We There Yet? and the upcoming Orange Is The New Black, an original
series for Netflix.
Its feature film business has been fueled by such recent successes as the
blockbuster first installment of The Hunger Games franchise, which has already
grossed nearly $700 million at the worldwide box office, The Possession, The
Expendables 2, The Cabin in the Woods, Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness
Protection and Arbitrage. With the January 2012 acquisition of Summit
Entertainment, the Company has now added the blockbuster Twilight Saga, which
has grossed more than $2.5 billion at the worldwide box office, to its current
slate, giving the Company the two premier young adult franchises in the world.
Recent Summit hits include Sinister, Red, Letters to Juliet, Knowing and the
Academy Award-winning Best Picture, The Hurt Locker.
Lionsgate's home entertainment business is an industry leader in box
office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rate. Lionsgate handles
a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 15,000 motion picture and
television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves
as the foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses. The
Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality
entertainment in markets around the world.
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