Lionsgate’s deal for premium cable network Starz is a combination of cash and stock totaling $4.4 billion. The combined company will encompass: a 16,000-title film and TV library; the largest independent TV business in the world, including 87 original series on 42 U.S. networks; a feature film business that has generated over $7 billion at the global box office over the past four years; operation of or investment in 30 channel platforms around the world, including the flagship Starz platform reaching 24 million U.S. subs, the Starz Encore network with five OTT services; and a growing presence in location-based entertainment and video games.
To read stories published more than one week ago, please log into your free TVNewsCheck account.
If you do not yet have a member profile, creating one is fast and easy.
If you have not yet created a new Member Profile since TVNewsCheck launched its redesigned site, please create one here.
Important: Even if you had an account with TVNewsCheck prior to its redesign, you will still need to create a new member profile. Thanks!