Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. : LIONSGATE TO RELEASE FISCAL YEAR 2012 FULL YEAR AND FOURTH QUARTER EARNINGS AFTER MARKET CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2012, AND TO HOLD ANALYST AND INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL ON THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012
05/17/2012| 08:05am US/Eastern
SANTA MONICA, Calif. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today announced it will release its financial results for fiscal year 2012 and the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 (fiscal year and quarter ended March 31, 2012) after market close on Wednesday, May 30, 2012.
Lionsgate senior management will hold its analyst and investor conference call to discuss its fiscal year 2012 financial results at 9:00 A.M. ET/6:00 A.M. PT on Thursday, May 31, 2012. Interested parties may participate live in the conference call by calling 1-800-230-1085 (612-234-9960 outside the U.S. and Canada). A full digital replay will be available from Thursday morning, May 31, through Thursday, June 7, by dialing 1-800-475-6701 (320-365-3844 outside the U.S. and Canada) and using access code 248708.
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 15 shows on more than 10 networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses, including such critically-acclaimed hits as the multiple Emmy Award-winning "Mad Men," "Weeds" and "Nurse Jackie," along with the powerful drama "Boss" and the syndication successes "Tyler Perry's House of Payne," its spinoff "Meet the Browns," "The Wendy Williams Show" and "Are We There Yet?"
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 more than $600 million at the worldwide box office, "The Expendables," "The Lincoln Lawyer," "Cabin In The Woods," "Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family" and "Margin Call." With the January 2012 acquisition of Summit Entertainment, the Company now has the two leading young adult franchises - the blockbuster "Twilight Saga," which has grossed more than $2.5 billion at the worldwide box office, and "The Hunger Games." Recent Summit hits include "Red," "Letters to Juliet," "Knowing," the "Step Up" franchise 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 13,000 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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