Lionsgate to spin off studio biz, announces new ‘Lionsgate+’ brand for international streaming

In May, Lionsgate announced that it planned to spin off Starz. According to an SEC filing today, the company is switching focus on spinning out its studio business from Starz instead of the other way

Lionsgate plans to officially announce a Starz spinoff this summer

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer revealed details during an investor call on Thursday, May 26, about the company’s plans to spin off its Starz streaming unit by the end of the summer. He also alluded th

Peacock looks to original movies, a Lionsgate partnership, and new ad formats to compete on streaming

In today’s IAB Newfront presentation, Peacock announced its first step into original films, a deal with Lionsgate, next-day streaming of shows on Bravo, expansion of established franchises, amon

Roku experiences slow growth with only 1.1 million accounts added in first quarter

Roku’s first quarter of 2022 shows signs of slowdown, particularly with a slowing of total net revenue and subscriber growth, which was below what analysts estimated. There was a significant dec

The Roku Channel signs multiyear deal with Lionsgate Films to stream free movies

The Roku Channel and Lionsgate Films announced today that the two companies have signed a multiyear theatrical output deal, beginning with the studio’s 2022 theatrical releases. Under the terms of t

Dorian’s no-code, interactive storytelling app turns fiction writers into game developers

As an interactive storytelling platform, Dorian is building a new way for writers to make money off of their fiction by turning their tales into choose-your-own-adventure mobile games. As users naviga

Roku’s first original film continues NBC’s canceled series ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’

Roku’s expansion into original content continues with news that the streaming platform and device maker will debut its first original feature-length film during the 2021 holiday season. In partn

You can now watch a ton of Lionsgate movies on Steam if you so choose

Lionsgate has just added more than 100 movies, including the Hunger Games films and Kill Bill (both volumes) to, of all things, Steam. That's Valve's digital content delivery platform, of course, used

Streaming movie service Tribeca Shortlist comes to Apple TV

Tribeca Shortlist, the streaming movie service from Lionsgate and Tribeca Enterprises (the organization behind the Tribeca Film Festival), is releasing its Apple TV app today. Why does anyone need ano

Lionsgate exec says Wii to stream content this year

<img src="" alt="" />We’ve been having a rousing discussion in the CG chatroom about whether or not the Wii, in its current incarnatio

Lionsgate Comes To iTMS

If you’ve been waiting for your fix of Swayze and Arnold, it’s finally time. Lionsgate films has released over 150 titles to the iTunes Music Store, including classics like Dirty Dancing a