Friday June 5, 2020

Lionsgate snaps up premium cable network

3rd July, 2016
The Hunger Games, Lionsgates biggest franchise

Film giant Lionsgate, the maker of the Hunger Games franchise, has struck a $4.4 billion deal to acquire premium cable network Starz.

“The combination of Lionsgate and Starz brings significant scale to our portfolio of content and distribution assets, and will enable us to compete successfully in today’s rapidly evolving global entertainment marketplace.”

Dr Mark H Rachesky, chairman, Lionsgate

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