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Lionsgate and Universal Music sign TV deal

Lionsgate and Universal Music Group (UMG) signed a multiyear first-look television deal under which the companies will develop original scripted and unscripted TV projects drawn from UMG’s portfolio of labels, artists and music. Under the agreement, Lionsgate and Polygram Entertainment, UMG’s film and television production and development division, will work together to combine the artistry, [...]

Amazon signs content deal with Lionsgate for Latin America

Amazon and Lionsgate have signed an exclusive multiyear agreement under which Lionsgate will deliver a diverse line-up of Hollywood blockbusters to Amazon Prime Video customers across Latin America, following their local theatrical release in the region, the companies announced this week. The deal includes Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment label films. Amazon Prime Video will become [...]

Pantaya offers movies simultaneously with theaters

Spanish-language OTT service Pantaya (Lionsgate – Hemisphere Media Group) began offering access to movies that are still available in theatres in Latin America. Recently, the platform added to its catalog the new film “Una mujer sin filtro”, which debuted last month in Mexico theaters. “Movies and Spanish content lovers in the United States and Puerto [...]

Pantaya and Sprint join forces to expand distribution of Spanish-language films

Streaming service Pantaya (a partnership between Lionsgate and Hemisphere Media Group) has teamed up with Sprint to offer Spanish-language films on mobile devices. Hemisphere Chief Executive Officer Alan Sokol will participate in the next edition of NexTV CEO Latin America, the leading conference organized by Dataxis. Sprint is the first carrier to collaborate with Pantaya [...]

Roku launches its own streaming channel

Roku, the popular streaming TV box, announced the launch of its own streaming channel called The Roku Channel-which will offer movies and some TV shows to watch for free. The new channel will include ad-supported content Roku has licensed from Studios, as well as movies aggregated from other publishers. The launch includes partners such as [...]

Lionsgate and Hemisphere launch Spanish-language streaming service in U.S

Lionsgate and Hemisphere Media Group announce the launch of Pantaya, a Spanish-language OTT service dedicated to premium content for the Hispanic community in the U.S. The monthly subscription costs USD 5.99. The new platform offers exclusive streaming window for recent Pantelion releases, which is a Lionsgate-Televisa joint venture. In addition, Pantaya will feature monthly films [...]

Sony, Lionsgate sign global home-entertainment deal

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) and Lionsgate have signed a multi-year, international home entertainment distribution deal for Lionsgates deep slate of premium television programming, including hit TV series like Orange is the New Black. The agreement gives SPHE distribution rights worldwide outside the U.S., UK and Canada (subject to rights availability), which will allow to consolidate [...]

Vimeo launches global T-VOD service

Vimeo officially launched a new transactional TV service Vimeo On Demand– in partnership with Lionsgate. The service is available in 150 countries including the studios TV series such as Orange Is the New Black, Casual, The Royals, Mad Men and Weeds.   Vimeo also announced that the service will add soon three original series of [...]

Univision, Lionsgate team up to launch Spanish-language SVOD movie service

Univision Communications and Liongate studios are teaming to launch a premium subscription video on demand (SVOD) service designed specifically for Spanish-speaking and bilingual Hispanic consumers in the U.S. It will launch early next year and will offer Spanish-language box office hits, including genres such as comedy, drama, horror, family and kids.   In a press [...]