SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 2, 2021
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
British Columbia, Canada
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
(Address of principal executive offices)
250 Howe Street, 20th Floor
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3R8
2700 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, California 90404
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (877) 848-3866
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of Each Class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered|
|Class A Voting Common Shares, no par value per share||LGF.A||New York Stock Exchange|
|Class B Non-Voting Common Shares, no par value per share||LGF.B||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 4, 2021, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing its results of operations for the quarter ended September 30, 2021. The press release issued by the Company in connection with the announcement is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On November 2, 2021, the Company’s Board of Directors authorized the Company’s management team to explore potential capital markets alternatives for its Media Networks business (STARZ) including, but not limited to, a full or partial spin-off, split-off, issuance of a tracking stock or other transactions. There can be no assurance that any such transaction will be announced or completed, and completion of any such transaction would be subject to various terms, conditions and regulatory approvals, as well as approval of the Company’s Board of Directors.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|104||The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL (included as Exhibit 101).|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date:||November 4, 2021||LIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT CORP.|
|/s/ James W. Barge|
|James W. Barge|
|Chief Financial Officer|