Lionsgate(R) to Release Fiscal Year 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings on Monday, June 1, 2009, and to Hold Analyst and Investor Conference Call on Tuesday, June 2, 2009

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 21 /CNW/ --
Lionsgate(R) (NYSE:   LGF), the leading next generation studio, today announced
it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal year
2009 (quarter ended March 31, 2009) and the full fiscal year 2009 (year ended
March 31, 2009) after market close on Monday, June 1, 2009.

    Lionsgate(R) senior management will hold its analyst and investor
conference call to discuss its fiscal year 2009 fourth quarter and full year
financial results at 9:00 A.M. ET/6:00 A.M. PT on Tuesday, June 2, 2009.
Interested parties may participate live in the conference call by calling
1-800-230-1059 (612-332-0418 outside the U.S. and Canada). A full digital
replay will be available from Tuesday morning, June 2, through Tuesday, June
9, by dialing 1-800-475-6701 (320-365-3844 outside the U.S. and Canada) and
using access code 102099.

    Lionsgate(R) is the leading next generation studio with a diversified
presence in the production and distribution of motion pictures, television
programming, home entertainment, family entertainment, video-on-demand and
digitally delivered content. The Company is leveraging its content leadership
and marketing expertise to create a multiplatform global industry leader in
entertainment through the recent acquisition of TV Guide Network, one of the
25 most widely distributed cable networks, the recent acquisition of TV, a premier content and navigation portal, partnerships that include
the FEARnet branded VOD and Internet horror channel with Sony and Comcast, the
expected fall 2009 launch of EPIX, a new premium entertainment channel with
partners Viacom and MGM, investment in the leading young men's digital
distribution platform, ownership of the premier independent
television syndication company Debmar-Mercury and an alliance with independent
filmed entertainment production and distribution company Roadside Attractions.

    The Company is a market share leader at the North American theatrical box
office for calendar 2009 due to recent theatrical box office successes such as
TYLER PERRY'S MADEA GOES TO JAIL, the second highest-grossing film in
Other recent successes include SAW V, RELIGULOUS, FORBIDDEN KINGDOM, RAMBO and
THE BANK JOB.  Lionsgate has forged a strong position in television with the
production of such critically-acclaimed series as "Mad Men," "Weeds" and
"Crash," the distribution of Tyler Perry's "House of Payne," "Family Feud" and
"South Park," and upcoming shows including Tyler Perry's "Meet The Browns" and
"The Wendy Williams Show."  In addition, the Company's home entertainment
business, propelled by such recent DVD successes as TRANSPORTER 3, SAW V and
TYLER PERRY'S THE FAMILY THAT PREYS, is the industry leader in box
office-to-DVD conversion rate and has market share of nearly 8%.  Lionsgate(R)
handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 12,000 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(R) brand remains synonymous with original, daring, quality
entertainment in markets around the world.  More information on Lionsgate(R)
can be found at

    For further information, please contact:

    Peter D. Wilkes


    Carrie Cornish


For further information:

For further information: Peter D. Wilkes, +1-310-255-3726,, or Carrie Cornish, +1-310-255-5114,, both of Lionsgate Web Site:

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