Lionsgate has named industry vet Lawrence Szabo exec veep of North American Television Sales.
Lionsgate management has set its 12-member slate for the showdown with Carl Icahn on Dec. 14.
Carl Icahn's extended his tender offer to buy more Lionsgate stock for another 10 days to Nov. 1.
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Into the Storm
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With MGM's future still murky, Mary Parent has departed as head of its mothballed film production arm.
MGM's debtholders will have another week to consider a bankruptcy plan that would leave Spyglass Entertainmemt toppers in charge -- a sign that a rival merger proposal from Lionsgate may have gained…
Lionsgate's dialing up a campaign to persuade MGM's debtholders to choose its merger proposal rather than a rival reorganization plan that would leave Spyglass Entertainment toppers in charge.
A temporary truce in the bitter battle between Lionsgate and Carl Icahn will transform the two adversaries into potential dealmakers beginning this week.
Lionsgate has re-entered the mix of possible partners for beleaguered MGM.
Lionsgate's reportedly pulling the plug on its efforts to buy MGM, leaving only Time Warner Inc. and Access Industries as bidders for the beleagurered studio.