Lionsgate Channels

Partnered In Nine Branded Channels Around The World

Lionsgate launched a boutique channel business in 2006 as an extension of its growing content businesses, taking equity positions in nine branded channels around the world.  The horror and thriller channel, FEARnet launched in 2006 to nearly 30 million VOD subscribers and as a linear channel in 2011 with a target of 10 million linear subscribers by year end. Programming leader CBS Corporation has joined Lionsgate in a 50/50 partnership in TVGN and TVGuide.com as the channel continues its transformation from a utility service into a full screen entertainment channel.  TVGN has increased its full screen penetration to 83% as it looks to capitalize on its highly distributed base of approximately 80 million Nielsen TV households. The EPIX channel has emerged as an innovative technology leader in the pay television space with nearly 10 million subscribers and is available in nearly 40 million homes. Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) operates six branded channels and has achieved 27 carriage deals and launched 10 new on demand and over the top services across 16 platforms in 11 Asian territories. 


EPIX is the premium entertainment network that gets the biggest movies and has more HD movies than any other service, delivering new releases, classic library movies, and original music, comedy and sporting events anytime and anywhere – on TV, on demand, online and on consumer electronic devices.

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EPIX is the first to premiere on television recent blockbusters, most airing nine months after theatrical release. Owned by three of the biggest movie studios including Viacom’s Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, EPIX has a deep library with over 15,000 titles from its studio partners.  EPIX original programming includes movies and documentaries, music and comedy specials featuring Britney Spears, Usher, The Black Eyed Peas, Kevin Smith, Coldplay, Russell Brand, Craig Ferguson, Louis CK in the 2011 Emmy nominated Hilarious, Lewis Black, Ben Stiller, Bill Hader, Chris Rock, Jim Carrey and more.  EPIX Sports brings viewers live championship boxing and MMA events.


TVGN is a highly distributed entertainment network owned by CBS Corporation and Lionsgate. The venture combines CBS’s programming, production and marketing assets with Lionsgate’s resources in motion pictures, television and digitally delivered content.  Seen in more than 80 million homes, TVGN’s programming celebrates Hollywood with original series and specials that cover celebrity lifestyles, entertainment news, the red carpets, and what Hollywood does best—movies. TVGN’s new ownership structure is comprised of the company with the #1 broadcast network and many of the top first-run syndication series (“Entertainment Tonight,” “OMG! Insider”) and the studio that distributes the blockbuster “Hunger Games” and “Twilight” franchises and produces award-winning dramas such as “Mad Men.”

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TVGN (TV Guide Network) is a highly distributed entertainment network owned by CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF). The venture combines CBS’s programming, production and marketing assets with Lionsgate’s resources in motion pictures, television and digitally delivered content.  Seen in more than 80 million homes, TVGN’s programming celebrates Hollywood with original series and specials. TVGN’s new ownership structure is comprised of the company with the #1 broadcast network and many of the top first-run syndication series (“Entertainment Tonight,” “OMG! Insider”) and the studio that distributes the blockbuster “Hunger Games” and “Twilight” franchises and produces such award-winning dramas as “Mad Men.” To locate TVGN on cable or satellite, viewers can visit www.tvgn.tv for a channel finder.


Started in 2012 on YouTube, Lionsgate BeFit is an ad-supported fitness channel with free high-quality programming from top trainers and brands matched with our extensive fitness catalog.   

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Lionsgate BeFit is a dedicated fitness channel that launched on YouTube in 2012.  The first-of-its-kind channel is an example of Lionsgate’s commitment to be on the cutting edge of content creation and delivery with digital technologies that provide a targeted and compelling experience direct to the consumer whenever and wherever they want it.  Focusing on the latest trends in fitness, the Lionsgate BeFit channel is an ad-supported, one-stop shop for free high-quality fitness programming, featuring original new shows and highlighting top trainers and brands, along with our extensive content catalog.


DEFY Media is the definitive media company for the digital generation, formed by the 2013 merger of Alloy Digital and Break Media. Defy creates some of the most popular content on the internet, including Break, Clevver, Made Man, SMOSH, Screen Junkies, The Gloss, and The Escapist, together reaching over 125 million consumers monthly. 

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DEFY Media is the definitive media company for the digital generation, formed by the 2013 merger of Alloy Digital and Break Media. The merger united two companies with strong legacies and expertise in creating influential and culturally significant entertainment properties for 12-34 year old consumers. DEFY Media creates some of the most popular content on the internet under its leading portfolio of brands, including Break, Clevver, Made Man, SMOSH, Screen Junkies, The Gloss, and The Escapist, together reaching over 125 million consumers monthly through owned web, YouTube, mobile, social, and emerging OTT platforms. The world's top brands partner with DEFY to build immersive advertising solutions that deliver unparalleled access to this influential audience. With uniquely integrated capabilities in content development, studio production, distribution and promotion, DEFY Media is built for content delivery in the digital age. The company is further leveraging the power of its creators and brands with extensions into merchandising and both television and feature film, where it is a producer of The Hustle (Fuse), The Devil Inside (Paramount) and The Pete Holmes Show (TBS), among others. Please visit us at www.DEFYMedia.com


KIX is the ultimate destination for action entertainment in Asia. KIX offers action fans a high-octane blend of programs including combat sports, blockbuster action movies, hit action series and cutting-edge reality shows.

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KIX is the ultimate destination for action entertainment in Asia. KIX offers action fans a high-octane blend of programs including combat sports, blockbuster action movies, hit action series and cutting-edge reality shows. With first and exclusive premieres every month, KIX guarantees you non-stop adrenaline-pumping entertainment. So get into the action with KIX!


THRILL is Asia's first and only movie channel dedicated 24/7 to the widely popular horror, thriller and suspense genres. Packed with scream-worthy movies from Asia and Hollywood, Thrill also features a selection of chilling TV series.  

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Asia's first and only movie channel dedicated 24/7 to the widely popular horror, thriller and suspense genres. Packed with scream-worthy movies from Asia and Hollywood, Thrill also features a selection of chilling TV series. By bringing our viewers the best in non-stop scares, Thrill guarantees you that "Fear is Fun."