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    Lionsgate to Release Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Earnings on Friday, August 8, 2008, and to Hold Analyst and Investor Conference Call on Monday, August 11, 2008

    Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the leading next generation filmed entertainment studio, today announced it will release its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2009 (quarter ended June 30, 2008) after market close on Friday, August 8, 2008.

    Lionsgate senior management will hold its analyst and investor conference call to discuss its fiscal 2009 first quarter financial results at 9:00 A.M. ET/6:00 A.M. PT on Monday, August 11, 2008. Interested parties may participate live in the conference call by calling 1-800-230-1092 (612-288-0329 outside the U.S. and Canada). A full digital replay will be available from Monday morning, August 11, through Monday, August 18, by dialing 1-800-475-6701 (320-365-3844 outside the U.S. and Canada) and using access code 956017.

    Lionsgate is the leading next generation filmed entertainment studio with a major 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 through a series of partnerships that include the highly successful FEARNet branded VOD and Internet horror channel with Sony and Comcast, the recent announcement of the fall 2009 launch of a new premium entertainment channel with partners Viacom, Paramount Pictures and MGM, investment in the leading young men's digital distribution platform, ownership of the premier independent television syndication company Debmar-Mercury LLC and an alliance with independent filmed entertainment production and distribution company Roadside Attractions.

    The Company has generated more than $450 million at the North American theatrical box office in the past year. The Company has also forged leadership positions in television and home entertainment with the production of such critically-acclaimed television series as Weeds and Mad Men, the distribution of Tyler Perry's House of Payne, Family Feud, South Park, Trivial Pursuit and The Dead Zone, among others, and approximately 8% market share and the industry's leading box office-to-DVD conversion rate in home entertainment. Lionsgate 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 brand is synonymous with entrepreneurial innovation and original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the globe.
       For further information, please contact:
       Peter D. Wilkes
       Kristin Robinson

    The matters discussed in this press release include forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results in the future could differ materially and adversely from those described in the forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including risk factors as set forth in Lionsgate's 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 30, 2008. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect any future events or circumstances.

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    SOURCE: Lionsgate

    CONTACT: Peter D. Wilkes, +1-310-255-3726,, or
    Kristin Robinson, +1-310-255-5114,, both of Lionsgate

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