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‘John Wick’ Prequel Series ‘The Continental’ Moves From Starz to Peacock for 2023 Launch

The “John Wick” prequel series “The Continental” will now air on Peacock rather than Starz. The series is expected to debut on the streaming service in 2023, with…

‘Demascus’ at AMC Adds ‘Oklahoma!’ Star Sasha Hutchings to Cast (EXCLUSIVE)

Sasha Hutchings has been cast in a recurring role in “Demascus,” AMC’s upcoming sci-fi comedy from Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm. Hutchings will play Budhi Banks, Demascus’ (Okieriete Onaodowan) tech-smart…

Lionsgate Will Mandate Abortion Safety Protocols for Employees, CEO Says in Memo (EXCLUSIVE)

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer — in his regular weekly letter to the staff — has vowed that the company will prioritize and protect the reproductive rights of its…

‘Power Book III: Raising Kanan’ Renewed for Season 3 at Starz

“Power Book III: Raising Kanan” has been renewed for its third season at Starz. Announced at the Television Critics Association 2022 summer press tour, the news comes ahead…

Field of Dreams 2022: How to Watch the Film-Inspired MLB Game Online

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. The MLB is returning to the iconic…

Lionsgate Chief Says Company Boasts Better Library Than MGM While Talking Up Acquisition Potential

Subscriber growth at Starz lifted shares of Lionsgate in after-hours trading, giving investors optimism that the media company will be able to demand top dollar when it finalizes…

How (and Why) Neil Gaiman Finally Adapted ‘The Sandman’ for TV ‘After Three Decades of Stopping Bad’ Versions

Neil Gaiman didn’t have to do it. He could have left well enough alone. After 30 years of successfully shutting down every “bad” attempt to adapt his best-selling…

‘Outlander’ Prequel Series Gets Official Title, First Plot Details at Starz

The “Outlander” prequel series at Starz is officially moving forward. The show, which Variety exclusively reported was in the works back in February, will be titled “Outlander: Blood of…

Lionsgate Launches Podcast Division With El Chapo Show Hosted by 50 Cent

Lionsgate, the studio behind “John Wick,” “The Hunger Games” and Starz, has entered the podcasting space. The company launched a new division called Lionsgate Sound, which will operate…

ScreenHits TV, TCL Television Sign Multi-Year Deal (EXCLUSIVE)

ScreenHits TV and TCL Television have entered into a multi-year deal that should substantially expand the streaming aggregator’s reach. As part of the pact, ScreenHits’s Android and Google…

‘Locke and Key’ Drops Final Season Trailer (TV News Roundup)

“Locke and Key” Season 3, which will serve as the series’ final chapter, is set to premiere Aug. 10 on Netflix. In the final chapter of the series,…

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer Takes Pay Cut With $5.6 Million Compensation Package

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer took a pretty steep pay cut in 2022. The media chief’s total compensation dropped more than 70%, falling from $19.1 million to $5.6 million,…