Lionsgate is to explore a sell-off of its Starz channel.
Starzplay is now available across Europe and Latin America including the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Colombia as an Apple TV channel.
In the UK, four local residents who ran the torrent tracker thefoundry.name were sentenced to prison sentences from two to 4.5 years.
Lionsgate will launch Starzplay branded channels in France, Italy and Spain in addition to the previous launches in the UK and Germany.
Lionsgate and Hemisphere Media Group have launched Pantaya, the first Spanish-language OTT service dedicated to premium content for the Hispanic community in the US.
Vimeo officially launched its new Global television storefront in partnership with Lionsgate.
Lionsgate and Vimeo have formed a partnership in which Lionsgate has become the first major Hollywood studio and exclusive launch partner to license its content.
The studio behind The Hunger Games and iconic TV show Mad Men is to purchase the US premium channel Starz.
Liberty Global and Discovery Communications will purchase 5 million common shares in Lionsgate, resulting in each having an approximate 3.4% shareholding.
Jim Packer, president of Woldwide Television and Digital Distribution of Lionsgate, will hold a keynote conversation with Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins on the opening day of MIPCOM.