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Lionsgate, Alibaba plan subscription video streaming service in China
Lionsgate, Alibaba plan subscription video streaming service in China

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and Lionsgate announced on Monday that they will launch a subscription streaming service for mainland China. The service, called Lionsgate Entertainment World, will allow users of the Alibaba platform to watch box-office and television favorites such as "Divergent" and AMC's "Mad Men" on set-top boxes. The service is expected to launch in August. Other titles that will be available include "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse," Showtime's "Weeds" and NBC's "Nashville." Content will continue to expand to include additional titles, the companies said. “Alibaba is the kind of entrepreneurial...

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