Entertainment Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer's 2021 Pay Tops $19 Million, Triple What He Made Two Years Ago
'America's Got Talent' tops TV's Nielsen ratings
NEW YORK (AP) — Competition at athletic venues dominated the agenda for television viewers last week, but none was as popular as a competition on stage. “America's Got Talent,” which is well-established as TV's favorite live show of the summer, reached seven million viewers last week with auditions for its 16th season on NBC, the Nielsen company said. ABC found some viewers for its premiere of “When Nature Calls,” where Helen Mirren narrates comedic film clips from the wild, a reboot of a BBC series. Otherwise, the NBA conference finals and Olympic trials drew many TV viewers. NBC won the week with an average of 3.5 million viewers in prime time.
Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer will make $19.2 million in fiscal 2021, about triple what he made in 2019, according to an SEC filing on Thursday.
Feltheimer's 2021 total compensation of $19,176,675 is a huge jump from his $6.6 million comp for fiscal 2019 and significantly more than his 2020 compensation of just over $11 million, according to the.
Feltheimer's total compensation for 2021 includes a base salary of $1.5 million, bonuses of $10 million, stock awards of $700,002 and option awards of more than $6.7 million.
According to the filing Lionsgate Vice Chair Michael Burns received $8.5 million in compensation for fiscal 2021 including a $1 million salary and $4 million in bonuses, up from $6.4 million in fiscal 2020 and $5.2 million total compensation in 2019.
Anna Kendrick to Star in Psychological Thriller 'Alice, Darling' at Lionsgate
Lionsgate is partnering with Babe Nation Films, Elevation Pictures and Castelletto Films on the upcoming psychological thriller "Alice, Darling," which stars Anna Kendrick, the studio announced Monday. The film is currently in production in Canada and also stars Wunmi Mosaku, Kaniehtiio Horn and Charlie Carrick. "Alice, Darling" is directed by Mary Nighy in her feature film directorial debut. The thriller is written by Alanna Francis; produced by Katie Bird Nolan, Lindsay Tapscott, Christina Piovesan and Noah Segal; and executive produced by Kendrick and Sam Tipper-Hale.
In late May Lionsgate reported losses of $37.7 million in for the 2021 quarter that ended on March 31, 2021, with revenue coming in at $76.4 million. However, the company reported a net loss attributable to Lionsgate shareholders of $37.7 million.
Lionsgate stock increased by 146% during the fiscal year April 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021, the period covered by the proxy statement, making it one of the best-performing stocks in the media sector. The Starz platform grew to nearly 30 million global subscribers last year, and library revenues reached a record $780 million.
Hollywood Donors Boost Coffers For Gavin Newsom Anti-Recall Effort As Joe Biden Calls For Californians To Vote “No” — Update .
UPDATE, Aug. 12, 7:48 PM PT: A fundraising event to boost Gavin Newsom’s chances of beating a Sept. 14 recall drew about a dozen attendees on Thursday and raised more than $1 million, organizers said. Newsom was scheduled to address the virtual Zoom event, with guests including Rob and Michelle Reiner, Alan and Cindy Horn, Byron Allen, Janet and Barry Lang, Ann Sarnoff and Matt Walden.