Lionsgate launches YouTube movie night



Entertainment company is to stream a top film on YouTube every Saturday night in May.

Throughout May, Lionsgate will be running Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies, every Saturday at 8:00pm.

Via the Lionsgate UK YouTube channel, viewers will be able to watch a livestream of a different film each week, including
  • Oscar-winning La La Land
  • biopic Eddie The Eagle
  • Bend It Like Beckham
  • and cult film The Hunger Games.


The events will be used as an opportunity to raise funds for the NHS. The freebie is for UK YouTube users only.

Each film shown will be presented by a celebrity host, including Edith Bowman, Keith Lemon, Jack Whitehall and Jonathan Ross. Lionsgate have also promised "surprise guest appearances, real-time fan chats via YouTube Live, live tweeting from @LionsgateUK and partners, costume contests, giveaways, and more."