Chairman of the Lionsgate Television Group and Chief Content Integration Officer
Kevin Beggs is Chairman of the Lionsgate Television Group and Chief Content Integration Officer, overseeing development and production of all scripted and non-scripted programming. A 23-year veteran of the Company and a member of its corporate senior management team, he has spearheaded the strategic expansion of Lionsgate’s television production operations into one of the largest independent television businesses in the world. Additionally, Beggs helps oversee the Company’s “Lionsgate 360” efforts, the cross-collaborative approach to developing new content from iconic Lionsgate intellectual properties across all of its businesses.
Since joining Lionsgate in 1998, Beggs has guided the Television Group’s growth into a leading supplier of premium content for streaming, cable and broadcast networks. Lionsgate’s roster of nearly 70 shows on dozens of different platforms includes: “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” (NBC), “Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet” (Apple TV+), “Love Life” (HBO Max), “Manhunt: Deadly Games” (Spectrum Originals/CBS), the syndication success “The Wendy Williams Show,” “Grant” (History Channel), “Kevin Hart: What the Fit” (YouTube), “Power Book II: Ghost” (STARZ), and “Home Economics” (ABC). Upcoming series include “Run The World,” “Heels,” “Dangerous Liaisons,” “Blindspotting,” and “Power Book III: Raising Kanan” for STARZ, “Santa Inc.,” “Julia” and “Minx” for HBO Max, “This Country” for FOX, and “The First Lady” for Showtime.
Beggs also shepherded eight seasons of the multiple Emmy Award® winner “Mad Men,” one of the most acclaimed shows in television history, seven seasons of the ground-breaking “Orange is the New Black,” eight seasons of the hit comedy “Weeds,” and six seasons of the popular “Dead Zone.”
He is the recipient of the Alliance for Children’s Rights’ 2019 “National Champion for Children Award,” Operation Smile’s John Connor Humanitarian Award, The Help Group’s Teddy Bear Humanitarian Award, and the Broadcasting & Cable 2014 Innovation Award. In October 2017, he was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Beggs has served on the Board and Executive Committees of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the Los Angeles Paley Center for Media and the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE), serving as its Chairman for four years.