SANTA MONICA, CA, VANCOUVER, BC and NEW YORK, NY — August 18, 2010 — Fresh off its number one debut at the North American box office with an opening weekend gross of $34.8 million, Lionsgate has licensed THE EXPENDABLES to Spike TV for its first free television window, the two companies announced today.  The film will premiere on Spike TV in April 2013. The sale follows on the heels of the Company’s recent licensing of the action hit KICK ASS to Spike TV.