Genius Brands International Hosts Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2017 Financial and Business Update

GlobeNewswire 11-Aug-2017 11:29 AM

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genius Brands International, Inc."Genius Brands" (Nasdaq:GNUS), announced today that its Chairman & CEO, Andy Heyward will host a conference call to discuss the Company's second quarter 2017 financial results and business update on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT.

Conference Call Information: When: Monday, August 14, 2017 at 5:30 PM ET/2:30 PM PT.Dial-in: U.S.: 877-407-8291 and International: 201-689-8345

Please join the conference call at least 15 minutes early to register. A digital replay will be available by telephone approximately two hours after the completion of the call until November 30, 2017 and may be accessed by dialing 877-660-6853 from the U.S. or 201-612-7415 for international callers, and using the Conference ID# 13668963.

About Genius Brands International

Headquartered in Beverly Hills, California, Genius Brands International, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNUS) is a leading global media company developing, producing, marketing and licensing branded childrens entertainment properties and consumer products for media distribution and retail channels. Led by award-winning creators and producers, Genius Brands distributes its content worldwide in all formats, as well as a broad range of consumer products based on its characters. In the children's media sector, its portfolio of content with a purpose includes new preschool properties Rainbow Rangers for Nick Jr. and Llama Llama for Netflix; tween music-driven, YouTube brand SpacePOP; award-winning toddler brand Baby Genius; adventure comedy series Thomas Edison'sSecret Lab, and Warren Buffett'sSecret Millionaires Club, created with and starring iconic investor Warren Buffett. The Company is also co-producing an all-new adult animated series, Stan Lee's Cosmic Crusaders, with Stan Lee's Pow! Entertainment and The Hollywood Reporter. Genius Brands Kid Genius Cartoon Channel is currently available in approximately 50 million households.Additionally, under Genius Brands wholly owned subsidiary, A Squared Entertainment, the Company represents the third-party property Celessence Technologies, the world's leading micro encapsulation company, across a broad range of categories in territories around the world. For additional information please visit www.gnusbrands.com.

Forward Looking Statements:

Certain statements in this press release constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Words such as "may," "might," "will," "should," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," "continue," "predict," "forecast," "project," "plan," "intend" or similar expressions, or statements regarding intent, belief, or current expectations, are forward-looking statements. While the Company believes these forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on any such forward-looking statements, which are based on information available to us on the date of this release. These forward-looking statements are based upon current estimates and assumptions and are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including without limitation those set forth in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, under the heading "Risk Factors," and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), not limited to risk factors relating to its patent business contained therein. Thus, actual results could be materially different. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation to update or alter statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

Investor Relations Contact:
Michael Porter
Porter, LeVay & Rose
(212) 564-7000
mike@plrinvest.com

Source: Genius Brands International, Inc.

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