SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 18, 2019
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|132 E. Putnam Avenue, Floor 2W, Cos Cob, CT||06807|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (855) 398-0443
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Ticker symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Class A Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share||CSSE||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|9.75% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock, $0.0001 par value per share||CSSEP||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|ITEM 8.01.||OTHER EVENTS.|
On November 18, 2019, Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. (the “Company”) announced the timing for the payment of its declared regular monthly dividend, for December 2019, of $0.2031 per share of the Company’s 9.75% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock, par value $0.0001 (the “Series A Preferred Stock”). The dividend will be payable on December 16, 2019 to holders of record as of November 30, 2019. The dividend will be paid in cash.
On November 18, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing the dividend. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
|ITEM 9.01.||FINANCIAL STATEMENT AND EXHIBITS.|
|99.1||Press Release, dated November 18, 2019.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: November 18, 2019||CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL|
|By:||/s/ William J. Rouhana, Jr.|
|Name:||William J. Rouhana, Jr.|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Announces Timing of Regular Monthly Dividend for December 2019 for Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock
COS COB, CT – November 18, 2019 – Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. (“CSS Entertainment”) (Nasdaq: CSSE, CSSEP), a growing media company building online video on-demand (“VOD”) networks that provide video content for all screens, today announced the timing for the payment of its declared regular monthly dividend of $0.2031 per share of its 9.75% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock for December 2019. The dividend will be payable on December 16, 2019 to holders of record as of November 30, 2019. The dividend will be paid in cash.
ABOUT CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. is a growing media company building and acquiring streaming VOD networks that provide content for all screens. CSS Entertainment has a majority stake in Crackle Plus, a joint venture with Sony Pictures Television, which owns and operates a variety of ad-supported and subscription-based VOD networks including Crackle, Popcornflix, Popcornflix Kids, Truli, Pivotshare, Españolflix and FrightPix. CSS Entertainment also acquires and distributes video content through its Screen Media subsidiary and produces long- and short-form original content through Landmark Studio Group, its Chicken Soup for the Soul Originals division and through APlus.com. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment is a subsidiary of Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC, which publishes the famous book series and produces super-premium pet food under the Chicken Soup for the Soul brand name.
This press release includes forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks (including those set forth in CSS Entertainment’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018) and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from the forward-looking statements. CSS Entertainment expressly disclaims any obligations or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in CSS Entertainment’s expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions, or circumstances on which any statement is based. Investors should realize that if CSS Entertainment’s underlying assumptions for the projections contained herein prove inaccurate or if known or unknown risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results could vary materially from CSS Entertainment’s expectations and projections.