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NEW YORK, N.Y., November 9, 2022 – Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: MSGE) (“MSG Entertainment”) today reported financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended September 30, 2022. 

The fiscal 2023 first quarter was highlighted by a busy calendar of events at the Company’s performance venues, strength in Tao Group Hospitality’s key markets, including Las Vegas and New York, and robust sales and renewal activity within marketing partnerships and suites.  Subsequent to the end of the quarter, MSG Networks began airing its full regular season telecast schedules for its five professional sports teams across both the NBA and NHL, and next week, the Christmas Spectacular production returns for its 2022 holiday season run at Radio City Music Hall with new immersive technology elements and 181 planned shows. 

In addition, the Company recently announced that it confidentially submitted an initial Form 10 Registration Statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the proposed spin-off of its traditional live entertainment and MSG Networks businesses.  Completion of the transaction remains subject to various conditions, including final Board approval.  

For the fiscal 2023 first quarter, the Company reported revenues of $401.2 million, an increase of $106.7 million, or 36%, as compared to the prior year quarter.  In addition, the Company reported an operating loss of $44.8 million, an improvement of   $38.5 million, or 46%, and adjusted operating income of $2.8 million, a decrease of $7.5 million, or 73%, both as compared to the prior year period.(1)

Executive Chairman and CEO James L. Dolan said, “We are pleased with our start to the year, with first quarter results reflecting robust ongoing demand for our portfolio of assets and brands.  Looking ahead, we expect fiscal 2023 to be a defining year as we make progress toward the completion of MSG Sphere in Las Vegas and our potential spin-off, both of which we believe will deliver long-term value for our shareholders.”

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