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Dec 21, 2012, 10:00 ET

STARZ PLAY and ENCORE PLAY Authenticated Online Services Now Available for DIRECTV Customers

 Starz Entertainment announced today the launch of the STARZ PLAY and ENCORE PLAY authenticated online services for DIRECTV's STARZ and ENCORE...

Nov 29, 2012, 11:00 ET

Starz Launches Transmedia Experience "Battle For Nuceria" in Advance of Final Season of "Spartacus: War of the Damned"

 Starz Entertainment has launched a comprehensive digital experience, "Battle For Nuceria" (www.battlefornuceria.com), for the upcoming final...

Nov 14, 2012, 10:00 ET
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Starz Entertainment Names Michael Vamosy SVP, Creative Services

 Michael Vamosy has been named senior vice president, creative services at Starz Entertainment, announced Nancy McGee, executive vice...

Nov 05, 2012, 11:00 ET
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Starz Entertainment Promotes Michael Thornton To EVP Of Acquisitions, Business Affairs And Legal

Starz LLC, CEO, Chris Albrecht announced the promotion and expanded senior management role for Michael Thornton to the newly created position of...

Nov 02, 2012, 14:14 ET
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Starz Entertainment Adds Dave Baldwin to Executive Team as EVP, Program Planning

Chris Albrecht, chief executive officer of Starz, LLC, announced that Dave Baldwin has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Program...

Oct 26, 2012, 11:00 ET
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Starz Entertainment Promotes James Porter And Jodi Robinson In Technology And IT Group

 Starz Entertainment Senior Vice President Programming & IT Development, Ray Milius, announced the promotions of James Porter to the newly...

Oct 08, 2012, 10:00 ET
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Starz Entertainment Launches STARZ PLAY And ENCORE PLAY Authenticated Online Viewing Options For Pay TV Premium Subscribers First With Cox Communications

Starz Entertainment announced today the launch of the STARZ PLAY and ENCORE PLAY authenticated online services.  The company made the...

Sep 04, 2012, 13:00 ET
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Starz Acquires Rights To "The White Queen" Original Scripted Drama Series For U.S. And Global Audiences

Philippa Gregory's series of three international and New York Times best selling novels, "The Cousins War," are the basis of the next addition to...

Aug 28, 2012, 13:11 ET
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Starz Entertainment Promotes Fernandez and Bailey To Senior Vice Presidents of Original Programming

Carmi Zlotnik, managing director for Starz, announced the promotions of Marta Fernandez and Karen Bailey to senior vice presidents of original...

Jul 31, 2012, 10:30 ET

Starz Entertaiment Names Alison Hoffman Senior Vice President, Marketing

Nancy McGee, executive vice president of marketing for Starz Entertainment, announced the recent hire of Alison Hoffman as senior vice president,...

Jul 23, 2012, 10:30 ET
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Starz Entertainment Launches "Price For Power" Facebook Connect Experience For "Boss" In Advance Of Season Two Return Of Kelsey Grammer Series

"What is your price for power?" Starz Entertainment and the STARZ Original series, "Boss" ask the rhetorical question of fans in anticipation of...

Jul 17, 2012, 10:00 ET
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Starz Entertainment's Randall McCurdy Promoted To SVP Sales & Affiliate Marketing, SVP Christine Carrier Adds Accounts

 Starz Entertainment President of Affiliate Distribution Ed Huguez announced the promotion of Randall McCurdy to senior vice president, sales...

Jul 02, 2012, 11:18 ET
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Starz Promotes Sheryl Anderson To Executive Vice President, Human Resources And Administration

 Sheryl Anderson, a 20-year veteran of Starz and long-time board member of the Cable Television Human Resources Association, was promoted to...

May 03, 2012, 13:30 ET
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Starz And Michael Bay Take To The High Seas For New Original Series "Black Sails"

Starz Chief Executive Officer Chris Albrecht announced the straight-to-series greenlight of "Black Sails" (working title) from executive producer...

Apr 16, 2012, 08:05 ET
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DIRECTV and Starz Entertainment Renew Distribution Agreement, Add Authenticated Rights for Future Online Access to Movies and Originals on DIRECTV Everywhere

Starz Entertainment, LLC, and DIRECTV, announced today that the companies have entered into a multi-platform distribution agreement extension. The...

Mar 20, 2012, 11:00 ET
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More "Magic" Coming With Early Second Season Renewal of Upcoming STARZ Original Series, "Magic City"

Starz Chief Executive Officer, Chris Albrecht, announced a 10-episode, second season order for the upcoming STARZ Original series, "Magic...

Mar 19, 2012, 08:05 ET
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STARZ Previews New 'Magic' Season with First-Ever Three-Episode Sampling Initiative for Original Series, "Magic City"

Starz Entertainment is offering a multi-platform, nationwide sampling of the first three episodes of its highly anticipated, original...

Mar 13, 2012, 11:58 ET
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Ed Huguez Promoted to President of Affiliate Distribution for Starz Entertainment

Ed Huguez was promoted to the newly created position of President of Affiliate Distribution for Starz Entertainment, announced Chris...

Feb 13, 2012, 12:00 ET
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AT&T U-verse TV and Starz Entertainment Agree to New, Multi-Year Affiliation Deal

AT&T* and Starz Entertainment, LLC, announced today that the companies agreed to a multi-platform, multi-year extension of the...

Jan 16, 2012, 10:00 ET
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Starz Takes Spartacus Outside the Arena with New "Spartacus: Vengeance The Game," Sampling Opportunities for First Episode of Returning Spartacus Series

 Starz Digital Media, the digital and on-demand licensing arm of Starz, announced today a sneak preview of its upcoming Facebook social game,...