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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 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...

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 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...

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,...

Oct 17, 2011, 16:27 ET

Eric Becker Named Vice President of Corporate Communications for Starz Entertainment and Starz Media

Eric Becker has been promoted to Vice President of Corporate Communications for Starz Entertainment and Starz Media. In this role, Becker is...

Sep 01, 2011, 16:40 ET
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Starz Entertainment Issues Statement on Status of Netflix Affiliation Agreement Renewal Discussions

Starz, LLC, President and Chief Executive Officer, Chris Albrecht, issued the following statement today regarding the status of affiliation...

Aug 08, 2011, 08:00 ET
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Starz Entertainment and BBC Worldwide Productions Forge Innovative Development, Production and Distribution Agreement

Starz Entertainment and BBC Worldwide Productions announced today an innovative multi-year agreement to develop, produce, and distribute premium...

Aug 01, 2011, 13:43 ET
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AT&T U-verse TV & Verizon FiOS TV First to Launch Starz Entertainment's Newest Premium Channel, ENCORE ESPANOL

Starz Entertainment's newest premium movie channel, ENCORE ESPANOL, launched today as part of the ENCORE family of services on AT&T...

Jul 13, 2011, 16:00 ET
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ENCORE Enters into Premium Pay TV Original Programming - Unveils "Moby Dick" & "The Take" Mini-Series, "Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis" Documentary

ENCORE, the nation's most popular premium network with more than 33 million subscribers, will complete its recently announced enhancements to the...

Jul 05, 2011, 14:10 ET
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Starz Entertainment Adds Michael Thornton to Executive Team as EVP, Business and Legal Affairs - Programming, Digital and Worldwide Distribution

Steve Beabout, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Starz Entertainment, announced that Michael Thornton has joined the...

Apr 06, 2011, 10:00 ET
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Verizon and Starz Entertainment Announce New, Expanded FiOS TV Agreement

Verizon and Starz Entertainment today announced a new, multiyear agreement that extends and expands the FiOS TV affiliation agreement between the...