Topic: Chris Albrecht

Starz Is Capitalizing on Cachet of New Owner Lionsgate

Luring audiences with streaming service and titillating titles

Starz has a new owner, but it's going to be business as usual for the premium cable network. On June 30, Lionsgate announced it was buying Starz for $4.4 billion in…

Starz Launches Stand-Alone Subscription Service With Early Access to Outlander Season 2

Users can download shows to their devices

Starz is a bit late to the over-the-top arena compared to its premium cable rivals HBO and Showtime, but the company is making up for its tardiness with a new…

Starz Plans Its Own Stand-Alone Service to Compete With HBO and Showtime

Premium channel does about-face on OTT app

After previously insisting that it was "far away" from developing a stand-alone service to reach viewers without a cable subscription, Starz has reversed course. The premium cable network is now…

Facetime: Swanky Events Kick Off the Summer

Dr. Phil, Sting, Tina Brown, Patrick Stewart and more

The media world kicked off summer with soirees in Cannes, France. Back stateside, magazines, TV networks and more welcomed the heat.

The Man From Oz Finds Religion

Showrunner Tom Fontana takes an unorthodox approach to distributing Vatican drama Borgia

The latest show from the creator of Homicide: Life on the Street and Oz is not on pay cable. Or cable at all, actually. Or broadcast. It’s called Borgia (not…