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Neil Gaiman's American Gods Finds a Home at Starz Cable net goes script-to-series with FremantleMedia adaptation

It's been rumored for years and now coming to pass: Neil Gaiman's beloved fantasy novel American Gods has a network ready to develop a long-rumored TV adaptation. The deal, initially,…

July 1, 2014, 3:59 PM EDT

Starz Debuts Power With Video-Heavy Tweets Challenges social network's reputation for short-form clips

Starz will debut a full-length episode of its new drama Power via Twitter tonight after posting a sneak peek that leveraged the social site's one-click video earlier today. The 50 Cent-produced…

May 30, 2014, 7:14 PM EDT

Golden Globes Rule Sunday Night At this point, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler should just host everything

NBC on Sunday posted a 10-year high with its presentation of the 71st Golden Globe Awards, and if the half-hour ratings are anything to go by, the night’s most compelling stars…

January 13, 2014, 2:18 PM EST

The Restaurant Business Is Like the News Business, Says Geoffrey Zakarian Lots of reading, no TV

Specs Who Geoffrey Zakarian Age 54 Accomplishments Chef and restaurateur (including The Lambs Club and The National Bar & Dining Rooms in New York); winner of Food Network’s The Next Iron Chef: Super Chefs;…

August 8, 2013, 11:44 PM EDT

As Ex-Partners Vie for Movie Deals, Netflix Expands Originals Sony deal goes to Starz; Dreamworks set for new kids' show

It's got to be bitter to lose a contract to your old business partner. That's what happened to Netflix yesterday when Starz won a deal over the streaming-and-delivery service with Sony…

February 12, 2013, 5:24 PM EST

History Springs Into Action In the niche-driven world of cable, the guy-friendly network strives for growth and consistency

History will not be repeating itself this year. The cable network, which has increased market share while hanging on to a majority-male viewership, is taking big swings in 2013, as huge…

February 4, 2013, 3:57 AM EST

Starz Tries Out Transmedia With Spartacus Promos include social-based mini-games and content starring the show's actors

Ahead of its final season of flagship show Spartacus, Starz is trying something new: a vast suite of second-screen applications called The Battle for Nuceria—social-media based mini-games, content starring the…

November 29, 2012, 11:48 AM EST

Portrait: Troika Hollywood branding company sits at the crossroads of entertainment, sports

Specs Who Back row (l. to r.): Dan Pappalardo, ecd, co-founder; Gil Haslam, cd, sports; Whit Friese, cd, entertainment marketing; Dale Everett, cd, brand design. Front row (l. to r.): Reid…

November 23, 2012, 9:51 AM EST

Game of DVRs Cable networks go all in on Sunday nights, offering up a tsunami of premium programming that's put recorders into overdrive

So, anything good on cable on Sunday night in April? Well, let’s see. There’s HBO’s Game of Thrones, Veep and Girls; AMC’s Mad Men and The Killing; Lifetime’s Army Wives…

April 10, 2012, 6:10 AM EDT

Starz Will End Netflix Partnership Negotiations over renewal break down

Netflix stock slumped in after-hours trading late today after Starz Entertainment announced that it will not renew its distribution deal with the movie rental website when its contract expires in…

September 1, 2011, 5:56 PM EDT

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