Starz has promoted Glenn Curtis to president.
In 2007, Friedman left his position at Paramount to become the in-house legal counsel for the "new" Summit Entertainment, effectively trading a staff of 75 for five.
Starz Entertainment's decision Thursday to walk away from renewal talks on a streaming deal with Netflix leaves questions as to what the next moves from both companies will be.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
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Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$703,203 Cumulative:$17.1M Warner Brothers 34.59%
Starz Entertainment is adding a Spanish-lingo version of its Encore movie channel. The Liberty Media-owned group is also changing the names of several of Encore's themed channels as of Aug. 1.
Theano Apostolou is shifting cablers, moving over to Starz to become senior VP of corporate communications and programming publicity.
As John Malone's Liberty Media looks to refinance or sell Starz Media, Overture Films toppers Chris McGurk and Danny Rosett are exploring a management buyout of the unit that houses Overture and…
Dennis Hopper has signed to star in "Crash," the 13-episode TV-series version of the Oscar-winning 2005 movie that will premiere on Starz in October.
Starz Encore's position as the last pay network devoted exclusively to theatrical movies is looking increasingly precarious. Parent company Liberty Media disclosed this week that the cost of film…
The pay TV marketplace got a surprise jolt Wednesday when HBO outbid Starz for an eight-year lock on the rights to theatrical movies distributed by Universal Pictures.