Stephan Shelanski, Starz's exec veep of programming acquisitions, is stepping down from his post at the end of the year.
Lionsgate and Starz Entertainment announced on Thursday a new multiyear, multiplatform, film licensing deal that will bring more than 500 Lionsgate movies to the premium channel.
Encore is stepping into the original programming game with two miniseries, led by a "Moby Dick" adaptation starring William Hurt, Ethan Hawke and Gillian Anderson.
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.
Just in time for awards season, cabler Encore has renewed "In the House," the showbiz news and chatfest hosted by Peter Bart and Peter Guber.
Even before the first sword fight has begun, Starz has given freshman series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" a second-season renewal.
Talk about great timing. Starz, the pay TV network, has begun the marketing blitz for "Crash," its first original scripted TV series, just a week after cable administered a sound thrashing to the…
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 has solidified its supply of fresh theatrical product well into the next decade by engineering three-year output renewals with its two most important suppliers, Columbia Pictures and Disney…
"If you're a gay person in America and you don't subscribe to Showtime, you're going to be missing something." That ringing declaration of Showtime Networks president of programming Jerry Offsay…