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[06/28/12 - 10:20 AM]
Starz Entertainment Brings an Encore of Bond to DirecTV with Exotic Sweepstakes To Necker Island
The drawing is only available to DirecTV subscribers and entries will be collected via the DirecTV Facebook page.

[via press release from Starz]

Starz Entertainment Brings an Encore of Bond to DirecTV with Exotic Sweepstakes To Necker Island

Sweepstakes Celebrates the ENCORE July Presentation of "The Bond Collection" 19 Great Bond Flicks Featuring Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton and Pierce Brosnan as 007

Englewood, Colo. - June 28, 2012 - Starz Entertainment, LLC, and DirecTV celebrate July's month-long presentation of 19 classic James Bond films with an exclusive trip to Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson's private island in the Caribbean, with "on-demand" access to first class amenities. Entry into the contest is available to DirecTV subscribers only.

ENCORE kicks off the celebration of the one and only "007" with an all-day marathon on Sunday, July 1 at 7:00am ET/PT starting with feature Dr. No and ending with Never Say Never Again at 4:15am ET/PT on July 2. Former "Bond Girl" Olga Kurylenko, star of the hit STARZ Original drama series "Magic City," will be included in featurettes throughout the month-long Bond event on ENCORE. "The Bond Collection" nightly lineup includes feature presentations of the following 19 classic films at 8:00pm ET/PT, each night throughout the month of July including Goldfinger, From Russia with Love, The Spy Who Loved Me, You Only Live Twice, and Goldeneye. All 19 films will be available anytime in July to ENCORE subscribers on DirecTV Everywhere and ENCORE ON DEMAND.

"Bringing the best of Bond back to ENCORE is another reason why the network remains so popular with subscribers and viewers of all ages. This is a tremendous summer event and we are thrilled to partner with DirecTV to offer this once in a lifetime experience," said Stephan Shelanski, executive vice president of programming at Starz Entertainment.

Starz Entertainment and DirecTV invite subscribers to get swept away to Sir Richard Branson's exclusive Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands, with chances to win starting Sunday, July 1 through Tuesday, July 31, 2012. The drawing is only available to DirecTV subscribers and entries will be collected via the DirecTV Facebook page. Applicants must be a DirecTV subscriber as of June 30, 2012 to be eligible to win. Entries are accepted throughout the month of July.

HOW TO ENTER: You may enter the Sweepstakes by logging on to www.facebook.com/DirecTV and finding the ENCORE "James Bond Private Island" tab ("Tab") on the DirecTV Page ("Page"). You must "Like" the page (if you have not done so previously) and then follow the instructions found in the Tab to enter the Sweepstakes ("Entry").

Grand prize estimated at $36,400.00 includes:

· Seven nights accommodation for two

· Roundtrip airfare for two

· Full day adventure on the Necker Nymph, a two person aero-submarine (with pilot)

· All meals and drinks, including alcoholic beverages

· Return launch transfer from Virgin Gorda or Beef Island airports

· A team of approximately 60 fabulous staff

· Two freshwater pools and two Jacuzzis

· Two floodlit tennis courts and a fully equipped gymnasium

· Windsurfing and kite surfing equipment

· Sailing and speed boats and fishing equipment -not deep sea

· Kayaks, water-skiing equipment, snorkeling equipment, paddleboards etc.

· Local calypso band for one party evening

· Extensive video, book and music libraries, and board games.

· Full sized snooker table

· Laundry facility

· Wireless internet throughout the island

· For further information on Necker Island, please visit www.neckerisland.virgin.com

About DirecTV

DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) is one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services delivering a premium video experience through state-of-the-art technology, unmatched programming and industry leading customer service to 32 million customers in the U.S. and Latin America. In the U.S., DirecTV offers its 19.9 million customers access to more than 170 HD channels and Dolby-Digital(R) 5.1 theater-quality sound, access to exclusive sports programming such as NFL SUNDAY TICKET(TM), Emmy- award winning technology and higher customer satisfaction than the leading cable companies for 11 years running. DirecTV Latin America, through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, and other Latin American countries, leads the pay-TV category in technology, programming and service, delivering an unrivaled digital television experience to 12 million customers. DirecTV sports and entertainment properties include three Regional Sports Networks (Northwest, Rocky Mountain and Pittsburgh) as well as a 60 percent interest in Game Show Network. For the most up-to-date information on DirecTV, please visit www.DirecTV.com.

About Starz Entertainment

Starz Entertainment, LLC, is a premium movie and original programming entertainment service provider operating in the United States. The company offers 17 premium channels including the flagship STARZ(R) and ENCORE(R) brands with approximately 20.1 million and 33.6 million subscribers respectively. Starz Entertainment airs in total more than 1,000 movies and original series every month across its pay TV channels. Starz Entertainment is recognized as a pay TV leader in providing HD, On Demand, HD On Demand and online advanced services for its STARZ, ENCORE and MOVIEPLEX brands. Starz Entertainment (www.starz.com) is an operating unit of Starz, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation (NASDAQ: LMCA).





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