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[04/09/13 - 07:31 AM]
Starz and Encore Step Into Spring with April Free Preview
Said stunt - from April 11 through April 15 - is timed with this weekend's premiere of "Da Vinci's Demons."

[via press release from Starz]

STARZ and ENCORE Step into Spring with April Free Preview

Nation-wide Preview Includes AT&T U-verse TV, Cox Communications, DIRECTV, DISH, and Verizon FiOS TV

Beverly Hills, Calif., April 9, 2013 - Starz will offer the STARZ and ENCORE premium channel packages in a free preview to households nationwide, including subscribers with AT&T U-verse(R) TV, Cox Communications, DIRECTV, DISH, Verizon FiOS TV, along with many other regional multichannel affiliates. The sampling effort provides a limited time opportunity for non-subscribers to sample STARZ and ENCORE original series and movie programming for free from April 11, 2013 through April 15, 2013 (dates and availability of channels vary by distributor).

Exclusive STARZ movie titles and STARZ Original series available during the free preview include the series finale to global hit, "Spartacus," the highly-anticipated new series, "Da Vinci's Demons" from David S. Goyer, and exclusive first-run movies: Hope Springs, The Amazing Spider-Man, Men In Black 3, and Sparkle. ENCORE movies and ENCORE Originals include Friends with Benefits, Ghostbusters, Finding Nemo, The Smurfs, Jack and Jill, and "Hindenburg: The Last Flight."

The STARZ and ENCORE Spring Free Preview comprises up to 24 STARZ and ENCORE channels and the popular STARZ ON DEMAND, ENCORE ON DEMAND, STARZ HD ON DEMAND, and ENCORE HD ON DEMAND services.

AT&T U-verse(R) TV and Verizon FiOS TV subscribers will enjoy the STARZ and ENCORE free preview from April 11 through April 15, including all STARZ and ENCORE channels and more than 400 on-demand titles.

DIRECTV and DISH subscribers will enjoy the STARZ and ENCORE free preview from April 12 through April 14. DIRECTV and DISH will offer all STARZ and ENCORE channels. DIRECTV will offer additionally 20 great STARZ movies on its on demand platform during the preview.

Cox Communications will offer all STARZ linear channels including STARZ HD, STARZ ON DEMAND, and STARZ HD ON DEMAND from April 12 through 14.

Other participating affiliates include (alphabetically): Bend Broadband, Blue Ridge Communications, Choice Cable TV Puerto Rico, Conway Corporation, DIRECTV Puerto Rico, Fidelity Communications, Hawaiian Telecom, HTC Digital Cable, Service Electric Cable TV, (dates and availability of channels vary by distributor).

Geographic and service restrictions apply to AT&T U-verse services. Call or go to www.att.com/u-verse to see if you qualify. The free preview may contain mature content. Parental controls can be used to restrict programming or filter by rating.

About Starz

Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) is a leading integrated global media and entertainment company with operating units that provide premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television channels (Starz Networks), global content distribution (Starz Distribution) and animated television and movie production (Starz Animation), www.starz.com. Starz Networks is a leading provider of premium subscription video programming through the flagship STARZ(R) and ENCORE(R) pay TV networks which showcase premium original programming and movies to U.S. multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies. As of December 31, 2012, STARZ and ENCORE serve a combined 56 million subscribers, including 21 million at STARZ, and 35 million at ENCORE, making them the largest pair of premium flagship channels in the U.S. STARZ(R) and ENCORE(R), along with Starz Networks' third network MOVIEPLEX(R), air over 1,000 movies monthly across 17 linear networks, complemented by On Demand and authenticated online offerings through STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY. Starz Distribution develops, produces and acquires entertainment content, distributing it to consumers globally on DVD, digital formats and traditional television. Starz Distribution's home video, digital media and worldwide distribution business units distribute original programming content produced by Starz, as well as entertainment content for itself and third parties. Starz Animation produces animated TV and movie content for studios, networks, distributors and audiences worldwide.





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[04/22/14 - 03:05 PM]
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[04/22/14 - 02:48 PM]
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[04/22/14 - 02:45 PM]
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[04/22/14 - 01:06 PM]
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[04/22/14 - 12:35 PM]
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[04/22/14 - 12:30 PM]
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[04/22/14 - 11:56 AM]
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[04/22/14 - 11:19 AM]
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[04/22/14 - 11:18 AM]
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Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of April 14-20.

[04/22/14 - 11:10 AM]
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ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 14-20.

[04/22/14 - 10:54 AM]
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FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 14-20.

[04/22/14 - 10:53 AM]
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[04/22/14 - 10:50 AM]
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[04/22/14 - 10:47 AM]
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[04/22/14 - 10:46 AM]
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