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[10/03/13 - 10:13 AM]
Starz Presents "The Spartacus Saga: Uncut"
Liam McIntyre will host each evening, offering his insights into each of the episodes from "Blood and Sand", "Gods of the Arena", "Vengeance" and "War of the Damned."

[via press release from Starz]

STARZ PRESENTS "THE SPARTACUS SAGA: UNCUT"

RELIVE THE GLORY OF THE BROTHERHOOD - FROM BEGINNING TO END

Acclaimed Fan Favorite Returns Saturday, October 26th

Beverly Hills, Calif., October 3, 2013 - Legions of fans have spoken, and STARZ has answered the call! The entire "Spartacus" series will be rebroadcast beginning Saturday, October 26th with "Blood and Sand." Fans will be able to binge view multiple episodes every week, and will also be treated to bonus footage previously available only on the Blu-Ray discs.

Liam McIntyre will host each evening, offering his insights into each of the episodes from "Blood and Sand", "Gods of the Arena", "Vengeance" and "War of the Damned."

"Spartacus" averaged up to six million viewers per episode over the course of its highly acclaimed and successful four year run on the network. Additionally, it is an international smash, airing in over 150 countries and translated into more than 15 languages.

"Spartacus" continues to be extremely popular in social media. In addition to over 3.5 million Facebook followers, the post-season engagement levels have at times outperformed conversations during the series run earlier this year.

For a sneak peek: http://www.starz.com/originals/spartacus/Videos/#/the-spartacus-saga-uncut-trailer---tvma-version

Join the conversation: Facebook http://bit.ly/SPSPR; Twitter @spartacus_starz #Spartacus, #STARZ

For those feeling particularly gluttonous, all 39 episodes of the series will be available on Starz on Demand and Starz Play beginning October 26th.

SERIES OVERVIEW

The House of Batiatus, a gladiator training camp, is on the rise, basking in the glow of its champion Gannicus. A young Batiatus, with his loyal wife Lucretia by his side, is ready to overthrow his father and betray anyone to keep his gladiators in demand. But when Batiatus falls on hard times, it will take a gladiator greater than current champion Crixus to turn his fortunes around. When a Thracian slave named Spartacus arrives, Batiatus senses greatness. Under the watchful eye of gladiator trainer Doctore, Spartacus rises through the ranks to become the new champion. However, when Spartacus discovers that his wife Sura has been killed, he plots to avenge her death and free every slave; a bloody escape ensues. Gaius Claudius Glaber, the Roman responsible for bringing Spartacus and his wife into slavery, sends troops to crush the slave army. But Spartacus, with a rebellion swelling to thousands of freed slaves, becomes a force mightier than Rome had ever imagined. The Roman Senate turns to Marcus Crassus, a wealthy, strategic politician, for aid. With a young Julius Caesar as an ally, Crassus must crush the rebellion. And one final, bloody battle will be unleashed; a battle unlike anything ever seen before in the history of the Republic.

The back to back playoff will run as follows:

October 26th- Beginning at 10:05pm (immediately following Episode 2 of "Dancing on the Edge") "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" episodes: The Red Serpent; Sacramentum Gladiatorum; Legends

November 2nd- Beginning at 10:05pm (immediately following Episode 3 of "Dancing on the Edge") "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" episodes: The Thing in the Pit; Shadow Games; Delicate Things

November 9th- Beginning at 10:05pm (immediately following Episode 4 of "Dancing on the Edge") "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" episodes: Great and Unfortunate Things; Mark of the Brotherhood; Whore

November 16th- Beginning at 10:35pm (immediately following Episode 5 of "Dancing on the Edge") "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" episodes: Party Favors; Old Wounds; Revelations

November 23rd- Beginning at 10:05pm (immediately following the epilogue of "Dancing on the Edge") "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" episode: Kill Them All "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" episodes: Past Transgressions; Missio

November 30th- Beginning at 9:00pm "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" episodes: Paterfamilias; Beneath the Mask; Reckoning

December 7th - Beginning at 9:00pm "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" episode: The Bitter End "Spartacus: Vengeance" episodes: Fugitivus; A Place in This World

December 14th - Beginning at 9:00pm "Spartacus: Vengeance" episodes: The Greater Good; Empty Hands; Libertus

December 21st- Beginning at 9:00pm "Spartacus: Vengeance" episodes: Chosen Path; Sacramentum; Balance

December 28th- Beginning at 9:00pm "Spartacus: Vengeance" episodes: Monsters; Wraths of the Gods "Spartacus: War of the Damned" episodes: Enemies of Rome

January 4th- Beginning at 9:00pm: "Spartacus: War of the Damned" episodes: Wolves at the Gate; Men of Honor; Decimation

January 11th- Beginning at 9:00pm "Spartacus: War of the Damned" episodes: Blood Brothers, Spoils of War; Mors Indecepta

January 18th- Beginning at 9:00pm "Spartacus: War of the Damned" episodes: Separate Paths; The Dead and the Dying; Victory

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 June 30, 2013, STARZ and ENCORE serve a combined 56.9 million subscribers, including 21.8 million at STARZ, and 35.1 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 more than 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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