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Starz

Broadcast on: International
Active from: 02 Feb 1994
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About

Starz is an American premium cable and satellite television network that serves as the flagship service of Starz Inc., with programming that features mainly theatrically released motion pictures, and some first-run original television series.

AVAILABILITY

United States

PICTURE FORMAT

1080i (HDTV)
480i (16:9 letterbox SDTV)

SLOGAN

"Only on Starz and No Other Movie Channel" (1994–1997)
"Starz! – Big Movies and More" (1995–1998)
"100% Movies" (1998–1999)
"Movies, Movies, New Hit Movies" (1999–2000)
"#1 in New Hit Movies" (2000–2004)
"An Influx Of Movies – Only on Starz" (2004–2008)
"Are You Ready?" (2008–2012)
"Taking You Places" (2012–present)

ABOUT

Starz 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).

Starz Networks is a leading provider of premium subscription video programming through the flagship Starz and Encore 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.

Starz and Encore, along with Starz Networks' third network Movieplex, 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.

Original programs broadcast by Starz include Gravity, The White Queen, Spartacus, Magic City, Crash, Camelot, Boss, The Pillars of the Earth, Torchwood: Miracle Day, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, Da Vinci's Demons, Black Sails, Power, Outlander and Survivor's Remorse.

Starz Animation produces animated TV and movie content for studios, networks, distributors and audiences worldwide.


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