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  1. 23 Network Chiefs on Frustrating Trends, Coveted Reboots and the Series They Can't Miss

    5:00 am 1/22/2015

    The Hollywood Reporter sat down with TV's top executives at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour to get their honest assessments on everything from whom they'd swap jobs with for a day to the hardest show they've had to cancel.Read more

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  2. Irena Medavoy Reveals Her Jam-Packed, L.A. Staycation Itinerary

    1:00 pm 1/10/2015

    Over the holidays, the philanthropist wife of A-list film producer Mike Medavoy partied with Anjelica Huston, dined in Wolfgang Puck's kitchen and witnessed Neil Patrick Harris' Jim Morrison rendition — and that's just for startersRead more

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  3. Starz CEO Addresses Sale Chatter

    3:09 pm 12/8/2014

    Chris Albrecht also says HBO and CBS aren't really looking to go direct-to-consumer and says networks were "short-sighted" to sell shows to NetflixRead more

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  4. Starz Third-Quarter Earnings Rise, Total Subscriptions Drop

    7:40 am 10/29/2014

    The company confirms plans for an international streaming product as its Starz services hit another all-time subscriber high, while Encore subs declineRead more

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  5. Chris Albrecht Recounts His Daughter's Harrowing Car Accident

    9:00 am 9/11/2014

    In THR's Top Doctors Issue, the Starz CEO explains how Dr. Robert Kay inspired a $1 million pledgeRead more

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  6. Starz Chief Defends Early Pickups, Talks 'Buzz' Envy and Staying out of Bed With Netflix

    2:32 pm 7/11/2014

    During his TCA executive session, Chris Albrecht pushes "Outlander," touts a more diverse audience with "Power" and laments the lack of love many of his originals get in the press: "I'm baffled sometimes by the things that get buzz and that don't."Read more

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  7. Starz Taps David Weil to Head Business and Legal Affairs

    2:13 pm 6/24/2014

    The former CEO of Walden Media/Bristol Bay Productions will join the network’s Beverly Hills headquarters, replacing the retiring Steve Beabout.Read more

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  8. Produced By: Starz CEO On TV Shows With 50 Cent, LeBron James

    7:45 pm 6/7/2014

    UPDATED: Chris Albrecht spoke during a panel also featuring Sundance TV's Sarah Barnett, FX's John Landgraf
 CEO and Showtime's David Nevins.Read more

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  9. Why Starz CEO Chris Albrecht Makes More Money Than Rupert Murdoch

    5:00 am 5/21/2014

    The executive — whose $31 million salary nearly matches that of Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger — is among the highest-paid media CEOs in 2013 despite a company valued at a small fraction of his peers' domains.Read more

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  10. Starz CEO Chris Albrecht's Compensation Rises 136 Percent to $30.4 Million in 2013

    12:02 pm 4/22/2014

    In 2013, shares of Starz increased 120 percent.Read more

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