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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. MIPTV: 'Shared Vision' Still at the Crux of the Co-Production Conundrum

    8:00 am 4/7/2014

    Starz’s Chris Albrecht says success depends on determining who's in charge –- and giving them the resources to execute.Read more

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  8. Starz Chief Chris Albrecht Talks Oscar Parties at Wall Street Event

    3:36 pm 3/4/2014

    "We're on everybody's radar," says the CEO. "We're an interesting story. We're a new story."Read more

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  9. Starz Execs Gamble on Pirates With 'Black Sails,' Defend 'Boobs and Blood'

    12:18 pm 1/10/2014

    Already renewed for a second season, the drama's cast and creators assembled at TCA with the network CEO and managing director to talk about nudity, long-term storytelling and tapping into an unexplored genre. Read more

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  10. Starz CEO Talks Mended Relationships, New Michael Bay Pirate Show

    12:24 pm 1/7/2014

    UPDATE: "Now we have a much healthier dialogue going on with them," said Starz CEO Chris Albrecht of distributors who were upset with a former Netflix deal. He also promoted the upcoming "Black Sails" premiere on Jan. 25.Read more

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