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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Starz Third-Quarter Earnings Drop, Subs Rise

    3:51 am 11/6/2013

    UPDATED: The company, led by CEO Chris Albrecht, reached 22 million Starz and 57 million overall subscriptions as Weinstein Company films and AMC hit "The Walking Dead" helped boost revenue at its distribution arm.Read more

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  7. Starz CEO Targets 75 Hours of Originals Per Year Over Time

    3:31 am 9/24/2013

    UPDATED: Chris Albrecht tells an investor conference that this could bring the firm into HBO's range of original scripted shows in the coming years and says bankers haven't suggested any M&A deals to his team yet that made sense to Starz.Read more

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  8. Starz Second-Quarter Earnings Drop, But Beat Estimates as Subscribers Rise

    2:07 am 8/1/2013

    UPDATED: CEO Chris Albrecht announces the extension of a library agreement with MGM that will bring the "James Bond" and "Rocky" franchises to the premium TV channel.Read more

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  9. Starz's Chris Albrecht Talks Big Scripted Push, Competition With Netflix, HBO

    4:08 pm 7/26/2013

    The CEO talks with THR about the premium cable network's development process and a push to have 50 hours of original programming in 2014. Read more

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  10. Chris Albrecht: James Gandolfini Stood With Cast in 'Sopranos' Contract Dispute

    8:00 am 6/26/2013

    The Starz CEO and former head of HBO remembers how a threat to fire others brought about a new deal with the star in 24 hours.Read more

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