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  1. TV Ratings: Starz Posts Network Best With 'Black Sails' Launch

    1:48 pm 1/27/2014

    Opening to 850,000 in its inaugural telecast, the drama rakes in 3.5 million viewers with first weekend airings and multiplatform viewers.Read more

  2. Black Sails: TV Review

    11:48 am 1/21/2014

    The pirate epic at first seems like a blood-and-boobs franchise in the Starz wheelhouse, but then offers plenty more ambition and storytelling to raise the stakes.Read more

  3. 'Black Sails': Watch the First Episode of Michael Bay's Starz Pirate Drama (Video)

    4:27 pm 1/18/2014

    The period drama starring Toby Stephens officially premieres Jan. 25.Read more

  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

  5. Starz CFO Talks Original Content Push, Deals

    6:26 am 12/4/2013

    UPDATED: Asked if Starz was an acquisition target, Scott Macdonald said "the management team is focused on the long-term."Read more

  6. AFM: First Look at the Bloody Vikings of 'Northmen'

    8:58 am 10/30/2013

    The Salt Company is handling international sales on Claudio Fah's action epic featuring "True Blood's" Ryan Kwanten, "Black Sails" star Tom Hopper and Irish actress Charlie Murphy ("Philomena").Read more

  7. MIPCOM: Market 'Thriving' as Digital Content Drives Deals

    4:29 am 10/11/2013

    Despite ongoing problems in Southern Europe, it was a record year for the international TV market.Read more

  8. MIPCOM: 'Black Sails' Cast Talks Stunts and Explosions

    10:33 am 10/10/2013

    "We didn't have to make this for 14-year-olds," showrunner Jon Steinberg told THR about the morally ambiguous pirate show.Read more

  9. MIPCOM: Starz' 'Black Sails' Sells for Germany, France, Latin America

    8:32 am 10/9/2013

    The pirate series, executive produced by Michael Bay, will go out near day-and-date in select territories worldwide. Read more

  10. 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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