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Starz Chief Chris Albrecht Talks Oscar Parties at Wall Street Event

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

TV Ratings: Starz Posts Network Best With ‘Black Sails’ Launch

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

Black Sails: TV Review

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.

‘Black Sails’: Watch the First Episode of Michael Bay’s Starz Pirate Drama (Video)

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

Starz Execs Gamble on Pirates With ‘Black Sails,’ Defend ‘Boobs and Blood’

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…

Starz CFO Talks Original Content Push, Deals

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

AFM: First Look at the Bloody Vikings of ‘Northmen’

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").

MIPCOM: Market ‘Thriving’ as Digital Content Drives Deals

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

MIPCOM: ‘Black Sails’ Cast Talks Stunts and Explosions

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

MIPCOM: Starz’ ‘Black Sails’ Sells for Germany, France, Latin America

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

Starz’s Chris Albrecht Talks Big Scripted Push, Competition With Netflix, HBO

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.

Michael Bay’s ‘Black Sails’ Gets Early Second-Season Renewal at Starz

The pirate drama will premiere in January, with production resuming in November 2013 for a second run of 10 episodes.