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Chris Albrecht to Lead Supersized Legendary TV

The former Starz chief will take over the role from Nick Pepper as the studio merges its domestic and international divisions.

Chris Albrecht’s Legendary Global Launches Madrid Production Hub

Legendary Global, Chris Albrecht's international TV venture with Legendary, has a quarantine-themed series in the works as it expands into Spain.

Why ‘Deadwood’ “Was a Bit of an Unfinished Symphony”

'Deadwood,' David? Milch's revered HBO Western, finally gets its ending 13 years later with a movie.

Lionsgate TV’s Kevin Beggs Says Starz Integration Is “Accelerating”

As Starz CEO Chris Albrecht heads for the exit, Lionsgate has ended a logjam by more quickly merging respective TV divisions.

Starz COO Touts Lionsgate TV Originals to Drive Streaming Expansion

After recent news that Chris Albrecht will leave Starz over an apparent reluctance to cede precious few hours of original programming to Lionsgate TV originals, Jeff Hirsch, COO of the premium cable…

Starz Boss Talks Through “Trouble” With ‘American Gods’ Exodus

Chris Albrecht says that former showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green will still be "involved as much as they can be."

Starz COO Jeffrey Hirsch Extends Contract Through 2020

The new deal follows the premium cable channel merging with Lionsgate.

Starz Boss on Lionsgate Merger: “This Will Make Us a Talent Magnet”

Chris Albrecht said his company will be better placed to retain and exploit ownership rights after merging with the Hollywood studio led by Jon Feltheimer and Michael Burns.

Starz CFO to Step Down as Lionsgate Merger Plans Finalized

Scott Macdonald is set to leave a combined Lionsgate-Starz in mid-2017.

Starz CEO Chris Albrecht Talks Third-Quarter Earnings, Lionsgate Merger

"Hopefully we won't be talking again," the exec told analysts as he looked ahead to the close of his $4.4 billion deal with Lionsgate and touched on AT&T's own merger with Time Warner.

Starz CEO on Lionsgate Merger: “We Will Be Able to Attract More and Better Talent”

Chris Albrecht discussed the implications for his company's original content strategy and carriage deals after completing the $4.4 billion deal.

Lionsgate, Starz Detail Integration Plans

The two companies revealed merger-related details in internal communications to employees, with no word on possible layoffs.