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Lionsgate Taps Gene George to Run International TV Distribution

The former Starz exec joins the company as the studio expands sales and broadcast partnerships in new markets worldwide.

SXSW: ‘American Gods’ Creator Discusses Series’ Timeliness in “Climate That Now Vilifies Immigrants”

Bryan Fuller revealed the Starz drama's first episode and discussed its relevance "under a radical political climate that tends to lean cruel as opposed to compassionate."

Lionsgate, Starz Shareholders to Vote on Deal on Dec. 7

The separate meetings will allow investors to vote on the studio's proposed $4.4 billion acquisition of Starz, which would bring together two companies in John Malone's investment universe.

Lionsgate, Starz Detail Integration Plans

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

‘Thomas the Tank Engine’ Animation Studio Files for Bankruptcy

Around 500 employees have been locked out at Arc Productions in Toronto, the former Starz Animation Toronto studio, now Canadian-owned and headed into receivership.

Starz Renews ‘Power’ for Seasons 4 and 5

The news comes after the drama's third-season opener scored record numbers for the pay cabler.

John Malone Says Pure-Play Content Producers Are Not “Great” Creators of Wealth

As Liberty Media shareholders approve the creation of three tracking stocks, the mogul says Reed Hastings "has built himself a wonderful business" and touts the Atlanta Braves' "major real estate business."

Former Anchor Bay Canada Execs Launch New Indie Distributor (Exclusive)

Rob Herholz and Susan Curran have formed United Front Entertainment after Starz rejigged its Canadian distribution arm.

Starz “Might Consider” Increased Spending on Originals, CEO Says

Chris Albrecht speaks at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York.

Virgin Media Takes Starz’s ‘Ash vs. Evil Dead’ for U.K.

The cable company says the exclusive deal "marks a step-change in our TV programming strategy and demonstrates the true potential for video on demand."

Starz Sued by Former Employee For Illegal Business Dealings and Firing

Keno Thomas, a former sales and marketing SVP, says the network wanted him to falsify revenue and subscriber numbers for the board.

‘Power’ Creator Courtney Kemp Agboh Signs Overall Deal With Starz

The news comes two days after the series was picked up for a third season.