TV: Starz Entertainment Index


Starz Entertainment, LLC, is a premium movie service provider in the United States. It offers 16 movie channels including the flagship Starz ® and Encore ® brands with approximately 16.1 million and 28.4 million subscribers respectively.

Starz Entertainment airs more than 1,000 movies per month across its pay TV channels and offers advanced services including Starz HD, Starz On Demand and Vongo®. Starz Entertainment ( is an operating unit of Starz, LLC, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation that is attributed to Liberty Capital Group.

Starz Entertainment offers 13 uncut, commercial-free premium movie channels comprising the Starz Encore Movie Pack, spearheaded by the two flagship channels, Starz® and Encore®. The remaining channels, MoviePlex, RetroPlex and IndiePlex are available through select cable affiliates.

Martin Larence“Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-up.”

Season three of the series premieres Wed., July 9th at 10pm ET/PT on Starz and continues on Wednesdays at 10pm (ET/PT).

The show is executive produced by Martin Lawrence and hosted by Doug Williams with DJ Biz Markie spinning the music.

This season was filmed at the historic Lincoln Center in Washington, D.C., and features 35 talented, edgy, up-and-coming talent as well as star comics.

Verizon First to Offer Starz Entertainment's New 'Starz Play' Broadband Video Service. Companies Also Extend, Expand Current FiOS TV Deal

Verizon and Starz Entertainment announced Tuesday (May 27) a comprehensive, multiyear agreement that will bring exclusive hit movies from Starz to Verizon's more than 8.5 million broadband subscribers and the full array of Starz products to Verizon's FiOS TV and FiOS Internet and High Speed Internet (digital subscriber line) customers. Read more...


Doug Williams and Biz Markie Return as Host and DJ, Respectively; Production Begins April 3 in Washington, D.C.; Premieres at 10 p.m. ET/PT Wednesday, July 9 exclusively on Starz. Read more...

Anime: Drawing a Revolution: Monday, Dec. 17

"Hollywood Goes Gaming" A Starz Originals’ look at the relationship between video games and movies

Premieres November 26 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) Exclusively on Starz. Part of Starz Inside, a new monthly series of original specials from Starz Entertainment hosted by film critic Richard Roeper. Continue reading and watch video clips...

January 2008 Schedule

In January, Starz Originals proudly presents the premieres of its two new comedy series Head Case and Hollywood Residential on Starz beginning Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT). Continue reading...

Also coming up this year on the Starz Inside series: Anime: Drawing a Revolution in December. A new slate of additional specials (to be announced) will premiere in 2008.

Starz Schedule Guide: January 2008

Broadband: Vongo and Starz

Launched in January 2006 and nominated for an Interactive Emmy ® award, Vongo delivers movies and other video content to broadband or wireless-enabled devices that support Microsoft's Windows Media Player 10 and Portable Media Center (PMC).

Movies can be played on PCs, laptops, select portable media devices and televisions. Vongo subscribers have access to more than 1,800 full length feature films, concerts, extreme sports and more, as well as a live streaming Starz TV channel, for just $9.99 a month. Additionally, popular pay-per-view titles are available for $3.99 per movie.

On Demand Offerings

Provide impulse viewing of Starz Entertainment movies with full “DVD-like” functionality and no fee per view.
Starz On Demand – Over 100 movies on demand every month with 18 new titles added weekly selected from titles shown across the Starz channels.

Starz On Demand features early premieres, where the biggest hit movies premiere before they do on Starz; original and acquired content exclusive to On Demand; unique monthly movie packages; “quickies” category that offers entertaining short form content; and more.

Encore On Demand – Up to 150 movies on demand to select from at any given time. Titles are drawn from a vast library including top titles and blockbuster hits you want to see and want to see again. Encore On Demand movies are not duplicated at any given time, so customers with both packages receive up to 250 different movies.


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