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Starz moving 'beyond the traditional cable bundle,' will announce partners in coming weeks

After previously insisting that it has had no discussions about going direct-to-consumer, Starz now said it is about to complete agreements to distribute its offerings outside the pay-TV ecosystem.

Starz allegedly asked DirecTV, Comcast and others to fake revenue, subscriber information

According to a fiery new lawsuit by a former employee, Starz allegedly asked DirecTV, Comcast and Liberty Media to "fabricate revenue and subscriber information" and to engage in other "malicious, fraudulent and/or oppressive" conduct.

Starz back in merger talks with Lionsgate, reportedly the 'advanced' kind

Starz is reportedly back in merger talks with Lionsgate, with the two John Malone-backed media companies continuing to seek bulk and scale amid a consolidating pay-TV market. According to multiple...

AMC in talks to buy Malone's Starz, Bloomberg says

Amid a consolidating pay-TV operator landscape, two of the programming industry's smaller fish are back in talks about joining forces.

Charter hires former Starz exec Robinson to lead user experience design

Recruiting executive talent as it prepares to push out a new pay-TV user interface to most of its footprint in 2015, Charter Communications announced the hiring of former Starz exec Jodi Robinson as senior VP, user experience design and development.

Albrecht: Starz may go over the top, too

Already set to roll out an online SVOD service in select international markets, premium cable network Starz is strongly considering doing the same in the United States.

Starz meets with Murdoch, Fox to discuss possible acquisition

Representatives for Starz met in Los Angeles Tuesday with 21st Century Fox, discussing the possibility of having the conglomerate buy the premium cable programming service.

Starz's Albrecht: premium cable has 'much better product than Netflix'

Speaking just two days after Netflix's much-buzzed-about season-two premiere of Orange Is the New Black, Starz CEO Chris Albrecht declared that the premium cable realm remains unchallenged in terms of producing quality original programming.

TWC TV launches on Amazon Kindle Fire

Time Warner Cable launched its TWC TV app on Amazon's Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HDX tablets and said Wednesday that it is now offering both live and video-on-demand content on Roku, Xbox 360 and Samsung connected TV devices.

Discovery eyes Scripps Networks acquisition

Shares of Scripps Networks Interactive surged on Tuesday and Wednesday after news spread that Discovery Communications has its eye on Scripps. Together, a combined Discovery/Scripps would have a market capitalization of about $43 billion, according to media reports.