EMMYS: Ballots Go Out, Race Heats Up As Spartacus Meets Spartacus At TV Academy

Pete Hammond

Emmy voters received official ballots in the mail today with instructions that they must be returned by 5 PM on June 28. However, voting can’t actually take place until ballot listings are posted at a secure Emmy address online after … Read More »

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‘Spartacus: Vengeance’ Up In Opener, ‘Kourtney & Kim’ Hits Highs In Finale

Nellie Andreeva

Starz’s Spartacus: Vengeance premiered Friday night to 1.4 million viewers at 10 PM. That was up 10% from last January’s premiere of prequel Spartacus: Gods Of The Arena, which in turn was up 66% from the January 2010 debut of Spartacus: Blood And Sand. Including weekend, on-demand and online viewing, the Spartacus: Vengeance premiere has been seen by more than 4 million viewers. Spartacus – starring Liam McIntyre, who replaced the late Andy Whitfield in the title role — has already been renewed for a third season.

Meanwhile, last night’s Season 4 finale of Kourtney & Kim Take New York, in which Kim Kardashian ponders divorce, scored the series’ highest-rated and most-watched telecast ever, averaging nearly 4.5 million total viewers. It was E!’s third-most-watched telecast in history total viewers and key demos, among adults 18-49 (3.3 million), women 18-34 (1.6 million) and women 18-49 (2.5 million). Read More »

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Starz Stands Behind ‘Boss’, ‘Spartacus’, Touts ‘Magic City’: TCA

By | Friday January 13, 2012 @ 7:18pm PST

Diane Haithman is contributing to Deadline’s coverage of TCA

Starz president and CEO Chris Albrecht said today at TCA the cable channel will support its struggling series Boss during its second season, but acknowledged the show needs to begin to “resonate” … Read More »

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TV TRAILER: ‘Spartacus: Vengeance’

By | Wednesday December 21, 2011 @ 11:25am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Starz just released a new trailer for the upcoming second season of Spartacus, titled Spartacus: Vengeance. Like previous trailers, the new one highlights the gore and sexuality that have become the series’ trademark. Is it just me or has new Spartacus star Liam McIntyre been transformed to look just like … Read More »

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Starz Renews ‘Spartacus’ For Third Season

By | Monday November 7, 2011 @ 11:02am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Just like it did with Spartacus‘ second season, which was ordered before the series had premiered, Starz today renewed the toga-and-sandals drama for a third season ahead of the January 27 debut of Season 2, Spartacus: Vengeance. Production on the … Read More »

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Starz Sets January 27 As Premiere Date For ‘Spartacus: Vengeance’

By | Thursday November 3, 2011 @ 3:38pm PDT

Starz said today that it will air the season premiere of its original series Spartacus: Vengeance on Friday, January 27 at 10 PM. The series continues the storyline begun on Spartacus: Blood And Sand, which debuted in January 2010. That … Read More »

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