Starz’s Hits Viewership High With ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ Debut & ‘Spartacus’ Finale

By | Monday April 15, 2013 @ 1:02pm PDT

The debut of one series scored an all-time high for Starz as another went out strong. The series premiere of Starz’s Da Vinci’s Demons and the series finale of Spartacus: War Of The Damned this weekend was seen by 4.8 million over multiple viewings. That’s a record weekend result for Starz Original series. With a lead-in by Spartacus, the April 12 premiere of Da Vinci at 10 PM was watched by 1.04 million overall viewers. In total, the David S. Goyer created series garnered over 2.14 million viewers over all its plays over the weekend to nudge ahead of the 2.09 million in total who watched the series premiere of Camelot to hit a new high for a Starz Original series premiere. Da Vinci’s Demons is produced by Adjacent Productions as the first project under a multi-year agreement that Starz and BBC Worldwide Prods. entered into in August 2011. The lush action drama depicts the early life of the famed inventor with British actor Tom Riley playing Leonardo Da Vinci. Starz ordered eight-episodes of the first season of the series. Da Vinci’s Demons’ season finale is scheduled for June 7, 2013.

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‘Spartacus: War Of The Damned’ Debut Near Record Rating For Starz

By | Monday January 28, 2013 @ 1:58pm PST

The premiere of the third and final season of Starz’s flagship series got off to a strong but not completely victorious start Friday. The season debut of Spartacus: War Of The Damned pulled a 5.5 rating, the … Read More »

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Starz Eyes ‘Spartacus’ Spinoff Centered On Julius Caesar

By | Wednesday November 28, 2012 @ 3:22pm PST
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EXCLUSIVE: While Starz‘s drama Spartacus is heading into its final chapter with the upcoming Season 3, Spartacus: War Of The Damned, Starz may not be ready to close the book on the successful franchise. Read More »

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Starz To Launch Final Season Of ‘Spartacus’ On Jan. 25

By | Tuesday November 6, 2012 @ 10:02am PST

Starz decided in June to the end the run of its Spartacus franchise after this season and now has set a date for the debut of its final installment, Spartacus: War Of The Damned: Friday, January 25 at … Read More »

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