Starz Entertainment Ups Tim Sweeney To SVP, Business & Legal Affairs

By | Thursday July 19, 2012 @ 10:25am PDT

Englewood, Colo., – July 19, 2012 – Tim Sweeney was promoted to senior vice president, business and legal affairs, corporate at Starz Entertainment, announced Steve Beabout, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary. Based in the company’s Englewood, Colo. headquarters, Sweeney is responsible for a wide range of legal counsel and oversight including matters pertaining to general corporate, marketing, intellectual property, finance, IT and operations/technology, HR, and new business development. Sweeney joined the company in 2002 and was promoted to VP, business and legal affairs, marketing and intellectual property in 2003.

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Starz Exec Bill Myers Exits Company

By | Wednesday January 25, 2012 @ 5:36pm PST
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EXCLUSIVE: Bill Myers, president and chief operating officer of Starz Entertainment and Starz Media, suddenly resigned today after a decade at the premium cable company. He was responsible for all day-to-day operations including affiliate sales, marketing, public relations, worldwide television … Read More »

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Encore Dives Into Original Programming With Miniseries ‘Moby Dick’ And ‘The Take’

Starz Entertainment’s Encore is taking aim at original programming, unveiling today plans to air the novel adaptation Moby Dick that stars William Hurt, Ethan Hawke and Gillian Anderson as well as a Tom Hardy-starring mini The Take based on Martina … Read More »

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Starz Taps Michael Thornton For Biz & Legal Affairs Post

By | Tuesday July 5, 2011 @ 1:20pm PDT

Michael Thornton, most recently EVP Business & Legal Affairs at Disney/ABC Domestic Television, has been appointed EVP Business and Legal Affairs – Programming, Digital and Worldwide Distribution at Starz Entertainment. Thornton will be responsible for developing the strategic direction of … Read More »

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Spanish-Language Channel Among Changes At Starz’s Encore

By | Tuesday May 31, 2011 @ 12:43pm PDT

Starz Entertainment announced today that its Encore premium network will add Encore Espanol to its lineup, making it the eighth channel in the family. There also will be name changes for existing channels (Encore WAM becomes Encore Family, and Encore … Read More »

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Starz Hires Russell Schwartz As SVP Business & Legal Affairs

By | Tuesday April 5, 2011 @ 3:42pm PDT

Starz Entertainment has hired longtime HBO executive Russell Schwartz to be its SVP Business & Legal Affairs. He will be based in Los Angeles, where he will help spearhead the company’s growing Starz Originals and TV production business, which has been … Read More »

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