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[04/19/10 - 07:02 AM]
Get Set to 'Party Down' All Over Again -- Starz Announces Early Sampling Opportunities for Season Two & New Iphone Game
Preview opportunities are available in more than 53 million video households - record participation for Starz Entertainment.

[via press release from Starz]

Get Set to 'Party Down' All Over Again -- Starz Announces Early Sampling Opportunities for Season Two & New iPhone Game

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Two sneak preview episodes from the second season of the irreverent and critically-acclaimed Starz comedy series, "Party Down," will be made available for free on-demand and online viewing beginning April 21st. "Party Down" returns to Starz for its much-anticipated second season on Friday, April 23rd at 10:00 PM (ET/PT).

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"Party Down" preview opportunities are available in more than 53 million video households - record participation for Starz Entertainment. Cable, satellite and Telco affiliates offering the free on-demand sampling opportunities for two full episodes of "Party Down" season two and two additional episodes from season one include (alphabetically):

Blue Ridge Communications (HD), Buckeye CableSystem, Cablevision, Charter Communications (HD), Comcast, Cox Communications (HD), DIRECTV (HD), Mediacom Communications Corporation (HD), Midcontinent Communications, RCN (HD), Service Electric Cablevision, and Verizon FiOS

("HD" noted above = additional HD On Demand availability for free preview)

DIRECTV's The 101 Network will also offer two new "Party Down" episodes, in both HD and standard definition, beginning with the season two debut episode on April 22nd at 11:00 PM (ET/PT) followed by a second new episode on April 29th at 11:00 PM (ET/PT). This sneak peek at season two will air alongside a pair of episodes from season one. All four episodes will re-air multiple times on The 101 Network during the balance of April and May.

AT&T will offer U-verse subscribers a "Party Down" preview on Buzz in HD with two new episodes, a favorite episode from last season, and other behind the scenes footage on April 21st at 11:30 PM (ET/PT). An encore performance of the special "Party Down" block will air on April 28th at 11:30 PM (ET/PT).

Fancast XFINITY TV (www.fancast.com) will have four "Party Down" full-episode previews in HD - including two from the new season - available for early sampling by streaming on April 21st. The four episodes will also be available April 21st to sample in a premium, full-screen format on Starz.com (www.starz.com/partydown). Digital partners Amazon Video-on-Demand, iTunes, PlayStation� Network, and Zune/Xbox LIVE will make available the new season debut of "Party Down" for free download via podcast on April 23rd. Additionally, a free episode from last season will be made available this same week at the digital partners' EST storefronts alongside the rest of last season's episodes, now available for purchase.

"Party Down: Waiter Wobble" iPhone/iPod Touch game, iTunes Storefront

Starz Digital Media has also released the new "Party Down: Waiter Wobble" game. Available in the iTunes App Store, "Party Down: Waiter Wobble" is optimized for play on the iPhone and iPod Touch, and compatible with the iPad. Developed in conjunction with Avatar Labs, the object of the game is to serve drinks for your guests using the iPod motion sensor technology and specifically, keep beverages from falling off of your serving tray.

Fancier drink requests, larger orders, and an increasing propensity by your "Party Down" server to consume/siphon off the drinks, all add up to a challenge and wobbly good time. The "Party Down: Waiter Wobble" game costs $0.99.

The iTunes "Party Down" storefront contains everything for the "Party Down" fan including the "Party Down: Waiter Wobble" game, a free downloadable podcast that includes the season two debut episode, other "Party Down" video materials, and all the season one episodes - one free episode and the rest for EST purchase.

Official "Gravity" trailers and behind the scenes videos are available at www.starz.com/gravity and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gravity.starz. Follow "Gravity" on Twitter: @gravity_starz

About "Party Down"

New to the ensemble cast is Emmy-winning actress Megan Mullally ("Will & Grace," Fame), who joins Adam Scott (recently cast in "Parks and Recreation," Indie Spirit Award Best Actor nominee for The Vicious Kind), Ken Marino, Lizzy Caplan, Martin Starr and Ryan Hansen in this half-hour program about a group of Los Angeles cater-waiters yearning for a shot at their dreams of stardom.

Called "a must-see" by USA Today, this season, the ten original half-hour episodes feature guest stars including Jane Lynch ("Glee"), Kristen Bell ("Veronica Mars"), J.K. Simmons, Joey Lauren Adams, Steve Guttenberg, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Thomas Lennon, Jimmi Simpson, Loretta Devine and Alex Rocco. The series was created and executive produced by Rob Thomas ("Veronica Mars"), John Enbom, Dan Etheridge and actor Paul Rudd. Childhood actor, Fred Savage ("The Wonder Years") directs many of the episodes and serves as supervising producer; Bryan Gordon ("Curb Your Enthusiasm," "24") is another director and supervising producer. "Party Down" actors, Adam Scott and Ken Marino take on additional roles this season as producer and director of the season finale, respectively.

Starz Media, the production and distribution sibling of the Starz premium entertainment channels, is producer of the series. Jennifer Gwartz and Danielle Stokdyk serve as co-executive producers. Season one of "Party Down" was released on DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment on April 6th.

About Starz Entertainment

Starz Entertainment, LLC, is a premium movie service provider operating in the United States. It offers 16 movie channels including the flagship Starz� and Encore� brands with approximately 16.9 million and 30.6 million subscribers respectively. Starz Entertainment airs more than 1,000 movies and new original series every month across its pay TV channels and offers advanced services including Starz HD, Encore HD, Starz On Demand, Encore On Demand, MoviePlex On Demand, Starz HD On Demand, Encore HD On Demand, MoviePlex HD On Demand, and Starz Play. Starz Entertainment (www.starz.com) is an operating unit of Starz, LLC, which is a controlled subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation, and is attributed to Liberty Starz, a tracking stock group of Liberty Media Corporation.

About Starz Digital Media

Starz Digital Media, an operating division of Starz Media, LLC, is responsible for all digital and on-demand distribution of library content from Overture Films, Anchor Bay Entertainment, Starz Originals from Starz Entertainment, and Manga Entertainment. Through a range of distribution and marketing partnerships with multichannel video providers, Internet distributors and wireless operators worldwide, Starz Digital Media makes its content available under numerous business models including download-to-own/electronic sell-through, video-on-demand, pay-per-view, subscription video-on-demand and ad-supported streaming. The division also programs and supports numerous ad-supported broadband channels and develops games and gaming-related content from many of its properties for distribution worldwide.





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