STARZ APP ADDED TO AMAZON FIRE TV
"Black Sails" and Other Hit STARZ Original Series
and First-Run Movies Now Available on Amazon Fire TV
Beverly Hills, Calif. - January 26, 2017 - Starz announced today the launch of its STARZ app on Amazon Fire TV. STARZ subscribers may now watch exclusive STARZ Original series including "Black Sails," "The Missing," "American Gods," "Outlander" and "Power," as well as hundreds of movies and first-run films on Amazon's streaming media devices including Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.
The STARZ app on Amazon Fire TV is a single destination for all subscribers who want to stream STARZ premium content. Its intuitive content discovery design and navigation offers ease of use and a compelling user experience, regardless of how the consumer purchased a subscription to STARZ.
About the STARZ App
STARZ subscriptions can be purchased directly on Starz.com or through the Amazon Appstore, App StoreSM, Google Play or Roku for $8.99 per month with a 7-day free trial for new subscribers.
The STARZ app is offered on a variety of devices such as: Amazon Fire TV, Xbox One, Apple TV (4th gen and newer), iPhones and iPads running iOS 8.0 or higher, Roku(R), Sony Android TV, as well as most Android phones, tablets and TV devices. For a complete list of supported devices, please visit www.starz.com/settings/faq.
STARZ subscribers also receive instant access to more than 3,800 selections available via the app each month, including STARZ hit series ranging from "Black Sails," "Power," "Outlander" and the upcoming "American Gods," premiering this year; to Hollywood hits and popular movies including Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
STARZ subscribers from participating cable, satellite and telco partners can also authenticate and view STARZ content in the app including every episode of every season of the best of STARZ's original programming, as well as the biggest, most extensive movie library of all the premium subscription networks in the U.S.*
STARZ Originals in 2017 include "Black Sails," "The Missing," "American Gods," "The White Princess," "Outlander," "Power," "Survivor's Remorse" and "Ash vs Evil Dead." Exclusive hit movies on STARZ in 2017 include: Ghostbusters, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Inside Out, Concussion, The Good Dinosaur, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 and Ant-Man. Popular movie and television programming on the new STARZ ENCORE includes: Signs, Pixels, Tomorrowland, Gangs of New York, Chicago, Galaxy Quest, Sweet Home Alabama, There's Something About Mary, True Lies, Ever After, Total Recall, Steel Magnolias; television hits "Magnum, P.I.," "Diff'rent Strokes," "The Jeffersons," and "Texas Rising."
In December 2016, the STARZ app was named by Apple(R) as one of Apple TV's(R) "10 Best Apps of the Year," and has consistently ranked in the Top 10 Entertainment Top Grossing category on iTunes since its launch in April 2016.
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Starz (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), is a leading global media and entertainment company that provides premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television networks and produces and distributes content for worldwide audiences, including its investment in the STARZ PLAY Arabia OTT service. Starz is home to the flagship STARZ(R) brand with 24.5 million subscribers in the United States as of September 30, 2016, with the STARZ ENCORESM network at 31.5 million subscribers. Starz provides high-quality, entertaining premium subscription video programming with 17 premium pay TV channels and associated on-demand and online services, including the STARZ app. Sold through U.S. multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, telecommunications companies, and other online and digital platforms, Starz offers subscribers more than 5,000 distinct premium television episodes and feature films every year and up to 1,500 every month, including STARZ Original series, first-run movies and other popular movie and television programming.
*source: Starz internal analysis of distinct movie title data for the period 7/1/2015- 6/30/2016.