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[05/24/14 - 12:21 PM]
Steven S. DeKnight Joins "Marvel's Daredevil"
Drew Goddard, who also wrote the first two episodes, will continue to serve as Executive Producer on "Marvel"s Daredevil" as he writes and preps Sony's "The Amazing Spider-Man" spin-off film, "The Sinister Six."

[05/22/14 - 08:02 AM]
Syfy Acquires U.S. Basic Cable Rights to All 39 Episodes of "Spartacus" from Starz Worldwide Distribution
"Spartacus" will make its basic cable premiere on Thursday, June 26 at 10:00/9:00c alongside new episodes of "Defiance" and "Dominion."

[12/04/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 4
Updates include: Robert Wisdom joins Paul Giamatti in FX's "Hoke"; Alan Ruck, Byron Mann report to "The Novice" at USA; and Nate Mooney first to board NBC's "Odyssey."

[10/24/13 - 08:29 AM]
Melissa Harper and Richter Hartig Promoted by Starz to Senior Vice Presidents for Original Programming Production
Each served in similar capacities at the vice president levels before the recent promotions.

[10/03/13 - 10:13 AM]
Starz Presents "The Spartacus Saga: Uncut"
Liam McIntyre will host each evening, offering his insights into each of the episodes from "Blood and Sand", "Gods of the Arena", "Vengeance" and "War of the Damned."

[09/24/13 - 09:17 AM]
Starz to Develop New Original Drama Series "Gringo"
The project will chronicle a Mexican-American Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agent who infiltrates one of Mexico's most deadly drug and human smuggling cartels.

[09/23/13 - 06:20 AM]
Patricia Richardson, Katrina Law and Jordan Belfi Star in "Snow Bride," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere November 9
The holiday original also features Susie Abromeit, Robert Curtis Brown, Bobby Campo and Tom Lenk.

[09/17/13 - 12:19 PM]
Syfy Acquires New Original Werewolf Drama Series "Bitten" from Entertainment One
Laura Vandervoort stars as Elena Michaels, the lone female werewolf in existence.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[04/15/13 - 01:14 PM]
Starz Original Series Set Record Weekend Viewership As the Premiere of "Da Vinci's Demons" and Finale of "Spartacus: War of the Damned" Deliver 5 Million Viewers for the Weekend
Starz spins the numbers for the weekend of April 12-14.

[04/09/13 - 10:36 AM]
Starz to Develop Scripted Series, "Airborne," from Award Winning Screenwriter Gideon Yago
The series follows a young helicopter crew as they fight for survival, sanity, their souls, and each other in a country - and war - that are descending into chaos.

[04/09/13 - 07:31 AM]
Starz and Encore Step Into Spring with April Free Preview
Said stunt - from April 11 through April 15 - is timed with this weekend's premiere of "Da Vinci's Demons."

[04/02/13 - 06:07 PM]
Q1 in Review: How 280 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date for the first quarter of 2013.

[03/27/13 - 12:13 PM]
Adrian Pasdar Joins Season Seven of USA Network's Hit Original Drama "Burn Notice" to Be Featured in Major Multi-Episode Arc
He joins previously announced recurring stars Jack Coleman, Stephen Martines and guest star Nick Taraby.

[02/08/13 - 08:17 AM]
Starz(R) and ViP Fan Auctions Offer Up Opportunity to Own a Piece of "Spartacus"
Fans have an opportunity to own original props, sets, costumes and collector's artifacts from the entire series.

[02/06/13 - 08:18 AM]
Starz Unveils Key Art for Upcoming Original Series "Da Vinci's Demons"
The newcomer launches Friday, April 12 at 10:00/9:00c following the series finale of "Spartacus: War of the Damned."

[01/28/13 - 01:34 PM]
"Spartacus: War of the Damned" Storms Out to Second Highest Ratings Ever for a Starz Original Series Season Debut
Starz spins the numbers for Friday, January 25.

[01/23/13 - 05:20 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Liam McIntyre
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:19 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Creator Steven S. DeKnight
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:18 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Christian Antidormi
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:17 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Manu Bennett
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:16 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Dan Feuerriegel
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:15 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Todd Lasance
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:14 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Stars John Hannah & Lucy Lawless
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:13 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Jenna Lind
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:12 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Marisa Ramirez
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:11 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Cynthia Addai-Robinson
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/05/13 - 12:12 PM]
Starz to Premiere Action Adventure Series "Da Vinci's Demons" from David S. Goyer on Friday, April 12th
Said opener will follow the final episode of "Spartacus: War of the Damned."

[12/21/12 - 07:01 AM]
Starz Play and Encore Play Authenticated Online Services Now Available for DirecTV Customers
Starz Play offers approximately 400 monthly selections, including 300 movies and 100 episodes of exclusive original series.

[12/17/12 - 11:02 AM]
Sundance Channel Sets March 18th Debut for "Top of the Lake," New, Original Mini-Series from Critically-Acclaimed Academy Award(R) Winner Jane Campion
Elisabeth Moss, Holly Hunter, Peter Mullan, David Wenham and Lucy Lawless co-star in the seven-part series.

[12/10/12 - 02:55 PM]
Lifetime Original Movie "Prosecuting Casey Anthony," Starring Rob Lowe, to Premiere January 19
Elizabeth Mitchell, Oscar Nunez, Marisa Ramirez, Kevin Dunn and Virginia Welch also star in the film.

[11/29/12 - 08:01 AM]
Starz Launches Transmedia Experience "Battle For Nuceria" in Advance of Final Season of "Spartacus: War of the Damned"
Participants will be able to watch the first episode online as early January 23.

[11/28/12 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 28
Updates include: Starz eyes Caesar spin-off of "Spartacus"; Chad Michael Murray to recur on TNT's "Southland"; and quartet to visit MTV's "Teen Wolf."

[11/28/12 - 08:06 AM]
Starz Reveals "Spartacus: War of the Damned" Key Art!
As previously announced, the show's final season is scheduled to premiere on Friday, January 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/15/12 - 09:31 AM]
Nominees Announced for the "People's Choice Awards 2013"
Kaley Cuoco will host this year's event, airing Wednesday, January 9 on CBS.

[11/06/12 - 09:41 AM]
Rome's Greatest Gladiator Rises Again When "Spartacus: War of the Damned" Returns January 25th on Starz
The show's final season will air Fridays at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.

[09/12/12 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Tour the Set of "Spartacus: War of the Damned" Guided by the Cast & Crew of the Final Season
The show's final season is currently in production in New Zealand.

[09/04/12 - 12:01 PM]
Milo Ventimiglia to Star In and Executive Produce New Crackle Original Series "Chosen"
Diedrich Bader, Nicky Whelan, Brett Davern and Katrina Law will also star in the project.

[08/28/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 28
Updates include: ABC orders pilot for Joss Whedon's Marvel Comics series; Neil Marshall to direct Starz's "Black Sails"; and Shawn Ryan, Eddie Murphy pitching "Beverly Hills Cop" series.

[08/28/12 - 10:12 AM]
Starz Entertainment Promotes Fernandez and Bailey To Senior Vice Presidents of Original Programming
Fernandez and Bailey will be taking the lead on overseeing new development and current productions.

[08/02/12 - 11:15 AM]
Starz at TCA: Albrecht Talks "Spartacus" Ending, Ballparks Premieres for New Originals
Plus: the executive on "Incursion," "Da Vinci's Demons," "Black Sails," "Marco Polo" and "Noir."

[07/20/12 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Join the Cast of "Spartacus: War of the Damned" as They Take You Through Gladiator Training
Liam McIntyre, Manu Bennett, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Simon Merrells, Dustin Clare, Ellen Hollman, Jenna Lind and Todd Lasance were among the participants.

[07/14/12 - 09:19 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Star Liam McIntyre at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of the Starz series, which returns in January.

[07/14/12 - 09:18 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Creator Steven S. DeKnight at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of the Starz series, which returns in January.

[07/13/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 13
Updates include: Jennifer Lopez confirms exit from FOX's "American Idol"; Joel McHale to recur on FX's "Sons of Anarchy"; and "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" to make TV bow on The CW.

[07/13/12 - 07:04 PM]
Video: "Spartacus: War of the Damned" Teaser Trailer Revealed at Comic-Con
The show's final season kicks off in January on the pay channel.

[07/11/12 - 11:39 AM]
Starz Announces New Projects from Steven S. DeKnight, J. Michael Straczynski, Roy Lee and Rob Tapert in Development at the Network
"Incursion," an epic science fiction action-thriller, and "Vlad Dracula," a unique spin of the classic tale, are both in the works.

[07/09/12 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Go Behind the Scenes of "Spartacus: War of the Damned" With a First Look at the Final Season
"War of the Damned" is scheduled to air January 2013 on the pay channel.

[06/26/12 - 08:41 AM]
BBC America Orders New Original Scripted Sci-Fi Adventure "Orphan Black" for Supernatural Saturdays
The 10-episode series "will take viewers through the mysterious life of a street-wise chameleon, who makes the shocking discovery that she is a clone."

[06/14/12 - 10:38 AM]
Starz Original Series "Spartacus" to Conquer Comic-Con for Final Time - Friday, July 13th!
Liam McIntyre, Manu Bennett and Steven S. DeKnight will be on hand to share exclusive footage from the final season.

[06/04/12 - 07:02 AM]
The Saga Concludes - Starz Announces the Final Season of "Spartacus"
"Spartacus: War of the Damned," due in January 2013, will close out the show's run.

[05/24/12 - 08:43 AM]
Starz to Air "Spartacus" in Chronological Order for the First Time Ever
Three episodes of the series will air each Friday night beginning June 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/14/12 - 10:59 AM]
Starz Celebrates Kirk Douglas and the Publication of His New Memoir "I Am Spartacus! Making a Film, Breaking the Blacklist"
Douglas, Liam McIntyre and Steven S. DeKnight will be featured at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on May 31 to discuss the cultural impact of "Spartacus" then and now.

[05/14/12 - 06:01 AM]
Jon Avnet And Rodrigo Garcia's Digital Channel WIGS Premieres First Series, "Jan"
Virginia Madsen, Stephen Moyer and Caitlin Gerard co-star in the project.

[05/10/12 - 01:01 PM]
"Spartacus" Boot Camp Gets Cast Lean and Mean
Check out Liam McIntyre, Manu Bennett, Ellen Hollman and Simon Merrells as they prepare for season three of the Starz drama.

[05/03/12 - 10:34 AM]
Starz and Michael Bay Take to the High Seas for New Original Series "Black Sails"
The eight-episode series centers on the tales of Captain Flint and his men, and takes place twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island."

[05/02/12 - 01:24 PM]
Starz Original Series "Spartacus" Adds Anna Hutchison, Jenna Lind and Gwendoline Taylor to Season Three of International Hit Show
The pay channel's flagship drama is currently filming its third season in New Zealand.

[04/10/12 - 11:14 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: MTV, Nickelodeon, OWN, Oxygen, Showtime, Spike TV, Starz & Syfy
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[03/23/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 23
Updates include: Jaime Pressly reports to "Bad Girls" at NBC; Delta Burke joins ABC's "Counter Culture"; and Dakota Johnson tapped for "Ned Fox Is My Manny" at FOX.

[03/19/12 - 05:06 AM]
Starz Previews New "Magic" Season with First-Ever Three-Episode Sampling Initiative for Original Series, "Magic City"
A sneak preview of the series premiere will follow the season finale of "Spartacus: Vengeance" on Friday, March 30 at 11:00/10:00c.

[03/13/12 - 10:07 AM]
Starz Original Series "Spartacus" Adds Todd Lasance and Simon Merrells to Season Three of International Hit Show
They'll play Julius Caesar and Marcus Crassus, respectively, on the pay channel series.

[01/30/12 - 01:21 PM]
Starz "Spartacus: Vengeance" Returns with 2.7 Million Overall Weekend Viewers
Starz spins the numbers for Friday, January 27.

[01/27/12 - 08:30 AM]
Interview: "Spartacus: Vengeance" Creator Steven S. DeKnight
Starz's flagship drama kicks off its second season tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/16/12 - 07:01 AM]
Starz Takes Spartacus Outside the Arena with New "Spartacus: Vengeance The Game," Sampling Opportunities for First Episode of Returning Spartacus Series
Beginning January 20, the first full episode will be available to more than 61.1 million multichannel households in advance of its January 27 premiere.

[01/13/12 - 01:03 PM]
Starz Hit Original Series "Spartacus" Spawns New Novel from Titan Books, "Spartacus: Swords and Ashes"
This original novel "tells a brand-new story of blood, sex and politics set in the uncompromising, visceral world of the arena."

[01/05/12 - 09:00 AM]
2011 Ratings Recap: Cable's Scripted Dramas - What's Up? What's Down? What's on Top?
Find out how cable's 67 scripted dramas fared this past year.

[12/21/11 - 11:12 AM]
Video: Final "Spartacus: Vengeance" Trailer - Premieres on Starz Friday, January 27th at 10pm ET
Check out the latest footage from the upcoming season.

[12/14/11 - 06:12 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"The Office," "Modern Family," "Glee," "The Big Bang Theory" and "30 Rock" are up for best comedy ensemble while "The Good Wife," "Game of Thrones," "Dexter," "Breaking Bad" and "Boardwalk Empire" for drama.

[12/09/11 - 07:53 AM]
Video: "Spartacus: Vengeance" Sneak Peek
Check out four minutes of footage from the new season, with an introduction by new star Liam McIntyre.

[11/07/11 - 11:00 AM]
Gladiators Return to Starz in 2012 - "Spartacus" Renewed for Season Three
As yet untitled, production on the third season of "Spartacus" is expected to begin in New Zealand in early 2012.

[11/03/11 - 12:00 PM]
Liam McIntyre Debuts as Spartacus in "Spartacus: Vengeance" Friday, January 27 at 10pm ET/PT on Starz
Lucy Lawless, Peter Mensah, Manu Bennett, Dustin Clare, Nick E. Tarabay and Katrina Law co-star in the new season.

[09/30/11 - 12:44 PM]
Starz Signs Steven S. DeKnight of "Spartacus" to Exclusive Two-Year Deal
DeKnight will continue to serve in his current role on the series, which returns for its second season in January 2012.

[09/16/11 - 09:05 AM]
Starz Remembers the Soul of a Champion: Andy Whitfield, Internationally Beloved Star of "Spartacus: Blood and Sand"
The October 2 tribute will showcase five episodes of the series, including the premiere and finale episodes.

[09/12/11 - 06:14 AM]
Starz Statement on Andy Whitfield's Passing
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend and colleague, Andy Whitfield," said Starz President and CEO Chris Albrecht.

[07/24/11 - 07:18 PM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus: Vengeance" Co-Star Liam McIntyre
Part five of five of our visit with the cast & crew of the Starz series.

[07/24/11 - 07:17 PM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus: Vengeance" Co-Star Katrina Law
Part four of five of our visit with the cast & crew of the Starz series.

[07/24/11 - 07:17 PM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus: Vengeance" Co-Star Dustin Clare
Part three of five of our visit with the cast & crew of the Starz series.

[07/24/11 - 07:16 PM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus: Vengeance" Co-Star Lucy Lawless
Part two of five of our visit with the cast & crew of the Starz series.

[07/24/11 - 07:15 PM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus: Vengeance" Creator Steven S. DeKnight
Part one of five of our visit with the cast & crew of the Starz series.

[07/22/11 - 10:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 22
Updates include: OWN to finally bow "The Swell Life"; FOX orders backup scripts for "Bob's Burgers"; and The CW's "4Real" emerges at National Geographic Channel.

[07/19/11 - 10:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 19
Updates include: Jere Burns lands arc on USA's "Burn Notice"; Mercedes Masohn, Maddie Hasson set for FOX's "The Finder"; and a trio joins HBO's "Game of Thrones."

[07/14/11 - 12:17 PM]
Starz Receives Nine Emmy Nominations Including Outstanding Mini Series or Movie
The network's "The Pillars of the Earth" and "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" were both honored.

[06/30/11 - 10:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 30
Updates include: Starz passes on a second season of "Camelot"; and "Grimm's" Marc Buckland inks development deal with Universal Media Studios.

[06/16/11 - 09:52 AM]
Starz to Feature "Torchwood" and "Spartacus" at 2011 Comic-Con on Friday, July 22nd
John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Bill Pullman, Mekhi Phifer, Alexa Havins, Lauren Ambrose, Dustin Clare, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett and Katrina Law are among the featured talent.

[04/28/11 - 10:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 28
Updates include: Disney XD cancels "I'm in the Band"; Don Bellisario sues CBS Television Studios over "NCIS: Los Angeles"; and Cynthia Addai-Robinson tapped as Naevia on Starz's "Spartacus."

[04/27/11 - 07:39 AM]
May Syfy Saturday Original Movies Showcase Richard Grieco in "Almighty Thor" and Manu Bennett in "Sinbad and the Minotaur"
Cody Deal and Patricia Velasquez co-star in the former, due May 7, while "Minotaur" premieres May 21.

[04/07/11 - 11:04 AM]
Q1 2011 Cable Ratings Recap: "The Game," "Tosh.0" & "Spartacus" See Largest Growth Among Scripted Series
"Hot in Cleveland," "Californication," "Big Love" conversely saw the biggest declines.

[02/17/11 - 10:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 17
Updates include: Kiefer Sutherland eyes FOX's "Touch"; Britt Robertson books "Secret Circle" at The CW; and David Giuntoli to topline NBC's "Grimm."

[01/27/11 - 02:03 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Starz
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/26/11 - 10:54 AM]
"Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" Connects With 2.8 Million Viewers Its Premiere Weekend
Starz spins the numbers for the weekend of January 21-23.

[01/17/11 - 02:18 PM]
Liam McIntyre Chosen to Play Title Role in New "Spartacus"
He'll take over from Andy Whitfield, who was forced to leave the show in order to deal with health issues.

[01/07/11 - 01:44 PM]
AMC, Starz Confirm "Mad Men," "Spartacus" Renewals
When they'll return however remains to be determined.

[01/03/11 - 09:03 PM]
Starz Digital Media Preps for Return of "Spartacus" with New Facebook Social Game, Multimedia iPad Script App
The Beta for the social game will be opened up on January 6 to the first 10,000 "Spartacus" fans who register on Facebook.

[12/29/10 - 08:25 AM]
Exclusive: Starz to Sneak "Camelot" Premiere After "Spartacus" Finale on February 25
"Camelot" then will formally launch Friday, April 1 at 10:00/9:00c as previously announced.

[12/10/10 - 10:55 AM]
Video: Starz to Premiere Highly Anticipated "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" on January 21
Watch the latest three-minute trailer for the six-part prequel.

[11/19/10 - 12:08 PM]
Video: The Wait is Over! "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" Trailer
The prequel to the Starz original series premieres Friday, January 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/18/10 - 06:10 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 18
Updates include: Kelsey Grammer is Starz's "Boss"; Beau Bridges to visit ABC's "Brothers & Sisters"; and leads set on Brenda Hampton's pilot for ABC Family.

[10/28/10 - 12:06 PM]
Exclusive: "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" to Premiere Friday, January 21
The six-episode series is a prequel to last year's "Spartacus: Blood and Sand."

[09/17/10 - 07:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 17
Updates include: Peter Tolan, J.J. Abrams land more projects; James Cameron brings "True Lies" to ABC; and a recurrence of cancer forces Andy Whitfield to depart Starz's "Spartacus."

[07/26/10 - 10:15 AM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Viva Bianca

[07/26/10 - 10:14 AM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star John Hannah

[07/26/10 - 10:14 AM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Lucy Lawless

[07/26/10 - 10:13 AM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Star Andy Whitfield

[07/19/10 - 08:01 AM]
Dustin Clare Cast in Key Role of Gannicus in Starz' Series 'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena'
Jaime Murray and Marisa Ramirez are also joining the prequel, which will air early next year.

[07/07/10 - 02:56 PM]
TCA to Unveil Over a Dozen Cable Originals
A&E, BBC America, Discovery, HBO, MTV, Starz and WE tv detail the upcoming offerings.

[06/18/10 - 03:01 AM]
Logo Announces Winners for This Year's 'Newnownext Awards'
Winners included Lea Michele, Johnny Weir, Jesus Luz and Michelle Collins.

[05/11/10 - 01:39 PM]
Production on Starz' 'Spartacus' Six-Part Prequel to Begin This Summer
Production on the show's second season was postponed this spring to allow Andy Whitfield to be treated for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

[04/12/10 - 12:24 PM]
Starz in Alignment with International Co-Productions for Upcoming Series
"William the Conqueror" and "Peacekeeper" are both in the works at Ben Silverman's new multimedia studio.

[03/09/10 - 11:47 AM]
'Spartacus: Blood and Sand' Star Andy Whitfield Diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
"I'm receiving excellent care, and am feeling strong, positive and determined with an army of support behind me," says Whitfield.

[03/05/10 - 11:10 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 5 (Part 2)
Updates include: ABC completes its "No Ordinary Family"; Hal Williams finds "True Love" for CBS; and Jimmi Simpson joins FOX's "Breakout Kings."

[01/26/10 - 01:50 PM]
Record Audience of 3.3 Million Powers Weekend Debut of New Starz Original Series, 'Spartacus: Blood and Sand'
Starz spins the numbers for Friday, January 22.

[12/21/09 - 11:13 AM]
Starz Returns to the Arena with More 'Spartacus'
The newcomer has been picked up for a 13-episode second season, a month ahead of its series premiere.

[07/29/09 - 12:56 PM]
Starz Pacts with Eric Schaeffer and Jill Franklyn for New Dramedy Set in Unlikeliest Place for Laughs
The show, tentatively titled "Failure to Fly," is set to debut in early 2010.

[07/29/09 - 12:53 PM]
Starz Ramps Up Original Productions Slate
Projects from Rob Thomas, Matthew McConaughey and Martin Lawrence are among its development roster.

[07/29/09 - 12:52 PM]
'Spartacus: Blood and Sand' to Premiere on Starz on Friday, January 22, 2010 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The hour-long drama, shot on location in New Zealand, stars Andy Whitfield as the gladiator warrior hero Spartacus.

[03/30/09 - 12:29 PM]
Starz Snares Its Spartacus!
Andy Whitfield is set as the title role, while Lucy Lawless also stars in the original series.

[03/19/09 - 03:38 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 19
Updates include: Eric McCormack and Reno Wilson to topline ABC's "The New Twenty"; Lindsay Sloane and Mary Elizabeth Ellis are "Pulling" for ABC; and Holly Robinson Peete joins "The Bridget Show," also at ABC.

[01/12/09 - 06:10 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 12
Updates include: Hilary Duff to topline NBC's "Barely Legal"; a trio added to "Light Years" at The CW; and TNT gives a series commitment to Ray Romano's "Men of a Certain Age."

[10/27/08 - 11:18 AM]
Starz Declares - "We Are 'Spartacus!'"
Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Joshua Donen are the executive producers of the series with Steven S. DeKnight serving as showrunner.







SPARTACUS (STARZ)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/22/10 - 4/12/13
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
3 (33 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
series finale aired on 4/12/13
DESCRIPTION:
(from Starz's press release, November 2012) Today STARZ announced the premiere date for the final installment of their highly successful Spartacus franchise, "Spartacus: War of the Damned," which will return on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 9pm ET/PT, exclusively on STARZ. STARZ also shared a series recap and look at the upcoming season with a new "Strategy of War" video. Join creator Steven S. DeKnight and stars Liam McIntyre and Simon Merrells as they prepare you for the final season. "Spartacus: War of the Damned" takes place following the defeat of Roman commander Gaius Claudius Glaber. Spartacus and his men have amassed major victories against the Romans after the Battle of Vesuvius. These victories have not only forged the legend of Spartacus, but have greatly increased the ranks of the rebellion slaves to more than 30,000. Rome is indeed beginning to tremble at the threat Spartacus now represents.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anna Hutchison
· Cynthia Addai-Robinson as Naevia (Season 2- )
· Dustin Clare as Gannicus (Season 2- )
· Ellen Hollman
· Gwendoline Taylor
· Jenna Lind
· Liam McIntyre as Spartacus (Season 2- )
· Manu Bennett as Crixus
· Simon Merrells
· Todd Lasance
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Andy Whitfield as Spartacus (Season 1)
· Antonio Te Maioha as Barca (Season 1)
· Craig Parker as Glaber
· Craig Walsh Wrightson as Solonius (Season 1)
· Erin Cummings as Sura (Season 1)
· Jai Courtney as Varro (Season 1)
· John Hannah as Quintus Lentulus Batiatus (Season 1)
· Katrina Law as Mira
· Lesley-Ann Brandt as Naevia (Season 1)
· Lucy Lawless as Lucretia
· Nick E. Tarabay as Ashur
· Peter Mensah as Doctore Oenomaus
· Viva Bianca as Ilithyia
CREW INFORMATION:
· Grant Hill as DIR (Pilot)
· Joshua Donen as EP
· Rob Tapert as EP
· Sam Raimi as EP
· Steven S. DeKnight as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available