Survivor’s Remorse


C More inks Starz streaming and pay deal

Scandi pay TV platform C More has inked a programming deal with Starz and will take several of the premium cabler’s drama series on its channels and on-demand streaming services. The volume deal between C More and Starz’s digital and programme sales divisions gives the pay TV operator digital and pay rights to upcoming series, […]

Global Facebook launch for LeBron James comedy

The second season of LeBron James-inspired basketball comedy Survivor’s Remorse has launched internationally on Facebook, as it will not be geo-blocked. The first episode of the second run of the Starz half-hour series and new Patrick Stewart comedy Blunt Talk have been made available around the world through the social media platform via James’s and […]

Shomi bags premium Starz shows

Upcoming Canadian SVOD service Shomi has acquired a package of premium shows from Starz Digital Media, the on-demand licensing arm of US network Starz. The deal includes New York crime drama Power, which rapper Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson executive produces, LeBron James’ upcoming basketball-themed comedy Survivor’s Remorse, pirate drama Black Sails, David S. Goyer’s Da […]

Starz offers free pre-launch Survivor’s eps

US premium cable Starz is offering a pair of episodes from the upcoming LeBron James comedy Survivor’s Remorse to select platforms. Since Saturday, the first two eps of the six-part half-hour comedy have been offered to around 78 million multichannel video homes via certain Starz telco, satellite and cable affiliates, on sites such a starz.com, […]

Starz power

Starz is investing more in programming, reaching out to specific segments of the audience and looking at expanding internationally. Its CEO, Chris Albrecht, tells Stewart Clarke about the premium cabler and its latest drama, Power, which rapper Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson exec produces. That Starz went to MIPTV in April with CEO Chris Albrecht and […]

Starz takes LeBron James drama to series

US cable network Starz has given a full series order to Survivor’s Remorse, the half-hour comedy from US basketball star LeBron James. James, who plays for the Miami Heat, will exec produce the show along with Tom Werner, the ex-ABC programming exec and Casey Werner cofounder who launched series including Mork and Mindy and who […]

Power Play: why celebs are becoming execs

As the global media superpowers march into ever more sectors, A-list actors, musicians, fashion gurus and novelists are taking control of television projects. Jesse Whittock reports on the rise of the celebrity superproducer. In the past, the glamorous worlds of film, sport, pop music and fashion looked down their noses at TV from behind the […]

Starz making comedy with basketball star Lebron James

US cable net Starz is making Survivor’s Remorse, a half-hour comedy series starring NBA star Lebron James. James, who plays for the Miami Heat, will exec produce the show along with Tom Werner, the ex ABC programming exec and Casey Werner cofounder who launched series including Mork and Mindy and who is now chairman of […]