The Chair

Starz selling reality series The Chair online

Starz is making its first reality series, The Chair, available to buy online. The premium cabler launched the filmmaking reality show online before TV and will make the entire season available to buy two days after the final episode goes out on Starz. The show pitted two first-time directors against each other as they craft […]

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 moves into original unscripted programming

US cable net Starz has ordered its first original unscripted series, The Chair. The show will pit two first-time directors against each other as they craft a film from the same screenplay. It will document the filmmaking process through to theatrical release of the two movies. Audience voting and interaction will determine which of the […]