May 8, 2014 |
All the Heughligans and "Outlander" finally have their datebooks marked: Starz has announced its adaptation of Diana Gabaldon's book series will premiere 8 p.m. CT Aug. 9. In the story, WW II combat nurse Claire Randall gets swept back to 1743 Scotland, where she meets hunky Scottish warrior Jamie Fraser. She misses her 1945 hubby, Frank Randall, but like I said, Jamie's a hunk. What's a lady to do? Adapted by Ronald D. Moore of "Battlestar Galactica" fame, the 16-episode "Outlander" series stars Caitriona Balfe as Claire and Sam Heughan as Jamie.
September 6, 2012 |
Lucy Lawless pays tribute to her "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" co-star Andy Whitfield in a touching message made by Starz to air during Friday's airing of the "Stand Up To Cancer" telecast. Starz and its sister network, Encore, are among the many networks broadcasting the special beginning at 7 p.m. CT Friday. Whitfield, who played Spartacus in the first season of the Starz series, lost his battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma Sept. 11, 2011. The clip features footage from the documentary "Be Here Now," a documentary in which Whitfield...
July 11, 2012 |
Starz gives another nod to Chicago history with the key art for Season 2 of its political drama "Boss. " In the image, Chicago Mayor Tom Kane (Kelsey Grammar) holds an iron hook--no, this isn't a horror/slasher series, but Kane does do horrible things--as his family members, employees and political pawns are shown hanging from meat hooks. The caption says, "Power consumes everyone," while the Starz plug for the key art says, "In Kane's world you either show blind allegiance like cattle or become just another piece of meat for the machine.
November 7, 2013 |
As the Starz miniseries "Dancing on the Edge" reaches its fourth episode Nov. 9, London's music-loving aristocrats have watched as a brutal murder tarnished the fun-loving Jazz Age. Stop if you haven't caught up! Band leader Louis Lester, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor, wants to know who killed Jesse (Angel Coulby), the singer in his band. The murder has nearly halted the band's gigs and thrown suspicion on Lester. In this exclusive clip below from the fourth episode, Lester listens has his love interest, photographer Sarah (Janet Montgomery)
May 31, 2012 |
The Season 2 trailer for Starz' "Boss"drops the bad news to Kelsey Grammer's Mayor Tom Kane right away. "Mr. Mayor, you have to know," says his doctor, Ella Harris (Karen Aldridge), "your best days are behind you. " Ouch. The trailer shows the embattled Chicago mayor's hands trembling thanks to the degenerative disease he's trying to hide from both friends and foes. But that secret battle isn't the only one he's fighting in the new season, which premieres at 8 p.m. Aug. 17 on Starz.
January 26, 2012 |
When I first met Andy Whitfield in 2010, the "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" star joked about creator Steven S. DeKnight's penchant for killing off lead characters on what he would help make a hit series for Starz. "Who knows, maybe I won't survive this season," he said. "And that would be OK, because Spartacus isn't just one man; it's a movement, the rebellion he launched. If he died, any one of his followers could carry on and say, 'I am Spartacus.'" Liam McIntyre will do just that when "Spartacus: Vengeance," the long-awaited second season, begins at 9...