Lionsgate to Expand Starzplay on Virgin Media in U.K.

Variety | 11/8/2018 | Dave McNary
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Lionsgate is expanding its European Starz network by launching its Starzplay channel on Virgin Media in the U.K. on Nov. 29.

The company made the announcement on Thursday following a better than-expected earnings report for the second quarter that ended on Sept. 30, driven by a gain of 1.3 million domestic Starz subscribers. Virgin TV customers in the U.K. will have the opportunity to watch Starz series all in one place, with future shows premiering on the same day as in the U.S., including Season 2 of J.K. Simmons’ “Counterpart,” which debut on Dec. 9.

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“The partnership with Virgin Media is an exciting next step in the rollout of the Starzplay platform, expanding the audience for our wide range of Starz Originals, TV series, and movies exclusively available on Starzplay to a whole new and expansive customer base,” said Starz president...
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