Cable ONE Signs Long-Term Affiliation Agreement With Starz

                         Encore Group for
                             the Starz Super Pak
     Hundreds of Hit Movies Per Month Part of Addition to Cable ONE's Premium

  ENGLEWOOD, Colo. and PHOENIX, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cable ONE, Inc., a
subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, announced a long-term affiliation
and carriage agreement with Starz Encore Group LLC (Starz Encore), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation (NYSE: L, LMCb).  Cable ONE has
agreed to carry the Starz Super Pak, Starz Encore's industry-leading
collection of big, hit movie channels, as part of its Cable ONE digital cable
premium offerings. 
Cable ONE will offer the Starz Super Pak for $11.95 to 52 systems and
719,300 basic subscribers, with full carriage availability expected by the end
of May 2003, including the following markets below. 

       Idaho Falls         ID        Ponca City          OK
     Pocatello           ID        Brookhaven/McComb   MS
     Boise/West Valley   ID        Roswell             NM
     Twin Falls          ID        Borger/Panhandle    TX
     Lewiston            ID        Altus               OK
     Odessa              TX        Aransas Pass        TX
     Anniston            AL        Duncan              OK
     Fargo               ND        Elk City            OK
     Sherman             TX        Dyersburg           TN
     Prescott            AZ        Miami/Vinita        OK
     Sioux City          IA        Natchez             MS
     Gulf Coast          MS        Clarksdale          MS
     Texarkana           AR        Grenada             MS
     Joplin              MO        Show Low            AZ
     Cleveland           MS        Kirksville          MO
     Columbus            MS        Globe               AZ
     Bartlesville        OK        Safford             AZ
     Ada                 OK        Cottonwood          AZ
     Norfolk             NE        Port Lavaca         TX
     Ardmore             OK        Rio Rancho          NM

  "Cable ONE is delighted to launch the Starz Super Pak to our loyal
subscribers," said Jerry McKenna, vice president of strategic marketing for
Cable ONE. "Movie-lovers are going to find STARZ!, Encore, and the rest of the
Starz Super Pak a terrific addition to the Cable ONE premium line-up and we
pleased to make the great programming available in our systems around the
"In this age of fragmented television viewing, commercial-free, hit movies
remain the dominant genre of programming with mainstream and wide appeal,"
said Susan Geiselhart, vice president of sales, National Division for Starz
Encore Group.  "With the exclusive movie-programming only found in the Starz
Super Pak, Cable ONE's subscribers will have access to an unmatched collection
of premium channels that is sure to increase digital cable penetration rates
and deliver high levels of customer satisfaction." 
Big, hit movies in 2003 on the Starz Super Pak include "Monsters, Inc.,"
"Spy Game," "John Q," "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,"
"The Scorpion King," "Signs," "XXX," "Sweet Home Alabama," "8 Mile," "Austin
Powers in Goldmember," and "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers." 
The Super Pak channels are fueled by exclusive, first-run theatrical
movies from Hollywood's biggest studios: Touchstone Pictures, Hollywood
Pictures, Miramax Films, Universal Studios, New Line Cinema, Revolution
Studios, and coming January 1, 2005, all theatrical releases from Sony
Pictures (Columbia, Screen Gems, Sony Pictures Classics). 
  Cable ONE, the cable division of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO),
operates 52 cable systems serving 719,300 subscribers in 19 states. 
  Starz Encore Group LLC (Starz Encore) is the largest provider of premium
movie services in the United States with approximately 138 million pay units.
Starz Encore offerings include the Starz Super Pak(R), with up to 12 digital
movie channels and about 800 movies per month, and Starz On Demand(R), the
first premium on-demand subscription offering and the only on-demand pay TV
subscription service available on cable, satellite, and broadband platforms.
Starz Encore is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation
(NYSE: L, LMCb), . 
  For further information please contact:  Melany Stroupe, Manager of Sales
Training, of Cable ONE, +1-602-364-6372,; or Eric
Becker, Director, Corporate Communications of Starz Encore Group LLC,

SOURCE  Starz Encore Group LLC; Cable ONE 
-0-                             04/28/2003 
/CONTACT:  Melany Stroupe, Manager of Sales Training, of Cable ONE,
+1-602-364-6372,; or Eric Becker, Director,
Corporate Communications of Starz Encore Group LLC, +1-720-852-4065, 
/Web site: / 
CO:  Starz Encore Group LLC; Cable ONE
ST:  Colorado, Arizona
-0- Apr/28/2003 12:05 GMT
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