Starz Promotes Ray Milius To EVP, Programming and IT Operations

       Starz Promotes Ray Milius To EVP, Programming and IT Operations

PR Newswire

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 8, 2013

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ray Milius was promoted to
Executive Vice President, Programming and IT Operations, at Starz, announced
Starz President, Glenn Curtis. Based in the company's Englewood, Colo.
headquarters, Milius and his team are responsible for the management of
broadcast operations, post-production, engineering, transmission, media
encoding, information technologies and the respective STARZ, ENCORE, and
MOVIEPLEX ON DEMAND and PLAY services, and implementing technological growth
and change.


"I am very pleased to congratulate Ray on this well-deserved promotion," said
Curtis. "Ray's experience and leadership in operations and broadcast
technologies has served Starz well. We look to Ray and his team to continue
to innovate during these exciting times in premium pay TV and at Starz. Under
Ray's stewardship, Starz will continue to be a leader in the marketplace and
deliver a truly premium experience for our distributors and subscribers."

Prior to joining Starz in 1996, Milius spent 23 years in the television
industry including time with NBC, CBS and ABC affiliates where he worked in
all technical areas including commercial production, editing, directing and
filming televised sporting and live news events. Milius is a member of several
industry organizations including the Society of Motion Picture and Television
Engineers, the Society of Broadcast Engineers, and the Society of Cable
Telecommunications Engineers. In 1992, he received the McGraw-Hill Presidents
Award for excellence in management, and has also received several silver and
gold awards for commercial production. In 2004 he was honored with a
Broadcast Engineering Excellence Award for design and construction of the
Starz broadcast facility.

A native of Salt Lake City, Utah, Milius currently resides in Littleton, Colo.
with his wife Sheran.

About Starz
Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) is a leading integrated global media and
entertainment company with operating units that provide premium subscription
video programming on domestic U.S. pay television channels (Starz Networks),
global content distribution (Starz Distribution) and animated television and
movie production (Starz Animation),

Starz Networks is a leading provider of premium subscription video programming
through the flagship STARZ® and ENCORE® pay TV networks which showcase premium
original programming and movies to U.S. multichannel video distributors,
including cable operators, satellite television providers, and
telecommunications companies. As of September 30, 2012, STARZ and ENCORE
serve a combined 55 million subscribers, including 21 million at STARZ, and 34
million at ENCORE, making them the largest pair of premium flagship channels
in the U.S. STARZ® and ENCORE®, along with Starz Networks' third flagship
brand, MOVIEPLEX®, air more than 1,000 movies monthly across 17 linear
networks, complemented by On Demand and authenticated online offerings through
STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY. Starz Distribution develops,
produces and acquires entertainment content, distributing it to consumers
globally on DVD, digital formats and traditional television. Starz
Distribution's home video, digital media and worldwide distribution business
units distribute original programming content produced by Starz, as well as
entertainment content for itself and third parties. Starz Animation produces
animated TV and movie content for studios, networks, distributors and
audiences worldwide.


Erin Hoffman
(720) 852-7323


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