Starz Adds Amazon Kindle Fire And Kindle Fire HD To Growing Collection Of STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, And MOVIEPLEX PLAY Device

  Starz Adds Amazon Kindle Fire And Kindle Fire HD To Growing Collection Of

STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY Apps Also Launched in Amazon
Appstore for Android

PR Newswire

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 14, 2013

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Starz announced that the
Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD are the latest devices to offer support for its
online authenticated TV Everywhere services, STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and
MOVIEPLEX PLAY. Earlier this month, the company built upon its PLAY launch
debut of iPhone, iPad & iPod touch support by announcing launches for handsets
and tablets on Android and other platforms including NOOK HD, NOOK HD+ and
select Google Nexus devices including the Nexus 4, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10. For
a complete list of supported devices, please visit


The free PLAY platform applications are also now available in the Amazon
Appstore for Android, to go along with the App Store, Google Play, and NOOK
Apps storefronts. Additional devices and app platforms are expected to launch
later this year. 

AT&T U-verse TV, Cox Communications, DIRECTV and Verizon FiOS currently offer
the PLAY services for their premium subscribers to the Starz premium services.
Several new distributor launches are expected in 2013.

STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY offer robust online monthly access
to approximately 1,500 of the premier movies, originals, and additional TV
episodes from the respective Starz premium services. Provided at no additional
monthly charge, the three authenticated online PLAY services provide a suite
of easy-to-use, online viewing options for STARZ, ENCORE, and MOVIEPLEX
subscribers to enjoy the quality original programming and commercial-free
movies offered on the respective STARZ, ENCORE, and MOVIEPLEX services.

STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY and MOVIEPLEX PLAY are accessible through 3G/4G
cellular, Wi-Fi, and broadband connections.The PLAY services have a
recommended minimum required bandwidth of 1Mbps, and a minimum 2.5Mbps for an
optimal viewing experience. The STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY
PC/Mac^® interfaces are available at,,
and respectively.Gaming console support is expected to
be launched in the future.

More about the PLAY Services

STARZ PLAY offers approximately 400 monthly selections, including 300 movies
comprising first-run films from Disney (Brave, Cars 2) and Sony (The Amazing
Spider-Man, Zero Dark Thirty, Men in Black 3, Hotel Transylvania, Looper) and
other great films from a wide selection of Hollywood studios, and 100 episodes
of exclusive STARZ Original series, including "Da Vinci's Demons,"
"Spartacus," and "Magic City." ENCORE PLAY offers about 900 monthly
selections, with 300 movies and select series (Moneyball, John Carter, The
Muppets, Jurassic Park, Air Force One, Waterworld, The Flintstones and "North
And South"). MOVIEPLEX PLAY (Bram Stoker's Dracula, I Know What You Did Last
Summer, The English Patient, Donnie Brasco, The Amityville Horror) offers
additionally about 200 movies every month.

With simple and intuitive layouts and designs, the STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY,
and MOVIEPLEX PLAY applications offer fun and easy ways to enjoy the wide
range of premium content offered on the STARZ, ENCORE, and MOVIEPLEX channels
and services.

Family members can "PLAY" everything from great family films to the riveting
action and intrigue of "Spartacus" on new platforms other than television.
Resume functionality allows the user to seamlessly pick up from where they
left off in watching a great movie or TV show on any registered device in the

Easy set-up of parental controls provides families with options for limiting
content accessibility. Menus, screens and commands are optimized for
touchscreens to provide a fun, but efficient, means to drop down and swipe
through the quality content selection and viewership controls. Facebook and
Twitter integrations let fans talk about the latest episode of their favorite
STARZ Original series or big hit movie.

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 March 31, 2013, STARZ and ENCORE serve a
combined 56.7 million subscribers, including 21.6 million at STARZ, and 35.1
million at ENCORE, making them the largest pair of premium flagship channels
in the U.S. STARZ® and ENCORE®, along with Starz Networks' third network
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.


Eric Becker
(720) 852-4065


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