STARZ Premium Add-On Available to Stream Live on Hulu,
with On-Demand Access to All of Network’s Original Series,
Popular Movies and Documentaries
“OUTLANDER” SEASON FOUR TO DEBUT ON
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4
Santa Monica, Calif. – October 23, 2018 – Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), and Hulu today announced the launch of the STARZ premium add-on, available on all of Hulu’s subscription plans, just in time for the upcoming season four premiere of the hit STARZ Original series “Outlander” on Sunday, Nov. 4.
Beginning today, Hulu subscribers will have even more choice in creating their own personal TV experience on Hulu. Any Hulu viewer can now add STARZ to their subscription plan and gain access to the network’s live STARZ and STARZ ENCORE channels along with its full on-demand catalogs featuring current and past seasons of STARZ original series including “Outlander,” “Power,” “Vida,” “Counterpart,” “American Gods” and more. Hollywood hits and popular movies such as Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Spider-Man: Homecoming and exclusive documentaries are also available within the Hulu experience by adding the STARZ premium channel for $8.99 per month.
The STARZ premium add-on is available on all of Hulu’s subscription plans including the Hulu with Live TV plan, which includes live and on-demand programming from more than 50 popular sports, news, entertainment and kids’ channels such as CNN, Fox News, ESPN, TBS and local ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC channels in many cities — plus access to Hulu’s entire premium streaming library.
In a previously announced deal, Hulu has been the exclusive subscription streaming home to past seasons of STARZ Original hit series “Power.” Since “Power” launched on Hulu last year, subscribers have streamed nearly 50 million hours of the series. All past episodes of the record-breaking drama series through season four are currently available on-demand to all Hulu subscribers, and now with the STARZ add-on, Hulu subscribers can watch all episodes of “Power” – including season five – on supported devices. STARZ on Hulu gives viewers the flexibility to watch programming as it airs live on the network, or on-demand at their convenience.
STARZ is the fourth premium add-on available to Hulu subscribers allowing TV viewers to watch all of their favorite programming in one place. Hulu’s growing offering of subscription plans includes its $7.99 per month Limited Commercials plan, $11.99 per month No Commercials plan and the Hulu with Live TV plan for $39.99 per month.
About “Outlander” Season Four
Season Four of “Outlander” continues the story of time-traveling 20th century doctor Claire Fraser and her 18th century Highlander husband Jamie Fraser, as they try to make a home for themselves in colonial America. As Claire and Jamie build their lives together in the rough and dangerous back country of North Carolina, they must negotiate a tenuous loyalty to the current British ruling class, despite Claire’s knowledge of the American Revolution to come. Along the way, the Frasers cross paths with notorious pirate and smuggler Stephen Bonnet in a fateful meeting that will come back to haunt the Fraser family. Meanwhile in the 20th century, things are complicated between Brianna Randall, Claire and Jamie’s daughter, and Roger Wakefield, the historian who helped Claire search for Jamie in the past. But when Roger and Brianna search for proof that Brianna’s parents reunited in the 18th century, a shocking discovery makes both of them consider following in Claire’s footsteps.
The “Outlander” television series, executive produced by Ronald D. Moore, Maril Davis, Toni Graphia, Matthew B. Roberts and Andy Harries, is inspired by Diana Gabaldon’s eight-book Outlander series that has sold an estimated 30 million copies worldwide with all the books having graced the New York Times best-sellers list. The “Outlander” television series has itself become a worldwide success with audiences, spanning the genres of history, science fiction, romance and adventure in one amazing tale.
Hulu is a leading premium streaming service that offers instant access to live and on demand channels, original series and films, and a premium library of TV and movies to more than 20 million subscribers in the U.S. Since its launch in 2008, Hulu has consistently been at the forefront of entertainment and technology. Hulu is the only streaming service that offers both ad-supported and commercial-free current season shows from the largest U.S. broadcast networks; libraries of hit TV series and films; and acclaimed Hulu Originals including Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award-winning drama The Handmaid’s Tale, Emmy®-nominated series I Love You, America With Sarah Silverman; The Looming Tower, Future Man, Marvel’s Runaways, Castle Rock, The First and Golden Globe-nominated comedy Casual, as well as upcoming series Catch-22, Ramy and Little Fires Everywhere. In 2017, Hulu added live news, entertainment and sports from 21st Century Fox, The Walt Disney Company, NBCUniversal, CBS Corporation, The CW, Turner Networks, A+E Networks and Scripps Networks Interactive to its offerings – making it the only TV service that brings together live, on-demand, originals, and library content all in one place, across living room and mobile devices.
Starz (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), is a leading global media and entertainment company that provides premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television networks and produces and distributes content for worldwide audiences, including its investment in the STARZ PLAY Arabia OTT service. Starz is home to the flagship STARZ® brand and STARZ ENCORE channels and provides high-quality, entertaining premium subscription video programming with 17 premium pay TV channels and associated on-demand and online services, including the STARZ app. Sold through U.S. multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, telecommunications companies, and other online and digital platforms, Starz offers subscribers more than 5,000 distinct premium television episodes and feature films every year and up to 1,500 every month, including STARZ Original series, first-run movies and other popular movie and television programming.
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