December 26, 2014 6:15 PM ET

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Company Overview of Starz, LLC

Company Overview

Starz, LLC, through its subsidiaries, operates as a media and entertainment company worldwide. The company provides premium subscription video programming services to multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies through STARZ and ENCORE pay TV networks, which showcase contemporary hit movies, original series, first-run movies, and documentaries, as well as through MoviePlex that offers art house, independent films, and classic movie library content. It also develops, produces, acquires, and distributes entertainment content to consumers on DVD, digital formats, and traditional television. The company sells or ren...

8900 Liberty Circle

Englewood, CO 80112

United States

Founded in 2013

Phone:

720-852-7700

Key Executives for Starz, LLC

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 61
President
Age: 55
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 53
Managing Director
Age: 54
Chief Strategy Officer
Age: 49
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Starz, LLC Key Developments

Starz, LLC Announces Consolidated Unaudited Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

Starz, LLC announced consolidated unaudited earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, total revenue was $410.1 million compared to $517.5 million a year ago. Operating income was $104.8 million compared to $116.2 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $104.0 million compared to $104.3 million a year ago. Net income was $69 million or $0.62 diluted per share compared to $66 million or $0.52 diluted per share a year ago. Net income attributable to stockholders was $70.1 million compared to $63.9 million a year ago. For the six months, total revenue was $830.1 million compared to $916.8 million a year ago. Operating income was $218.3 million compared to $221.0 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $206.5 million compared to $197.4 million a year ago. Net income was $135.8 million or $1.18 diluted per share compared to $124.2 million or $0.98 diluted per share a year ago. Net income attributable to stockholders was $135.0 million compared to $121.8 million a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $60.0 million compared to $141.1 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $3.2 million compared to $3.1 million a year ago. Total debt was $1,115.3 million compared to $1,012.6 million a year ago.

Starz LLC Promotes John B. Penney to Chief Strategy Officer

Starz CEO Chris Albrecht announced the promotion of John B. Penney to the position of Chief Strategy Officer for Starz, LLC. He will work with the CEO, executive committee, as well as heads of the business units, to extend Starz's corporate and business growth strategies. In this role, Penney will develop and implement strategic initiatives including partnerships, ventures and innovative models for new business opportunities across the Starz family of companies. Previously at Starz, Penney held the position of Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development. He will continue to report into Albrecht in the Beverly Hills offices. Prior to joining Starz, Penney was President and Head of Corporate Development of Foresee Entertainment, a media and entertainment company he co-founded with current Starz CEO, Chris Albrecht in 2008.

Liberty Media Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2012

Liberty Media Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $467 million against $973 million a year ago. Operating income was $25 million against $293 million a year ago. Adjusted OIBDA was $77 million against $323 million a year ago. For the full year, the company reported revenue of $1,999 million against $3,024 million a year ago. Operating income was $326 million against $957 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $2,012 million against $1,165 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company’s shareholders were $1,414 million against $836 million a year ago. Adjusted OIBDA was $450 million against $1,060 million a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $236,000 against $276,000 a year ago. Capital expended for property and equipment was $31 million against $14 million a year ago.

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