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Starz Inks Twentieth TV Deal

8/04/2003 5:35 AM Eastern

Starz Encore Group LLC added a few more shelves to its video library, inking
a long-term licensing deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television
Distribution.

Starz will add movie titles ranging from Independence Day to Mrs.
Doubtfire
and the entire Die Hard, Alien and Home Alone
series to its lineup for "Starz Super Pak" and "Starz On Demand"
subscribers.

It also gains rights to several classic television series from the 1960s,
including The Green Hornet, The Time Tunnel and The Big
Valley
.

Financial terms of the deal were not released.

"Twentieth Century Fox was one of the original suppliers to Starz Encore, and
we are pleased to be extending our mutually beneficial relationship into the
future as we embark on this new era of pay television on-demand," said Peter
Levinsohn, executive vice president of worldwide pay television and pay-per-view
at Twentieth, in a release.

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