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Starz Chief Chris Albrecht Talks Altice Standoff, Future of ‘American Gods’ and ‘Outlander’

The industry is abuzz about the migration of traditional TV channels to direct-to-consumer streaming options. But Starz’s carriage standoff with Altice USA demonstrates the limits at present of a standalone streaming option as an alternative to old-fashioned MVPD distribution. The 17 Starz-Encore channels went dark on Altice USA systems as of Jan. 1 as the two sides failed to come ...

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Disney-Film Critics Standoff: How It Could Impact the Oscar Race

Four critics groups have said they won’t consider Disney titles for year-end awards — could the HFPA’s Golden Globe Awards and BFCA’s Critics’ Choice Awards be next? The war between Disney and the Los Angeles Times — two of Hollywood’s biggest powerhouses — is forcing others to take sides, with implications that could be as far-reaching as the Oscars. Disney, ...

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Disney-Film Critics Standoff: How It Could Impact the Oscar Race

Four critics groups have said they won’t consider Disney titles for year-end awards — could the HFPA’s Golden Globe Awards and BFCA’s Critics’ Choice Awards be next? The war between Disney and the Los Angeles Times — two of Hollywood’s biggest powerhouses — is forcing others to take sides, with implications that could be as far-reaching as the Oscars. Disney, ...

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Disney-Film Critics Standoff: How It Could Impact the Oscar Race

Four critics groups have said they won’t consider Disney titles for year-end awards — could the HFPA’s Golden Globe Awards and BFCA’s Critics’ Choice Awards be next? The war between Disney and the Los Angeles Times — two of Hollywood’s biggest powerhouses — is forcing others to take sides, with implications that could be as far-reaching as the Oscars. Disney, ...

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