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Follett's 'Pillars of the Earth' Launced As Apple App

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When best-selling author Ken Follett wrote The Pillars of the Earth in the late 1980s, he could hardly have imagined his novel, about cathedral buildi...

'Spartacus' Starz's First Hit

Los Angeles Times | Denise Martin and Joe Flint | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With 1.1 million viewers, "Spartacus" is a home run for the cable channel, which is available in a modest 17 million homes. Long overshadowed by rival...

My "Detroit Medley": A Playlist for Our Motor City

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I forever owe Detroit a huge debt of gratitude, as does anybody who's loved contemporary music this past half century. Before we bailed Detroit out, Detroit bailed us out of a lot of boredom and bad moods.

Ken Follett's 'Pillars Of The Earth' Series To Be Helmed By 'Heroes' Director For Starz

The Hollywood Reporter | Scott Roxborough and Nellie Andreeva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In its first major acquisition since Chris Albrecht took over as chairman and CEO, Starz Entertainment has nabbed U.S. television rights to "The Pilla...

Digital Comics and the iPad Opportunity (video)

Daisy Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Daisy Whitney

The comic business is estimated to be a $1 billion business annually, but it's one of the few media forms that hasn't yet fully transitioned to the digital world. That may change with the coming influx of Apple iPads.

YouTube Maintaining Dominance in 2010

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

To stay on top, YouTube must forge partnerships with professional content providers, as it has already done with CBS, MGM, Lions Gate, BBC, Sony and Starz.

Chris Albrecht To Head Starz

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Liberty Media Corp. says former HBO boss Chris Albrecht is joining Starz as its president and chief executive. He will oversee all t...

Netflix, Starz Content Deal Top Trend On Google A Year Later

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Netflix struck a deal with Starz Entertainment LLC, a cable TV network, giving Netflix access to first-run video content for its online video-streamin...

'Crash' Coming to Starz As a TV Series

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The Oscar-winning "Crash" is coming to TV as a drama series this year. The 13-episode, one-hour series will air on cable's Starz as ...