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Chris Albrecht

'James Gandolfini Changed My Life'

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 09.25.2013 | TV

Tony Soprano was a TV game changer. Without "The Sopranos," there would arguably be no "Breaking Bad," no "Mad Men," no "Dexter" and no "Game of Th...

Starz President Chris Albrecht Fired Overture Execs Over Company E-Mail List

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Albrecht tapped out his response to the two executives, suggesting that upon his return July 12 they should discuss removing McGurk and Rosett. Howeve...

'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...

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...

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...

Chris Albrecht, Former HBO CEO, Leaves IMG In Shock Exit

New York Post | Peter Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a move that caught all of Hollywood flatfooted, former HBO boss Chris Albrecht yesterday resigned unexpectedly from his newly created position as h...

Jeff Bewkes On Yale, Greenlighting "The Sopranos," And How He's Going To Boost Time Warner's Stock Price

New York | Lloyd Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jeffrey Bewkes, the new chief executive of sprawling, stalled media conglomerate Time Warner Inc., hardly fits the mold of a swashbuckling visionary. ...

After Assault Scandal, Ex-HBO Honcho Lands Talent Agency Gig

New York Times | Andrew Ross Sorkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Chris Albrecht, the former chief executive of HBO who helped develop hits like "The Sopranos" and "Sex and the City," is planning to join IMG, the tal...