Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), announced today the continued expansion of the STARZPLAY premium streaming service with its entry into Spain on Orange TV beginning March 28. The STARZPLAY premium streaming service will give Orange customers that are also subscribers of Orange TV the opportunity to watch STARZ series all in one place, with future STARZ Originals airing exclusively on STARZPLAY day-and-date with the US, including the debut season of “Now Apocalypse” from iconic indie-filmmaker Gregg Araki.
The latest Subscription Video on Demand service available to Orange TV subscribers, STARZPLAY will be the exclusive home in Spain to STARZ most-watched original series “Power," while also offering access to a vast library of original content including such critically-acclaimed programming as "The Girlfriend Experience," "The White Princess," “Vida” and “The First;” and an extensive movie library at the touch of a button, for only €4.99 a month.
To celebrate this launch, STARZPLAY and Orange are offering a special 30-day free trial for new subscriptions to the service between March 28 and April 30. Subscribers must start their subscription within that window to be eligible. Orange TV customers who add the STARZPLAY subscription to their entry package can view the content on demand across supported devices (Set-top-box, Smart TV, Smartphone and tablets iOS/Android, PC/Mac and Chromecast).
“The partnership with Orange Spain creates an exciting opportunity to further expand the STARZPLAY footprint and to align two premium media companies to deliver STARZPLAY’s vast library of compelling content and a great user experience to all our shared customers,” said Superna Kalle, Executive Vice President, International Digital Networks for Starz.
Samuel Muñoz, Marketing General Director at Orange Spain, said, "Such an alliance with Starz, the first for a Spanish telecommunications operator with this prestigious American media company, contributes once again to differentiating the Orange TV offer, as the most complete, with valuable content for the whole family. "
At launch, Orange Spain customers with the STARZPLAY add-on subscription will be able to watch the award-winning, fan-favorite STARZ Original series “Power” for the first time. The first season of the gritty crime drama will be available March 28 followed by the second season of the hit series on March 31. Subscribers will also have the opportunity to enjoy brand new STARZ originals, such as the premiere season of the surreal, millennial comedy “Now Apocalypse” from indie filmmaker Gregg Araki and starring Avan Jogia, Kelli Berglund, Beau Mirchoff and Roxanne Mesquida. These will be followed by the full upcoming second season of the groundbreaking original series “Vida,” that will debut day-and-date with the U.S. on Thursday, May 23. New movies and series will be also added to the service throughout the month of April.
STARZPLAY is currently available on Virgin Media in the UK and Amazon Prime Video Channels in the UK and Germany, with upcoming launches in France, Italy and beyond.