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Inside Content: Jeff Cooke - Starz


Toby Russell Chief Executive Officer

This episode I sit down with Jeff Cooke, VP Programming at Starz. We discuss how Jeff and the team have worked with their parent Lionsgate and distribution partners to acquire stand-out content for their SVOD service StarzPlay and successfully launch across key Western European and Latin American markets, with many more to come

Alongside the Starz Originals, get the inside story behind the acquisitions of some of StarzPlay's marquee titles including Normal People (Endeavor) and The Act (NBCU) as well as the opportunities they continue to seize on a local level, such as Killing Eve in Germany

We also discuss how StarzPlay has secured rights to the iconic series Mad Men in an innovative new non-exclusive licensing agreement which will see the show also appear on Amazon/IMDB TV and AMC and StarzPlay

To see the latest titles from StarzPlay in your territory head over to

Reach out to Jeff via email at

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