Starz Entertainment Promotes Jonathan Shair to SVP, Network Operations
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Starz Entertainment President and Chief Operating Officer Bill Myers today announced the promotion of Jonathan Shair to Senior Vice President, Network Operations. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080522/LATH063LOGO-b) Previously serving as Vice President, Network Operations and reporting directly to Myers, Shair is responsible for overseeing all aspects of scheduling, inventory planning, creating programming events and packaging for all Starz Entertainment's 16 linear channels, four HD services, six On Demand platforms and broadband services. "Jonathan has played a key role over the past few years in expanding the array of services Starz offers to our affiliates and to consumers," said Myers. "As Starz moves ahead on our plan to add even more services and expand the number of originals we air -- starting in the next few months with the second season of "Crash" and our new action adventure series 'Spartacus: Blood and Sand' -- Jonathan's experience, drive and innovative spirit will be even more critical to the success of our business." Prior to joining Starz Entertainment in September 2000, Shair was director of scheduling and operations at Bravo/Independent Film Channel (IFC) where he oversaw creation of programming blocks, planning and scheduling, and on-air creative for both services. Shair holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Cornell University. Starz Entertainment, LLC, is a premium movie service provider operating in the United States. It offers 16 movie channels including the flagship Starz(R) and Encore(R) brands with approximately 17.5 million and 31.5 million subscribers respectively. Starz Entertainment airs more than 1,000 movies per month across its pay TV channels and offers advanced services including Starz HD, Encore HD, Starz On Demand, Encore On Demand, MoviePlex On Demand, Starz HD On Demand, Encore HD On Demand, MoviePlex HD On Demand, and Starz Play. Starz Entertainment (www.starz.com) is an operating unit of Starz, LLC, which is a controlled subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation, and is attributed to Liberty Entertainment Group, a tracking stock group of Liberty Media Corporation. Contact: Eric Becker Executive Director of Corporate Communications Starz Entertainment & Starz Digital Media (720) 852-4065 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Starz Entertainment, LLC Eric Becker, Executive Director of Corporate Communications of Starz Entertainment & Starz Digital Media, +1-720-852-4065, email@example.com
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