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Week-long Starz free preview!

You’re getting a whole week to enjoy all of the amazing shows and movies Starz has to offer! Your free preview starts on Monday, June 15 and it doesn’t end until Sunday, June 21.

During the preview, you’ll get a taste of all the great things you can watch on all 13 Starz and StarzEncore channels all the time. Yes, we said 13 channels. There’s Starz, Starz Edge, Starz Kids & Family, Starz in Black, plus StarzEncore Action, Family, Classic, Suspense, Westerns and more!

Here are just a few of the awesome new, popular, and award-winning things you can watch right now:


  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
  • Spider-man: Far From Home
  • Venom
  • Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood
  • Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

Or maybe Zombieland Double Tap, (500)Days of Summer, Tears of The Sun, The DaVinci Code, Meet the Fockers, Meet the Parents, or The Aviator are more your thing? Be sure to take a peek at the schedule and check out the full list of all the great movies now playing.


Starz has programming you won’t find anywhere else including:

  • High Town
    Get in on a new series from the start! This dramatic crimes series just kicked off in May and follows a hard-partying Jackie Quinones (played by Monica Raymund) as a National Marine Fisheries Service Agent who finds herself at the center of Cape Cod’s heroin epidemic.
  • Power
    Binge this five-season show that’s one of Starz’ most highly rates shows (and one of cable’s most watched). The series follows one man as he tries to leave his criminal past behind to be a legitimate business owner—while avoiding being captured by police and trying to save his marriage.
  • America to Me

This documentary series chronicles the daily lives of twelve students attending the Oak Park and River Forest High School in Oak Park, Illinois.

There are lots more where these came from (Outlander, anyone?). Check out the complete list of Starz originals.

Throwback TV!

Starz also shows all kinds of oldies but goodies. Just to name a few, be sure to watch:

  • Stanford & Sons
  • The Bernie Mac Show
  • Different Strokes
  • Knight Rider
  • Miami Vice

And don’t miss the classic cartoons, too including (but not limited to): GI Joe, Heathcliff, Masters of the Universe, She-Ra, Inspector Gadget, Sonic, Transformers.

For the whole family!

Whether you want to watch a movie together, or the kids want to watch their own thing, Starz has oodles programming. The whole family will enjoy: A Dog’s Way Home, Disney Nature: Bears, Night at the Museum (+ Night at the Museum Battle of the Smithsonian), Hotel for Dogs, Muppets and Muppets Most Wanted, or Nanny McPhee returns (here’s a full list of all the great family movies).

Want shows? Your kids will enjoy Barbie Dreamtopia, Monster Math Squad, and Scaredy Squirrel—not to mention classics like The Adventures of Paddington Bear, Busytown Mysteries, and Madeline.

There’s more!

Beyond what’s available in the Starz channel lineup, during this free preview, you can also watch all of Starz’ On Demand content as well.

Seriously, there’s a lot to discover on Starz—it’s a good thing you have a whole week to try it out. Tune in starting June 15 and enjoy it until June 21. Once you know what you’ve been missing, give us a call to add Starz to your programming package permanently. You’ll get all 13 channels for $14/mo. so give us a call at 1-888-225-5837 or go online at to order.

Starz® and related channels and service marks are the property of Starz Entertainment, LLC. Visit for airdates/times. Hightown © 2020 Starz Entertainment, LLC. All rights reserved. Outlander © 2020 Sony Pictures Television Inc. All rights reserved. Power © 2020 Starz Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood © 2019 Visiona Romantica, Inc. Spider-ManTM: Far From Home © 2019 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.  All Rights Reserved. MARVEL and all related character names: © & TM  2019 MARVEL.

On demand services are included with subscription to STARZ and STARZ ENCORE linear television services. Night At The Museum: Battle Of The Smithsonian. X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Are We There Yet © 2005 REVOLUTION STUDIOS. Forrest Gump © 1994 PARAMOUNT PICTURES.

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