StarzPlay to Launch on Virgin Media in the U.K.


StarzPlay is set to launch on Virgin Media in the U.K. on November 29, delivering such shows as Counterpart, starring Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons.

The StarzPlay premium streaming service will give Virgin TV customers in the U.K. access to Starz series all in one place, with future Starz originals launching exclusively on StarzPlay on the same day as the U.S. Further content highlight includes Vida, Sweetbitter, The White Princess and Mr. Mercedes.

“The partnership with Virgin Media is an exciting next step in the rollout of the StarzPlay platform, expanding the audience for our wide range of Starz originals, TV series and movies exclusively available on StarzPlay to a whole new and expansive customer base,” said Chris Albrecht, president and CEO of Starz.

David Bouchier, chief digital entertainment officer at Virgin Media said, “The launch of StarzPlay on Virgin TV will give our customers access to even more brilliant box sets, amazing movies and gripping TV series such as The White Princess and Mr. Mercedes. This exciting addition to our platform means Virgin TV customers will be able to enjoy new Starz content as it launches in the U.S.”