Syfy Lands Basic Cable Rights To ‘Spartacus’

Syfy today announced it is acquiring U.S. basic cable rights to all 39 episodes (three seasons and the six-part prequel) of the popular swords and sandal series Spartacus from Starz Worldwide Distribution, the global television licensing and content syndication arm of Starz. Spartacus will make its basic cable premiere on Thursday, June 26, at 10 […]

‘Spartacus’ To End Revolutionary Run Next Season

NEW YORK (AP) — Starz network says it is ending its highly successful “Spartacus” saga next season. In an unusual move announced Monday, Starz will conclude this action-adventure series while it’s still a big hit, and after logging only three seasons (or four, counting a “prequel” season). This season the series drew six million viewers, […]

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Starz Renews ‘Spartacus’ For Third Season

Starz Sets Andy Whitfield Tribute

‘Spartacus’ Star Whitfield Dies Of Lymphoma At 39

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andy Whitfield, who played the title role in the hit Starz series “Spartacus: Blood and Sand,” has died at age 39, according to representatives and family. Whitfield died Sunday in Sydney, Australia, 18 months after he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, manager Sam Maydew told the Associated Press. “On a beautiful […]

McIntyre To Succeed Whitfield On ‘Spartacus’