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Starz [STRZA] Original Series, "Magic City," to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

June 11, 2013

YellowBrix

Opening Bell Ceremony to be Followed by Consumer Event in Duffy Square Celebrating "Magic City's" June 14 Premiere ADVISORY, June 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Starz [STRZA], a leading integrated global media and entertainment company, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

The cast of the Starz Original series, "Magic City," Danny Huston, Kelly Lynch and show creator Mitch Glazer, will ring the Opening Bell in honor of the occasion and in anticipation of June 14 season premiere episode of "Magic City." Immediately following the Opening Bell Ceremony, the cast will be available to be interviewed & photographed in Duffy Square (between 45th and 47th Streets at 10 a.m. ET) as part of a consumer event featuring classic cars and a 50's inspired fashion show.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET (NASDAQ MarketSite); followed by a 10 a.m. ET photo opp (At Duffy Square)

Contacts: Theano Apostolou/Starz (424) 204-4052 theano@starz.com

Sheila Feren/FerenComm for Starz (212) 983-9898 sheilaf@ferencomm.com

NASDAQ MarketSite: Christine Barna (646) 441-5310 Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Starz:

Starz (Nasdaq:STRZA) (Nasdaq:STRZB) is a leading integrated global media and entertainment company with operating units that provide premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television channels (Starz Networks), global content distribution (Starz Distribution) and animated television and movie production (Starz Animation), www.starz.com.

Starz Networks is a leading provider of premium subscription video programming through the flagship STARZ(R) and ENCORE(R) pay TV networks which showcase premium original programming and movies to U.S. multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies. As of March 31, 2013, STARZ and ENCORE serve a combined 56.7 million subscribers, including 21.6 million at STARZ, and 35.1 million at ENCORE, making them the largest pair of premium flagship channels in the U.S. STARZ(R) and ENCORE(R), along with Starz Networks' third network MOVIEPLEX(R), air more than 1,000 movies monthly across 17 linear networks, complemented by On Demand and authenticated online offerings through STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY. Starz Distribution develops, produces and acquires entertainment content, distributing it to consumers globally on DVD, digital formats and traditional television. Starz Distribution's home video, digital media and worldwide distribution business units distribute original programming content produced by Starz, as well as entertainment content for itself and third parties. Starz Animation produces animated TV and movie content for studios, networks, distributors and audiences worldwide.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

-NDAQA-

Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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