224: Chris Albrecht Special Re-release

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Chris Albrecht is the CEO or Starz and responsible for building the leading global entertainment brand that provides powerful and immersive experiences for viewers around the world.

Prior to Starz, Albrecht was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HBO, and also President of HBO Original Programming, where he co-founded “Comic Relief” and transformed the company from a movie focused television service into a worldwide leader in original programming. His tenure at HBO was noted for changing the television landscape by creating critically acclaimed series, including “Sex in the City,” “The Sopranos,” “Six Feet Under,” “Deadwood,” “Band of Brothers,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and “Entourage,” along with dozens of other programs. As President of HBO Independent Productions, Albrecht guided the development and production of comedy series for distribution, including “Martin” and “Everybody Loves Raymond.”

Prior to HBO, he co-owned The Original Improvisation and then spent five years as an agent at ICM where he signed and represented top comedians including Eddie Murphy, Jim Carrey, Billy Crystal, and Whoopi Goldberg.

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