Is STARZ Right for You?

When it comes to streaming services, other competitors, like SHOWTIME and HBO’s Max, may offer more content, but STARZ comes at a lower cost even with hit original shows like Outlander, Heels, and more. Plus, STARZ offers a great selection of popular movies.

Subscribers can access STARZ either as a standalone app or as an add-on through most cable and live TV streaming services. See the information below to find out whether STARZ is worth the cost for you.

How Much Does STARZ Cost?

A STARZ streaming subscription typically costs $8.99/month or $74.99/year with a seven-day free trial. However, be on the lookout for promotional offers as STARZ occasionally offers multiple months at a time for a discounted price.

What Do You Get With STARZ?

Subscribers get ad-free access to more than 7,500 movies, TV shows, kid’s programming, and original content from 15 STARZ channels, including:

  • STARZ Edge
  • STARZ in Black
  • STARZ Comedy
  • STARZ Cinema
  • STARZ Kids & Family
  • STARZ Encore
  • STARZ Encore Action
  • STARZ Encore Classic
  • STARZ Encore Black
  • STARZ Encore Family
  • STARZ Encore Suspense
  • STARZ Encore Westerns
  • STARZ Encore Español
  • Movie Plex
  • Indie Plex
  • Retro Plex

STARZ Original Series

STARZ is home to a great library of original programming. Here are some of the most popular shows available:

  • American Gods
  • Ash vs Evil Dead
  • Black Sails
  • Gaslit
  • Heels
  • Men in Kilts
  • Minx
  • Outlander
  • P-Valley
  • Party Down
  • Power

What Do You Need to Get STARZ?

To access the STARZ streaming app you need is an a STARZ account, a supported streaming device, and an Internet connection.

Compatible devices include most Apple and Android mobile devices, most Sony, Samsung, and LG smart TVs, major gaming consoles like the Xbox One and One S, and streaming media players like Apple TV, Roku, and Android TV. View all supported devices.

One benefit about accessing STARZ is that it’s available as an add-on through various streaming platforms, like Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Philo, Sling TV, and more. It can also be added to cable subscriptions from providers like Mediacom, Optimum, and more.


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Starz Frequently Asked Questions
Can you download STARZ content?

Yes, select movies, shows, and other content can be downloaded to your device for offline viewing.

Does STARZ offer 4K streaming?

STARZ does not offer any 4K content. All STARZ programming streams at 1080p HD.

Does STARZ offer a free trial?

Subscription promotions, including limited-time free trials, are available periodically throughout the year. Starz typically offers a seven-day free trial, but be sure to check to view the current deals.

How many simultaneous streams does STARZ offer?

With a STARZ subscription, you can get up to four simultaneous streams.