DirecTV is offering a free preview of Starz and Encore channels from Thursday, August 20th through Monday, August 24th. Starz can be found on DirecTV channels 525-531, while Encore channels are available on channels 535-542.
If you’re looking for something new to watch during the preview, Starz’s Blunt Talk starring Patrick Stewart will premiere Saturday, August 22nd, at 9pm ET/PT on Starz channel 525.
Also premiering on August 22nd is Lebron James’ Survivor’s Remorse following Blunt Talk at 9:30pm ET/PT on Starz channel 525.
“Blunt Talk: If there’s a star more lovable than Patrick Stewart, he’s hard to find. But while he’s known for his more dramatic work on Star Trek and on stage performing Shakespeare, here the icon the isn’t quite serious. As a British cable newsman ready to make it in America, he’s in capable comedic hands — the series is created by Jonathan Ames, known for HBO’s Bored to Death, and produced by Seth McFarlane (Family Guy, Ted).”
Note: Updated from a previously published article.