Citations with the tag: SIE, John

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  • Just call it Sie-TAM U.
     // Broadcasting & Cable; 12/15/97, Vol. 127 Issue 51, p90 

    States that John Sie, chairman of the Encore Media Group is giving $100,000 to fund the John Sie Chair for Competitive Marketing at CTAM U, the CTAM Educational Foundation's annual executive education program. Information on how the program is conducted; When the CTAM U's will meet.

  • Sie pessimistic over video on demand.
    Jessell, Harry A. // Broadcasting & Cable; 5/9/94, Vol. 124 Issue 19, p55 

    Reports on Encore cable television network president John Sie's pessimism over video-on-demand (VOD) services. Investments by cable and telephone companies; Preference for near-video-on-demand (NVOD) service; Encore's Thematic Multiplex multiple channel pay movie service; Sie's speech at the...

  • John Sie: All the right movies.
    Colman, Price // Broadcasting & Cable; 11/24/97, Vol. 127 Issue 48, p28 

    Profiles John Sie, chief executive officer of cable television network Starz!. Success in turning the company into a cash generating interest; Foray in the first-run movie channel arena; Offer of a gamut of services to customers.

  • STARZ EXEC OPENS A WINDOW.
    Dempsey, John // Daily Variety; 10/7/2002, Vol. 277 Issue 1, p4 

    Reports the proposal made by John Sie, chairman of Starz Encore on the use of subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) in increasing the earnings of digital television and cable modems. Influence of the sale of videocassette and digital video disc on revenues of major studios; Ability of the SVOD to...

  • John J. Sie.
    Dempsey, John // ColoradoBiz; Oct2001, Vol. 28 Issue 10, pC56 

    Profiles John J. Sie, chief executive officer of Starz Encore Group LLC in Colorado. Expertise on programming, marketing and technological issues; Work experience before joining the cable and satellite provider; Service on various industry committees.

  • STARZ FOUNDER'S OPTIONS PAY OFF.
    Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News; 3/7/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p20 

    The article reports on the 150 million U.S. dollars pay given to John Sie, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Liberty Starz, as a settlement to phantom stock appreciation rights.

  • John Sie: SVOD's Impatient Architect.
    Stump, Matt // Multichannel News; 3/4/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p26A 

    Presents an interview with John Sie, chairman of Starz Encore Group LLC on subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) in the United States. Business failures of AT&T; Combination between analog and digital; Company operation of Starz Encore Group.

  • John Sie: man with a plan.
    Miller, Stuart // Daily Variety; 04/02/2001, Vol. 271 Issue 24, pA2 

    Profiles John Sie, chairman of Starz Encore Media Group LLC, a cable television operator in the United States. Career history; Establishment of the firm with media magnate John Malone; Creation of digital and direct broadcast satellite network with themed channels.

  • Man of Ideas.
    Haley, Kathy // Multichannel News; 2003 Supplement, Vol. 24, p22B 

    Features John Sie, senior vice president of cable television company Tele-Communications Inc. in the U.S. Educational background; Highlights of his career; Contributions to the cable industry; His advice to younger people who aspire to succeed in life and business.

  • Starz Gains Traction Among MSOs.
    Sie, John // Multichannel News; 6/2/2003 Supplement, Vol. 24, p18B 

    This article presents an interview with John Sie, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Starz Encore Group LLC. It's been a long time coming, but Sie can point to an MSO-wide SVOD deployment deal. Two deals, in fact, were signed in May 2003 with Insight Communications Inc. and...

  • Man of Ideas.
    Haley, Kathy // CED; Nov2003 Supplement, Vol. 29, p22B 

    Profiles John J. Sie, founder, chairman and CEO of Starz Encore Group LLC in the U.S. Career background; Educational attainment; Contributions made to the cable industry. INSET: John J. Sie April 12,1936 Nanking, China.

  • DBS eating cable's digital lunch.
    Mermigas, Diane // Electronic Media; 07/31/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 31, p1 

    Reports on Starz-Encore Media Group chairman and chief executive officer John Sie's leading of a campaign to save cable television from direct broadcasting satellite (DBS) television in the United States. Sie's recommendations to improve cable television's status; Sie's promotion of the firm's...

  • John Sie's Legacy.
    Schley, Stewart // Multichannel News; 6/28/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 26, p35 

    Discusses the legacy of John Sie, chairman and CEO of Starz Encore Group, in the cable industry. Role in initiating the multi-pay system in cable television; Result of Sie's campaign against the adoption of analog-high definition television in the U.S.; Accomplice in acquiring pay television...

  • Others Look Back.
    Schley, Stewart // Multichannel News; 6/28/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 26, p41 

    Presents the impression of several people on Starz Encore CEO John Sie. Mort Marcus, former Disney Executive vice president; Que Spaulding, former executive of Starz Encore; Lela Cocoros, employee of Sie at Telecommunications Inc; Michelle Sie Whitten, daughter of Sie.

  • Made in America.
    Schley, Stewart // Multichannel News; 6/28/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 26, p42 

    Profiles John Sie, CEO of Starz Encore Group. Incidents which led Sie to the Staten Island Orphanage; Educational background; Books that changed the life of Sie; First conversation of Sie with John Malone, president and CEO of Jerrold Electronics; Sentiments of Sie towards China.

  • A Career in Cable.
    Schley, Stewart // Multichannel News; 6/28/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 26, p43 

    Presents a list of the accomplishments and milestones in the life and career of John Sie, CEO of Starz Encore Group. Migration from China to U.S.; Role in the establishment of Micro-State Electronics; Contribution in the pay television company Showtime Networks Inc.; Achievements while employed...

  • A Crazy Idea That Worked.
    Hall, Lee // Television Week; 12/20/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 51, p11 

    Focuses on the success of the premium movie service Starz! launched by John Sie in 1993. Challenges faced by the movie business with the increase in the cost of programming; Background on the multiplex concept pioneered by Starz!; Information on technologies that are being taken advantage of by...

  • A Vision for the Future of TV.
    Sandler, Adam // Television Week; 12/20/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 51, p16 

    Features John Sie, founder, chairman and former CEO of Starz Encore Group. Contributions to the television industry; Outlook for the industry; Personal background.

  • MILESTONES IN THE HISTORY OF STARZ!
    Sandler, Adam // Television Week; 12/20/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 51, p20 

    Presents a timeline of the progress of Starz Encore Media Group. Launch of the company in 1991; Demonstration of subscription video-on-demand technology in Los Angeles, California on December 2, 1999; Retirement of John Sie as president and CEO on May 7, 2004; Appointment of Robert Clasen as...

  • SVOD Over Broadband Finally Gets Real.
    Stump, Matt // Multichannel News; 6/14/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 24, p14 

    Reports on the launch of a subscription-based movie service on broadband Internet through a deal between Starz Encore Group LLC and Real Networks Inc. Price of the service launched on June 14, 2004 in the U.S.; Benefits of the deal for both companies; Popularity of the subscription business...

  • Sie: Movies will premiere on cable and satellite.
    Stump, Matt // CED; Jun2004, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p18 

    Reports on the prediction of Starz Encore Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Sie that movies will regularly premiere on cable and satellite rather than in theaters by 2014. Citation of key drivers such as high-definition television penetration and high-end home theater technology.

  • Starz Gives Ops Two HDTV Options.
    Stump, Matt // Multichannel News; 6/9/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 23, p60 

    U.S.-based Starz Encore Group LLC will announce the launch of separate high definition television (HDTV) and high resolution television on June 9, 2003. The dual strategy is in keeping with Starz Encore chairman John Sie's long-held belief that most consumers cannot readily discern the...

  • High-def lands in Starz galaxy.
    Wallenstein, Andrew // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition; 6/10/2003, Vol. 379 Issue 1, p65 

    Starz Encore Group LLC has joined the ranks of cable programmers with their own high-definition (HD) television channels. In November 2003, Starz will launch two separate HD networks as well as the cable industry's first high-resolution channel and oil-demand source of HD movies. Premium-cable...

  • JOHN SIE ON 'ELECTRONIC MOLTING'.
    Block, Alex Ben // Television Week; 12/8/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 49, p8 

    Features John Sie, founder and chairman of the Starz Encore Group. Problems facing broadcasters regarding commercials; Background of Sie; Career of Sie in the cable television industry.

  • Sie segues as coin woes realign Starz.
    Dempsey, John; Amdur, Meredith // Daily Variety; 5/10/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 25, p6 

    Reports on the retirement of cable television pioneer John J. Sie from his post as CEO of Starz Encore Group LLC. Reason behind the retirement of Sie; Successor of Sie; Contributions of Sie in Starz Encore Group LLC.

  • John Sie Retiring as Starz CEO.
    Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News; 5/10/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p6 

    Reports on the retirement of John Sie as chief executive officer of Starz Encore Group LLC. Career background of Sie; Projection on the cash flow of Starz in 2004; Challenges facing Starz.

  • Shocker: Sie's Chatty to the End.
    Haugsted, Linda; Stump, Matt; Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News; 7/5/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 27, p4 

    Presents updates on the cable TV broadcasting in the U.S. as of July 2004. Introduction of the Starz Ticket, the Internet-based SVOD product by John Sie, CEO of Starz Encore Group LLC; Evaluation of the Starz Ticket! Web site; Case of the swearing of U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and the...

  • Subscription VOD looms in Starz's orbit.
    Peavey, Shannon // Electronic Media; 7/23/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 30, p21 

    Presents an interview with John Sie, founder and chief executive officer of Starz Encore Group on subscription video on demand (SVOD) in the United States. Discussion of the SVOD model platform; Views on the decline of the rollout of digital cable; Role of digital cables in SVOD proliferation.

  • In the Company of Giants.
    Peavey, Shannon // Multichannel News; 2003 Supplement, Vol. 24, p3B 

    Reports on the induction of several cable television executives to the Cable Hall of Fame in the U.S. in 2003. Julian A. Brodsky, vice chairman of Comcast Corp.; Gustave M. Hauser, chairman and CEO of Discovery Communications; John J. Sie, CEO of Starz Encore Group.

  • WHERE ARE THEY NOW?-- BRIEFLY.
    Peavey, Shannon // Multichannel News; 10/26/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 40, p10 

    The article focuses on the career developments of various cable industry pioneers. It mentions that Amos Hostetter now supervises several investments through his Pilot House Associates LLC but continues to finance cable-related ventures like Distance Learning programs. It states that John Sie...

  • 'Que Ball'--A Fine Western Fete.
    Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News; 12/08/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p6 

    Presents news on the cable television industry as of December 2003. Information on a retirement party for Que Spaulding, distribution president of Starz at the home of former boss John Sie; Move of the regional Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network to book actor Michael Douglas as a guest at...

  • BREAKING . . .
    Haugsted, Linda // Broadcasting & Cable; 5/10/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 19, p2 

    Presents news briefs on the broadcasting and cable industry in the U.S. as of May 10, 2004. Plan of Fox to launch a cable channel in 2004; Number of TechTV employees laid off due to Comcast's acquisition of TechTV; Retirement of Starz Encore Chairman and CEO John J. Sie.

  • Blink.
    Pursell, Chris; Motavalli, John; Friedman, Wayne; Block, Alex Ben // Television Week; 7/19/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 29, p2 

    Presents updates on the television broadcasting industry in the U.S. as of July 2004. Speculation on television program "Trading Spaces" host Paige Davis to pursue a syndicated daytime television program; Announcement on the retirement of Starz Encore founder John Sie; Increase in the rating of...

  • On Topic With John Malone.
    Pursell, Chris; Motavalli, John; Friedman, Wayne; Block, Alex Ben // Television Week; 12/20/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 51, p19 

    Interviews John Malone, chairman of Starz Encore Group owner Liberty Media about Starz!. Development of the concept of subscriber video-on-demand by Johnny Sie; Plans for News Corp.; Information on Discovery Communications, a programming asset of Starz!.

  • WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Movers and Shakers Leave Mark Beyond Cable.
    Neel, K. C. // Multichannel News; 10/26/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 40, p8 

    The article offers information on the most influential persons in the cable industry including Amos Hostetter, John Sie, and Lou Borrelli. Hostetter founded his first cable firm Continental Cablevision Inc. in 1963 which became the largest private cable firm in the U.S. Sie went to the U.S. in...

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