Starz takes on HBO Now with on-demand streaming app

Good news if you’re a Starz fan: The premium cable channel has launched its own streaming service-slash-app, and it looks like an answer to HBO Go

For $8.99 a month, subscribers will reportedly have access to “more than 2,400 selections a month, including Starz series like Outlander and movies from Disney and Sony, including, later this year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” While there aren’t too many high-profile Starz original series at the moment, the subscription might be worth the price if it can offer movies that HBO, Netflix and the other big movie streaming services don’t. 

The app is currently available on Apple’s App Store (for your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Apple TV), as well as the Google Play store (for your Android devices).

H/T The Hollywood Reporter

Christine Friar

Christine Friar

Christine Friar is a writer and editor in New York who focuses on streaming entertainment and internet culture. Her work has appeared in the Awl, the Fader, New York Magazine, Paper Magazine, Vogue, Elle, and more.