STARZ MAKES WAVES AT NEW YORK COMIC CON WITH OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR FOURTH AND FINAL SEASON OF â€śBLACK SAILSâ€ť
New York, October 7, 2016 - Starz released today at New York Comic Con the official trailer for the fourth and final season of the EmmyÂ®-winning Original series â€śBlack Sails,â€ť returning Sunday, January 29th, 2017 at 9 pm ET/PT. The 10-episode fourth season of the stand-out high seas drama brings fans to the heroic conclusion of the Treasure Island prequel, and finds our pirates at war in the West Indies. The shores of New Providence Island have never been bloodier, but the closer civilization comes to defeat, the more desperately, and destructively, it will fight back.
The first three seasons of â€śBlack Sailsâ€ť averaged 3.6 million multi-platform viewers per episode* and the series is distributed in nearly 200 countries and territories worldwide. â€śBlack Sailsâ€ť has been nominated for multiple EmmyÂ® Awards, and won for Outstanding Sound Editing in 2016 and 2014, and for Outstanding Special and Visual Effects in a Supporting Role in 2014. The show was also nominated for the 2016 GLAAD Awards for â€śOutstanding Drama Series.â€ť
â€śBlack Sailsâ€ť takes place twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevensonâ€™s classic, and follows the most feared pirate of the day, Captain Flint (Toby Stephens). â€śBlack Sailsâ€ť is created by Jonathan E. Steinberg (â€śJericho,â€ť â€śHuman Targetâ€ť) and Robert Levine (â€śTouchâ€ť) and executive produced by Steinberg, Levine, Michael Bay (the Transformers franchise, 13 Hours, Pearl Harbor), and his Platinum Dunes partners Brad Fuller and Andrew Form (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Purge, and Ouija franchises), as well as Chris Symes (Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Eragon), Brad Caleb Kane (â€śFringe,â€ť â€śCrashâ€ť), and Dan Shotz (â€śJericho,â€ť â€śHarperâ€™s Islandâ€ť).
â€śBlack Sails: The Complete Third Seasonâ€ť will available on Blu-rayâ„˘ + Digital HD with Ultravioletâ„˘ and DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment on November 8, 2016. The DVD and Blu-ray has over 40 minutes of special features including 10 minutes of new exclusive content.
For $8.99 per month with a 7-day free trial for new subscribers, STARZ subscribers can receive instant access to more than 3,200 selections available via the STARZ app each month, including STARZ hit series â€śBlack Sails,â€ť â€śPower,â€ť â€śOutlander,â€ť and the upcoming â€śAmerican Gods,â€ť when it premieres in 2017; to Hollywood hits and popular movies. STARZ subscribers from participating cable, satellite and telco partners can also authenticate and view STARZ content in the app including every episode of every season of the best of STARZâ€™s original programming, as well as the biggest, most extensive movie library of all the premium subscription networks in the U.S.**
* Highlights based on Nielsen for linear estimates, Rentrak for On Demand transactions and STARZ internal estimates for multiplatform figures
**Source: Starz internal analysis of distinct movie title data for the period 7/1/2015- 6/30/2016.