Television

Lions Gate to buy cable channel Starz in $4.4 billion deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Film and TV studio Lions Gate is buying cable channel operator Starz in a deal worth $4.4 billion. Lions Gate is the company behind "The Hunger Games" movies and the "Orange Is The New Black" TV series. Starz runs its namesake cable channel, as well as Starz Encore and MoviePlex. Together,...