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The Best Current Starz Shows 

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Updated January 3, 2020 978 votes 628 voters 37.5k views 7 items

Wondering what to watch on Starz? Here are the best Starz shows on now in 2019. The innovative outlet, responsible for huge hits like Outlander, has plenty of current shows to offer that cater to a variety of tastes. If you're in need of a new show to binge watch, this list of Starz programs has you covered. 

Keeping in the theme of Starz series based on books, American Gods is based on Neil Gaiman's novel of the same name. If you're fan of fantasy, it may be a great choice. Many currently airing programs are in the thriller genre, like the time travel drama Outlander and the crime thriller Power. Other good Starz shows on now include Sweetbitter, Vida, and The Girlfriend Experience.

Which of these popular programs is truly the best? Vote your favorites to the top of the list below. 

Outlander is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Starz Shows
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Outlander is a British-American television drama series based on the historical time travel Outlander series of novels by Diana Gabaldon. Created by Ronald D. Moore and produced by Left Bank Pictures for Starz, the show began its first run of 16 episodes on August 9, 2014. On August 15, 2014, Starz renewed the series for a second season of at least 13 episodes, which will be based on Dragonfly in Amber, the second book in Gabaldon's series. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 3

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Power is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Starz Shows
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Power (Starz, 2014) is an American crime drama-thriller television series created by Courtney Kemp Agboh. James St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick) struggles to balance his life as a New York City nightclub owner and as a major player in one of the city's biggest illegal drug networks. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Omari Hardwick, Naturi Naughton, Kathrine Narducci, Greg Serano, Joe Sikora, + more

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 5

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American Gods is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Starz Shows
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American Gods (Starz, 2017) is an American television series developed by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green, based on the novel by Neil Gaiman. After being released from prison, Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle) meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane), and soon becomes embroiled in a large-scale conflict between the Old Gods and the New Gods, who grow stronger each day. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Ricky Whittle, Emily Browning, Crispin Glover, Bruce Langley, Yetide Badaki, + more

Premiered: 2017

Number of Seasons: 1

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The Spanish Princess is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Starz Shows
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The Spanish Princess (Starz, 2019) is an American drama television miniseries based on the novels by Philippa Gregory. A beautiful teenaged princess of Spain (Charlotte Hope) arrives in a grey, rain-lashed England. Her husband Prince Arthur (Angus Imrie) dies suddenly and the throne seems lost to her until she claims her marriage was never consummated and that as a virgin she may set her sights on the new heir, the charismatic and headstrong Prince Harry (Ruairi O’Connor). ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Charlotte Hope, Stephanie Levi-John, Angus Imrie, Dame Harriet Walter, Laura Carmichael, + more

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