Continuing a recent trend, Starz will sample the premiere episode of Black Sails a week before its Jan. 25 premiere via a variety of platforms.
Beginning Jan. 18, the full-length episode of the Michael Bay-produced pirate drama will be available through official Starz online and on-demand platforms as well as Starz Play and the network's YouTube and Facebook pages.
The multi-platform initiative also includes traditional multichannel/MVPD affiliates and non-traditional digital partners such as Amazon Instant Video, iTunes Podcasts, Machinima, Maxim and Xbox Video.
Black Sails debuts on Starz Jan. 25 at 9 p.m.
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