CBS announced its "All Access" on-demand venture on Thursday, just a day after HBO announced its standalone streaming service
"This is one of the strategic moves you can make when you control your own destiny," CBS's Jim Lanzone tells TheWrap
The renewal arrives months ahead of the series' second season return in January 2015
The sophomore season order arrives after just one episode of the basketball series
TheWrap speaks to producers for the FX show, along with "Fargo" and "True Detective," about tearing down and starting over
The first two episodes of the half-hour scripted comedy series will be available on the premium cable network's many platforms
The Starz drama has been a hit for the network and has already been renewed for season 2
The premium cable company's market value is currently $3.2 billion, Discovery is said to be interested
The opportunity to launch a new director's career is "what really matters to me," Moore told TheWrap
Cult comedy becomes Hulu's latest acquisition after scoring rights for "South Park" and "Sleepy Hollow"
Season 2 will run "at least" 13 episodes, and be based on the second book in Diana Gabaldon's series, "Dragonfly in Amber"
Ed Harris, Ed Helms and Hilary Swank are attached to star
Despite depressed TV usage for August, "Outlander" premiere mostly holds up against January's record "Black Sails" premiere
The executive producer talks to TheWrap about accepting the project and the pressure of pleasing fans
The series will also get a second run on Encore Black this month
Caitriona Balfe's Claire asserts herself in the patriarchal society to help Sam Heughan's Jamie, who has dislocated his shoulder
Small-screen adaptation of Diana Gabaldon's bestselling fantasy romance novel delves deeper into Claire's journey
Deal covers films including "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Zero Dark Thirty"
Both Bender and Moira Walley-Beckett are former dancers
The Starz drama features Tom Riley as the titular character, who appears to be more action star than a scientist
Jeremy Elice, who was instrumental in bringing "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead" to AMC, signs two-year deal via his new Elice Island Entertainment
Series is a study of "criminal enterprise and scandal across 1960s Britain"
"Spartacus: War of the Damned" will premiere Jan. 25 on Starz
James Caan will play a Chicago mob boss, while Morales will play a turncoat Castro rebel
Colin Callender will executive produce, Max Irons will star
Marta Fernandez and Karen Bailey are Starz CEO Chris Albrecht's go-to executives for original series
Starz to become separate listed company with about $1.5 billion in debt
"Spartacus" creator Steven DeKnight's new "Incursion" will be an "epic science fiction action-thriller," network says
Scott D. Macdonald takes on Glenn Curtis's former job
Final cycle, "War of the Damned," to air January 2013