EPIX PREMIUM PROGRAMMING COMING TO PLAYSTATION™VUE
New York, NY — (September 29, 2015) – Premium entertainment network EPIX announced that, starting today, first-run movies and original programs from EPIX will be available on PlayStation Vue, the pioneering cloud-based TV service.
EPIX Hits, a new channel, offers viewers the biggest new Hollywood movies like The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, Transformers: Age of Extinction and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; classic movie franchises including Star Trek, James Bond and Rocky; original documentaries, music and comedy specials featuring marquee talent such as Katy Perry, P!nk, Craig Ferguson, Louis CK and more. Subscribers on PlayStation Vue will have access to the EPIX Hits linear channel and on-demand library of thousands of titles.
PlayStation Vue, from Sony Network Entertainment International LLC and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., enables PlayStation®4 (PS4™) and PlayStation®3 (PS3™) owners to stream live TV, movies, and sports over the Internet without a cable or satellite service. Subscribers can also access content on iPad® through the PlayStation Vue mobile app. By leveraging the power of the cloud, PlayStation Vue provides live TV content and virtually unlimited DVR storage, with a powerful user interface that delivers unprecedented personalization and simplicity.
A leader in multiplatform distribution, EPIX previously launched its TV Everywhere apps on the PS3™ and PS4™ systems and continues to lead by expanding its presence on additional PlayStation platforms with the launch of EPIX Hits on PlayStation Vue.
“PlayStation has been an outstanding partner since we began working together in 2013,” said Mark Greenberg, EPIX President and CEO. “We’re excited to continue our partnership to advance the next generation in the evolution of multichannel offerings.”
EPIX is available on PlayStation Vue in a variety of tiers and multi-premium packages.
EPIX is a premium movie and original programming entertainment service delivering the latest movie releases, classic film franchises, original documentaries, comedy and music events on TV, on demand, online and on devices. Launched in October 2009, EPIX has pioneered the development and proliferation of “TV Everywhere.” It was the first premium network to provide multi-platform access to its content online at EPIX.com and was the first premium network to launch on Xbox, PlayStation®, Android phones and tablets, and Roku® players. EPIX is available to authenticated subscribers on hundreds of devices including Chromecast and Apple® iPads® and iPhones® and is the only premium service providing all its programming on all platforms, delivering more movies than any other premium network, with thousands of titles available for streaming.
EPIX is a joint venture between Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIA.B), its Paramount Pictures unit, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM). Through relationships with cable, satellite and telco partners, EPIX is available to over 50 million homes nationwide. For more information about EPIX, go to www.EPIX.com. Follow EPIX on Twitter @EpixHD (http://www.twitter.com/EpixHD) and on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/EPIX), YouTube (http://youtube.com/EPIX), Instagram (http://instagram.com/EPIX), Google+ (http://plus.google.com/+EPIX), Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/EPIX) and Vine (https://vine.co/EPIX).