EPIX AND DISH RENEW CARRIAGE AGREEMENT

EPIX and DISH Renew Carriage Agreement

NEW YORK & ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 16, 2015EPIX and DISH Network L.L.C. have reached a multi-year renewal agreement for continued carriage of EPIX to DISH customers.  In addition to its four channels – EPIX, EPIX 2, EPIX 3 and EPIX Drive-In – DISH customers who subscribe to EPIX will have access to more than 2,000 Video-On-Demand titles on DISHAnywhere.com, EPIX.com and via the DISH AnywhereTM and EPIX apps on hundreds of devices.

This renewed agreement between DISH and EPIX will add popular new releases such as Transformers: Age of Extinction, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Interstellar, Selma and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.  DISH customers will continue to have access to some of the biggest new films from EPIX’s studio partners – Lionsgate, MGM, Viacom and its movie studio unit Paramount Pictures – as well as great documentaries and special event music and comedy programming.

“DISH is an outstanding partner and we are excited to continue our successful relationship by working together to further build our businesses by providing EPIX’s movies, original documentaries and events to DISH customers across the nation and on multiple platforms,” said Mark Greenberg, President and CEO of EPIX.  “DISH and EPIX share a commitment to delivering the best TV and movies in innovative ways, and we look forward to building on this agreement to provide an even better entertainment experience,” continued Tom Gorke, Viacom Media Networks EVP Content Distribution.

“DISH is pleased to continue providing to our customers the high-quality movies and special events from EPIX,” said Warren Schlichting, DISH senior vice president of programming. “Combined with our industry-leading technology, DISH customers continue to enjoy the best viewing experience of thousands of movies from EPIX, live or on-demand.”

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

About DISH

DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH), through its subsidiary DISH Network L.L.C., provides approximately 14.041 million satellite TV customers, as of Sept. 30, 2014, with the highest-quality programming and technology with the most choices at the best value. Subscribers enjoy a high definition line-up with more than 200 national HD channels, the most international channels, and award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH Network Corp. is a Fortune 250 company. Visit www.dish.com.

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About EPIX

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 Chromecast, XBox 360, PlayStation®, iOS, Android tablets, Windows 8.1 and Roku® players.  EPIX is available to authenticated subscribers on hundreds of devices including 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).

Contact:

Nora Ryan, EPIX

212-846-8416

[email protected]

 

John Hall, DISH

303-723-1968

[email protected]

@DISHNews

AT&T AND EPIX REACH CARRIAGE AGREEMENT

AT&T and EPIX Reach Carriage Agreement

EPIX to Deliver Thousands of Big Hollywood Movies, Concerts

and Comedy on AT&T U-Verse TV

DALLAS, Texas – (July 14, 2014) – AT&T U-verse TV® and the EPIX Premium TV network have reached a distribution agreement to deliver thousands of movies, original documentaries, concerts and comedy specials to AT&T U-verse customers. Starting today, AT&T will begin distributing EPIX as a premium offering across its U-verse TV platform. AT&T will carry four new channels:  EPIX, EPIX 2, EPIX 3 and EPIX Drive-In. To celebrate the launch, AT&T U-verse will offer customers a free preview of the network the weekend of July 25-27.

“We know that AT&T holds innovation and the consumer experience in the highest regard and we are very pleased to embark on this new relationship,” said Mark Greenberg, President and CEO of EPIX. “Working together with AT&T provides EPIX with access to consumers nationwide and brings Hollywood’s biggest blockbuster films, documentaries, concerts and comedy specials to a brand new audience.”

A leader in multiplatform availability of the largest lineup of big movies, EPIX will provide AT&T U-verse TV customers access to thousands of titles including such top blockbuster hits as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues and The Wolf of Wall Street; concerts featuring Madonna and P!NK; comedy specials with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K. and Jenny McCarthy; and thought-provoking original documentaries such as Schooled: The Price of College Sports, David Ortiz In The Moment and Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football.

“We know our customers want great movies and we are committed to providing a great selection. We look forward to working with EPIX to provide our customers the broadest access to the EPIX lineup of top quality movies and original programming across all platforms,” said Aaron Slator, President of Content and Advertising Sales, AT&T.

EPIX will be available in high definition on channels 1891, 1892, 1893, and 1894; in standard definition on channels 891, 892, 893, and 896, and on AT&T on Demand in August. Authenticated subscribers will be able to access more than 3,000 titles on EPIX.com, via the EPIX App on hundreds of devices, as well as access both EPIX VOD and the live EPIX feeds on Uverse.com and the U-verse apps. EPIX will be offered for $8 per month with U-basic and above TV Packages.

About EPIX

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 multiplatform access to its content online at EPIX.com and was the first premium network to launch on Xbox, PlayStation®, Android tablets and phones, Windows 8.1 and Roku® players.  EPIX is available to authenticated subscribers on hundreds of devices including 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, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF).  Through relationships with cable, satellite and telco partners, EPIX is available to 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+ (google.com/+EPIX ) and Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/EPIX).

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best global wireless coverage based on offering roaming in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier, and offers the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.  It also offers advanced TV service with the AT&T U-verse® brand. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.

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For more information, contact:

Jim Greer with AT&T

Phone: (214)782-6622

Email: [email protected]

 

Marlea Willis with EPIX

Phone: 212-846-6748

Email: [email protected]

 

Hayley Milbourn with Sloane PR

Phone:  212-446-1870

Email:  [email protected]

BRIGHT HOUSE NETWORKS BEGINS CARRIAGE OF EPIX

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Bright House Networks Begins Carriage of EPIX

EPIX, EPIX 2, EPIX 3 and EPIX Drive-In Featuring Big Hollywood Movies, Concerts and Comedy

are now available to Bright House Networks Customers

 

New York, New York (June 2, 2014) –Premium entertainment network EPIX and Bright House Networks, the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, announced today that EPIX, EPIX 2, EPIX 3 and EPIX Drive-In are now available to Bright House Networks subscribers via television and on demand, with online access coming soon. The service began on June 1, 2014.  To commemorate the launch, Bright House Networks will give its digital TV customers three months of EPIX, including its multiplex services, at no additional charge as part of a special introductory offer.

“EPIX is pleased to be partnering with Bright House Networks to deliver thousands of hit movies, concerts and original documentaries to their subscribers on any platform and any screen,” said Mark Greenberg, President and CEO of EPIX. “Bright House Networks is known for its strong portfolio of products and services and its commitment to delivering an outstanding customer experience. We are delighted to be building on that reputation and helping to enhance their offering to customers while expanding our own footprint.”

A leader in multi-platform availability, EPIX will bring premium entertainment value to its Bright House Networks customers – providing access to more than 3,000 titles on TV, on demand and online including top blockbuster hits The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, The Wolf of Wall Street, concerts featuring P!NKandMadonna,comedy specials with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K. Jenny McCarthy and Dennis Miller and thought provoking original documentaries such as Schooled: The Price of College Sports and Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football.

EPIX will be available in high definition, in standard definition, and on Bright House Networks Video On Demand (VOD). More than 3,000 titles will also soon be available for EPIX subscribers at EPIX.com and on the EPIX app across hundreds of devices including Xbox, PS3, PS4, iPad, Android and more.

 

About EPIX

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 tablets and phones, Windows 8.1 and Roku® players. EPIX is available to authenticated subscribers on hundreds of devices including 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, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF). Through relationships with cable, satellite and telco partners, EPIX is available to over 45 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+ (google.com/+EPIX) and Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/EPIX).

 

About Bright House Networks

Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California.

Bright House Networks serves approximately 2.5 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data, home security and automation and voice services. The company also offers a strong portfolio of customizable, advanced business solutions for video, voice, data, cloud-based and managed services. The company is MEF-certified and also recently received the Cisco® Master Service Provider Certification under the Cisco Cloud and Managed Service Program, the first cable operator in the United States to achieve this designation. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive, award-winning, local news and sports channels in its Florida markets. For more information about Bright House Networks, visit www.brighthouse.com.

 

Media Contacts:

Lorelie Johnson

Bright House Neworks

407.210.3188

[email protected]

 

Marlea Willis

EPIX

(212) 846.6748

[email protected]

EPIX TO LAUNCH ON TIME WARNER CABLE ON MARCH 18 EPIX, EPIX 2, EPIX 3 AND EPIX DRIVE-IN WILL BE AVAILABLE TO TWC CUSTOMERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EPIX To Launch on Time Warner Cable on March 18th

EPIX, EPIX 2, EPIX 3 and EPIX Drive-In will be available to TWC Customers

 

 TWEET IT: @TWC offers customers thousands of movies +more @EPIXHD

New York, NY– March 4, 2014 – Time Warner Cable today announced it will be launching entertainment network, EPIX, nationally on March 18, 2014. The launch will deliver thousands of movies and original programs including documentaries, concerts and comedy specials to Time Warner Cable customers across four new channels:  EPIX, EPIX 2 and EPIX 3 plus EPIX Drive-in.  To celebrate the launch, Time Warner Cable will be treating its digital basic tier customers to three months of EPIX, including its multi-plex services, as part of a special introductory offer.

“We’re very pleased to launch EPIX on linear channels, VOD and through their app and are excited to provide our customers with access to this new source of top quality movie and original content through all Time Warner Cable platforms,” said Jeffrey A. Hirsch, EVP and Chief Marketing/ Sales Officer- Residential Services at Time Warner Cable. “This is yet another way of showing that we appreciate our customers’ loyalty and are consistently working hard to provide even more value to their service.”

“EPIX is thrilled to be partnering with Time Warner Cable, a leading distribution partner respected for its high quality suite of products and services” said Mark Greenberg, President and CEO of EPIX. “This launch expands our footprint into new markets and provides an exciting opportunity for EPIX to bring Hollywood’s biggest films and blockbuster content to Time Warner Cable’s large base of subscribers.”

A leader in multi-platform availability of the largest lineup of big movies, EPIX will provide Time Warner Cable customers access to thousands of titles including top blockbuster hits Hunger Games, Skyfall and Star Trek Into Darkness and movie events like the “Heroes Unlimited marathon featuring GI Joe: Retaliation, The Avengers, The Expendables 2, World War Z, Jack Reacher, Red Dawn and more.  EPIX also presents original programming including concerts featuring Madonna and P!NK, comedy specials with Jenny McCarthy and Patton Oswalt and thought provoking documentaries such as TWA Flight 800, Schooled: The Price of College Sports and Dwight Howard: In the Moment.

EPIX will be available in high definition, in standard definition, and on Time Warner Cable on Demand (VOD); EPIX Drive-In will be available in standard definition. Thousands of movies, original documentaries, music and comedy events will be available online and on mobile devices via the EPIX app.

For channel listings and availability, customers can visit www.twc.com.  Customers can also keep updated on TWC/EPIX exclusive offers and promotions on the Time Warner Cable Facebook page and by following @TWC on Twitter.

 

 About Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting 15 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers and enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services.  Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.twc.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmedia.com.

 

About EPIX

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 tablets and phones, Windows 8.1 and Roku® players.  EPIX is available to authenticated subscribers on hundreds of devices including 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 over 2,000 titles available for streaming.

EPIX is a joint venture between Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIA.B), its Paramount Pictures unit, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF).  Through relationships with cable, satellite and telco partners, EPIX is available to over 45 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+ (google.com/+EPIX ) and Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/EPIX).

 

Media Contacts:

Evelyn Galarza                                           Marlea Willis

Time Warner Cable                                   EPIX

(212) 364.8305                                          (212) 846.6748

[email protected]                 [email protected]

EPIX DRIVE-IN AND EPIX 3 DEBUT ON DISH NETWORK

Channels Add More Movie Choices in

America’s Top 250 Package and for Blockbuster Movie Pass Subscribers

 

 

New York, NY, January 5, 2012 – EPIX announced today the introduction of a new movie channel and a rebranded channel for DISH Network viewers, expanding movie choices in DISH’s America’s Top 250 programming package as well as for premium subscribers to the Blockbuster Movie Pass.

 

Bringing the fun and excitement of drive-in movies to DISH subscribers, EPIX Drive-In launched January 1st on channel 292 as part of DISH’s America’s Top 250 package, with select titles also available on demand and online to authenticated DISH subscribers on EpixHD.com and Dishonline.com.  Dedicated to celebrating the best in genre films featuring action, comedy, sci-fi and horror movies of the 1970’s, 80’s, 90’s and beyond, EPIX Drive-In , formerly named The 3 from EPIX, will present a lineup of wild, rebellious and edgy movies such as The Terminator, Child’s Play, Back To School, Rollerball, Teen Wolf and many others, all uncut and uninterrupted.

 

A special showcase of films from “King of the Cult Film” director/producer, Roger Corman, will air throughout the first quarter of 2012, including Battle Beyond the Stars, Bloodfist, Caged Heat, Carnosaur, Death Race 2000, Grand Theft Auto, Humanoids from the Deep, Rock n’ Roll High School and Slumber Party Massacre.  “Many of my films first entertained drive-in movie audiences, so it’s very appropriate for EPIX to be presenting some of my most iconic movies in this context,” said Corman.  “It’s a fun idea and a great way for new, younger audiences to connect with my work.  I am thrilled that my pictures will help jumpstart EPIX Drive-In and am excited about working with EPIX.”

 

“The films of Hollywood legend Roger Corman and others who followed his lead originally populated drive-ins and now enjoy enduring popularity as cult status hits with a large, passionate audience,” said EPIX president and CEO Mark Greenberg.  “We are pleased to launch EPIX Drive-In with DISH Network, which is a leader in tailoring program offerings to deliver great value for a wide range of audiences.”

 

Additionally, premium subscribers to DISH’s Blockbuster Movie Pass will have access to more movie choices as a new channel named EPIX 3 today becomes part of the EPIX television subscription (channel 382, next to EPIX and EPIX 2 at channels 380 and 381), adding more opportunities to see big Hollywood hits in HD, including Rango, True GritThor and Super 8, original comedy and music specials, plus a unique selection of titles from the vast EPIX library.

 

“Our goal is to bring the best entertainment to our viewers and provide them content they want, when they want it, and we are pleased to continue working with EPIX to offer more movie choices to our subscribers on EPIX Drive-In and EPIX 3,” said Dave Shull, senior vice president of Programming for DISH.

 

 

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About EPIX

 

EPIX, a joint venture between Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), its Paramount Pictures unit, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), is a premium entertainment service available on television, video-on-demand, online and on consumer electronic devices. With access to more than 15,000 motion pictures spanning the vast libraries of its partners and other studios, EPIX provides a powerful entertainment experience with more feature films on demand and online and more HD movies than any other service.  It is the only premium service providing its entire monthly line-up of new Hollywood hits, classic feature films, documentaries and original concerts, comedy and sporting events on all platforms.  EPIX has made the commitment to deliver the industry’s most expansive online collection of movies, making more than 3,000 titles available to authenticated subscribers onEpixHD.com and on hundreds of devices including Android™ tablets and mobile phones, Roku® players, Samsung® Smart TVs and Blu-ray™ players, Xbox consoles and more. EPIX is available to over 30 million homes nationwide through distribution partners including Charter Communications, Cox Communications, DISH Network, Mediacom Communications, NCTC, Suddenlink Communications and Verizon FiOS.

 

For more information about EPIX, go to www.EpixHD.com. Follow EPIX on Twitter @EpixHD and on Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/EpixHD.

 

About DISH Network

 

DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), through its subsidiary DISH Network L.L.C., provides more than 13.945 million satellite TV customers, as of Sept. 30, 2011, with the highest quality programming and technology with the most choices at the best value, including HD Free for Life. Subscribers enjoy the largest high definition line-up with more than 200 national HD channels, the most international channels, and award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH Network’s subsidiary, Blockbuster L.L.C., delivers family entertainment to millions of customers around the world. DISH Network Corporation is a Fortune 200 company. Visit www.dish.com.

 

 

Contacts:

 

For EPIX

Jamie Colunga

(212) 446-1877

[email protected]

 

DISH

[email protected]

720-514-5351