EPIX PREMIUM PROGRAMMING COMING TO PLAYSTATION™VUE

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.

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 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).

 

Media Contacts:

 

EPIX                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Michelle Hinchey

[email protected]

212.846.5147

EPIX TO LAUNCH PREMIUM TV APP ON PLAYSTATION®4

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

EPIX TO LAUNCH PREMIUM TV APP ON PLAYSTATION®4

 

EPIX Will Deliver Its Premium Entertainment Content to Authenticated Subscribers

 Beginning November 2013

 

NEW YORK, NY, November 7, 2013 – EPIX, the premium entertainment network, announced today that the EPIX app will be available on the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) system in November 2013. EPIX will be the first premium TV network to launch an authenticated app on the new PS4 system expanding the network’s current streaming deal with Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) from April 2013, which also includes the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) system.

A leader in multiplatform availability, EPIX provides authenticated subscribers access to more than 3,000 titles on-demand, including a high definition lineup of top blockbusters – The Avengers, Skyfall, The Hunger Games, Flight, Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol, and more – plus classic Hollywood franchises including Star Trek, James Bond and Tyler Perry’s Madea.  The network also offers award-winning and thought-provoking original documentaries such as Amar’e Stoudemire: In the Moment, TWA Flight 800 and Schooled: The Price of College Sports, plusmusic and comedy specials featuring Madonna, Coldplay, Louis CK, Ben Stiller and more.

“We look forward to continuing our relationship with SCEA to offer subscribers a unique and unparalleled experience,” said Mark Greenberg, EPIX CEO and President.  “EPIX is committed to providing the best content in every way consumers want it, and working with our technology and distribution partners to create better entertainment experiences across all platforms.”

The ability to stream full movies and concerts on the PS4 system is included as part of the EPIX premium subscription service available through cable, satellite and telco distributors.   The EPIX app will be available to PlayStation®Network members in the U.S. as a free download from PlayStation®Store.  For more information, please visit www.epix.com/ps4-on-epix-faq.

“EPIX is on the forefront of delivering its content to our customers. Its movies and original programming are available through our DISH Anywhere app, as well as devices like PS4 that our customers will soon have in their homes,” said Dave Shull, DISH executive vice president and chief commercial officer. “Together our goal is to deliver great content to our customers in as many ways as possible.”

 

About EPIX

EPIX® is the newest premium entertainment network delivering the latest movie releases, classic library titles, plus original films, comedy, music and sports events on TV, on demand, online and on devices. Launched October 2009 as the first multiplatform premium network with online accessibility for subscribers through EPIX.com, EPIX pioneered the development and proliferation of TV Everywhere for American consumers. EPIX was the first premium network to launch on Xbox 360®consoles and PlayStation®3 (PS3™), first on Android™ tablets and phones and first on Roku® players.  EPIX is available to authenticated subscribers on hundreds of devices including Apple® iPads®, iPhones®, Kindle Fire tablets, Samsung® Smart TVs and Blu-ray™ players and more. Today EPIX remains the only premium service providing its entire monthly line-up from new Hollywood hits to original programs on all platforms and provides more movies than any other premium network.

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), 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.EPIX.com. Follow EPIX on Twitter @EpixHD and on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/EPIX.

 

“PlayStation” is a registered trademark, and “PS4” is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. 

 

Media Contacts:

 For EPIX

Marlea Willis

[email protected]

212-846-6748

 

Sloane & Company

Whit Clay

[email protected]

212-446-1864

 

For Sony Computer Entertainment America

JT Tidwell

[email protected]

650-655-3572

 

4/2/13 EPIX GOES LIVE TODAY ON THE PLAYSTATION®3 SYSTEM

EPIX App Launches Today with 3,000 movies and more – First Premium TV Network on the PlayStation®3 System in the U.S.

PlayStation®Network Users in the U.S. Can Access EPIX Via Two Week Free Trial

NEW YORK, NY, APRIL 2, 2013 – Premium TV network EPIX is launching the EPIX app today on the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) system and will launch on the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) in the coming weeks. A leader in multiplatform availability, EPIX will provide authenticated subscribers access to more than 3,000 titles, featuring new releases like The Avengers, Skyfall, The Hunger Games, Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol, plus EPIX original programming including documentaries, music concerts, comedy specials and championship boxing all in high definition.

Just in time to catch the world television premiere of the biggest movie of 2012, The Avengers, PlayStation®Network users in the U.S. can sign up for a free two week trial to EPIX and get access to the full slate of EPIX programming.  On an ongoing basis, EPIX will offer exclusive content such as songs from EPIX Original Concert Events and in the future a free movie or special each week to PlayStation Plus members who download the app. For more information on the EPIX Free Trial and weekly free preview titles, please visit: www.epixhd.com/watchnow-ps3/.

The EPIX app will be available as a free download from the Media & Apps section of the PlayStation®Store for PS3 and PS Vita users in the United States.

The ability to stream full movies and concerts on the PS3 and PS Vita systems is included as part of the EPIX premium subscription service available through cable, satellite and telco distributors.

About EPIX

EPIX® is the newest premium entertainment network delivering the latest movie releases, classic library titles, plus original films, comedy, music and sports events on TV, on demand, online and on devices. Launched October 2009 as the first multiplatform premium network with online accessibility for subscribers through EpixHD.com, EPIX pioneered the development and proliferation of TV Everywhere for American consumers. EPIX was the first premium network to launch on Xbox 360®consoles, first on Android™ tablets and phones, first on Roku® players and first to launch in the U.S. on PlayStation®3 (PS3™) system. EPIX is available to authenticated subscribers on hundreds of devices including Apple® iPads®, iPhones®, Kindle Fire tablets, Samsung® Smart TVs and Blu-ray™ players and more. Today EPIX remains the only premium service providing its entire monthly line-up from new Hollywood hits to original programs on all platforms and provides more movies than any other premium network.

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), 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 Facebook http://www.facebook.com/EpixHD.

“PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Contact 

EPIX
Jamie Colunga
[email protected]
212-846-1843

Sloane & Company
Erica Bartsch
[email protected]
212-446-1875

EPIX TO LAUNCH APPS ON PLAYSTATION®3 AND PLAYSTATION®VITA

FINAL- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EPIX will Deliver Its Premium Entertainment Content to Authenticated Subscribers on PlayStation Platforms

NEW YORK, NY, January 3, 2013 – – EPIX, the premium entertainment network, today announced plans to launch the EPIX app on the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) system during the first quarter of 2013, with an app for the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) system to follow in the spring. A leader in multiplatform availability, EPIX will provide authenticated subscribers with access to more than 3,000 titles, including a high definition lineup of new releases like Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol, The Hunger Games, Thor and more. The lineup also includes EPIX original programming, featuring marquee concert, comedy, and sporting events.

The EPIX app will be available to PlayStation®Network members in the United States as a free download from PlayStation®Store.

“We’re thrilled to join forces with Sony Computer Entertainment to offer subscribers a unique and unparalleled experience. This is another important step in our mission to provide the best content in every way consumers want it, creating better entertainment experiences using our premium content, and by working with technology partners and our distribution partners,” said Mark Greenberg, EPIX CEO and President.

“Our core audience has demonstrated a tremendous appetite for streaming movies and TV shows through their PS3, and we’re excited to bring EPIX into the homes of millions of PS3 owners in the U.S. as well as to PlayStation fans on-the-go through their PS Vita,” said Phil Rosenberg, SVP, Strategic Business Development, SCEA.

The ability to stream full movies and concerts on the PS3 and PS Vita systems is included as part of the EPIX premium subscription service available through cable, satellite and telco distributors.

“We’ve partnered with EPIX to deliver high-quality programming to DISH customers online and through DISH-branded mobile and tablet apps,” said Dave Shull, SVP of programming at DISH. “A leader in authenticated multiplatform delivery, EPIX has established an innovative agreement with PlayStation that provides yet another outlet for our customers to access its excellent movie content.”

About EPIX

EPIX is the newest premium entertainment network delivering the latest movie releases, classic library titles, plus original films, comedy, music and sports events on TV, on demand, online and on devices. Launched October 2009 as the first multiplatform premium network with online accessibility for subscribers through EpixHD.com, EPIX pioneered the development and proliferation of TV Everywhere for American consumers. EPIX was the first premium network to launch on Xbox consoles, first on Android tablets and phones, first on Roku® players and is available to authenticated subscribers on hundreds of devices including Apple® iPads®, iPhones®, Samsung® Smart TVs and Blu-ray™ players and more. Today EPIX remains the only premium service providing its entire monthly line-up from new Hollywood hits to original programs on all platforms and provides more movies than any other premium network.

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), 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 Facebook http://www.facebook.com/EpixHD.

“PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Contact

EPIX

Jamie Colunga

[email protected]

212-486-1843

 

Sloane & Company

Erica Bartsch

[email protected]

212-446-1875