EPIX ANNOUNCES THE WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE OF THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1

 

EPIX ANNOUNCES THE WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE OF

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1 ON JULY 25 AT 8 PM ET/PT, 7PM C 

The Games Begin with an Encore Airing of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” at 5:30 PM ET/PT 

New York, NY, June 10, 2015 – Premium TV network EPIX feeds viewers’ hunger for all things Katniss Everdeen with the World Television Premiere of Lionsgate’s (NYSE: LGF) blockbuster film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 on Saturday, July 25 at 8PM ET/PT, 7C available exclusively on EPIX, across all EPIX platforms, on demand and via the EPIX app.  An encore presentation of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the second installment in the wildly successful franchise, will air immediately prior at 5:30PM ET/PT, 4:30C.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a nation moved by her courage. The film directed by Francis Lawrence, also stars Elizabeth Banks, Natalie Dormer, Liam Hemsworth, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jena Malone, Willow Shields, Donald Sutherland, Stanley Tucci, Jeffrey Wright and Woody Harrelson.

The global blockbuster Hunger Games franchise has already grossed more than $2.3 billion at the worldwide box office with over 82 million copies of The Hunger Games books in print.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is the 10th highest-grossing North American release of all time, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 grossed more than three quarters of a billion dollars worldwide.  The Hunger Games is also the only franchise whose first three films each earned more than $100 million at the domestic box office in their opening weekends.  All of the films in The Hunger Games franchise made their World Television Premieres on EPIX.

Join the conversation about The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 on Twitter using hashtag #MockingjayPart1. For more information about the movie, visithttp://www.epix.com/the-hunger-games-mockingjay-part-1/.

EPIX is the premium entertainment network that delivers the biggest movies, newest releases, classic movies, original documentaries plus original music and comedy events anytime and anywhere — on TV, on demand, online and on the go across hundreds of consumer electronic devices.   Owned by three of the biggest movie studios – Viacom’s Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer — EPIX is the exclusive home to some of the biggest Hollywood hits: Transformers: Age of Extinction; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Hercules; The Wolf of Wall Street; The Hunger Games: Catching Fire; Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues; World War Z; Star Trek Into Darkness and thousands more.

Log on to http://press.epixhd.com for artwork and press information about The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1.

 

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 online at EPIX.com and was the first premium network to launch on XBox 360, PlayStation® 3 and 4, Android phones and tablets, Windows 8.1 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 and Periscope @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 (https://www.pinterest.com/EPIX )and Vine (https://vine.co/EPIX).

 

About Lionsgate

Lionsgate is a premier next generation global content leader with a strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms, video games and international distribution and sales. Lionsgate currently has more than 30 television shows on over 20 different networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses, including such critically-acclaimed hits as the multiple Emmy Award-winning Mad Men and Nurse Jackie, the broadcast network series Nashville, the syndication success The Wendy Williams Show, the critically-acclaimed hit series Orange is the New Black and the breakoutseries The Royals.

Its feature film business has been fueled by such recent successes as the blockbuster first three installments of The Hunger Games franchise, the first two installments of the Divergent franchise, Age of Adaline, CBS/Lionsgate’s The DUFF, John Wick, Now You See Me, Roadside Attractions’ A Most Wanted Man, Lionsgate/Codeblack Films’ Addicted and Pantelion Films’ Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S.

Lionsgate’s home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rates. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 16,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as the foundation for the growth of the Company’s core businesses. The Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world. www.lionsgate.com

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EPIX PRESENTS THE WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE OF THE CINEMATIC BLOCKBUSTER “NOAH” ON JANUARY 18 AT 8PM ET/PT

MEDIA ALERT:

EPIX PRESENTS THE WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE OF THE CINEMATIC BLOCKBUSTER

NOAH” ON JANUARY 18 AT 8PM ET/PT

 Darren Aronofsky Directs Tale of a Man, an Ark and a Great Flood

New York, NY, JANUARY 12, 2015 – Premium entertainment network EPIX is offering movie fans the ultimate origin story when it presents the World Television Premiere of Noah, based on the Biblical story of Noah’s Ark and the Great Flood from the Book of Genesis, on Sunday, January 18, at 8:00PM ET/PT.

The modern blockbuster was directed by Darren Aronofsky (Pi, Requiem for a Dream, The Wrestler, Black Swan) and stars Academy Award® winners Russell Crowe (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind) as Noah, Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind), Sir Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs, Nixon) along with Emma Watson (My Week with Marilyn, Harry Potter film series). The acclaimed film touches on classic Biblical themes including sin, judgment, righteousness, mercy and forgiveness.  For more information about the film on EPIX visit http://www.epix.com/movie/noah/.

EPIX is the premium entertainment network that delivers the biggest movies, newest releases, classic movies, original documentaries, music and comedy events anytime and anywhere — on TV, on demand, online and on the go across hundreds of devices.   Owned by three of the biggest movie studios – Viacom’s Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer — EPIX is the exclusive home to some of the biggest Hollywood hits: The Wolf of Wall Street; The Hunger Games: Catching Fire; Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues; World War Z; Skyfall, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa; Star Trek Into Darkness and thousands more.  For more information about the movies

 For press information and artwork about Noah go to http://press.epixhd.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).

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).

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Chelsea Burrell

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FRANK PR

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EPIX PRESENTS DWIGHT HOWARD: IN THE MOMENT AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT THE LIFE OF NBA ALL-STAR DWIGHT HOWARD

EPIX PRESENTS DWIGHT HOWARD: IN THE MOMENT 

AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT THE LIFE OF NBA ALL-STAR DWIGHT HOWARD 

The Original Documentary Makes its World Television Premiere on November 12 at 8PM ET/PT

New York, NY (November 5, 2014) – Premium entertainment network EPIX will provide basketball fans courtside seats to Dwight Howard In the Moment, an EPIX Original Documentary that follows Dwight’s path from a small-town kid becoming a seven-time NBA All-Star and three-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year, to his fall from grace and road to redemption. Dwight Howard In the Moment makes its World Television Premiere on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8pm ET/PT.

The number one pick in the 2004 NBA draft, straight out of a tiny high school in Atlanta, Georgia, Dwight joined the Orlando Magic and began a meteoric rise, quickly becoming one of the top 10 most recognizable athletes in the world and earning a reputation as charismatic, intensely competitive, and unwaveringly loyal.

For the first time, viewers will see how Dwight, known for his smile, dunks, Superman cape, and charity work, found himself in uncharted waters. From his glory days with Orlando and his season-ending back surgery, to his tumultuous year with the L.A. Lakers, to his fresh start in Houston, Dwight was tested physically, mentally, and emotionally. Dwight Howard In the Moment takes us through these key moments, showing us how he emerged from his ordeals a more mature, confident player and person.

Today, Dwight is back, most notably with his dominant performance in last year’s tough playoff series, and his continued pursuit of a championship with the Rockets.

“Dwight Howard is one of the biggest names and greatest talents in basketball,” said Mark Greenberg, EPIX CEO and President. “We are delighted to offer his fans a glimpse into his life beyond what is shown on the court.”

Dwight Howard is the latest sports figure profiled in the “In the Moment” series.  Past athletes include David Ortiz, Amar’e Stoudemire and Lindsey Vonn.  Join the conversation about #InTheMoment on Twitter http://Twitter.com/EpixHD, on Facebook http://Facebook.com/EPIX and on EPIX.com www.epix.com/epix-presents-dwight-howard-in-the-moment.

Dwight Howard In the Momentis directed by Ross Greenburg.  Executive Producers are Matthew Weaver and Michael D. Ratner and Ross Bernard is executive-in-charge of production for EPIX.

For additional press information and artwork go to http://press.epixhd.com/programming/dwight-howard-in-the-moment/

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, 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) and Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/EPIX).

Media Contacts:

EPIX                                     

Marlea Willis [email protected]

212.846.6748

 

FAVORITO PR

Joe Favorito [email protected]

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FRANK PR

Clare Anne Darragh [email protected]

Lina Plath [email protected]

646.861.0843

EPIX OFFERS EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT THE LIFE OF NBA ALL-STAR DWIGHT HOWARD

EPIX PRESENTS DWIGHT HOWARD: IN THE MOMENT 

AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT THE LIFE OF NBA ALL-STAR DWIGHT HOWARD

The Original Documentary Makes its World Television Premiere on November 12 at 8PM ET/PT

New York, NY (October 22, 2014) – Premium entertainment network EPIX will provide basketball fans courtside seats to Dwight Howard In the Moment, an EPIX Original Documentary that follows Dwight’s path from a small-town kid becoming a seven-time NBA All-Star and three-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year, to his fall from grace and road to redemption. Dwight Howard In the Moment makes its World Television Premiere on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8pm ET/PT.

The number one pick in the 2004 NBA draft, straight out of a tiny high school in Atlanta, Georgia, Dwight joined the Orlando Magic and began a meteoric rise, quickly becoming one of the top 10 most recognizable athletes in the world and earning a reputation as charismatic, intensely competitive, and unwaveringly loyal.

For the first time, viewers will see how Dwight, known for his smile, dunks, Superman cape, and charity work, found himself in uncharted waters. From his glory days with Orlando and his season-ending back surgery, to his tumultuous year with the L.A. Lakers, to his fresh start in Houston, Dwight was tested physically, mentally, and emotionally. Dwight Howard In the Moment takes us through these key moments, showing us how he emerged from his ordeals a more mature, confident player and person.

Today, Dwight is back, most notably with his dominant performance in last year’s tough playoff series, and his continued pursuit of a championship with the Rockets.

“Dwight Howard is one of the biggest names and greatest talents in basketball,” said Mark Greenberg, EPIX CEO and President. “We are delighted to offer his fans a glimpse into his life beyond what is shown on the court.”

Dwight Howard is the latest sports figure profiled in the “In the Moment” series.  Past athletes include David Ortiz, Amar’e Stoudemire and Lindsey Vonn.  Join the conversation about #InTheMoment on Twitter http://Twitter.com/EpixHD, on Facebook http://Facebook.com/EPIX and on EPIX.com www.epix.com/epix-presents-dwight-howard-in-the-moment .

Dwight Howard In the Momentis directed by Ross Greenburg.  Executive Producers are Matthew Weaver and Michael D. Ratner and Ross Bernard is executive-in-charge of production for EPIX.

For additional press information and artwork go to http://press.epixhd.com/programming/dwight-howard-in-the-moment .

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, 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) and Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/EPIX).

Media Contacts:

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Marlea Willis

[email protected] 

212.846.6748

FAVORITO PR  

Joe Favorito

[email protected]

201.746.0005

 FRANK PR

Clare Anne Darragh, [email protected]

Lina Plath, [email protected]

646.861.0843

RUSSELL BRAND: MESSIAH COMPLEX TO MAKE U.S. PREMIERE ON EPIX ON NOVEMBER 28, 10 PM ET/PT

Russell Brand: Messiah Complex to Make U.S. Premiere on EPIX November 28, 10 PM ET/PT

EPIX Original Comedy Event Debuts on Black Friday, Part of Thanksgiving Weekend

 “Supersized Feast of Comedy”

New York, NY (October 8, 2014) – Premium TV network EPIX announced today that comedian Russell Brand will bring his singular mix of wicked humor and insight to the multi-platform service in the EPIX Original Comedy Event, Russell Brand: Messiah Complex, premiering on November 28 at 10 PM ET/PT.

Filmed live at London’s Hammersmith Apollo, Messiah Complex takes a hilarious and scathing look at our insatiable craving for icons and divine wisdom. Through the lens of contemporary politics and culture, Russell focuses on heroes Malcolm X, Che Guevara, Gandhi, and Jesus Christ to lay waste to conventional thinking in an outrageous 90-minute special that holds nothing sacred.

“Russell Brand is a huge talent who welcomes the chance to challenge people, issues and institutions through his unique comic perspective, and we’re very excited to connect him to the EPIX audience across all of our platforms,” said EPIX President and CEO Mark Greenberg.

“Messiah Complex on EPIX is a joyous media event like the moon landings or the OJ Simpson trial. Except it really happened and no one gets murdered,” said Russell Brand.

Russell Brand: Messiah Complex will debut on EPIX on “Black Friday” as part of the Thanksgiving weekend “Supersized Feast of Comedy” marathon, November 27th through November 30th.

In addition to his standup performances, Russell has successfully brought his caustic wit and penetrating observations to the printed page. His newest works are Revolution (Ballantine Books, October 14th), in which he hilariously lacerates the straw men and paper tigers of our conformist times and presents; and a wildly funny and astute adaptation of The Pied Piper of Hamelin (Atria Books, November 11, 2014), the first in a series of Trickster Tales through which he brings his unique contemporary sensibilities to the classics.

Russell Brand: Messiah Complex is the latest special to join EPIX’s roster of original comedy events, which includes Lewis Black Old Yeller Live at the Borgata, Louis C.K. Hilarious, Jim Norton: American Degenerate, Dennis Miller: America 180º, Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Sexy Funny, Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time.  Russell Brand appeared earlier on the network in Amnesty International’s Secret Policeman’s Ball.

Join the conversation about #MessiahComplex on Twitter http://twitter.com/EpixHD, on Facebook http://Facebook.com/EPIX and on the EPIX webpage http://www.epix.com/russell-brand-messiah-complex.

Russell Brand: Messiah Complex is an EPIX Original Comedy Event.  Lucy Ansbro and Nik Linnen are the executive producers, Gareth Roy is the producer and Paul Wheeler is the director.  For EPIX Ross Bernard is the executive producer.

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, 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) and Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/EPIX).

Media Contacts:

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Marlea Willis

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212.846.6748

FRANK PR

Clare Anne Darragh,[email protected]

Lina Plath, [email protected]

646.861.0843

DEEP WEB: THE UNTOLD STORY OF BITCOIN AND SILK ROAD TO MAKE WORLD PREMIERE IN 2015 ON EPIX

DEEP WEB: THE UNTOLD STORY OF BITCOIN AND SILK ROAD

TO MAKE WORLD PREMIERE IN 2015 ON EPIX

EPIX Original Documentary Investigates Tight-knit and Burgeoning Community Beneath the Visible World Wide Web

 New York, NY (October 1, 2014) – Premium TV network EPIX announced today that the Original Documentary, Deep Web: The Untold Story of Bitcoin and Silk Road, will make its World Premiere on the multi-platform service in 2015.

Deep Web tells the behind-the-scenes story of the un-indexed, often intentionally hidden content that accounts for at least 96% of the World Wide Web, focusing on digital currency Bitcoin and online black market Silk Road.

EPIX viewers will be able to watch the premiere and subsequent showings on TV, on demand, online, and on any of the hundreds of digital devices through which the network can be accessed via the EPIX App.

Central to the film are looks at the rise of Bitcoin, the fastest growing currency in the world, which is not controlled by any government, regulating body or financial institution, and the arrest of Ross William Ulbricht, the 26-year-old entrepreneur who is alleged to be “Dread Pirate Roberts,” the founder of Silk Road.

Deep Web will feature exclusive interviews with the chief architects of both the Silk Road and the new black markets, as well as exclusive interviews with Lyn Ulbricht, Ross Ulbricht’s mother, in her first film interview on her son’s arrest, and Joshua Dratel, Ulbricht ’s defense attorney. Other interviewees include Gavin Andresen, chief scientist at the Bitcoin Foundation; and Andrew Lewman, the Executive Director of Tor, a suite of tools that allows users to access content on the internet anonymously.

Deep Web is a provocative, illuminating look into an online world that is hiding in plain sight, and we’re thrilled to present its World Premiere,” said EPIX President & CEO Mark Greenberg. “The film takes viewers on a revelatory journey exploring the secrets of Bitcoin, Silk Road, and other of the Deep Web’s many mysteries.”

Alex Winter is the writer, director and producer of Deep Web, with Marc Schiller and Glen Zipper also serving as producers. Winter and Schiller previously worked together on the documentary Downloaded, about the rise and fall of Napster.  Zipper’s prior credits include the Academy Award® winning Undefeated and the Grammy Award® winning Foo Fighters: Back and Forth.

Joining the production are Executive Producer Seth Gordon, Consulting Producer Andy Greenberg, and Editor Dan Swietlik. Gordon is the filmmaker behind Horrible Bosses, Identity Thief and The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters. He has also served in producing roles on the documentaries Print the Legend, Mitt, Freakonomics and Undefeated. Greenberg is a technology reporter for WIRED, and his book, This Machine Kills Secrets, will serve as source material for the film. Greenberg has had unrivaled access to key Deep Web players, such as Julian Assange, and was the first reporter to interview “Dread Pirate Roberts.” Swietlik is a renowned feature and commercial editor and has collaborated with Michael Moore on Sicko and Davis Guggenheim on An Inconvenient Truth.

“We could not be more thrilled to have EPIX presenting this vital film to their wide-reaching audience,” said Schiller. “Although portrayed as a novel innovation populated by hackers and techno-geeks, we look forward to sharing how Bitcoin, Silk Road and the Deep Web have a much richer history with stakes considerably more grave than the conventional media has reported.”

“The Deep Web embodies some of the most significant and impactful issues of our time, yet it is largely misrepresented and misunderstood,” said Winter. “We are excited to be working with EPIX to bring this extraordinary story to light.”

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, 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) and Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/EPIX). 

CONTACTS:

Marlea Willis, [email protected]                    

212.846.6748     

Matt Hirsch, [email protected]

212.354.2118

MEDIA ALERT: EPIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY TO RUSSIA WITH LOVE EXPLORES LGBT HUMAN RIGHTS JOURNEY AS SEEN THROUGH ATHLETES’ EXPERIENCE — PREMIERES OCTOBER 29 AT 8PM ET

EPIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY TO RUSSIA WITH LOVE

EXPLORES LGBT HUMAN RIGHTS JOURNEY AS SEEN THROUGH ATHLETES’ EXPERIENCE 

PREMIERES OCTOBER 29 AT 8PM ET

FEATURING JOHNNY WEIR, BILLIE JEAN KING, GREG LOUGANIS, JASON COLLINS AND

OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST MARK TEWKSBURY  

GOLDEN GLOBE & EMMY AWARD WINNER JANE LYNCH NARRATES

New York, NY, September 15, 2014 – Premium entertainment network EPIX announced today that Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch (“Glee”) will lend her voice to the EPIX Original Documentary, To Russia With Love, that will make its World Premiere Wednesday, October 29 at 8PM ET.  To Russia with Love explores human rights through the lens of LGBT athletes, with iconoclastic athlete and commentator Johnny Weir serving as the viewers’ guide into this world.  The 90 minute film examines the experiences of Olympic legends Billie Jean King and Greg Louganis as well as the next generation of LGBT athletes who participated in the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.  Shooting worldwide in locations as diverse as Sochi, New York City, Calgary, Toronto, St. Petersburg and Moscow, the film follows these athletes from the ice to the slopes as they bear the brunt of constant media questioning about Russia’s anti-gay laws.

In addition to Olympic sports legends, 2014 Olympians and Olympic hopefuls included in the film are snowboarders Belle Brockhoff and Simona Meiler, speed skaters Anastasia Bucsis and Blake Skjellerup, four-time gold medal winning hockey player Charline Labonté, as well as notable sports personalities such as Calgary Flames President of Hockey Operations and USA Hockey personnel director Brian Burke, Olympic gold medalist swimmer Mark Tewksbury and Russian Open Games’ Konstantin Yablotskiy and Elvina Yuvakaeva.  To Russia With Love also features interviews and commentary from David Remnick, editor-in-chief of The New Yorker, Golden Globe-nominated actor and activist Stephen Fry and the Brooklyn Nets’ Jason Collins.

To Russia With Love is an EPIX Original Documentary, produced by Sundance Productions. Noam Gonick is director; Howard Gertler (Oscar®nominee, How to Survive a Plague) and Elle Flanders are producers and Emmy® winner Jennifer P. Honn is editor.  Laura Michalchyshyn and Johnny Weir are executive producers and Laina Cohn is co-producer.  Ross Bernard and Jill Burkhart are executive producers for EPIX.

Join the conversation about#ToRussiaWithLove on Twitter http://Twitter.com/EpixHD, on Facebook http://Facebook.com/EPIX  and on the EPIX webpage http://www.epix.com/to-russia-with-love.

Video clips from To Russia With Love are available at:

http://vimeo.com/user28593418/review/106213884/a07159505e

http://vimeo.com/user28593418/review/106213929/77ab1221d6

http://vimeo.com/user28593418/review/106213930/a826a1b82d

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., its Paramount Pictures unit, Lionsgate and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. Through relationships with cable, satellite and telco partners, EPIX is available to over 50 million homes nationwide.

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EPIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY FORGOTTEN FOUR: THE INTEGRATION OF PRO FOOTBALL PROFILES FOUR AFRICAN AMERICAN ATHLETES WHO BROKE THE COLOR BARRIER

EPIX Original Documentary Profiles Four African American Athletes Who Broke the Color Barrier

Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football, narrated by Jeffrey Wright, premieres September 23 at 8PM ET

EPIX and the National Football League Honor the Story of the Forgotten Four with Local Screenings Nationwide

New York, NY July 28, 2014 – Premium entertainment network EPIX announced today that Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football, an EPIX Original Documentary, will make its World Premiere on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at 8PM ET.  The 60-minute documentary, narrated by Tony Award® winner Jeffrey Wright and produced by 52 time Emmy® award winner Ross Greenburg, tells the little-known story of four outstanding and brave African American men – Kenny Washington, Woody Strode, Marion Motley and Bill Willis – who broke the color barrier in pro football in 1946, one year before Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey were credited with integrating Major League Baseball.  EPIX has joined forces with the National Football League to celebrate the achievements of the Forgotten Four with local screenings in NFL team markets across the country, followed by panel discussions on the current state of race relations and athletics.  The first team to kick off the commemoration is the Denver Broncos on August 2, 2014.  Other NFL teams confirmed to host events as of now include the Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers, St. Louis Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans and Washington Redskins.  More teams will be announced over the coming weeks.

The hardships and triumphs of the Forgotten Four are told through the recollections of their families and those who have researched these remarkable pioneers. Those interviewed for this Epix Original Documentary include Forgotten Four family members Tony Motley (Marion Motley’s grandson), Mike Brown (Paul Brown’s son), Clem and William Willis, Jr. (Bill Willis’ sons), Karin L. Cohen (Kenny Washington’s daughter) and Kalai Strode (Woody Strode’s son).  An all-star lineup of football legends also shares its insights, including: Don Shula (Hall of Fame coach who also played for the Cleveland Browns), Bob Gain, Sherman Howard, Jim Hardy (Los Angeles Rams) and George Taliaferro (Indiana University).  Participating writers/historians include Joe Horrigan (Pro Football Hall of Fame), Lonnie G. Bunch (National Museum of African American History and Culture), Khalil Gibran Muhammad (Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture), Jarrett Bell (USA Today) and Brad Pye, Jr. (Los Angeles Sentinel).

“EPIX is pleased to work with the National Football League to bring the story of these trailblazers in civil rights and professional sports to a new national audience,” said Mark Greenberg, President and CEO, EPIX.  “We believe Forgotten Four presents an insightful and informative account of the profound impact these courageous men had on the sport.”

Join the conversation about #ForgottenFour on Twitter http://Twitter.com/EpixHD, on Facebook http://Facebook.com/EPIX  and on the EPIX webpage http://www.epix.com/forgotten-four-the-integration-of-pro-football/.

Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football, an EPIX Original Documentary, was produced by Ross Greenburg and directed by Johnson McKelvy.  Ross Greenburg and Wesley E. Smith are executive producers. Ross Bernard is executive producer and Jill Burkhart is producer for EPIX. Donovan McNabb, former star NFL quarterback with the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins, served as creative consultant for the film.

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, 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) and Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/EPIX).

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EPIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY TO RUSSIA WITH LOVE PREMIERES OCTOBER 29 AT 8PM ET

EPIX EXPLORES LGBT HUMAN RIGHTS JOURNEY AS SEEN THROUGH ATHLETES’ EXPERIENCE

 FEATURING JOHNNY WEIR, BILLIE JEAN KING, GREG LOUGANIS, JASON COLLINS, OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST MARK TEWKSBURY

AND OLYMPIANS BELLE BROCKHOFF, ANASTASIA BUCSIS, CHARLINE LABONTE & BLAKE SKJELLERUP

 EPIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY TO RUSSIA WITH LOVE PREMIERES OCTOBER 29 AT 8PM ET


New York, NY, AUGUST 26, 2014 – Premium entertainment network EPIX announced today that To Russia With Love, an EPIX Original Documentary about two generations of Olympic LGBT athletes, will make its World Premiere Wednesday, October 29 at 8PM ET. To Russia with Love examines human rights through the lens of LGBT athletes, with iconoclastic athlete and commentator Johnny Weir serving as the viewers’ guide into this world. The documentary examines the experiences of Olympic legends Billie Jean King and Greg Louganis as well as the next generation of LGBT athletes who participated in the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Shooting worldwide in locations as diverse as Sochi, New York City, Calgary, Toronto, St. Petersburg and Moscow, the film follows these athletes from the ice to the slopes as they bear the brunt of constant media questioning about Russia’s anti-gay laws.

In addition to Olympic sports legends, 2014 Olympians and Olympic hopefuls included in the film are snowboarders Belle Brockhoff and Simona Meiler, speed skaters Anastasia Bucsis and Blake Skjellerup, four-time gold medal winning hockey player Charline Labonté, as well as notable sports personalities such as Calgary Flames President of Hockey Operations and USA Hockey personnel director Brian Burke, Olympic gold medalist swimmer Mark Tewksbury and Russian Open Games’ Konstantin Yablotskiy and Elvina Yuvakaeva. To Russia With Love also features interviews and commentary from David Remnick, editor-in-chief of The New Yorker, Golden Globe-nominated actor and activist Stephen Fry and the Brooklyn Nets’ Jason Collins.

“As gay athletes’ fight for equality continues to gain momentum, EPIX is proud to provide a platform for this important global conversation,” said EPIX President and CEO Mark Greenberg.

 Join the conversation about#ToRussiaWithLove on Twitter http://Twitter.com/EpixHD, on Facebook http://Facebook.com/EPIX  and on the EPIX webpage http://www.epix.com/to-russia-with-love

Downloadable clips from To Russia With Love:

http://vimeo.com/user28593418/review/106213884/a07159505e

http://vimeo.com/user28593418/review/106213929/77ab1221d6

http://vimeo.com/user28593418/review/106213930/a826a1b82d 

To Russia With Love is an EPIX Original Documentary, produced by Sundance Productions. Noam Gonick is director; Howard Gertler (Oscar®nominee, How to Survive a Plague) and Elle Flanders are producers and Emmy® winner Jennifer P. Honn is editor. Laura Michalchyshyn and Johnny Weir are executive producers and Laina Cohn is co-producer. Ross Bernard and Jill Burkhart are executive producers for EPIX.

About Sundance Productions

Founded in 2012 by Robert Redford and Laura Michalchyshyn, Sundance Productions develops and produces innovative, compelling fiction and non fiction content for linear and digital platforms in the U.S, and around the world. Recent productions include CNN series Chicagoland (BCTV) and Death Row Stories (Alex Gibney/Jigsaw Productions). The company is currently in production on Stephen David Entertainment’s non scripted series The West (Discovery Channel/DRG). Sundance Productions received an Emmy nomination, CINE Gold and Realscreen Award for the 2013 feature documentary All the President’s Men Revisited (Discovery Channel). Their feature documentary The March received a BAFTA nomination for Specialist Factual (Smoking Dog Films/PBS, BBC France 3). This fall 2014 they will premiere Cathedrals of Culture (6 anthology films Wim Wenders/Neue Road Movies/RadicalMedia.

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+ (http://plus.google.com/+EPIX ) and Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/EPIX).

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‘SCHOOLED: THE PRICE OF COLLEGE SPORTS’ TO PREMIERE ON EPIX OCT. 16

This EPIX Original Documentary is Executive Produced by  Bobby Valentine, and Features Interviews with Domonique Foxworth (President, NFL Players Association), Arian Foster (NFL, Houston Texans), and Johnathan Franklin (NFL, Green Bay Packers) and other key voices discussing the Business of College Football and Basketball and the NCAA’s Treatment of Its Athletes 

New York (Sept. 12, 2013) – Today, premium network EPIX announced that it has set Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. ET as the premiere date for SCHOOLED: The Price of College Sports. The timely and controversial documentary will air on the network and will be available on all platforms including EPIX On Demand, EpixHD.com and EPIX apps on hundreds of devices including Xbox, PS3, Roku, iPads, iPhones and more.

SCHOOLED: THE PRICE OF COLLEGE SPORTS is a new original documentary that examines the provocative issues surrounding the business of college sports and the NCAA’s treatment of its athletes.  Pulitzer Prize winning civil rights scholar, Taylor Branch, bases the exposé on a controversial 2011 article that ran in The Atlantic “The Shame of College Sports”.  Narrated by actor Sam Rockwell, the documentaryweaves interviews, archival and behind-the-scenes footage to tell the story of how college sports has become a billion dollar industry built on athletes who are robbed of monetary privileges.  Those interviewed include: former college and NFL player and president of the NFL Players Association Domonique Foxworth, UCLA star and NBA player Ed O’Bannon, former University of Tennessee All-American and star running back for the Houston Texans Arian Foster, former UCLA standout now Green Bay Packers running back Johnathan Franklin, former UCLA punter now member of the Minnesota Vikings Jeff Locke and former University of North Carolina fullback Devon Ramsay, whose eligibility case was one of the most controversial in recent NCAA history. Also interviewed for the film are Emmy-winning sportscaster Bob Costas, ESPN analyst Jay Bilas, New York Times reporter Joe Nocera and Dave Zirin of The NationSports Illustrated reporters Frank Deford, George Dohrmann, BJ Schecter and Michael Rosenberg join them; and longtime college sports marketing innovator Sonny Vaccaro is also featured in the film.

Mark Greenberg, EPIX President and CEO says, “The treatment of college athletes is an increasingly disturbing issue in the sports world. SCHOOLED: THE PRICE OF COLLEGE SPORTS does an excellent and responsible job of addressing a controversial issue and creating a springboard for discussion.”

When first published Branch’s article set off a firestorm of controversy and admiration. At the time, Sports Illustrated’s Frank Deford said the story “may well be the most important article ever written about college sports.”  Branch, who also appears in the documentary, argues that decades of greed and self-interest have finally caught up with the NCAA and that the organization is poised to collapse under the weight of its own hypocrisy.

For more information about SCHOOLED: THE PRICE OF COLEGE SPORTS, go to http://press.epixhd.com/ or epixhd.com.  The Twitter handle is @schooledfilm.

SCHOOLED: THE PRICE OF COLLEGE SPORTS is an EPIX Original Documentary.  It is executive produced by Bobby Valentine (former Major League Baseball manager and now Director of Athletics at Sacred Heart University); and produced by Andrew J. Muscato, Taylor Branch, and Domonique Foxworth (former college and NFL player and now head of the NFL Players Association). Ross Finkel, Jon Paley and Trevor Martin are the directors.  Jill Burkhart is the EPIX Executive-in-charge of Production.

About EPIX
EPIX® is the newest premium entertainment network delivering the latest movie releases, classic librarytitles, 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™) systems. 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.

 

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