World News: 14:30 GMT Monday 20th March 2017. [EPIX via Businesswire via SPi World News]
Premium entertainment network EPIX announced that CenturyLink will offer EPIX premium content to its Prism® TV subscribers. This multiplatform deal marks the third top 10 NCTC member EPIX has launched within the past year.
A leader in multiplatform availability, EPIX will provide Prism TV customers access to its breadth of premium content, including its critically acclaimed original series Berlin Station and Golden Globe nominated Graves; groundbreaking original documentary programming such as America Divided; thousands of movies on demand, including big franchises The Hunger Games, James Bond and Star Trek; as well as music and comedy events featuring marquee talent, like Katy Perry, Louis CK, Wanda Sykes and more.
“CenturyLink has accomplished much in the way of connecting millions around the country through innovative technology solutions and we are thrilled to be able to call them a new partner,” said Sandy Ashendorf, EVP, Content Distribution at EPIX. “We look forward to expanding our reach to CenturyLink’s customers across the country.”
EPIX (East and West), EPIX 2, and EPIX Hits, will be available with the Prism® Premium package. Authenticated subscribers will also be able to access more than 3,000 titles on EPIX.com and via the EPIX App on hundreds of devices.
EPIX is a premium entertainment network delivering the latest movie releases and biggest classic film franchises, plus original programming including series, documentaries, comedy and music specials – all available on TV, on demand, online and across devices. Launched in October 2009, EPIX 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 to launch on Xbox, PlayStation®, Android phones and tablets, and Roku® players. EPIX is also available across Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, TiVo, Chromecast, Android TV and more, 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. (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), Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/EPIX), YouTube (http://youtube.com/EPIX), Instagram (http://instagram.com/EPIX) and Snapchat @EPIXTV.
Business Wire: 14:30 GMT Monday 20th March 2017
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