EPIX to Launch Premium TV App on Google Chromecast
Premium entertainment network EPIX announced that it is launching its EPIX app on Google Chromecast today, the latest step in its continued leadership in the expansion of TV Everywhere. EPIX was the first premium network to launch on XBOX 360, PlayStation, iOS, Android tablets, Windows 8.1 and Roku players.
Authenticated subscribers will have streaming access to EPIX's unmatched, on-demand mix of over 3,000 movies including big Hollywood franchises The Hunger Games, James Bond, and Star Trek plus innovative original programming including The Road to the NHL Winter Classic & The Road To The NHL Stadium Series; Russell Brand: Messiah Complex; and Hollywood Sessions, co-produced with the Los Angeles Times.
"The marrying of EPIX premium entertainment with Chromecast's easy-to-use device offers a unique and unparalleled experience. With this partnership, we're continuing to build on our momentum of delivering great programming how, when and where viewers want to see it," said Keary Hanan, EPIX SVP Digital Programming and Production.
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 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).