EPIX Lands on Google TV, Apps for Smartphones, Tablets, and Smart TVs on the Way


epix on google tv

EPIX is out with big news. The company has just rolled out a new Google TV app [DEMO] and Verizon FiOS TV integration. The offering will give users access to 3,000 EPIX movie and original programming titles from partners Viacom, Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Lionsgate. In addition, EPIX has, or is working on, apps for Android smartphones and tablets, Google TV, Samsung TVs / Blu-ray players, Roku, and the BlackBerry PlayBook — making the service truly cross-platform. No mention of iOS devices, which makes me wonder if EPIX is solely leveraging Adobe Flash to deliver the content across these devices – see: epixhd.com/leanback

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 next-generation premium entertainment channel, video-on-demand and online service launched on October 30, 2009. 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 titles, classic feature films, original series, music and comedy specials through the linear channel, video-on-demand and online at EpixHD.com, the leading online destination for movies. EPIX has made the commitment to deliver the industry’s most expansive online collection of movies, making more than 3,000 titles available on EpixHD.com. The service 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.




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