Epix Launches on Amazon Fire TV
Epix Expands TV Everywhere Footprint, Delivers Its Premium Content to Authenticated Subscribers
New York, NY(17 May 2017)
Premium entertainment network Epix, an MGM company, announced that starting today, the EPIX app will be available on Amazon Fire TV to all authenticated subscribers of Epix. A leader in TV Everywhere advancement and cross-platform availability, Epix is continuing to expand its footprint to reach millions of customers with the launch on Amazon Fire TV.
“Amazon and Epix share a common vision to revolutionize the way people can enjoy content through new platforms, screens and devices,” said Mark Greenberg, President and CEO of Epix. “From Alexa to AWS (Amazon Web Services) to Fire tablets and today Fire TV, we are now working with Amazon across numerous technology fronts and are excited to continue to innovate together on new media experiences for our customers.”
Epix on Amazon Fire TV offers subscribers access to Epix's breadth of premium content, including its critically acclaimed original series Berlin Station, Golden Globe nominated Graves, and coming soon Get Shorty; 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.
“We are thrilled to welcome Epix to Fire TV. Epix brings an amazing selection of TV and movies to Fire TV customers,” said Marc Whitten, vice president, Amazon Fire TV. “Epix helps us continue in our mission to make finding and watching your favorite content easier than ever.”
Key features of the new EPIX app include:
- Browse Collections: easily browse through a diverse selection of hundreds of titles expertly curated by Epix's staff of movie buffs
- Advanced Search:find content by title, actors, crew members and keywords
- Queue & History: access your list of titles to watch (and add them in app), plus easily find what you already watched and want to watch again
- Live TV:watch a multiplex of four Epix live linear channels and start watching anything you see from the beginning on demand
- Trailers:view original theatrical trailers to help you decide what to watch
- Browse By Genre:explore our top featured movies across a range of genres
Starting next week, Fire TV users can gain access to a limited free trial of Epix exclusively on Amazon Fire TV.
Epix will soon also offer subscribers the ability to cast Epix content to their Fire TV via first-of-its-kind mobile app feature Epix Cast, which delivers Epix content from Apple and Android devices to any connected TV device via wifi without the need for additional hardware. Fire TV will be one of the first platforms enabling Epix Cast to push seamless downloads of the Epix app, straight from your phone, for the full Epix experience on the platform.
Epix, an MGM company, is a premium pay television 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 became profitable in its first year of existence and was the fastest growing premium network over the past five years. A pioneer in the development and proliferation of "TV Everywhere," Epix 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 hundreds of consumer devices including Apple TV, iPhone and iPad, Amazon Fire TV, TiVo, Chromecast, and Android TV, delivering more movies than any other network with thousands of titles available for streaming. The premium network is offered nationwide through cable, satellite, telco and digital distributors. 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) and Snapchat @EPIXTV.