Bright House Networks Begins Carriage of EPIX
EPIX, EPIX 2, EPIX 3 and EPIX Drive-In Featuring Big Hollywood Movies, Concerts and Comedy are now available to Bright House Networks Customers
June 02, 2014 --
NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premium entertainment network EPIX and Bright House Networks, the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, announced today that EPIX, EPIX 2, EPIX 3 and EPIX Drive-In are now available to Bright House Networks subscribers via television and on demand, with online access coming soon. The service began on June 1, 2014.To commemorate the launch, Bright House Networks will give its digital TV customers three months of EPIX, including its multiplex services, at no additional charge as part of a special introductory offer.
"EPIX is pleased to be partnering with Bright House Networks to deliver thousands of hit movies, concerts and original documentaries to their subscribers on any platform and any screen," said Mark Greenberg, President and CEO of EPIX. "Bright House Networks is known for its strong portfolio of products and services and its commitment to delivering an outstanding customer experience. We are delighted to be building on that reputation and helping to enhance their offering to customers while expanding our own footprint."
A leader in multi-platform availability, EPIX will bring premium entertainment value to its Bright House Networks customers - providing access to more than 3,000 titles on TV, on demand and online including top blockbuster hits The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, The Wolf of Wall Street, concerts featuring P!NK and Madonna, comedy specials with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K. Jenny McCarthy and Dennis Miller and thought provoking original documentaries such as Schooled: The Price of College Sports and Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football.
EPIX will be available in high definition, in standard definition, and on Bright House Networks Video On Demand (VOD). More than 3,000 titles will also soon be available for EPIX subscribers at EPIX.com and on the EPIX app across hundreds of devices including Xbox, PS3, PS4, iPad, Android and more.
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 aboutEPIX, go towww.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+ (google.com/+EPIX) and Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/EPIX).
About Bright House Networks
Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California.
Bright House Networks serves approximately 2.5 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data, home security and automation and voice services. The company also offers a strong portfolio of customizable, advanced business solutions for video, voice, data, cloud-based and managed services. The company is MEF-certified and also recently received the Cisco Master Service Provider Certification under the Cisco Cloud and Managed Service Program, the first cable operator in the United States to achieve this designation. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive, award-winning, local news and sports channels in its Florida markets. For more information about Bright House Networks, visit www.brighthouse.com.
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