EPIX, the premium TV network owned by Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM), and AT&T (NYSE: T) have announced that they have reached a distribution agreement that will make EPIX available on a subscription basis to customers for $5.99 beginning Sunday, May 19th. The network will also be available soon on the streaming service DIRECTV NOW. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
“We are thrilled to expand our relationship with AT&T and make our growing slate of original programming and Hollywood movies accessible to viewers across the DIRECTV universe,” said Michael Wright, President, EPIX. “It’s an exciting moment of growth for us as we build a brand that delivers a superior customer experience with high-powered, premium original series to a new audience on DIRECTV and DIRECTV NOW.”
Added Monty Sarhan, EVP and General Manager, EPIX, “AT&T has been a tremendous partner of ours over the years. We are extremely excited about launching on DIRECTV and expanding EPIX’s availability nationwide. This is an incredibly important platform for us and a truly momentous launch for our network.”
“We are pleased to add EPIX to our vast content offering in the premium TV category. With its growing lineup of original programming, EPIX is a great addition for our DIRECTV customers,” said Dan York, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer for AT&T.
EPIX will provide DIRECTV subscribers access to the upcoming premieres of original series Godfather of Harlem, starring and executive produced by Forest Whitaker; Pennyworth, the origin story of Batman’s butler Alfred, from Warner Horizon and DC; Perpetual Grace, LTD, from MGM and featuring Sir Ben Kingsley; Belgravia, from Julian Fellowes; docu-series Slow Burn, based on the hit podcast; a weekly series NFL: The Grind, from NFL Films, and more. EPIX is also home to the critically acclaimed original series Get Shorty, Deep State, Elvis Goes There and PUNK as well as over 2,000 Hollywood blockbuster movies.Follow us: