AT&T U-verse TV® and the EPIX Premium TV network have reached a distribution agreement to deliver thousands of movies, original documentaries, concerts and comedy specials to AT&T U-verse customers. Starting today, AT&T will begin distributing EPIX as a premium offering across its U-verse TV platform. AT&T will carry four new channels: EPIX, EPIX 2, EPIX 3 and EPIX Drive-In. To celebrate the launch, AT&T U-verse will offer customers a free preview of the network the weekend of July 25-27.
“We know that AT&T holds innovation and the consumer experience in the highest regard and we are very pleased to embark on this new relationship,” said Mark Greenberg, President and CEO of EPIX. “Working together with AT&T provides EPIX with access to consumers nationwide and brings Hollywood’s biggest blockbuster films, documentaries, concerts and comedy specials to a brand new audience.”
A leader in multiplatform availability of the largest lineup of big movies, EPIX will provide AT&T U-verse TV customers access to thousands of titles including such top blockbuster hits as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues and The Wolf of Wall Street; concerts featuring Madonna and P!NK; comedy specials with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K. and Jenny McCarthy; and thought-provoking original documentaries such as Schooled: The Price of College Sports, David Ortiz In The Moment and Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football.
“We know our customers want great movies and we are committed to providing a great selection. We look forward to working with EPIX to provide our customers the broadest access to the EPIX lineup of top quality movies and original programming across all platforms,” said Aaron Slator, President of Content and Advertising Sales, AT&T.EPIX will be available in high definition on channels 1891, 1892, 1893, and 1894; in standard definition on channels 891, 892, 893, and 896, and on AT&T on Demand in August. Authenticated subscribers will be able to access more than 3,000 titles on EPIX.com, via the EPIX App on hundreds of devices, as well as access both EPIX VOD and the live EPIX feeds on Uverse.com and the U-verse apps. EPIX will be offered for $8 per month with U-basic and above TV Packages.