EPIX to Join Time Warner Cable


NEW YORK: Time Warner Cable is adding the EPIX entertainment network to its channel roster as of March 18.

TWC customers gain access to four new channels: EPIX, EPIX 2 and EPIX 3 plus EPIX Drive-in. The EPIX channel features such blockbuster titles as Hunger Games, Skyfall and Star Trek Into Darkness, along with movie events like the Heroes Unlimited marathon, featuring GI Joe: Retaliation, The Avengers and World War Z.

“We’re very pleased to launch EPIX on linear channels, VOD and through their app and are excited to provide our customers with access to this new source of top quality movie and original content through all Time Warner Cable platforms,” said Jeffrey A. Hirsch, the executive VP and chief marketing and sales officer for residential services at Time Warner Cable. “This is yet another way of showing that we appreciate our customers’ loyalty and are consistently working hard to provide even more value to their service.”

“EPIX is thrilled to be partnering with Time Warner Cable, a leading distribution partner respected for its high quality suite of products and services,” added Mark Greenberg, the president and CEO of EPIX. “This launch expands our footprint into new markets and provides an exciting opportunity for EPIX to bring Hollywood’s biggest films and blockbuster content to Time Warner Cable’s large base of subscribers.”