MGM's cable TV network Epix on Sunday announced the launch of EPIX NOW, the network’s new streaming service available through partner app stores, featuring its full library of original programming and movies.
The app is available for download today in the App store for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV and in Google Play for Android phones and tablets. It will also be coming soon to Roku devices and Amazon Fire TV.
EPIX NOW costs $5.99 per month and will give subscribers the ability to access the network’s late of new original series, including Pennyworth which tells the origin story of Batman’s butler, Alfred; Godfather of Harlem starring Forest Whitaker; Perpetual Grace, LTD. from MGM featuring Sir Ben Kingsley and docu-series PUNK from Iggy Pop and Elvis Goes There with Elvis Mitchell. Subscribers will also be able to watch returning seasons of the original series Get Shorty, Berlin Station and Deep State as well as thousands of hit Hollywood movies and classic film franchises. New customers can subscribe directly from their iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or Android device through in-app purchase in the EPIX NOW app.
Users will have the ability to stream content from the app to any connected TV screen, download movies and episodes for offline viewing and have access to continually updated collections, trailers and more as well as 4K Ultra HD streaming on supported devices. All four EPIX linear live channels are also available today through EPIX NOW on select connected TV devices, including Apple TV.
With the service, Epix becomes the latest company aiming to grab consumers who are opting out of traditional pay-TV subscriptions.