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MoneyEpix is the latest TV holdout to launch a streaming video service

08:17  11 february  2019
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Epix is working towards launching a direct-to-consumer streaming service , and is launching 4K video VOD this year. While continuing to pursue its goal of getting full distribution across the U.S. with pay- TV providers, premium cable network Epix is also exploring plans for a standalone

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Epix is the latest TV holdout to launch a streaming video service

Epix has been one of the TV industry's more conservative outlets. Where HBO, Showtime and other premium services launched stand-alone streaming services a while ago, Epix has insisted that you subscribe to a TV package to sample its wares. Now, however, it's ready to buck tradition. The MGM-owned brand just launched a $6 Epix Now service that provides all four of the network's live channels as well as on-demand access to original shows(like Berlin Station and the Batman-based Pennyworth) and "thousands" of movies.

This being 2019, you can expect 4K video as well as access across a host of devices. You can use Apple TV, Android and iOS to watch right away, while Amazon Fire TV and Roku support is "coming soon."

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Epix ’s launch on Comcast comes after after the programmer finally secured a distribution pact with the cable giant last fall , eight years Separately, Epix also is exploring the possibility of a standalone, direct-to-consumer video subscription service . It’s also prepping the launch of 4K Ultra HD video

EPIX is the Home of BIG Entertainment. With one subscription, you get it all — Watch 1000s of BIG Hollywood hit movies, critically-acclaimed original series including Get Shorty and Berlin Station, powerful documentaries, hilarious comedy specials, and more – all uncut and commercial-free.

The price is low enough to be tempting, especially if you're a recent cord-cutter and don't want to subscribe to a many-channel service like Sling TV or PlayStation Vue to get your Epix fix. With that said, this might not be for everyone. Like other single-network offerings, it risks becoming one service too many for viewers who feel like they need multiple subscriptions just to keep up with the streaming world.

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As it is, Epix isn't relying solely on streaming to appeal to non-traditionalists. It's approving development of a documentary series based on the podcast Slow Burn, which covers the twists and turns of a President's downfall. The first season will "mirror" that of the podcast, focusing on the Watergate scandal and its connections to the modern day. It'll be hosted by podcaster and Slate journalist Leon Neyfakh. There's no mention of a release date, but there's little doubt that Epix is eager to join the ranks of media giants adapting successful podcasts.

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