The launch includes four live TV channels (Epix, Epix 2, Epix Hits, Epix Drive-In) and on demand access to the network’s roster of critically acclaimed original series and its full catalog of over 2,000 movies.
YouTube TV adds to the expanding number of traditional and emerging platforms where Epix makes its premium programming available to customers across the US. With today’s launch, YouTube TV users can stream the network’s original series Get Shorty, Berlin Station, Deep State, Elvis Goes There and Punk as well as 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; and more. Subscribers will also have access to thousands of hit Hollywood movies and classic film franchises.
“2019 has already been an incredible year of growth for Epix,” said Michael Wright, President of Epix.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Google and bring our full slate of premium programming to a new and rapidly growing audience on YouTube TV.”
“In just a few months, we have significantly increased our distribution across all platforms,” added Monty Sarhan, EVP & General Manager of Epix. “YouTubeTV is an incredibly important part of our overall strategy to grow EPIX’s national footprint.”
YouTube TV will offer Epix as an add-on for $6.00 per month. The announcement comes on the heels of a number of new launches where consumers can watch Epix content, including its new streaming service Epix Now and availability on The Roku Channel.