EPIX, DISH renew carriage agreement

DetailsMichelle Clancy | 17 February 2015

US satellite provider DISH Network and content firm EPIX have reached a multi-year TV carriage renewal agreement.

In addition to its four channels EPIX, EPIX 2, EPIX 3 and EPIX Drive-In DISH customers who subscribe to EPIX will have access to more than 2,000 video-on-demand (VOD) titles on DISHAnywhere.com and EPIX.com, and via the DISH Anywhere and EPIX apps.

The agreement will also add popular new releases such as Transformers: Age of Extinction, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Interstellar, Selma and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.

"DISH is an outstanding partner and we are excited to continue our successful relationship by working together to further build our businesses by providing EPIX's movies, original documentaries and events to DISH customers across the nation and on multiple platforms," said Mark Greenberg, president and CEO of EPIX.

The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.