Epix Launches TV App on Google Chromecast

Offers Streaming, On-Demand Access to Movie, Originals

Epix launched its own TV app on Google Chromecast Tuesday, the company said in a statement, giving authenticated users access to its movie library and original content.

A joint venture between Viacom, Lions Gate Entertainment and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Epix already is available on Xbox 360, PlayStation, iOS, Android tablets, Windows 8.1 and Roku players. Through relationships with cable, satellite and telco partners, EPIX is available to over 50 million homes nationwide.

According to Epix, authenticated subscribers will have streaming access to more than 3,000 movies like The Hunger Games, James Bond, and Star Trek and original programming including The Road to the NHL Winter Classic & The Road To The NHL Stadium Series; Russell Brand: Messiah Complex; and Hollywood Sessions, co-produced with the Los Angeles Times.

“The marrying of EPIX premium entertainment with Chromecast’s easy-to-use device offers a unique and unparalleled experience.  With this partnership,  we’re continuing to build on our momentum of delivering great programming how, when and where viewers want to see it,” said Epix SVP digital programming and production Keary Hanan in a statement.