EPIX NOW stand-alone streaming service arrives on Amazon Fire TV devices

EPIX launched their stand-alone EPIX NOW streaming service last month on mobile devices and now it has arrived on the Amazon Fire TV, as well as Roku. The new EPIX NOW app is already available in the Amazon appstore and is compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models. The service costs $5.99 per month and offers a 7-day free trial. In addition to a back catalog of thousands of movies and TV shows, and access to all four EPIX live channels, the app will let you stream EPIX original shows like Get Shorty, Berlin Station, Deep State, Elvis Goes There, and PUNK. There are also upcoming originals to look forward to, like Godfather of Harlem, Pennyworth, and Perpetual Grace, LTD. Ultra HD 4K streaming is not yet available in the Fire TV app, but it will be added soon.

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EPIX launches new stand-alone streaming service EPIX NOW

EPIX has launched a new stand-alone streaming service called EPIX NOW that does not require a cable subscription. The service includes MGM’s full library of original shows and movies, including content from Paramount and Lionsgate. The service costs $5.99 per month and includes access to all four of EPIX’s live channels and on-demand content. It’s available, starting today, on Android and iOS phones and tablets, as well as the Apple TV. It will be coming to Fire TV and Roku devices soon.

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EPIX releases Amazon Fire TV app that is completely unusable

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EPIX, the premium television network, has just listed their app as compatible with the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Yes, the app can now be installed on those devices, but in reality, the app is completely unusable and likely published as compatible with Fire TV devices by mistake. There are several issues with the app, but most notably, you cannot navigate around the app using the Fire TV remote. The app only works with a mouse attached to the Fire TV, which leads me to think it’s just their tablet app incorrectly (or prematurely) listed in the Fire TV appstore. Read more ›

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