Lionsgate, MGM, and Paramount Films Headed to Netflix Via EPIX Deal

Photo of Bryce J. Renninger By Bryce J. Renninger | iW NOW August 10, 2010 at 3:23AM

Lionsgate, MGM, and Paramount Films Headed to Netflix Via EPIX Deal
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The subscription cable network EPIX has announced an agreement to bring films to the Netflix’s Watch Instantly section. Films from Paramount, Lionsgate, and MGM will begin streaming September 1. The EPIX films will be available on Netflix 90 days after they ddebut on pay TV and on demand.

Commenting on the deal, Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos said, "Adding EPIX to our growing library of streaming content, as the exclusive Internet-only distributor of this great content, marks the continued emergence of Netflix as a leader in entertainment delivered over the Web. The EPIX deal is an example of the innovative ways in which we’re partnering with major content providers to broaden the scope and freshness of choices available to our members to watch instantly over the Internet."

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