ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV today added more movies to the Sling Orange service and Sling Blue service with the addition of EPIX Drive-In, launched REELZ in its Hollywood Extra add-on and debuted a new EPIX premium add-on, which includes movies and shows from EPIX, EPIX 2 and EPIX Hits.
“As the only OTT service to offer all major premium channels, Sling TV is the ultimate destination for movie lovers,” said Ankit Bishnoi, director, content acquisition and strategy, Sling TV. “Today’s addition of EPIX Drive-In to our domestic services and REELZ to Hollywood Extra gives customers more choice than any other live OTT service when it comes to watching movies and entertainment shows.”
“We’re excited to be working with Sling TV to bring more movies and even greater value to subscribers,” said Sandy Ashendorf, EVP, content distribution at EPIX.
EPIX Drive-In is now available in high definition in the Sling Orange service and Sling Blue service at no additional cost to customers. Sling Orange customers and Sling Blue customers can now enjoy favorite movies like “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” and “Top Gun.” Sling Orange customers and Sling Blue customers will automatically see EPIX Drive-In appear in their guide today.
New EPIX Premium
EPIX, EPIX 2 and EPIX Hits have moved to a new EPIX premium add-on package, now available to Sling TV customers who subscribe to Sling Orange, Sling Blue, Best of Spanish TV or Sling International services for $5 per month.
Subscribers to the EPIX premium add-on will have access to EPIX original series such as “Get Shorty,” premiering August 13, “Graves” and “Berlin Station,” as well as hit movies like “Star Trek Beyond,” “Me Before You” and “Arrival.”
REELZ Joins Hollywood Extra
REELZ is now available to Sling TV customers in the Hollywood Extra add-on for $5 per month with a Sling Orange and / or Sling Blue subscription. Subscribers to Hollywood Extra can look forward to REELZ original series, including “Scandal Made Me Famous,” “The Kitty Kelley Files” and “Celebrity Page.”
Hollywood Extra subscribers will also see new series and specials from REELZ, including “Elvis Presley: Behind Closed Doors” (Aug. 13), “Broke and Famous” (Sept. 8), “US Weekly’s Famous Feuds” (Sept. 8), “It Happened Here” (Nov. 10) and “The Stalker Files” (Nov. 10).
REELZ joins Fandor Festival, HDNet Movies, Sundance and TCM in Hollywood Extra.
Existing Hollywood Extra customers will continue to receive all EPIX channels and REELZ in their Hollywood Extra for $5 per month, as long as they remain a Hollywood Extra subscriber.
About Sling TV
Sling TV L.L.C. provides over-the-top television services, including general market, Latino and International live and on-demand programming. Sling TV is the number one live over-the-top service based on the number of OTT households as reported by comScore as of April 2017. It is available on smart televisions, tablets, game consoles, computers, smartphones and other streaming devices. Sling TV offers two domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 150 channels and programming content from Disney/ESPN (Sling Orange/single-stream only), Fox (Sling Blue/multi-stream), NBC (Sling Blue/multi-stream), NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Network, Pac-12 Networks, HBO®, SHOWTIME, STARZ, AMC, A&E, Turner, Scripps, GSN, Hallmark, Viacom, EPIX, AXS and Univision. Additionally, Sling TV offers a suite of standalone and add-on Spanish-language packages and services tailored to English-dominant, bilingual and Spanish-dominant U.S. households. Sling TV also provides more than 300 channels in 22 languages across multiple devices to U.S. households. Visit www.Sling.com.