AT&T has finally reached a carriage agreement with Epix that will allow DIRECTV to carry the premium movie channel starting May 19. Epix, which is owned by MGM, has not been available on DIRECTV since its launch nearly 10 years ago, although it has been carried by other major pay TV providers such as Comcast,
Q. I am a DIRECTV subscriber and it kills me that they don’t carry the Epix channel. So my question is: who does carry it? Because if DIRECTV doesn’t start carrying it soon, I think I’m going to switch to someone who does! — John, Toledo, Ohio. John, you are right. DIRECTV does not carry
Q. I’m a DIRECTV subscriber and I want to watch the Epix channel so I can watch the new Get Shorty (pictured above) season. But I can’t find Epix in my lineup! Where is it? And if it’s not there, when the heck will DIRECTV have it? — Brian, Los Angeles. Brian, your eyes do
Q. I heard that Comcast is having a free preview of the Epix channel, but I can’t find it in their lineup. Is there a free preview or not? And I thought they added that channel. Did they really add it? — Cheryl, Boston. Cheryl, Comcast did add Epix, the premium channel, on June 13.
Comcast will add the premium cable channel, Epix, on June 13, the companies announced yesterday. Epix said in a press release that it will be available to all Comcast X1 Xfinity TV customers. However, neither Comcast or Epix said which Xfinity package will include the channel, or if it will be offered a la carte
Q. I read last year that Comcast would add the Epix channel, but where is it? I don’t see it in my lineup and when I call Comcast’s customer service, they don’t have a clue when it will be added. Can you help? Will it still be added? — Lauren, Boston. Lauren, you are right. Epix
Comcast has agreed to carry Epix, leaving DIRECTV as the last major pay TV operator not to offer the premium channel. Epix said in a press release today that it will be added to Comcast’s lineup in early 2018. The channel did not reveal the exact launch day or pricing. Most pay TV operators offer