EPIX PRESENTS "CORMANPALOOZA"
24-HOUR MARATHON FROM CULT FILM DIRECTOR ROGER CORMAN
World Premiere of EPIX Original
Corman's "Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader"
New York, NY (August 8, 2012) - Premium network EPIX brings you a full day of great fun and movies from the original king of the cult film and icon himself, Roger Corman. Leading up to the world premiere of the EPIX Original Movie Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader airing on Saturday, August 25th at 10:00 p.m. ET, EPIX will showcase a daylong marathon of Corman's captivating biker, psychedelic, horror and gangster films beginning at 6:45 a.m. ET, including The Wild Angels, Eat My Dust, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Trip, Bloody Mama and Galaxy of Terror.
EPIX Drive-In - an additional service available to DISH subscribers - will also join the Cormanpalooza celebration, showcasing a Corman film every night at 10 p.m. ET throughout August.
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EPIX is the newest premium entertainment network delivering the latest movie releases, classic library titles, plus original films, comedy, music and sports events on TV, on demand, online and on devices. Launched October 2009 as the first multiplatform premium network with online accessibility for subscribers through EpixHD.com, EPIX pioneered the development and proliferation of TV Everywhere for American consumers. EPIX was the first premium network to launch on Xbox consoles, first on Android tablets and phones, first on Roku(R) players and is available to authenticated subscribers on hundreds of devices including Apple(R) iPads(R), iPhones(R), Samsung(R) Smart TVs and Blu-ray(TM) players, more. Today EPIX remains the only premium service providing its entire monthly line-up from new Hollywood hits to original programs on all platforms and provides more movies than any other premium network.
EPIX is a joint venture between Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIA.B), its Paramount Pictures unit, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), available to over 30 million homes nationwide through distribution partners including Charter Communications, Cox Communications, DISH Network, Mediacom Communications, NCTC, Suddenlink Communications and Verizon FiOS.
About EPIX Drive-In
Bringing the fun and excitement of drive-in movies to DISH subscribers, EPIX Drive-In launched January 1st on channel 292 as part of DISH's America's Top 250 package, with select titles also available on demand and online to authenticated DISH subscribers on EpixHD.com and Dishonline.com. Dedicated to celebrating the best in genre films featuring action, comedy, sci-fi and horror movies of the 1970's, 80's, 90's and beyond, EPIX Drive-In presents a lineup of wild, rebellious and edgy movies such as The Terminator, Child's Play, Back To School, Rollerball, Teen Wolf and many others, all uncut and uninterrupted.