EPIX Kicks Off 2013 with the Worldwide Premiere of The Hunger Games

  EPIX Kicks Off 2013 with the Worldwide Premiere of The Hunger Games

 Fun for the Whole Family with Television Premiere of The Hunger Games on New
                             Years Day, January 1

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- November 29, 2012

Premium network EPIX starts the New Year in a big way with the world
television premiere of one of the most celebrated films of 2012, The Hunger
Games. The hugely popular movie is great family fun, earning a colossal $686.5
million around the world since its late-March premiere and grossing $408.0
million at the North American box office. It is currently the 3^rd largest
U.S. film of the year and ranked 13^th among the all time highest grossing

WHAT: The television premiere of The Hunger Games

WHEN: January 1, at 12 Noon ET and at 8PM ET with an encore presentation on
January 4 at 8PM ET hosted by Seneca Crane himself, Wes Bentley, during an
EPIX free preview weekend for all subscribers of affiliated partners. Leading
into the January 4^th airing will be behind the scenes clips and making of
footage beginning at 5PM ET.

WHERE: On EPIX, EPIX on demand, online at EpixHD.com, and on EPIX apps on
hundreds of devices including Xbox, Roku, iPads, iPhones and more.

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About The Hunger Games

THE HUNGER GAMES is directed by Gary Ross, with a screenplay by Gary Ross and
Suzanne Collins and Billy Ray, and produced by Nina Jacobson's Color Force in
tandem with producer Jon Kilik. Suzanne Collins' best-selling novel, the first
in a trilogy published by Scholastic that has over 36 million copies in print
in the United States alone, has developed a massive global following. It has
spent more than 180 consecutive weeks/more than three consecutive years to
date on The New York Times bestseller list since its publication in September
2008, and has also appeared consistently on USA Today and Publishers Weekly
bestseller lists.

Lionsgate released THE HUNGER GAMES on March 23, 2012.

About EPIX

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® players and is available to authenticated subscribers
on hundreds of devices including Apple® iPads®, iPhones®, Samsung® Smart TVs
and Blu-ray™ players and 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

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.

For more information aboutEPIX, go towww.EpixHD.com. Follow EPIX on Twitter
@EpixHD and on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/EpixHD.


Jamie Colunga, 212-846-1843
Clare Anne Darragh – ClareAnne@FrankPublicity.com
Lina Plath – Lina@FrankPublicity.com
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