EPIX to Offer Oscar® Buzz with “The Envelope Please…”

  EPIX to Offer Oscar® Buzz with “The Envelope Please…”

   Exclusive Panel Discussions with 2012 Academy Award® Nominated Actors &
Directors from the Los Angeles Times Envelope Screening Series in association
                                  with EPIX

    Including Argo, Silver Linings Playbook, Les Miserables, Beasts of the
                Southern Wild, The Impossible, Flight & Others

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- January 11, 2013

The Oscar® ballots are out and the voting has begun for the best movies and
documentaries of 2012. EPIX® presents movie fans nationwide with “The Envelope
Please…” an exclusive on air and online series featuring the actors and
filmmakers who received Academy Award® nominations in discussion with Los
Angeles Times writers. Shot during this year’s Los Angeles Times Envelope
Screening Series in association with EPIX, “The Envelope Please…” premieres on
EPIX and its many platforms February 8th at 10PM ET and airing through
February 18th.

The Los Angeles Times Envelope Screening Series in Association with EPIX.

The Los Angeles Times Envelope Screening Series in Association with EPIX.

WHO/WHEN:    2/8 – Silver Linings Playbook director David O. Russell and
              Bradley Cooper
              2/9 – Argo director/actor Ben Affleck, producers George
              Clooney and Grant Heslov, screenwriter Chris Terrio, Bryan
              Cranston, John Goodman, Clea DuVall and Rory Cochrane
              2/10 – Les Miserables director Tom Hooper, Hugh Jackman, Anne
              Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and Eddie Redmayne
              2/11 – Flight director Robert Zemeckis, screenwriter John
              Gatins, John Goodman, Kelly Reilly, Don Cheadle, Bruce
              Greenwood, Brian Geraghty, Tamara Tunie, James Badge Dale and
              Melissa Leo
              2/12 – The Master director/writer Paul Thomas Anderson
              2/13 – The Sessions John Hawkes, Helen Hunt and Ben Lewin
              2/15 – The Impossible director Juan Antonia Bayona, Ewan
              McGregor and Naomi Watts, cinematographer Óscar Faura and
              composer Fernando Velázquez
              2/16 - Les Miserables director Tom Hooper, Hugh Jackman, Anne
              Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and Eddie Redmayne
              2/17 (9:30 PM) – Silver Linings Playbook director David O.
              Russell and Bradley Cooper
              2/17 (10 PM) – Beasts of the Southern Wild Benh Zeitlin,
              Quvenzhané Wallis and Dwight Henry
              2/18 – Director’s Roundtable with Ben Affleck (Argo), Kathryn
              Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty), Sacha Gervasi (Hitchcock), Tom
              Hooper (Les Miserables), Ang Lee (Life of Pi), David O.
              Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)
                                                                             
PREMIERING:   February 8^th at 10PM ET through February 18^th
                                                                             
              On EPIX®, EPIX® on demand, EpixHD.com and EPIX® apps on
WHERE:        hundreds of devices including Xbox 360®, Roku®, iPads®,
              iPhones® and more.

View the entire series now at http://www.epixhd.com/envelope-screening-series/

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 306®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
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.

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

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Contact:

EPIX
Jamie Colunga
jcolunga@epixhd.com
(212) 846-1843
or
FRANK PR
Clare Anne Darragh – ClareAnne@FrankPublicity.com
Lina Plath – Lina@FrankPublicity.com
(646) 861-0843
 
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