MGM Seeks To Grow Epix Through Investment In Original Content, New Distribution Deals

MGM its working to reposition the also-ran subscription service Epix into a legitimate competitor to other premium pay TV channels and streaming services.
“At the time acquired Epix from our joint-venture partners three things were true: it was u…

MGM its working to reposition the also-ran subscription service Epix into a legitimate competitor to other premium pay TV channels and streaming services. “At the time acquired Epix from our joint-venture partners three things were true: it was under-distributed, it was under-subscribed and it was under- monetized,” Chief Operating Officer Chris Brearton old investors during MGM’s first quarter investor call. “It also lacked strong original programming to compete with…