It certainly seems to be a thing nowadays to take older properties and turn into hour-long TV shows. It's happening with Shooter, Rush Hour, The Departed, and a handful of other properties. The trend seems to be continuing, as actors...Show More Summary
Earlier this summer, EPIX started working on a Get Shorty television show, reportedly based on both Elmore Leonard‘s novel and Barry Sonnenfeld‘s excellent adaptation. Unlike the source material and the 1995 film, Ernest “Chili” Palmer isn’t the protagonist of this story. Show More Summary
As reported by Deadline, Epix’s wholly necessary TV adaptation of the film Get Shorty is now finalizing deals for its two stars. Assuming those deals work out, funny Irish guy Chris O’Dowd (Girls, Bridesmaids) will be succeeding John Travolta as the tough mob guy who tries to become a money-laundering Hollywood producer. Show More Summary
Chris O’Dowd is finalizing a deal and Ray Romano is in negotiations to topline Get Shorty, Epix’s 10-episode original series from MGM TV. The hourlong dark comedy is a reimagining of Elmore Leonard's 1990 bestselling thriller comedyShow More Summary
Taking on versions of characters played by John Travolta and Gene Hackman in the feature film. read more
Three new series at coming to EPIX this fall, including two new dramas and a docu-series. BERLIN STATION is a 10-episode one-hour contemporary spy drama. The series follows Daniel Miller (Richard Armitage) who has just arrived at the CIA station in Berlin, Germany. “Daniel has a clandestine mission: to determine the identity of a now-famous […]
Sports documentaries are experiencing a significant expansion, with outlets from ESPN to HBO to Showtime to Epix to NFL Films and more getting in on them, and streaming services like Netflix and Amazon are starting to make impacts in that arena as well. Show More Summary
Callie Hernandez was on a Television Critics Association panel for the upcoming Epix original series Graves this weekend. Since I had just seen her in Blair Witch at Comic-Con, I approached Hernandez after the panel for an interview....Show More Summary
Epix made its first ever presentation to the Television Critics Association on Saturday with its first original series Graves, Berlin Station and America Divided. During his opening remarks, Epix President and CEO Mark S. Greenberg announced a director for the pilot of their series based on Elmore Leonard’s Get Shorty. Show More Summary
One of the perks of the Television Critics Association press tour is the frequent cocktail parties thrown by various outlets, which often include some of the stars of the shows they’re trying to push. Last night Epix kicked off its entry...Show More Summary
EPIX’s original espionage intelligence drama Berlin Station follows Daniel Miller,(Richard Armitage), who has just arrived at the CIA station in Berlin, Germany with a mission to determine the identity of a now-famous whistleblower masquerading as someone else. Show More Summary
Executive producer Olen Steinhauer said at TCA that the only similarity between the Epix series and the Showtime drama is that they both deal in the world of intelligence. read more
Epix’s single-camera dramedy, Graves, which tells the story of former two-term POTUS Richard Graves (Nick Nolte), as he tries to right the wrongs of his administration and reclaim his legacy, 25 years after leaving the White House is...Show More Summary
Norman Lear has created multiple television shows that have taken on racial and societal injustices, but he will soon be in front of the camera as one of the correspondents of the EPIX documentary series, America Divided. Each episode of the series, which Lear executive produces along with Common and ... More »
Solly Granatstein, executive producer/co-creator of Epix America Divided docu series that uses celebrities as “correspondents,” got asked to defend that decision, by journalists at TCA. “We felt it was a formula that really worked, in getting people’s attention,” He said, adding that “these folks, every single one of them are just great on camera. Show More Summary
As EPIX is entering the original scripted space with three series from each of its co-owners, Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount, the premium network/SVOD service made its TCA debut. At the top of the EPIX presentation, the network’s co-founder/CEO...Show More Summary
Jonathan Dakks moves on from NBCUniversal.
Epix just named Jonathan Dakss as Chief Digital Officer, reporting directly to Rob Sussman, GM and EVP, Business Operations and Strategy. He will be based in New York and lead the digital team in “continuing to build digital products,...Show More Summary
SUNDAY Jennifer Lawrence finally gets something to eat, maybe, in the 2015 franchise-closer “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2.” With Donald Sutherland. 8 p.m. Epix Predators of all stripes are on “The Hunt” in this new series narrated by noted naturalist David Attenborough. 9 p.m. BBC America...
Days before the 2015 US Open tournament where a win would place Serena Williams at a tie for most Grand Slam wins by a tennis player, the new EPIX original documentary, Serena, captures her trying to sound nonchalant about the feat ahead. Read more...