EPIX to Offer Oscar® Buzz with "The Envelope Please..."

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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


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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 (Lifeof Pi), David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)

 

PREMIERING:

February 8th at 10PM ET through February 18th
 

WHERE:

On EPIX®, EPIX® on demand, EpixHD.com and EPIX® apps on hundreds of devices including Xbox 360®, Roku®, iPads®, iPhones® and more.

View the entire series now athttp://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 (NYS: 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 about EPIX, go to www.EpixHD.com. Follow EPIX on Twitter @EpixHD and on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/EpixHD.



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