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EPIX Available for Free Through Apple TV Channels Until May 2, No Subscription Required

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EPIX is currently offering free access to its catalog of movies and TV shows through the Apple TV Channels feature in the TV app, and many additional services are also offering extended free trials.


Upon navigating to the Apple TV app, users will notice that EPIX is listed under the "My Channels" section. Rather than offering an extended trial where users must first sign up, EPIX is currently providing completely free access with no subscription needed until May 2nd.

In addition to the free content from EPIX, many other Apple TV Channel options have extended free trials available for new subscribers, such as ShowTime, A&E, Smithsonian, and more. Showtime, for example, is currently offering an extended one-month free trial before its $10.99/month subscription fee.

?Apple TV Channels are available through the ?Apple TV? app on iPhone, iPad, ?Apple TV?, Macs, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and select smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, and Vizio.

Article Link: EPIX Available for Free Through Apple TV Channels Until May 2, No Subscription Required
 
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jbachandouris

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Spectrum is offering Showtime and Epix for free also. Not sure how long their deal lasts.

Sadly, I’ve only seen one movie I wanted to watch. Need to check out their on demand content.
 
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nfl46

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Sweet. I just tested a couple of Epix movies -- working great. Now, if only the Apple TV+ app wasn't so confusing. It reminds me of Apple Music app when it first came out...confusing. I'm guessing we will be getting a new TV+ app this summer/fall.
 
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nutmac

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On the topic of Apple TV Channels, HBO Channels has 20 free movies (e.g., Detective Pikachu, The LEGO Movie 2) and 18 free TV series (e.g., Six Feet Under, Silicon Valley, The Sopranos, Veep, The Wire). And it does not require a subscription at all. All available under "free" sections.
 
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PinkyMacGodess

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We get it free on U-Verse too. We had Showtime for a week, and it ended. These companies should open up all their channels for free for four months. It could do a lot to keep people home, and they could probably get reimbursed for doing it. A possible win-win for everyone.
 
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patseguin

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I decided I want to check out the War Of The Worlds series so I went to add the channel on my Apple TV. I was confused when it didn't offer a free trial or subscription. Pretty cool that they are doing that.
 
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JosephAW

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Doesn't work on my 3rd gen Apple TV. What about their iOS app?
 
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TomaxXamot

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Isn't that why God invented VPN's? ;)

I have a VPN service, but I’m using an Apple TV mostly. Apparently to use a VPN with it you have to have the VPN at the router level or something. Plus I have access to lots of movies between Netflix, Prime, Prime add-ons and CraveTV.
 
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omenatarhuri

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So crowded in the streaming space these days. I bet the big ones will buy the small ones out at some point. Or they crushed by the big boy marketing budgets.
 
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DoctorTech

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Sweet. I just tested a couple of Epix movies -- working great. Now, if only the Apple TV+ app wasn't so confusing. It reminds me of Apple Music app when it first came out...confusing. I'm guessing we will be getting a new TV+ app this summer/fall.
I hope you are right about the Apple TV+ app. I like the service and I like a lot of the content but I don't like the way the app mixes Apple's original content with everybody else's content making it hard to find what you are looking for.
 
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adr1974

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I see A&E Crime, but not the regular A&E channel...am I missing something?
 
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1rottenapple

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That’s awesome. Anyone here I recommend war of the world’s series. It’s pretty good minus one annoying kids.
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Is this Epix everywhere or just TV app?
Apple TV app.
 
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DEXTERITY

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Sweet. I just tested a couple of Epix movies -- working great. Now, if only the Apple TV+ app wasn't so confusing. It reminds me of Apple Music app when it first came out...confusing. I'm guessing we will be getting a new TV+ app this summer/fall.
Apple is horrible at organizing things - iphone settings menu is a mess, apple tv, music, itunes all a mess like a 2 yr old did it...i cant understand how a trillion dollar brilliant company thinks that is ok
 
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