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EPIX Celebrates Golden Globe(R) Winners and Academy Award(R) Nominees with Primetime Marathon of Hollywood Sessions

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Premium entertainment network EPIX celebrates Golden Globe(R) winners and Academy Award(R) Nominees with an encore primetime marathon of Hollywood Sessions February 9 through February 13 at 8pm ET/PT, 7C, to coincide with the return of Oscar(R) ballots. This five-part series – an homage to the film award nomination and voting process and the 2014 Award Season – that premiered on the network in December 2014 features the actors and directors who worked on 2014’s most notable films in unguarded conversations with Los Angeles Times film writers Rebecca Keegan and Mark Olsen. The provocative, entertaining, and boisterous discussions that take place in Hollywood Sessions focus on the stars’ and filmmakers’ careers in the limelight, industry trends and how their acclaimed projects came to life.

Many of the actors, actresses and directors featured in Hollywood SessionsPatricia Arquette, Steve Carrell, Laura Dern, Michael Keaton, Richard Linklater, Eddie Redmayne and J. K. Simmons, among others - won Golden Globe(R) Awards, received Academy Award(R) nominations or both.

Below is a link to clips from the series:
https://www.youtube.com/user/EPIXHD/playlists?shelf_id=69&sort=dd&view=50

In addition to EPIX, the encore presentation is also available via EPIX.com, EPIX On Demand and the EPIX app. Highlights will also be made available on each outlet. The series schedule is as follows:

“HOLLYWOOD SESSIONS: LEAD ACTRESSES” (2/9 at 8pm ET/PT, 7C)

  • Jennifer Aniston (“Cake”)
  • Emily Blunt (“Into the Woods”)
  • Jessica Chastain (“A Most Violent Year”)
  • Gugu Mbatha-Raw (“Belle”)
  • Shailene Woodley (“The Fault in Our Stars”)

“HOLLYWOOD SESSIONS: SUPPORTING ACTRESSES” (2/10 at 8pm ET/PT, 7C)

  • Patricia Arquette (“Boyhood”)
  • Laura Dern (“Wild”)
  • Emma Stone (“Birdman”)
  • Tilda Swinton (“Snowpiercer”)

“HOLLYWOOD SESSIONS: SUPPORTING ACTORS” (2/11 at 8pm ET/PT, 7C)

  • Josh Brolin (“Inherent Vice”)
  • Edward Norton (“Birdman”)
  • Mark Ruffalo (“Foxcatcher”)
  • J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”)
  • Christoph Waltz (“Big Eyes”)

“HOLLYWOOD SESSIONS: LEAD ACTORS” (2/12 at 8pm ET/PT, 7C)

  • Steve Carell (“Foxcatcher”)
  • Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Imitation Game”)
  • Robert Downey Jr. (“The Judge”)
  • Michael Keaton (“Birdman”)
  • Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”)

“HOLLYWOOD SESSIONS: DIRECTORS” (2/13 at 8pm ET/PT, 7C)

  • J.C. Chandor (“A Most Violent Year”)
  • Richard Linklater (“Boyhood”)
  • James Marsh (“The Theory of Everything”)
  • Bennett Miller (“Foxcatcher”)
  • Jean-Marc Vall’ee (“Wild”)

Hollywood Sessions is the latest addition to The Times’ expanding entertainment portfolio, which includes Company Town; The Envelope, Hollywood’s awards and industry insider, and its Envelope Screening Series, Envelope Independent Screening Series, Animation Roundtable and Envelope Emmy Roundtables; as well as Hero Complex and the Hero Complex Film Festival.

Embassy Row provided production services for EPIX and the Los Angeles Times as part of Hollywood Sessions. Michael Davies and Robert Lifton are the executive producers for Embassy Row, Don Weiner is the director and Emily Michele is the producer. Mark Greenberg, Kirk Iwanowski and Keary Hanan are the executive producers for EPIX. Envelope editor Elena Howe is the executive producer on behalf of the Los Angeles Times.

About the Los Angeles Times

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times is the largest metropolitan daily newspaper in the country and has been covering Southern California for more than 132 years. The Los Angeles Times Media Group (LATMG) businesses and affiliates also include The Envelope, Times Community News, and Hoy Los Angeles which, combined with the flagship Los Angeles Times, reach approximately 5 million or 36% of all adults in the Southern California marketplace. LATMG is part of Tribune Publishing Company (NYSE:TPUB) , a diversified media and marketing solutions company that delivers innovative experiences for audiences and advertisers across all platforms. Additional information is available at http://latimes.com/aboutus. (TPUB-C)

About EPIX

EPIX is a premium movie and original programming entertainment service delivering the latest movie releases, classic film franchises, original documentaries, comedy and music events on TV, on demand, online and on devices. Launched in October 2009, EPIX has pioneered the development and proliferation of “TV Everywhere.” It was the first premium network to provide multi-platform access to its content online at EPIX.com and was the first premium network to launch on Chromecast, XBox 360, PlayStation(R), iOS, Android tablets, Windows 8.1 and Roku(R) players. EPIX is available to authenticated subscribers on hundreds of devices including Apple(R) iPads(R) and iPhones(R) and is the only premium service providing all its programming on all platforms, delivering more movies than any other premium network, with thousands of titles available for streaming.

EPIX is a joint venture between Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIA.B), its Paramount Pictures unit, Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM). Through relationships with cable, satellite and telco partners, EPIX is available to over 50 million homes nationwide. For more information about EPIX, go to www.EPIX.com. Follow EPIX on Twitter @EpixHD (http://www.twitter.com/EpixHD) and on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/EPIX), YouTube (http://youtube.com/EPIX), Instagram (http://instagram.com/EPIX), Google+ (http://plus.google.com/+EPIX), Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/EPIX) and Vine (https://vine.co/EPIX).

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