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Time Warner Cable makes new deal with Viacom

Time Warner Cable and Viacom announced the multi-year renewal of their distribution agreement Tuesday afternoon in a deal that will for the first time make entertainment network EPIX available to subscribers.

Per the agreement, the addition of EPIX, a hybrid premium cable/satellite TV network and subscription video on demand service, will put over 3,000 titles – like The Hunger Games, Skyfall and World War Z – at the fingertips of TWC customers.

Moreover, the deal extension means Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks will continue to offer Viacom staples – Nickelodeon, MTV, VH1, CMT and Comedy Central among them – across all platforms, including the TWC TV app.

“We’re pleased to have reached agreement in advance of our deadline,” TWC executive vice president Melinda Witmer said in a release. “We’re working hard to provide our customers with easier access to the content they love; this agreement will provide a more expansive offering to a wide array of our customers, from parents of young children to comedy and movie lovers and more.”

Additional terms of the agreement – such as the length of the renewal and dollar figures – were not disclosed.