EPIX, an entertainment channel that specializes in video-on-demand and online services, has announced today that they will be releasing a mobile app for the BlackBerry PlayBook. All EPIX apps are free and allow subscribers who are authenticated via cable, satellite and telco distributors to access over 3,000 EPIX movies plus original programming and extras on demand anywhere there is an Internet connection.

The EPIX apps will provide all consumers free access to EPIX’s robust offering of movie trailers, interviews and short form video content.  Movie fans will be offered limited free trials to watch EPIX movies and original programs and EPIX will connect those who sample the service to affiliated distributors to subscribe. EPIX intends to launch their app for the BlackBerry PlayBook by the Q2 of 2011. For more info go to www.EpixHD.com.