Epix Sets Launch Date

Premium pay cable venture to start programming Oct. 30.

Last Updated: October 12, 2009 @ 4:46 PM

Epix, the pay cable channel backed by Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount, has confirmed Oct. 30 as its launch date.

Premiere weekend programming will include the pay TV bow of “Iron Man,” the world premiere of the two-hour Madonna concert special “Sticky and Sweet: Live From Buenos Aires” and comedy special “Eddie Izzard: Live From Wembley.”

Read more at Variety.