Dish Network has launched Starz Entertainment’s MoviePlex channel after the two companies signed a multi-year deal. MoviePlex has become part of Dish Network’s HD Platinum Package (an extra $10/mo with qualifying HD Packages), offering titles such as “The Karate Kid” and “The Sixth Sense” in HD quality.
In addition to the new high-definition channel, Dish is adding hundreds of titles from MoviePlex as well as Starz and Encore to their on demand library. Those titles will be available via satellite broadcast and online at DISHOnline.com, where the company says they have built up a library of over 150,000 titles.
Other current featured MoviePlex titles include: “The Fifth Element,” “Groundhog Day,” “The Karate Kid,” “Sleepless in Seattle,” “Seven Years in Tibet,” “Fried Green Tomatoes,” “The Scorpion King,” “Happy Gilmore” and “The Sixth Sense.”