I am one of those people that subscribed to the "free trial" of Epix via my Roku and have never had the trial expire. I have to say that if the selection available through the online stream is a reflection of the channel itself I can definitely live without it. Out of all the movies and specials available I didn't find one that prompted anyone in my family to say "Gee, I'd like to see that." As a film fan, I personally feel that there is no such thing as a worthless movie channel. However, given a choice between Epix and some of the other channels DirecTV needs to add, I can see why Epix is not a priority.