Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Comcast boosts On Demand network offerings

release from Comcast:

Adds TV Series from ABC and FOX including Most Recent Episodes from Hits Like Glee and Grey’s Anatomy – Nearly Doubles Xfinity TV On Demand TV Line-Up from Major Broadcast Networks

PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 27, 2011 – Comcast, one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services, announced today it is adding top-rated TV series from ABC and FOX to its On Demand service, making Comcast the only pay TV provider to offer current TV shows from all four major broadcast networks – ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC – On Demand. This expansion of TV series, among others, nearly doubles the amount of hit TV series now available from the major broadcast networks, and brings customers the most TV episodes in high-definition On Demand.
“Our goal is to deliver customers the best and most-current entertainment choices anytime, anywhere so they can catch up and keep up with their favorite TV shows,” said Marcien Jenckes, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Video Services for Comcast. “By nearly doubling the number of current TV series from broadcast networks, Xfinity TV On Demand offers our customers a one-of-a-kind experience that can’t be found elsewhere.”
Starting on Thursday, April 28, more than 20 popular TV series from ABC and FOX will begin to roll out On Demand the day after the TV series’ live broadcast and will be fast forward disabled. These series join top-rated shows from CBS and NBC including The Good Wife, NCIS, Hawaii Five-0, The Office, 30 Rock and the new series The Voice available to customers whenever they want to watch new or recent episodes. Each of the major broadcast networks will offer the four most recent episodes from the following TV series On Demand:
ABC TV Series
· Body of Proof
· Castle
· Cougar Town
· Desperate Housewives
· Grey’s Anatomy
· Private Practice
FOX TV Series
· American Dad
· America’s Most Wanted
· Bob’s Burgers
· Bones
· Breaking In
· The Chicago Code
· The Cleveland Show
· Cops
· Family Guy
· Fringe
· Glee
· Hell’s Kitchen (available 7/19)
· Kitchen Nightmares
· Masterchef (available 6/7)
· Raising Hope
· The Simpsons
· Traffic Light
CBS TV Series
· Blue Bloods
· CSI: Miami
· Hawaii Five-0
· Mad Love
· NCIS: Los Angeles
· Rules of Engagement
· Survivor: Redemption Island
· The Good Wife
· Two and a Half Men
· Undercover Boss
NBC TV Series
· 30 Rock
· America’s Got Talent (available 6/1)
· America’s Next Great Restaurant
· Celebrity Apprentice
· Chase
· Chuck
· Community
· Friday Night Lights
· Harry’s Law
· Law & Order: Los Angeles
· Love In The Wild (available 6/2)
· Minute to Win It
· Outsourced
· Parks and Recreation
· Parenthood
· Perfect Couples
· Saturday Night Live
· The Biggest Loser
· The Event
· The Marriage Ref (available 6/27)
· The Office
· The Voice
· Who Do You Think You Are?

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