Comcast First To Offer Current Top-Rated TV Series From All Four Major Broadcast Networks On Demand

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April 27th, 2011

via press release:


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 numberof 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, NCISHawaii 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




FOX TV Series



CBS TV Series



NBC TV Series




These TV series join Comcast’s extensive line-up of approximately 600 TV series On Demand from broadcast networks, popular cable networks such as AMC, Bravo, E!, FX, MTV, National Geographic Channel, Nickelodeon, TBS, TNT, Telemundo and USA as well as premium providers such as HBO, Showtime, Starz and Cinemax. Additionally, Comcast offers hit movies, music and kids programming and more On Demand. Comcast On Demand, which recently passed 19 billion views, is now averaging 350 million views per month.  In addition, Comcast continues to offer customers more than 60,000 TV and movie entertainment choices across On Demand, online at and on the iPad through the Xfinity TV app.


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