Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSK, CMCSA), the nation's leading provider of entertainment, information and communications, is offering consumers a wide-range of high-definition (HD) entertainment options on video-on-demand (VOD) this month, including the return of highly-anticipated television series, blockbuster movies, and special sci-fi programming to commemorate NASA's 50th anniversary. The company also marks a major milestone this month with more than eight-billion VOD views since 2003.
In addition to watching new episodes of hot series like Weeds, customers can catch up on entire past seasons of that show and the Emmy-winning comedies The Office and 30 Rock. These offerings, and this month's special sci-fi movie and television features including Close Encounters of the Third Kind, join thousands of Comcast's VOD offerings, which consumers are choosing more than 120 times per second.
"Since launching in 2003, our customers have enjoyed the unprecedented choice and convenience of our On Demand service over 8 billion times," said Derek Harrar Senior Vice President and General Manager of Video Services for Comcast. "This month we have some of the hottest series and comedies coupled with legendary sci-fi movies, so our consumers have everything they want at the touch of a button."
Currently, Comcast's VOD lineup offers more than 10,000 unique selections each month, with more than 500 of those choices available in HD.
Sci-Fi Highlights Available - ALL IN HD
Watch the exclusive premiere of the second episode of Discovery: NASA Missions, Discovery's newest six part series that celebrates the 50th anniversary of NASA missions.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Television Highlights Available On Demand - ALL IN HD
The Office - Watch the entire past season.
30 Rock - Watch the entire past season.
Weeds - Watch new episodes available 6/17, and watch every episode from season three.
Heroes - Watch the entire series.
An exclusive in depth nominee package as well as a look back at the most captivating and outrageous moments leading up to this year's BET Awards, BET's highest performing stunt every year.
G4: Code Monkeys
Exclusive premiere of the show's new season, On Demand one week before it is aired.
NBA Draft Profiles
Watch profiles of your favorite professional basketball prospects on NBA TV On Demand leading up to the June 26 draft.
Feature Films Available On Demand the Same Day They're Released on DVD - ALL IN HD
Be Kind Rewind
A full listing of On Demand programming can be found at comcast.com/OnDemand.
About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (http://www.comcast.com) is the nation's leading provider of entertainment, information and communications products and services. With 24.7 million cable customers, 14.1 million high-speed Internet customers, and 5.2 million voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of broadband cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.
Comcast's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, The Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, ten Comcast SportsNet networks and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast's Internet business. Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, whose major holdings include the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and two large multipurpose arenas in Philadelphia.