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Here's What's Hot in August On XFINITY On Demand

We’re officially in the dog days of summer, and while there are still some great summer series in full swing, fan favorites like Pretty Little Liars and True Detective will soon be coming to a close along with summer vacations. In addition, episodes 1 and 2 of the new second season of Playing House (pictured) will air back to back, and for Xfinity customers, episode 3 will be available on Xfinity On Demand immediately after, a full week early.

The good news is, fall programming is returning soon, so make the most of those long summer days and get geared up for premieres of hot new shows and new seasons of old favorites.

This August, we’re looking forward to the celebrity-filled Teen Choice Awards on August 16th and MTV Music Video Awards on August 30th. Always sure to entertain, the MVAs will be hosted by Miley Cyrus and the nominations include the some of the hottest names in music right now, including Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran, and many more.

Check out more of what’s hot in August below as you prepare for your favorite fall programming to return.

 

Water Cooler-Worthy Episodes

  • August 2

    • Bachelor in Paradise Premiere (ABC)

  • August 3

    • Significant Mother Series Premiere (The CW)

    • It Takes a Sister Series Premiere (Oxygen)

  • August 4

    • Playing House Premiere (USA) – Episodes 1 and 2 of the new second season will air back to back, and for Xfinity customers, episode 3 will be available on Xfinity On Demand immediately after, a full week early.

  • August 5

    • Mr. Robinson Series Premiere (NBC)

    • A Wicked Offer Series Premiere (The CW)

    • Job or No Job Series Premiere (ABC Family)

  • August 6

    • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Series Finale (Comedy Central)

  • August 9

    • True Detective Finale (HBO)

  • August 11

    • Startup U Series Premiere (ABC Family)

    • Pretty Little Liars Summer Finale (ABC Family)

    • Dance Moms Finale (Lifetime)

    • Bad Girls Club Premiere (Oxygen)

  • August 12

    • Kevin From Work Series Premiere (ABC Family)

  • August 15

    • Power Finale (Starz)

  • August 16

    • Teen Choice Awards (FOX)

  • August 19

    • Steampunk’d Series Premiere (GSN)

    • Skin Wars Finale (GSN)

    • Young & Hungry Premiere (ABC Family)

  • August 20

    • Lip Sync Battle Finale (Spike)

  • August 22

    • Survivor’s Remorse Premiere (Starz)

  • August 23

    • Fear the Walking Dead Series Premiere (AMC)

  • August 25

    • Public Morals Series Premiere (TNT) – After the premiere on the 25th, Xfinity customers will have early access to Episdoes 2, 3 and 4, starting the next day!

    • Monica the Medium Series Premiere (ABC Family)

  • August 26

    • Suits Summer Premiere (USA)

    • Mr. Robot Finale (USA)

    • The Carmichael Show Series Premiere (NBC)

  • August 30

    • MTV Video Music Awards (MTV)

  • August 31

    • Awkward. Premiere (MTV)

Xfinity On Demand Highlights

This month, we are releasing three new exclusive videos that will give you a closer look behind the scenes of Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour. The videos give a detailed overview of how the crew loads in and sets up her multi-dimensional, rotational stage and offer a chance to meet her band and back-up singers.

If you haven’t heard about Xfinity’s 1989 Lip Sync Sessions contest, be sure to learn more and enter here for the chance to meet Taylor herself! All you have to do is lip sync one of her songs. Check it out and show us what you can do!

And speaking of music, we recently introduced playlists to the Music section on X1. Within the Playlists collection, you can choose your favorite and let the music videos play one after another for 30+ minutes of nonstop music videos.

 

Bringing Box-Office Hits Home

With Xfinity On Demand, you can enjoy a multitude of just-released blockbuster hits. This month, we’re excited to offer the following movies for rent and / or purchase:

  • The Divergent Series: Insurgent – Available to purchase now, and available to rent starting 8/4

  • Hot Pursuit – Available to purchase now, and available to rent starting 8/11

  • Unfriended – Available to purchase now, and available to rent starting 8/11

  • Aloha – Available to purchase on 8/11, and available to rent starting 8/25

Don’t forget about Xfinity On Demand’s amazing collection of free titles to watch. Here are just a few of the many titles to check out this month:

  • The Time Traveler’s Wife: 8/1 – 8/7

  • Sherlock Holmes: 8/1 – 8/7

  • Jurassic Park: 8/2 – 8/8

  • Jurassic Park 3: 8/2 – 8/8

  • Another Cinderella Story: 8/5 – 8/11

  • Three Musketeers: 8/7 -8/30

  • Lucky One: 8/18 – 8/24

  • Spy Next Door: 8/21 – 8/30

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