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

Philadelphia, PA.

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
  • Desperate Housewive
  • Castle
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • Cougar Town
  • Private Practice

FOX TV Series

  • American Dad
  • Fringe
  • America's Most Wanted
  • Glee
  • Bob's Burgers
  • Hell's Kitchen (available 7/19)
  • Bones
  • Kitchen Nightmares
  • Breaking In
  • Masterchef (available 6/7)
  • The Chicago Code
  • Raising Hope
  • The Cleveland Show
  • The Simpsons
  • Cops
  • Traffic Light
  • Family Guy

CBS TV Series

  • Blue Bloods
  • NCIS: Los Angeles
  • CSI
  • Rules of Engagement
  • CSI: Miami
  • Survivor: Redemption Island
  • CSI: NY
  • The Good Wife
  • Hawaii Five-0
  • Two and a Half Men
  • Mad Love
  • Undercover Boss
  • NCIS

NBC TV Series

  • 30 Rock
  • Outsourced
  • America's Got Talent (available 6/1)
  • Parks and Recreation
  • America's Next Great Restaurant
  • Parenthood
  • Celebrity Apprentice
  • Perfect Couples
  • Chase
  • Saturday Night Live
  • Chuck
  • The Biggest Loser
  • Community
  • The Event
  • Friday Night Lights
  • The Marriage Ref (available 6/27)
  • Harry's Law
  • The Office
  • Law & Order: Los Angeles
  • The Voice
  • Love In The Wild (available 6/2)
  • Who Do You Think You Are?
  • Minute to Win It

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 XfinityTV.com and on the iPad through the Xfinity TV app. 

About Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is the majority owner and manager of NBCUniversal, which owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks.