Comcast Kicks Off the New Year with More Choices Anytime
Dec 28, 2009
Top Highlights Include:
- Same Day as DVD Movies SD/HD - Available On Demand under Movies>All New Movies, new releases available this month include: The Final Destination (1/5)
- Post Grad (1/12)
- Fame (1/12)
- The Hurt Locker (1/12)
- The Invention of Lying (1/19)
- Whiteout (1/19)
- Gamer (1/19)
- Surrogates (1/26)
- Whip It! (1/26)
- Starz' Spartacus SD/HD - Customers can catch a free sneak peek at Starz' new series Spartacus: Blood and Sand available On Demand beginning January 20 under Top Picks>Spartacus.
- Showtime's Twilight Premiere SD/HD - Catch the On Demand premiere of the hit movie Twilight one week before it airs on Showtime beginning January 16. Twilight can be found On Demand under Premium Channels Showtime On Demand.
- 2010 Winter Olympics SD/HD - Gear up for the 2010 Winter Olympics and watch historical highlights from past Winter Olympics. Available On Demand now under Sports & Fitness>2010 Winter Olympics.
- NFL Network's Playoff Highlights - Get ready for the Super Bowl with NFL Network's football playoff highlights. Available On Demand beginning January 9 under Sports & Fitness>NFL Network.
- WWE's Royal Rumble - The live event will be available on Comcast pay-per-view on January 31. Replays will be available in SD/HD On Demand under Sports & Fitness>PPV Events.
- UFC 107 - Get ready for UFC 107 Nogueira vs Velasquez by watching past fights and more. Available On Demand now under Sports & Fitness>UFC WWE & Boxing>UFC.
- Premieres: Television series premiering On Demand before they are on linear television include:
- Pit Boss - Animal Planet's new series about a new perspective of Hollywood featuring Shorty Rossi, a little person with big goals - rescuing dogs. Available On Demand beginning January 11 under History & Nature>Animal Planet.
- Next Iron Chef - Food network's popular series is back battling for the title of Iron Chef, and catch the super chef battle featuring the White House Chef. Available On Demand beginning January 5 Life & Home>Next Iron Chef.
- Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations - Travel Channel's popular series and chef is back. Available On Demand now under Life & Home>Travel Channel.
- Next day availability New episodes of today's top shows available the day after they air include: The Office, 30 Rock, Heroes, Mercy, Trauma, Accidentally on Purpose, Medium, The New Adventures of the Old Christine, The Good Wife, Three Rivers, Two and a Half Men, CSI, CSI: Miami, CSI: New York, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles and more.
- Other Series: Other TV Series available On Demand include:
- Arrested Development SD/HD - The popular series is now available On Demand beginning January 21 under The Cutting Edge>IFC Free>IFC Series (Also available under the TV Series category).
- FX's Nip Tuck SD/HD- The popular series is available On Demand under TV Entertainment>FX> Nip Tuck.
- Saturday Night Live - LIVE FROM NEW YORK, IT'S SATURDAY NIGHT!!! NBC's popular sketch comedy series is available On Demand now under TV Entertainment>NBC.
- Top Picks (all available under the Top Picks category):
- Obama: Year One 1/28-2/11 - Take a look back at President Obama's past year in office. Includes President Obama's remarks during the 2009's White House Correspondents Dinner, Inaugural Address and the State of the Union Address. (Note: State of the Union Address date is still TBD - tentatively 1/19, 1/26 or 2/2)
- Martin Luther King 1/14-1/21 - Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day this month with historical documentaries and programs.
- Movie Collections - All movie collections are available On Demand under Movies>Movie Collections
- New Year New You - including How Stella Got Her Groove Back, First Wives Club and Waiting to Exhale (1/5)
- Animated Favorites - including Barbie Diaries, The Ant Bully and Charlotte's Web starts (1/5)
- Indie Hits - including Good Will Hunting, Little Miss Sunshine and The Shawshank Redemption (1/13)
HD On Demand:
- HD On Demand - There are currently more than 1000 HD Choices On Demand
- Free HD highlights: Free movies include Fearnet's Grudge 2 starts 1/06 and F/X's Firehouse Dog available now
- Premium HD highlights: This month includes HBO's The Soloist and Watchmen both start 1/04 and Starz' On Demand Premiere of Hannah Montana: The Movie starts 1/18
- Top New Release Movies - all in HD (box office in millions) - The Final Destination (1/05), Public Enemies (1/06), Fame (1/12), The Hurt Locker (1/12), Inglorious Basterds (1/13), G-Force (1/14), District 9 (1/19), The Invention of Lying (1/19), Whiteout (1/19), Gamer (1/19), Extract (1/21), Surrogates (1/26), Whip It! (1/26) and Paranormal Activity (1/27).
- Kids Movies - Great movies to catch this month are: Barbie Diaries, The Ant Bully, Charlotte's Web, Barney: Once Upon a Dino Tale, Barney's Top 20 Countdown, The Rescuers, Barbie Mermaidia, All Dogs Go to Heaven and more!
- IFC In Theaters - A Collection of independent films available the same day as they are shown in the theaters for $6.99 each. New titles this month are Paintball HD starts 1/04 and A Film with Me In It starts 1/06.
- HBO On Demand - Movies: The Soloist HD 1/04, Watchmen HD 1/11, Yes Man HD 1/18, Role Models HD 1/25
- Series: True Blood HD (Season 1 replay) available now, Big Love HD (Season 4 available next day) 1/11 Band of Brothers Miniseries (encore play) 1/04
- Showtime On Demand - Movies: Twilight HD (On Demand Premiere one week before linear) 1/16, Bangkok Dangerous HD 1/03
- Series: Dexter HD available now, Californication HD available now, Inside the NFL HD available now, Weeds HD available now, Secret Diary of a Call Girl: Season 2 HD available now, Tracey Ullman's State of the Union HD (available next day)1/26, La La Land HD (available next day) 1/26
- Starz On Demand - Movies: Race to Witch Mountain HD 1/10, Hannah Montana: The Movie HD 1/18, Sunshine Cleaning HD 1/01(all movies listed are On Demand premieres)
- Series: Spartacus: Blood and Sand 1/20 (On Demand Premiere)
- Cinemax - Movies: Marley & Me HD 12/31, Slumdog Millionaire HD 1/07, I Love You, Man HD 1/14, The Unborn HD 1/28 (all movies listed are On Demand premieres)
- Encore On Demand - Movies: Rocky Movie Collection: Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV, Rocky V HD 12/31, Mad Money HD 1/1, Broken Arrow HD 1/08, The Princess Diaries HD 1/15,
- Movieplex - Movies: The Princess Bride HD starts 12/11, Phenomenon HD 12/04, Spy Hard HD 11/27, Mr. Holland's Opus HD starts 12/18, Bad Boys starts 12/11