Comcast Launches Summer Kids Lineup Across Multiple Platforms
Comcast announced the launch of its summer kids lineup On Demand and online today with thousands of kids programs available anytime including: kids TV series, new release and classics kids movies, family games, kids fitness, crafts, cooking, magic, dance and drawing lessons and other activities. Every month, customers watch more than 25 million hours of the 1,500 kids programs available On Demand -- making kids content one of the most popular content categories On Demand.
"We always have something for everyone in the family, and a lot of it," said Diana Kerekes, Vice President of Entertainment Services for Comcast. "We partner with top content providers to offer the best value and programming including movie collections, popular TV shows and online content you can watch on the go."
This summer, Comcast's kids lineup includes:
More than 80 Kids TV series On Demand including programming like: SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Sesame Street, The Jetsons and Looney Tunes.
Throughout the summer, Comcast will bring customers 11 different kids movie collections On Demand such as Kids Rule with Agent Cody Banks, Harriet The Spy and Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.
Step-by-step instructional videos, hundreds of activities, games and lessons are available On Demand through Activity TV. Kids can learn the hottest dance moves, sing along to their favorite songs, practice yoga, create crafts, play a game, cook or trick their friends with a new magic trick.
Kids can watch popular programs such as iCarly, Rugrats, ALF and cartoon classics like The Flintstones online at Fancast Xfinity TV.
Comcast also provides parental controls that give individuals the power to decide what content is fitting to watch On Demand and online. For more information, visit Comcast Parental Controls.
Comcast summer kids lineup is part of the company's commitment to deliver more choice and control to its customers through its Xfinity services, which include 100+ HD channels, 50 to 70 foreign-language channels, On Demand video choices increasing to 25,000 and increased broadband speeds up to 50-100+ Mbps. Xfinity also offers thousands of online entertainment choices through Fancast Xfinity TV as well as applications that enable customers to program a DVR from the Internet or a mobile device, and cross-platform features like Caller ID to the TV and PC.
About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services. With 23.5 million cable customers, 16.3 million high-speed Internet customers, and 7.9 million Comcast Digital Voice customers,
Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content. Comcast's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, 11 regional sports networks operated by Comcast Sports Group and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast's Internet businesses, including Comcast.net (www.comcast.net). Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, which owns two professional sports teams, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, and a large, multipurpose arena in Philadelphia, the Wachovia Center, and manages other facilities for sporting events, concerts and other events.