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Comcast On Demand March Highlights

Comcast On Demand March Highlights

Top Highlights Include:

  • 15 Same Day as DVD Movies SD/HD – Available On Demand under Movies>All New Movies, new releases available this month include:
     
    1. Where The Wild Things Are (3/2)
    2. Precious (3/9)
    3. Armored (3/16)
    4. Astro Boy (3/16)
    5. Bandslam (3/16)
    6. Did You Hear About The Morgans? (3/16)
    7. Ninja Assassin (3/16)
    8. The Fourth Kind (3/16)
    9. The Twilight Saga: New Moon (3/20)
    10. Brothers (3/23)
    11. Fantastic Mr. Fox (3/23)
    12. The Blind Side (3/23)
    13. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (3/30)
    14. Sherlock Holmes (3/30)
    15. Under The Sea (3/30)

     
  • Three Major Pay-Per-View (PPV) events this month include:
    1) Pacquiao vs. Clottey
    – Available on PPV on March 13.  Leading up to this anticipated match, watch past fights and greatest hits available On Demand beginning March 4 under Top Picks>Pacquiao-Clottey.
    2) UFC 111 – Available on PPV on March 27. Get ready for UFC 111 by visiting UFC On Demand to watch past fights and more. Available On Demand under Sports & Fitness>UFC WWE & Boxing>UFC.
    3) WWE’s WrestleMania – Available on PPV on March 28.  Replays will be available in SD/HD On Demand under Sports & Fitness>PPV Events.
  • Nickelodeon: Kids Choice Awards Exclusive SD/HD – Get ready for this year’s Kids Choice Awards with an exclusive collection of behind-the-scenes and best moments plus an exclusive look at never-before-seen episodes of Fanboy & Chum Chum, Mighty B! and The Fairly Oddparents. Available now On Demand under Kids>Nickelodeon.
  • MLB Network’s 30 Clubs in 30 Days – Watch coverage of spring training from every Major League Club in preparation for the 2010 MLB baseball season with exclusive On Demand content from MLB Network. Get into all of the baseball action beginning March 22 On Demand under Sports & Fitness>MLB Network.
  • HBO’s The Pacific SD/HD – Catch an exclusive sneak peek of HBO’s highly anticipated new miniseries The Pacific available to ALL Comcast subscribers.  Available now On Demand under Top Picks>The Pacific through March 22.  Don’t miss it!
  • How to Train Your Dragon SD/HD – Get ready for the new animated movie How to Train Your Dragon by watching exclusive behind-the-scenes trailers and featurettes, including a 3D How to Train Your Dragon featurette!  Available On Demand now under Movies > How 2 Train Dragon.

Television Highlights:

Premieres:  Television series premiering On Demand before they are on linear television include:

  • The Haney Project (featuring Ray Romano) – Golf Channel’s hit series The Haney Project has a new student – Ray Romano.  The premiere episode of this new series is available On Demand now, one week before it airs on the Golf Channel under Sports & Fitness>Golf Channel.

Next day availability: New episodes of today’s top shows available the day after they air include: Accidentally on Purpose, Medium, The New Adventures of the Old Christine, The Good Wife, Two and a Half Men, CSI, CSI: Miami, CSI: New York, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Office, 30 Rock, Parks & Recreation, Mercy and more.  Available On Demand now under TV Series.

Other Series:  Other TV series available On Demand include:

  • Arrested Development SD/HD – The popular cult series is now available On Demand. Available On Demand now under The Cutting Edge/IFC Free/IFC Series. (Also available under the TV Series category).
  • The Buried Life SD/HD – MTV’s newest hit series is available On Demand now under TV Entertainment>MTV. (Also available under the TV Series category).
  • White Collar SD/HD – USA’s hit series continues.  Available On Demand now under TV Entertainment>USA Network. (Also available under the TV Series category).

Additional Highlights:

Soul Train – Get in the groove with a new music destination featuring performances from the famous music series.  Available On Demand beginning March 8 under Music>Soul Train.

Top Picks– All available under the Top Picks category:

  • Stand Up 2 Cancer SD/HD – It’s your last chance to get a huge selection of music videos from more than 60 of the hottest artists, celebrity appearances and more, all exclusively on Comcast.  When you purchase any selection from the folder "A Reason 2 Give" 100% of the proceeds goes to Stand Up 2 Cancer for their mission to end cancer. Available On Demand now until March 15 under Top Picks>Stand Up 2 Cancer.
  • Selena – Commemorate the Latin pop music icon with her hit songs and the movie about the music artist’s life starring Jennifer Lopez. Available On Demand beginning March 4 through March 18 under Top Picks/Selena.

Movie Collections– (all available under Movies>Movie Collections)

  • Basketball Movies – including Hoosiers, Like Mike, and White Men Can’t Jump. Starts March 1.
  • Baseball Movies – including Bull Durham, Field of Dreams and The Sandlot. Starts March 25.

HD On Demand:

HD On Demand– There are currently more than 3,000 HD Choices On Demand.

  • Free HD Highlights:  Free movies include F/X’s Just Married and Swim Fan.
  • Premium HD Highlights: This month includes Cinemax’s Bride Wars and The Tale of Despereaux available and Movieplex’s My Cousin Vinny.

Premium Highlights:

*Please note, premium highlights are only available to premium subscribers

  • HBO On Demand - Movies: Inkheart HD (3/8), Monsters vs Aliens HD (3/15), Ghosts of Girlfriends Past HD (3/15).
    Series: Real Time with Bill Maher HD available now, Big Love HD (Season 4 available next day) available now,  How to Make It in America HD available now, Funny or Die Presents: Season 1 HD available now.
  • Showtime On DemandMovies: Twilight HD (On Demand Premiere one week before linear) available now, Saw V HD (3/28).
    Series: Nurse Jackie HD (3/23), United States of Tara HD (3/23), Weeds HD available now, Secret Diary of a Call Girl: Season 2 HD available now, The Tudors HD available now, La La Land HD (available next day) available now.
  • Starz On DemandMovies:  Taking of Pelham 123 HD (On Demand Premiere), available now, Angels & Demons HD (On Demand Premiere) (3/11), The Ugly Truth HD (On Demand Premiere) available now, The Proposal HD (3/13).
    Series: Spartacus: Blood and Sand (On Demand Premiere) available now.
  • CinemaxMovies:  Observe and Report HD (3/04), The Dark Knight HD (3/04), Max Payne (3/11), Taken HD (3/11), Fighting HD (3/18), Hellboy II: The Golden Army HD (3/18), Men In Black II HD (3/25).
  • Encore On DemandMovies: Phenomenon HD available now, Pineapple Express HD available now, Bed Time Stories HD (3/12), You Don’t Mess with the Zohan HD (3/12).
  • Movieplex - Movies:  Midnight Express HD available now, The Good Son HD (3/12), My Cousin Vinny (3/12), A Civil Action HD (3/05).
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