Fancast Tops 100 Video Content Providers Offering Content from Top Networks
Fancast (www.fancast.com), Comcast Interactive Media's (CIM) online destination that enables users to watch, manage and find entertainment content wherever it is available, today announced that it has video content from over 100 content providers.
On Fancast, users can not only watch free content from top networks and studios, but also manage their entertainment experience through the site's specialized "Watch It" feature. The feature helps viewers learn where their favorite TV show and movie content is playing, and how they can access it.
"Fancast is a one-stop online personal entertainment guide whose mission is to provide the widest selection of content from the most partners, and allow fans to truly manage their own entertainment experience," said Amy Banse, President of CIM. "As consumers continue to embrace content across multiple platforms, Comcast is leading the way to provide content where viewers want to see it, on TV, on demand, online and on Fancast."
Fancast, which launched in January at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, will continue to add content and functionally to provide new and unique ways that consumers can manage their entertainment experience.
- Watch more than 20,000 free long and short form TV and movie videos from top networks and movie studios at any time, with an average of 5,000 new videos a month.
- Find entertainment information on one of the largest entertainment databases with over 11 million pages of information on 50,000 television shows, 75,000 photos, 80,000 movies and 1.2 million actors, cast and crew.
- Manage their viewing experience starting later this year by programming their DVR recordings in advance, from their computers, and creating a "Watch List" which will organize and catalogue upcoming programming, set a personalized play list and send reminders to users about what they should watch in the future.
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Fancast.com: Fancast (www.fancast.com), created by Comcast Interactive Media, is the first online destination that enables users to watch, manage and find entertainment content wherever it is available - on Fancast, on television, online, on DVD or in theaters. On Fancast, users can view an expanding free library of full episodes and clips from movie partners and top networks, find the content they are looking for across multiple platforms and create a personalized entertainment experience. Fancast features like the "Watch It" tool make it easy to access content wherever it lives while "Six Degrees" helps them explore the connections between TV shows, movies, cast and crew. Shortly, Fancast will enable users to set their DVR from their computer, receive email reminders about what they should tune-in to based on previous preferences and set designated "Watch Lists" of their favorite shows.
About Comcast Interactive Media
Comcast Interactive Media (CIM), a division of Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), develops and operates Internet businesses focused on entertainment, information and communication, including Comcast.net. CIM's products include Fandango.com, a top movie and entertainment destination, selling movie tickets at over 15,000 screens; Fancast.com, a national online entertainment site; Ziddio.com, a national multi-platform user-generated site; GameInvasion.net, a national online site offering for hardcore gaming enthusiasts; and thePlatform, the industry-leading provider of digital media publishing solutions over broadband and wireless networks.