On Demand Is the Entertainment Destination to Tune Into In June

Philadelphia, PA.

Comcast's library of entertainment programs offers something for everyone in the family to enjoy this summer and continues in the month of June with a wide-range of choices available On Demand.  Highlights this month include blockbuster movies like Benjamin Button, every Friday the 13th ever made and Valkyrie available in HD, new TV series premiering On Demand at least one week before airing live, along with season catch-ups of award-winning shows and special 3D programming. 

Movie Highlights 

New Releases - Missed a movie that you wanted to see in the theater or want to see it again?  Now you can watch it at home, anytime. All of these movies are available in SD and HD and can be found On Demand in the "HD On Demand" folder under "Movies & Events" under "All Movies," or in the "Movies & Events" folder under "Just In." 

  • Same Day as DVD - He's Just Not that into You (6/2), Gran Torino (6/9), Friday the 13th (6/16), Inkheart (6/23), 12 Rounds (6/30) and Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li (6/30) are all available in HD the same day they are released on DVD.

  • Other Recent Box-Office Hits - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (6/3), Last Chance Harvey (6/3), New in Town (6/9), My Bloody Valentine (6/16), Valkyrie (6/18) and Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (6/26). All of these movies are available in HD.

  • 3D - Experience My Bloody Valentine in 3D and HD right in your living room. Be sure to pick up your 3D glasses at Comcast payment centers and select mall locations. The movie is available beginning June 16 On Demand in the "HD On Demand" folder under "Movies & Events" under "Bloody Valentine 3D."

 Movie Collections - New movie collections can be found On Demand in the "Movies & Events" folder under "Movie Collections," with many available in HD.  June's themes are:

  •  Barbie Movies- Every girl's favorite doll comes to life with this collection of films including, Barbie Fairytopia, Barbie Mermaidia and Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus. Available now

  • Romantic Comedies - With wedding season in full swing get in the spirit and laugh along with romantic comedies such as Two Weeks Notice, Prime and Employee of the Month. Available June 2.

  • Road Trip Flicks - If you aren't able to go on a road trip this summer, you can still get the experience from home with this collection featuring movies such as Little Miss Sunshine, Sex Drive, Sideways and Kingpin. Starts June 2.

  • Epic Movies - Watch this collection of films which place emphasis on human drama on a grand scale including, Troy, Forest Gump and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (HD). Starts June 3. 

  • Clint Eastwood Films - Just in time for Father's Day, a collection of films featuring everyone's favorite tough guy including, Million Dollar Baby, Dirty Harry, Gran Torino (HD) and Fistful of Dollars. Available June 5.

  • High Crimes & Heist - Summer movies are all about action and thrills, and this collection of movies provide plenty of both. Movies include Italian Job, Reservoir Dogs and Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. Starts June 12.

  • Movies from the 70's - Relive your favorites movies from the seventies.  Movies include Chinatown, The Sting and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Starts June 12.

  • Ice Age - Features Ice Age, Ice Age: The Meltdown, extras and a trailer for Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. Available June 15.

  • Friday the 13th - Watch every Friday the 13th film ever made all in one place - all in HD. Starts June 16.

  • Garfield Movie Fest - A collection of films starring America's most famous cat. Movies include Garfield Pet Force, Garfield and Garfield 2. Available June 16.

  • Dance Flicks - Get ready to dance with this collection of dance movies including, Flashdance, Save the Last Dance and Chicago. Starts June 26.

 IFC In Theaters - A collection of independent films available the same day as they are shown in the theater!  The new title this month is Dead Snow, a Norwegian comedy horror film being shown at this year's Sundance Film Festival. This movie and others are available On Demand under "Movies & Events" under "IFC in Theaters." 

Kids - Showcasing a wide-variety of classic and new kids' movies, June's collection includes, Herbie: Fully Loaded, Chicken Little and James and the Giant Peach. These movies and others can be found On Demand in the "Movies & Events" folder under "Kids Movies." 

Disney SVOD - Disney Family Movies, a subscription video on demand service, gives customers unlimited access to approximately 20 hours of content each month.  Movies featured this month include The Littlest Outlaw, The Magic Riddle and The Journey of Natty Gann. These movies and others can be found On Demand in the "Premium Channels" folder under "Disney Family Movies." 

Movies Under $3 - Stay entertained for less with this economic collection of hits. Customers have access to a wide-variety of movies for under $3 including, The Girl Next Door, Two Weeks Notice and The Thomas Crown Affair. These movies and others can be found On Demand in the "Movies & Events" folder under "Movie Collections" under "30 Under $3." 

Television Highlights
This month's highlights include premieres of new shows, next day availability of new episodes of hit shows and season catch ups.  


Television series premiering On Demand before they air on linear television. 

  • Showtime's Nurse Jackie - Watch the premiere of this new, original series, staring Golden Globe-winning actress Edie Falco, On Demand one week before it premieres on Showtime - in HD.  This premiere is available now through June 10 and can be found On Demand in the "Top Picks" folder. 

  • Sundance Channel's Lazy Environmentalist - Catch the premiere of this new, original series hosted by author, radio and television personality Josh Dorfman, one week before it airs. In each episode Dorfman will seek out environmental skeptics who are experts in various fields in order to prove that a green lifestyle can meet the demands of their professional and private lives. This is available beginning June 10 and can be found On Demand in the "TV Entertainment" folder under "Sundance."

  • Palladia's O.A.R. Live from Madison Square Garden - Catch rock band O.A.R. perform live at Madison Square Garden - in HD - two months before the concert airs.  This premiere is available beginning June 5 and can be found On Demand in the "HD On Demand" folder under "Music."

  • IFC's Z Rock - Watch the season two premiere of this original, comedy series that follows three friends leading a double life, three days before it airs.  This is available beginning June 4 and can be found On Demand in the "Cutting Edge" folder under "IFC Free."

 Next Day Availability

New episodes of today's top shows available the day after they air can be found On Demand in the "TV Series" folder and also in the "HD On Demand" folder. 

  • FX - New episodes from season five of the hit series Rescue Me are available in HD.  

  • A&E - Catch new episodes from season two of The Cleaner and the new original series Hammer Time

  • Other TV Series - Other hit series available anytime customers want to watch include; TLC's Cake Boss, USA's Royal Pains  and WE TV's Bridezillas (HD). 

Catch Up
Entire seasons of hit series and best of episodes from favorite shows available On Demand. 

  • Sci-Fi Channel's Battlestar Gallactica - Watch episodes from the first three seasons, and for the firs time a movie prequel to the series called Caprica - available in HD. Starts June 1 and is available On Demand in the "Cutting Edge" folder under "Sci Fi."

  • TNT's The Closer - Catch up with the best eight episodes from the past four seasons of this hit show starring Kyra Sedgwick.  Available now On Demand in the "TV Entertainment" folder under "TNT On Demand."

  • AMC's Mad Men - Before season three of this Emmy-winning series begins in August, catch up with seasons one and two.  Season one is available beginning June 25 On Demand in the "TV Entertainment" folder under "AMC." Season two will be available beginning in July.

  • Animal Planet's Whale Wars - Before the new season airs, catch up with the entire first season of one of the highest rated series on Animal Planet - available in HD.  Starts June 1 and is available On Demand in the "News & World" folder under "Animal Planet."

 Special Programming Highlights 

BET Awards - Get ready for the BET Awards with some exclusive performances, a special nominee package and a collection of top past performances, with most titles available in HD. Exclusive content includes the entire 2008 BET Awards, Neyo's and Rhianna's 2008 performances, Best Host Moments from BET Awards past, Most Outrageous Moments from BET Awards past and a re-play of this year's awards show. This content and more will be available On Demand in the "TV Entertainment" folder under "BET On Demand" under "BET Awards" from June 10 - July 7. 

E3 Expo 09 - G4 provides coverage of the 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo, the world's premiere trade show for computer and video games and related products. This content will be available On Demand in the "Cutting Edge" folder under "G4" under "E309" from June 4 - July 10. 

Get Up & Dance: Wedding Party Dances - Wedding season is here, and DJs extraordinaire John and Anthony are ready to teach you the moves to all of those popular wedding party dances. Learn dances such as, the Electric Boogie, Disco Slide, Cotton Eye Joe and the Macarena.  All these and more great dances are available any time you want On Demand in the "Music" folder under "Get Up & Dance" in "Wedding Party Dances." 

With more than 11 billion views to date, Comcast's On Demand library has grown to include more than 10,000 choices available each month, including more than 1,000 choices in HD available at any time.  Comcast's extensive On Demand library features everything from movies, music and top TV shows to the most popular kids, sports, lifestyle and local programs available anytime, anywhere and with the ability to pause, rewind and fast-forward selections. 

Note: Offerings and availability can vary by Market