Xfinity On Demand Uncovers Hidden Gems In July

We’re officially in the dog days of summer, with many great summer series in full swing. But with the heat of July comes the return of favorites like Masters of Sex and Extant, as well as Caitlyn Jenner’s anticipated new docuseries, I Am Cait, in addition to a slate of anticipated On Demand movies, including the critically acclaimed Ex Machina (pictured).

From Minions, to sports, to sharks, to cyborgs, July is full of can’t miss programming! Here's a look at what's ahead on Xfinity On Demand this month:

Live TV Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Can’t get enough soccer after this weekend’s victory for team USA? Well Xfinity’s Summer of Soccer is your ticket to the The Gold Cup, a worldwide soccer tournament that draws capacity crowds and attracts millions of viewers. This year’s tournament features Canada, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaican, Mexico, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago, and the United States. Broadcast and live streamed on the networks of FOX and Univision, the tournament will take place from July 7-26 in cities throughout the US, with full length matches from the entire tournament available with Xfinity On Demand in both English and Spanish.

And if all the soccer still doesn’t cover your sports craving- be sure to check out the Tour de France running from July 2-26, as well as Wimbledon Tennis Tournament June 29- July 12. Now is your chance to become a couch coach for the MLB All Star Game on July 14 by using the latest feature of the X1 Sports app, Baseball Extras, available as a guide enhancement to all X1 users.

Dun dun. Dun dun. July 5 marks the beginning of Discovery’s Shark Week and Nat Geo Wild’s Sharkfest, both guaranteed to be jaw-dropping television events. And if you still can’t get enough, Sharknado 3 is premiering on July 22 to help you take a bite out of life.


Water Cooler-Worthy TV Episodes

July 1    

  • Extant Premiere (CBS)

  • Flipping Out Premiere (Bravo)


July 6

  • Chasing Life Premiere (ABC Family)

July 7

  • Hollywood Game Night Premiere (NBC)

  • Total Diva Premieres (E!)

July 9

  • Teen Mom 2 Premiere (MTV)

July 12

  • Ray Donovan Premiere (Showtime)

  • Masters of Sex Premiere (Showtime)

  • Basketball Wives LA Premiere (VH1)

  • The Strain Premiere (FX)

July 13

  • Running Wild with Bear Grylls Premiere (NBC)

July 15

  • Wahlburgs Premiere (A&E)

  • Donnie Loves Jenny Premiere (A&E)

  • The Jim Gaffigan Show Series Premiere (TV Land)

July 18

  • Hell on Wheels Premiere (AMC)

July 19

  • Welcome to Sweden Premiere (NBC)

July 22

  • Last Comic Standing Premiere (NBC)

Xfinity On Demand Highlights

Ever been curious about what a pop star and her crew eats on a world tour? Or what it’s like to be one of her dancers? Wonder no more! Check out the bi-weekly installments this month of the exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour, all about her dancers, and the catering for the crew.

Get ready for Minions, in theaters July 10th, with a limited time Xfinity Digital Store sale from July 7 to 13 to own both Despicable Me & Despicable Me 2 in HD for $15, or own each movie individually in HD for only $9.99. Plus, don’t forget to try out your best Minionese language skills by speaking it into your voice remote.


Bringing Box-Office Hits Home:

Xfinity On Demand also enables you to enjoy just released blockbuster hits. This month, get excited about the following movies now available on Xfinity on Demand for rent and/or purchase:

  • Ex Machina

  • Insurgent

  • Woman in Gold

  • Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

  • Hot Pursuit

  • Unfriended

  • Home

  • It Follows

Don’t forget about Xfinity On Demand’s amazing collection of free titles to watch in your free time this summer! Here are just a few of the many titles to check out this month:

  • The Pink Panther: 7/1-8/31

  • Anchorman: 7/4-7/10

  • Notting Hill: 7/4-7/10

  • The Campaign: 7/4-7/10

  • The Matrix: 7/5-7/11

  • Zoolander: 7/6-7/12

  • Bad Teacher: 7/11-7/17

  • War of the Worlds: 7/12- 7/18

  • Shutter Island: 7/25-7/31

  • Limitless: 7/25-7/31