Xfinity TV Kicks Off 2011 Fall TV Season with More Ways to Personalize and Watch New and Returning TV Series
With the start of fall TV season kicking off and viewing on traditional television (TV) and mobile devices increasing, Xfinity TV is bringing customers new and returning TV series live, on Xfinity On Demand, XfinityTV.com and through its Xfinity TV app and DVR service. Xfinity TV customers can also personalize and enhance their ability to watch TV series whenever, wherever they want with tools that help customers manage their viewing across multiple screens.
"We are bringing customers shows from all the major broadcast networks, cable and premium providers, and we're making them available to watch, anytime, anywhere," said Marcien Jenckes, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Video Services for Comcast. "With the best and most current TV series - and tools to personalize viewing - our fall TV viewing experience can't be matched."
Fall TV Lineup
More than 90 percent of all the major broadcast network's fall TV series will be available on Xfinity On Demand or XfinityTV.com - or both - including highly anticipated new shows like Pan Am (ABC), A Gifted Man (CBS), New Girl (FOX) and Up All Night (NBC). Customers can access returning hits, such as Dancing with the Stars (ABC), NCIS (CBS) Glee (FOX) and The Office (NBC), along with top-rated cable shows, special bonus content and past seasons and episodes, so they can catch-up and keep-up with their favorites all season long. In addition, popular and new premium series like Boardwalk Empire (HBO), Dexter (Showtime) and Boss (Starz) will be available to watch through the Xfinity TV app on the iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®.
Watch, Manage and Personalize Viewing
Customers can choose from 1,400 TV series on XfinityTV.com, 600+ TV series on Xfinity On Demand and nearly 500 TV series through the Xfinity TV app, personalize and enhance their TV viewing with features including:
The Xfinity TV app, which allows customers to remotely program, record and manage their DVRs at home and on-the-go via a computer, the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Android™-powered mobile devices
Use an iPad and various smart phones as a remote control to instantly change the channel, and quickly find what to watch on live TV, Xfinity On Demand, XfinityTV.com and through the Xfinity TV app
Tools to help customers track, follow and be reminded when their favorite TV series are available on live TV, Xfinity On Demand, XfinityTV.com and through the Xfinity TV app
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"Facebook Connect" lets customers share with friends what shows they are watching, as well as follow what shows their friends like
Xfinity TV works with all of the major broadcast networks, top-rated cable channels, such as AMC, Bravo, E!, FX, Nickelodeon, TBS, Telemundo, TNT and USA Network and all of the premium providers including HBO, Showtime and Starz. In addition to this year's fall TV lineup, Comcast continues to offer customers more than 60,000 TV and movie entertainment choices across Xfinity On Demand, online at XfinityTV.com and through the Xfinity TV app.
About Comcast Cable
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA - News) (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is the majority owner and manager of NBCUniversal, which owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks.