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Comcast Celebrates the 2018 Lunar New Year With New On Demand Content

Comcast Celebrates the 2018 Lunar New Year With New On Demand Content

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New Asian and Asian American Movies, Music and More is Now Available Across Platforms and Easily Accessible via the X1 Voice Remote.

To celebrate the Lunar New Year, today Xfinity TV launched a new Asian and Asian American destination on Xfinity On Demand, offering customers a wide variety of popular movies, music videos, behind-the-scenes content, fun facts and more, including:

  • Movies like ‘The New Years Eve of Old Lee,’ ‘The Village of No Return,’ “Buddies in India,” “Dahdi (Granny),” and ‘A Simple Life’.
  • Spotlights with Asian and Asian American entertainers spanning music and film including the band BTS, film director Justin Lin, producer and writer Milton Liu, and actor Randall Park available via Xfinity on Demand on X1 and Xfinity Stream.
  • New Pandora “K-Pop” and “Artists You Didn’t Know Are Asian American” stations and YouTube music video playlists on X1 featuring artists and songs including BTS’s ‘DNA,’ ‘Blood, Sweat, Tears,’ and ‘Fire,’ and Kris Wu’s ‘Deserve’ among other hits. 

Xfinity TV customers can access the new “Asian American Film & TV” destination across platforms, and X1 customers browse and navigate the experience with the X1 Voice Remote, or say “Fortune” for a special surprise that symbolizes good luck, abundance and perseverance.

“We are thrilled to observe the Lunar New Year by offering our Xfinity TV customers a curated collection of content that celebrates the rich stories and inspiring talent of Asians and Asian Americans across entertainment,” said Rebecca Simpson, Executive Director International Strategy.

Comcast is committed to Asian and Asian American communities year round. Xfinity TV’s “Asian American Film & TV” destination on Xfinity On Demand is the first of its kind, showcasing hundreds of titles curated by the Center for Asian American Media, integrating culturally relevant content from partners including Netflix and YouTube, and celebrating significant cultural observances such as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Filipino Independence, and Diwali through special content collections. In addition, the Comcast Call center (1-855-755-2212) provides in-language customer service support for Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, Tagalog and Vietnamese speakers. For more information on programming, visit Xfinity.com/Asia for more details.

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