Comcast April Highlights

From Comcast:


On Demand:

  • Same Day as DVD Movies SD/HD – This month there are 7 movies over $5M in box office being released the same day as DVD and in HD including: TRON: Legacy (also in 3D), Little Fockers, Country Strong, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Gulliver’s Travels, The King’s Speech and 3 Idiots.
  • The Royal Wedding – Everything you need to get ready for the Royal Wedding on April 29 will be On Demand and Online. Viewers can dive into a vast array of content on everything British and wedding-related: Food & Etiquette, British Music, Popular UK TV Series, About the UK, The Royal Family, Princess Diana, Royal Family Movies and William & Kate. Available 4/1 at Top Picks>The Royal Wedding. A live feed of the wedding will also be featured at the custom microsite:  
  • HBO’s Game of Thrones  – On Demand from Comcast is the ultimate destination to get ready for this new HBO series.  Watch exclusive content including behind the scenes, the making-of and profiles of the families. Available now at Top Picks>Game of Thrones. Also available online at the Game of Thrones microsite located at
  • Our Planet: Earth – Celebrate Earth Day with this Top Picks folder including Films & Documentaries, Earth Day programming for Kids and Green Living tips. Available 4/11 at Top Picks>Our Planet: Earth
  • Tribeca Film Festival – See films on demand the same day they premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. Plus additional films premiering on demand. Available beginning 4/20 at Movies>Movie Collections>Tribeca Film



  • Dr. Who – Prepare for the Season 6 premiere by catching up on the entire 5th season available online starting 4/1
  • Showtime Series – All Showtime subscribers can catch episodes from the new season of Nurse Jackie, The Borgias and United States of Tara, available the day after they air.
  • The Killing – Episodes 1 and 2 of AMC’s The Killing will be available to everyone beginning 4/4. All episodes beginning with Episode 3 will be authenticated to Comcast Digital Cable Subscribers


Additional Highlights (available On Demand only):

  • Top Picks Highlights (all available under the Top Picks category):
    • All On The Line – Check out episodes from this new series from Sundance Channel that follows Joe Zee – fashion powerhouse, celebrity stylist, and Creative Director of ELLE. Joe Zee helps struggling designers save their lines from ruin. Available beginning 4/21
    • Harry Potter – See the first 5 Harry Potter films (#6 is on HBO On Demand) plus tons of extras and the newest VOD release, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1. Available beginning 4/15
  • Music Picks Highlights  (all available under Music>Music Picks)
    • British Music – Get ready for the Royal Wedding with music from these favorite British Bands including Coldplay. Oasis and Mumford & Sons available 4/1
    • Foo Fighters – celebrate their new album with videos including Everlong, Times Like These and Best Of Your available 4/1
  • Movie Collectionsavailable at Movies>Movie Collections
    • April Foolishness (4/1) – including Due Date, Dinner For Schmucks and There’s Something About Mary
    • Black Cinema (Stand Up Comedians) (4/1) – including I Think I Love My Wife, Bill Cosby, Himself and The Original Kings of Comedy
    • Focker Family Fun (4/5) – Including new release Little Fockers, Meet The Parents and lots of fun extras. Also available in HD.
    • Oliver Stone Flicks (4/5) – including Alexander: Revisited [The Final Cut], Born on the Fourth of July and JFK
    • Oliver Stone Picks (4/5) – Check out Oliver Stone’s top movie picks including Gran Torino, The Departed and Unforgiven

One response to “Comcast April Highlights

  1. why should we care about comcast? in a year we’ll probably be paying at least 200.00 for a cable bill for all this digital crap we won’t use!

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