For us major movie fans, the Oscars are a big deal. A celebration of the best of the best each year. Myself, I like to start celebrating early. This year I’m excited to be an XFINITY customer.- Before the show airs on February 28, XFINITY customers can get acquainted with this year’s nominees, with more than 20 nominated films available to pre-order, rent or own. Film fans can also brush up on Oscars history with every “Best Picture” winner from the past 25 years available to rent or own.
“We are excited to team with Comcast to offer an expansive library of Oscars content to Xfinity TV customers,” said Justin Connolly, executive vice president, Disney and ESPN Networks Affiliate Sales and Marketing. “This is yet another example of our dedication to finding unique opportunities that enable us to both make our popular content available to viewers on a variety of platforms and add value to our distribution partners.”
Also, XFINITY TV customers have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the Oscars history like never before. The ultimate collection of Oscars content features hundreds of videos, from on demand highlights of this year’s event, and previous “Best Picture” winners from the past 25 years and clips of the most memorable moments in Oscar history.
The day after the show, the full Oscars telecast will be available to watch on demand through March 2. In addition, highlights from the event will be added to the Oscars destination, giving customers the opportunity to catch-up or re-live the nights biggest moments, including red carpet interviews, winner speeches, musical numbers, and skits.
“Through this partnership, we’re offering a unique end-to-end experience for all things Oscars,” said Todd Arata, Vice President, Brand Marketing, Comcast Cable. “Our customers have a passion for movies, and our couch-to-carpet Oscars experience provides the best way to enjoy the biggest movie award show and celebration of the year.”
“All things Oscars”, now this is my kind of fun! I’ve been enjoying these clips and movies on demand each night, as I count down to the big show.
The majority of the historical Oscars video content plus the highlights from the 2016 show will be available through March 13. Select Xfinity On Demand Oscars content will also be available over the Internet on the Xfinity TV and Xfinity TV Go apps and the event microsite, Xfinity.com/Oscars.
…and the award for best cable provider goes to – Comcast!
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