Comcast and The CW Network Bring The CW’S Primetime Lineup to Xfinity On Demand

  Comcast and The CW Network Bring The CW’S Primetime Lineup to Xfinity On

 For the First Time Ever On Demand, Watch the Latest Episodes of The Vampire
         Diaries, Gossip Girl, Supernatural and Other Popular Series

Business Wire

PHILADELPHIA & NEW YORK -- October 24, 2012

Comcast and The CW Network announced today they have reached an agreement that
brings The CW’s popular primetime lineup to Xfinity On Demand. Effective
tomorrow, Oct. 25, customers can watch the four most-recent episodes from each
CW series – including their favorite CW programs the day after they air on
live TV – on Xfinity On Demand at no additional charge. This agreement marks
the first time The CW has made its shows available on Video On Demand (VOD) by
a multi-service operator (MSO).

“Our customers turn to Xfinity On Demand for the latest and most popular
programs, and now we’re pleased to add The CW’s popular primetime lineup to
our offerings,” said Matt Strauss, Senior Vice President, Comcast. “We’re
committed to giving customers access to the best and newest TV shows when they
want, at their fingertips.”

John D. Maatta, Executive Vice President, The CW, said, “We’re very excited to
partner with Comcast to offer our viewers another platform where they can
watch their favorite CW shows. With our primetime series now available on
Xfinity On Demand, The CW will continue to expand its reach as well as provide
our advertisers an opportunity to deliver their message to even more viewers.”

Xfinity On Demand viewers will be able to catch The CW’s top shows in both HD
and SD. Series include The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, America's Next Top
Model, Hart of Dixie, 90210, Arrow, Nikita, Beauty & the Beast, Emily Owens,
M.D. and the final season of Gossip Girl.

Xfinity On Demand offers the most HD TV shows and movies – with thousands
available for free – and a comprehensive broadcast offering that enables
Xfinity TV customers to catch up and keep up with shows from additional
networks including ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC. With more than 20 million digital TV
homes, Xfinity On Demand has the broad reach to help programmers maximize
their viewership and promotional activities. The platform also supports
Nielsen C3 ratings measurement, proving valuable for programmers and
advertisers. Each month, there are nearly 400 million views on Xfinity On
Demand; and since its launch in 2003, there have been more than 25 billion
views. For more information, please visit

About Comcast Cable

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) ( 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.

About The CW

THE CW TELEVISION NETWORK, a joint venture between Warner Bros. Entertainment
and CBS Corporation, made its debut on September 20, 2006 as America’s fifth
broadcast network and is the only network specifically targeting viewers ages
18-34, particularly women, a demographic highly sought after by advertisers.
Delivering a total of 30 hours of programming a week, The CW offers a
five-night, 10-hour primetime lineup that runs Monday through Friday. In
daytime, The CW broadcasts a Monday through Friday afternoon block, and a
five-hour Saturday morning animation block.

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