Global media and technology company Comcast Corporation announced on Wednesday that it will be open its content up as part of its”Watchathon” event from March 25 through 31. During this time, customers will have unlimited access to the company’s entire programming library of more than 3,500 episodes from over 100 series — representing 3,375 hours of total content. Each show can be viewed for free when streamed from the Web onto another computer, mobile, tablet, or Video on Demand (VOD) platform. Comcast calls the event its “biggest TV catch-up event in history.” After March 31, Comcast says that the service will be converted into an Xfinity On-Demand initiative it’s calling “Catch-Up of the Week”. Through this, it will offer up every episode of every season of a “different, hit TV series each week” through the end of 2013.
Comcast to Stream Entire Content Library for Free from March 25-31
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).