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Comcast Brings Exclusive Wiggles Content to On Demand

BusinessWire



Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) announced an exclusive On Demand offering that will bring its video customers favorite episodes handpicked by The Wiggles themselves, behind-the-scenes clips, and movies including The Wiggles Present: Dorothy the Dinosaur’s Memory Book and The Wiggles: Go Bananas! this week in the “Top Picks” folder. This offering, which joins Comcast’s comprehensive line-up of hundreds of kids’ entertainment choices available at anytime On Demand, celebrates The Wiggles’ move on Monday, August 24 to Sprout, the group’s new exclusive U.S. television home.

“My children have grown up watching The Wiggles and I’m delighted that now other families can share The Wiggles fun and entertainment together anytime with On Demand,” said Diana Kerekes, Vice President of Video Content for Comcast. “Our kids programming is one of our most viewed offerings On Demand and we are excited to continue to grow this category for parents and kids.”

The Wiggles on Comcast On Demand boosts an already explosive collection of children’s entertainment. Comcast On Demand features the most popular shows and movies available anytime. Children can watch their favorite shows from Sprout, Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Noggin and Discovery Kids, featuring hit series such as, Sesame Street, Dora the Explorer, Hannah Montana and Scooby Doo – anytime they want. Comcast On Demand also offers exclusive premieres available before linear air such as Nickelodeon’s Ni Hao Kai Lan movie, also available On Demand now. Additionally, On Demand offers Kids Movies, a permanent offering that features up to 20 new titles every month and video on demand exclusive programs such as Activity TV, Kids Fun Fitness and Kids Karaoke also available anytime.

The wide-array of choices available On Demand are part of Project Infinity, the company’s commitment to innovation and the delivery of exponentially more quality content on TV, including more HD. Currently, Comcast’s signature On Demand library offers more than 10,000 entertainment programs each month, including more than 1,000 choices in HD available anytime, anywhere and with the ability to pause, rewind and fast-forward selections. With more than 12 billion views to date, Comcast’s extensive On Demand library features everything from movies, music and top TV shows to the most popular kids, sports, lifestyle and local programs. Comcast customers now are selecting On Demand more than 300 million times every month.

About Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is the nation's leading provider of entertainment, information and communication products and services. With 23.9 million cable customers, 15.3 million high-speed Internet customers, and 7.0 million Comcast Digital Voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.

Comcast's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, ten sports networks operated by Comcast Sports Group and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast's Internet businesses, including Comcast.net (www.comcast.net). Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, whose major holdings include the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and two large multipurpose arenas in Philadelphia.





Source: BusinessWire


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