HBO Max Comcast Deal

HBO Max launched today, bringing a new option to the crowded offering of streaming services. Though the new endeavor from WarnerMedia had already struck deals with a variety of cable providers, streaming services, and various devices to offer access to HBO Max, there was one huge holdout: Comcast. Thankfully, that changed today with a last minute deal that now allows Xfinity customers to access HBO Max through their Xfinity cable services and gives current HBO subscribers access for free. Read More »

xfinity watchathon

Comcast is looking to generate some positive feelings from some of its customers by making 10,000 free TV shows and movies free to watch for Xfinity subscribers during Xfinity Watchathon Week, which this year takes place from May 11 through May 17. (That’s this coming week, since keeping track of time has become increasingly difficult during the pandemic.) For the first time ever, the company’s free offerings will include episodes of popular Hulu shows like the Elisabeth Moss-led The Handmaid’s Tale and the Reese Witherspoon/Kerry Washington drama Little Fires Everywhere. Get all the details about the upcoming week of programming below. Read More »

E.T. Christmas Commercial

No one has been expecting a sequel to E.T. The Extra Terrestrial to come to fruition, and we certainly weren’t expecting one to drop on Thanksgiving. But here we are.

During the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, a commercial for Xfinity aired featuring E.T. reuniting with his old friend Elliot just in time for the holidays. And, yes, they even got grown up Henry Thomas back to reprise his role from the original movie. Despite being a commercial for Xfinity (which isn’t nearly as cringeworthy as you’re thinking), it’s actually really touching. Watch the E.T. Christmas commercial below. Read More »

streaming news

Streaming content is both the present and the future, and everyone wants in on it. So much so that day by new, more and more streaming services are popping-up. Will they all last? It’s doubtful. But they might have a chance simply because streaming is what consumers want. Case in point: last year, streaming subscriptions outpaced cable. What’s a cable network like Comcast Xfinity to do? Start their own streaming service, of course. Below, check out a whole plethora of recent streaming news covering these topics and more.

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