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Posted Wednesday 12/12/18 at 1:45PM EST
Game of Thrones was Comcast's No. 1 on-demand show in 2018, despite not airing a new episode since summer 2017
Source: USA Today
"The fact that that show is still ranked No. 1 across the board when it wasn't even current is pretty incredible," says Brynn Lev, vice president of editorial and programming at Comcast Cable. It shows just how large of a following that show has (and) how new people are still discovering it."
Posted Monday 11/26/18 at 11:25AM EST
Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson pay-per-view event becomes a debacle after it was streamed online for free
Cable companies like Comcast are offering refunds for the $19.99 pay-per-view event after a technical glitch resulted in The Match being streamed on The Bleacher Report website for free.
Posted Friday 11/09/18 at 1:22PM EST
Cable and satellite suffered their worst quarter ever thanks to cord-cutters
According to a new study by MoffetNathanson, satellite companies DirecTV and Dish Network were hit particularly hard in the third quarter of 2018, losing 726,000 subscribers combined. Comcast, meanwhile, lost 106,000 cable subscribers.
Posted Tuesday 5/01/18 at 11:02PM EDT
Comcast is boosting internet speeds, but not for cord-cutters
The perk is only available to those who pay for Comcast's internet and cable packages.
Posted Friday 4/13/18 at 1:17PM EDT
Comcast will bundle Netflix as part of its cable package
This marks the first time a U.S. pay TV provider has agreed to include Netflix in its channel bundles, as most consider the streamer a competitor.
Posted Monday 12/11/17 at 4:07PM EST
Will & Grace creators have their own behind-the-scenes web show
Inside Stage 22 with Max and David is available on YouTube and Comcast’s X1 cable platform, featuring co-creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan offering behind-the-scenes insight and interviews on each episode of the NBC sitcom. Seven episodes have already been produced and are available for viewing now. New episodes will be released when the show returns in January.
Posted Monday 11/20/17 at 1:56PM EST
Comcast will let its viewers vote for The Voice using their X1 remote control
Viewers can cast one vote per artist using their remote during the live broadcast or up until one hour after it ends.
Posted Thursday 11/16/17 at 10:42PM EST
FX could end up becoming an NBC sibling if Comcast buys some of 21st Century Fox’s assets
Source: The New York Times
Rupert Murdoch would continue owning the Fox broadcast network and Fox News, but FX would go to Comcast under the proposed deal.