Comcast Adds HD VOD Content Slowly, Steadily

Both HD VOD and Blu-ray Disc’s biggest hurdle in these early days remains beefing up their inventories of titles as quickly as possible, while offering new releases—along with as many of the tens of thousands of older film and TV titles that came before.
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As cable and DBS battle it out to see who can provide the most HD at the earliest dates, the nation’s top cabler, Comcast, is attempting to offer a steady stream of TV and movie on-demand titles on a monthly basis. Both HD VOD and Blu-ray Disc’s biggest hurdle in these early days remains beefing up their inventories of titles as quickly as possible, while offering new releases—along with as many of the tens of thousands of older film and TV titles that came before.

Meanwhile, some things old and some things new are being added to the HD VOD list month by month for subscribers. As an example, here’s the new HD fare that Comcast is unveiling for its VOD service throughout June.

MOVIES

  • Semi-Pro (now available)
  • Fool’s Gold (available June 17)
  • Be Kind Rewind (available June 17)
  • 10,000 B.C. (available June 24)
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind (now)
  • Starship Troopers (now)
  • Serenity (now)
  • Twelve Monkeys (now)

TELEVISION

  • The Office (2006-07 season)
  • 30 Rock (2006-07 season)
  • Weeds (Season 3)
  • Heroes (complete series)
  • BET Awards
  • G4: Code Monkeys
  • NBA Draft Profiles