|By PR Newswire||
|March 10, 2008 07:17 PM EDT||
PHILADELPHIA, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fancast (http://www.fancast.com/), Comcast Interactive Media's (CIM) online destination that enables users to watch, manage and find entertainment content wherever it is available, today announced that it has video content from over 100 content providers.
On Fancast, users can not only watch free content from top networks and studios, but also manage their entertainment experience through the site's specialized "Watch It" feature. The feature helps viewers learn where their favorite TV show and movie content is playing, and how they can access it.
"Fancast is a one-stop online personal entertainment guide whose mission is to provide the widest selection of content from the most partners, and allow fans to truly manage their own entertainment experience," said Amy Banse, President of CIM. "As consumers continue to embrace content across multiple platforms, Comcast is leading the way to provide content where viewers want to see it, on TV, on demand, online and on Fancast."
Fancast, which launched in January at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, will continue to add content and functionally to provide new and unique ways that consumers can manage their entertainment experience.
On Fancast: -- Watch more than 20,000 free long and short form TV and movie videos from top networks and movie studios at any time, with an average of 5,000 new videos a month. -- Find entertainment information on one of the largest entertainment databases with over 11 million pages of information on 50,000 television shows, 75,000 photos, 80,000 movies and 1.2 million actors, cast and crew. -- Manage their viewing experience starting later this year by programming their DVR recordings in advance, from their computers, and creating a "Watch List" which will organize and catalogue upcoming programming, set a personalized play list and send reminders to users about what they should watch in the future. Watch These Full Length Episodes on Fancast TODAY: http://www.fancast.com/full_episodes 24 30 Days 30 Rock Adam-12 Airwolf Alfred Hitchcock Presents Alias Smith and Jones American Dad American Gladiators American Gothic American Misfits Amnesia Andy Barker, P.I. Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Arrested Development As the World Turns Back to You Battlestar Galactica Big Brother 9 Bionic Woman Bones Boo! Brother's Keeper Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Buffy, the Vampire Slayer Campus Cops Celine Dion: That's Just the Woman In Me Chicago Hope Chuck Cleopatra 2525 Comanche Moon Conviction (NBC) Cops Corkscrewed: The Wrath of Grapes Cover Me: Based on the True Life on an FBI Family CSI: Crime Scene Investigation CSI: Miami CSI: New York Damages Deadline Doogie Howser, M.D. Dr. Steve-O Dragnet Dream On Emergency! Equal Justice Eureka Exosquad Extreme Championship Wrestling Fame Family Guy Firefly Firsthand Flash Gordon Flipper: The New Adventures Friday Night Lights Fudge Ghost Hunters Guiding Light Hawaii Five-O Heroes Hill Street Blues Hogan Knows Best House How I Met Your Mother It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia Jack of All Trades Jail Jericho Jerry Springer John Doe Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot Journeyman K-Ville King of the Hill Kitchen Confidential Kitchen Nightmares Knight Rider Kojak (CBS) Kojak (USA) L.A. Dragnet Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County Land of the Giants Las Vegas Late Night With Conan O'Brien Life Life After Film School Lipstick Jungle Lost in Space Lou Grant MacGyver Mad TV Major Dad Make Me a Supermodel Manhattan, AZ McHale's Navy Medium Meet the Press Melrose Place Miami Vice Monk Moonlight Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Murder One My Bare Lady My Dad is Better Than Your Dad My Name is Earl Nanny and the Professor NCIS New Amsterdam Night Gallery Numb3rs Peacemakers Perry Mason Picket Fences Power of 10 Prison Break Psych Quarterlife Raines Remington Steele Reno 911! Rob and Amber: Against The Odds Roswell Scott Baio is 46...and...Pregnant She Spies Simon & Simon Sitting Ducks Solitary St. Elsewhere Stacked Standoff Star Trek Surface Survivor: Micronesia - Fans vs. Favorites Swamp Thing Talkshow With Spike Feresten Team Knight Rider Tequila and Bonetti Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles The 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards The 50th Annual Grammy Awards The 80th Annual Academy Awards The A-Team The Alfred Hitchcock Hour The Apprentice The Bob Newhart Show The Bold and the Beautiful The Captain and Casey Show The Celebrity Look Alike Show The Crow: Stairway to Heaven The Hills The Invisible Man The Loop The Mary Tyler Moore Show The Moment of Truth The Office The Outer Limits The Practice The Pretender 2001 The Price Is Right The Price is Right $1,000,000 Spectacular The Real Housewives of New York City The Riches The Salt-N-Pepa Show The Shield The Simpsons The Starter Wife The Tonight Show With Jay Leno The Woody Woodpecker Show The Young and the Restless Today Tom Brokaw Reports: In the Shadow of the American Dream Tom Brokaw Reports: The Greatest Generation Tom Brokaw Reports: The Long War Tom Brokaw Reports: To War and Back Total Recall 2070 Tremors: The Series Trick My Truck Twilight Zone Unhitched Vanished Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Weird Science Welcome to the Captain WKRP in Cincinnati WWE Monday Night RAW About Fancast
Fancast.com: Fancast (http://www.fancast.com/), created by Comcast Interactive Media, is the first online destination that enables users to watch, manage and find entertainment content wherever it is available - on Fancast, on television, online, on DVD or in theaters. On Fancast, users can view an expanding free library of full episodes and clips from movie partners and top networks, find the content they are looking for across multiple platforms and create a personalized entertainment experience. Fancast features like the "Watch It" tool make it easy to access content wherever it lives while "Six Degrees" helps them explore the connections between TV shows, movies, cast and crew. Shortly, Fancast will enable users to set their DVR from their computer, receive email reminders about what they should tune-in to based on previous preferences and set designated "Watch Lists" of their favorite shows.
About Comcast Interactive Media
Comcast Interactive Media (CIM), a division of Comcast Corporation , develops and operates Internet businesses focused on entertainment, information and communication, including Comcast.net. CIM's products include Fandango.com, a top movie and entertainment destination, selling movie tickets at over 15,000 screens; Fancast.com, a national online entertainment site; Ziddio.com, a national multi-platform user-generated site; GameInvasion.net, a national online site offering for hardcore gaming enthusiasts; and thePlatform, the industry-leading provider of digital media publishing solutions over broadband and wireless networks.Comcast Interactive Media
CONTACT: Kate Noel of Comcast Interactive Media, +1-215-286-8793,