PHILADELPHIA SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast and Amazon today announced the Prime Video service will launch
over the next week on Comcast’s Xfinity X1, giving millions of people
access to a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that now features
seamless access to award-winning Prime Video originals, thousands of
premium shows, movies, and live events right alongside all of the live,
on demand and web programming included with an Xfinity TV subscription.
“We are thrilled to give X1 customers access to Amazon Prime Video just
in time for the holidays,” said Matt Strauss, Executive Vice President,
Xfinity Services, Comcast Cable. “Prime Video is a fantastic extension
of the programming choices available to our customers. By integrating
hundreds of thousands of live and on demand choices from the best
networks, studios and streaming services, our customers can instantly
search, control and watch all of their entertainment in one place with
X1 customers can now easily search Prime Video programming and enjoy
exclusive Prime Originals including Homecoming with Julia
Roberts, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The
Romanoffs, Goliath, Bosch, The Man in the High Castle, The Grand
Tour and a growing library of Prime Video programming in 4K
Ultra HD and HDR. Whether catching up on currently airing series, diving
into a Prime Original, or searching an entire genre of programming,
customers can just say, “Watch The Americans,” ”Show me Sneaky
Pete,” or “Find comedies” into the voice remote. Customers can also
simply launch the Prime Video app by saying “Amazon Prime Video” into
the voice remote, or by navigating to the X1 apps menu.
”Streaming Prime Originals is now easier than ever for our Prime members
with X1,” said Greg Hart, Vice President of Amazon Prime Video. “The
launch arrives just in time for Season 2 of Emmy-winning The
Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Season 3 of The Grand Tour and holiday
classics like It’s A Wonderful Life, which is now available
exclusively on Prime Video.”
With Amazon Prime Video integrated into the X1 guide, customers can
easily browse the Prime Video catalog on Xfinity on Demand including the
most buzzed about Prime Originals like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Homecoming,
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Man in the High Castle, Bosch,
The Grand Tour, Catastrophe, Forever, The Big Sick and
Manchester by the Sea along with Prime Kids Originals such as Kung
Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny, Pete The Cat, Tumble Leaf,
Just Add Magic, Lost in Oz and The Stinky Dirty Show.
Customers can catch up on recent hits or relive timeless favorites
including The Expanse, Downton Abbey, Suits,Vikings,
Sons of Anarchy, The Americans, Victoria, House,
Friday Night Lights, Monk, Spongebob Squarepants and
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. In addition to the thousands of titles
included with a Prime Video subscription, customers can access titles
for rental or purchase, or choose from more than 150 Prime Video
Channels to add to their video service, including Showtime and STARZ.
The Emmy-award winning X1 platform is now in a majority of Xfinity
customers’ homes. For more information about X1, customers can visit www.xfinity.com/X1.
About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology
company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and
Sky. Comcast Cable is one of the United States’ largest video,
high-speed internet, and phone providers to residential customers under
the Xfinity brand, and also provides these services to businesses. It
also provides wireless and security and automation services to
residential customers under the Xfinity brand. NBCUniversal is global
and operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and
Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations,
television station groups, Universal Pictures, and Universal Parks and
Resorts. Sky is one of Europe’s leading media and entertainment
companies, connecting customers to a broad range of video content
through its pay television services. It also provides communications
services, including residential high-speed internet, phone, and wireless
services. Sky operates the Sky News broadcast network and sports and
entertainment networks, produces original content, and has exclusive
content rights. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com
for more information.
About Prime Video
Prime Video is a premium subscription streaming service that offers
customers an unmatched collection of digital videos—all with the ease of
finding what they love to watch in one place.
Included with Prime: Watch thousands of popular movies and TV
shows, including our award-winning Prime Originals such as
Emmy-winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan,
Homecoming, The Man in the High Castle, Bosch, Academy
Award-winning Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman and
Academy Award-nominated The Big Sick, exclusives, live sports
and licensed and self-published content available in more than 200
countries and territories worldwide.
Watch more with Prime Video Channels: Prime members can add
150+ channels like STARZ, Showtime, and more—no extra apps to
download, and no cable required. Only pay for the ones you want, and
cancel anytime. View the full list of channels available at amazon.com/channels.
Rent or Buy: Enjoy hundreds of thousands of titles, including
new-release movies and entire seasons of current TV shows, available
for all Amazon customers to rent or buy.
Instant access: Watch where and when you want with the Prime
Video app on your smart TV, mobile device, Fire TV, Fire tablet, Apple
TV, game consoles or from the web. For a complete list of compatible
devices, visit amazon.com/howtostream.
Enhanced experiences: Make the most of every viewing with 4K
Ultra HD- and High Dynamic Range (HDR)-compatible content. Go behind
the scenes of your favorite movies and TV shows with exclusive X-Ray
access, powered by IMDb. Save it for later with select mobile
downloads for offline viewing.
In addition to Prime Video, the Prime membership includes unlimited fast
free shipping options across all categories available on Amazon, more
than two million songs and thousands of playlists and stations with
Prime Music, secure photo storage with Prime Photos, unlimited reading
with Prime Reading, unlimited access to a digital audiobook catalogue
with Audible Channels for Prime, a rotating selection of free digital
games and in-game loot with Twitch Prime, early access to select
Lightning Deals, exclusive access and discounts to select items, and
more. To sign-up for Prime or to find out more visit: amazon.com/prime.