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Xfinity TV Announces The Most-Viewed TV Shows, Movies And Musicians With The 2012 Xfinity On Demand Awards

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Today, Xfinity TV from Comcast announced the winners of the 3 rd Annual Xfinity On Demand Awards, a yearly salute to the most-watched TV series, movies and musicians On Demand. As Hollywood’s biggest movie awards shows honor the biggest films of the silver screen, the Xfinity On Demand Awards recognizes the most-viewed On Demand content on the TV screen. This year’s big Award winners include audience favorites like The Big Bang Theory, Duck Dynasty, 21 Jump Street and Beyoncé.

“Each year, we look forward to seeing which shows, movies and musicians were top choices among audiences across the country. We saw huge growth in On Demand views this year, especially for current-season TV shows ,” says Maggie McLean Suniewick, Vice President, Video Services, Comcast Cable. “Xfinity On Demand is a top viewing destination for our customers, which is a testament to the continually growing library of content that we offer on the platform.”

Data revealed that comedies ruled in both movies and TV series in 2012. It was also a big year for premium network television, as HBO’s Game of Thrones and Girls (winner of two Golden Globes) were among the most-viewed overall television series.

The 2012 Xfinity On Demand Awards winners include:

Television

  • Most-Viewed Overall TV Series: The Big Bang Theory
    • Followed by Family Guy and Game of Thrones
  • Most-Viewed New TV Series: Duck Dynasty
    • Followed by Girls and Revolution
  • Most-Viewed Kids TV Series: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
    • Followed by Adventure Time and Regular Show

Movies

  • Most-Viewed New Release Movie: 21 Jump Street
    • Followed by The Hunger Games and Ted
  • Most-Viewed Kids Movie: Alvin & The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
    • Followed by We Bought a Zoo and Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
  • Most-Viewed Indie Movie: ATM
    • Followed by APARTMENT 143 and 96 Minutes

Music

  • Most-Viewed Musical Artist: Beyoncé
    • Followed by Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown

Additional Xfinity On Demand Awards statistics and insights behind the data are available at www.comcastcorporation.com.

Millions of Xfinity TV customers have access to Xfinity On Demand. The platform has amassed more than 28 billion views since it first launched in 2003. Today, Xfinity TV offers more than 36,000 choices available On Demand, giving customers anytime access to current popular TV series, new release movies, kids programming, indie films, movie collections, editorial selections, activities for kids and families, exclusive content, sports and specials. Xfinity TV also brings customers more than 270,000 entertainment choices online on XfinityTV.com, and 20,000 TV shows and movies on the iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch® through the Xfinity TV Player app, many of which can be downloaded onto smartphones and tablets. XfinityTV.com and the Xfinity TV app also offer a suite of tools to help personalize and manage viewing across screens for no additional charge.

About Comcast Cable:

Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. Comcast has invested in technology to build an advanced network that delivers among the fastest broadband speeds, and brings customers personalized video, communications and home management offerings. Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company. Visit http://www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.



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