Comcast Celebrates Black History Month w/ Free Video On Demand & Online Content
In celebration of Black History Month, Comcast is providing free online content and On Demand video to its Xfinity customers, across all screens. In addition to offering thousands of hours of movies, shows, documentaries and music, the company also has updated www.xfinity.com/black to include recommendations from celebrity guest "editors" like Arsenio Hall, Black History Month vignettes, trivia and dozens of new interviews from the award-winning His Dreams, Our Stories, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of The March on Washington.
All this programming is available throughout the month of February.
"The African American community continues to produce and deliver compelling content and Comcast is both excited and honored to celebrate Black History Month with our customers by sharing their rich culture and contributions," said Ruben Mendiola, Vice president and general manager of multicultural services. "Additionally we are thrilled at the growth of the Black Entertainment website where we are introducing exciting new features for our customers this month."
Launched in 2013, www.xfinity.com/black has already had more than two million visits and will be updated this month to include exclusive interviews and recommendations from celebrity "editors" like Arsenio Hall, Melissa Harris-Perry, Tamron Hall and Wayne Brady. Comcast also will feature a free collection of content on Xfinity On Demand, from BBC America, Encore Black (Starz), FUSE, Investigation Discovery, The Military Channel, Music Choice, The Smithsonian Channel, TV One and Up TV.