Acorn TV Service Debuts on Xfinity On Demand™ and Xfinity Stream® App

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Acorn TV, the Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service that specializes in distributing international and British television programming to cable customers in the US, is now available on Xfinity® TV. In fact, the assortment of programming of the streaming service of RLJ Entertainment will be brought to nationwide customers of the cable provider through Xfinity On Demand™ and Xfinity® Stream App. If you are a Comcast Xfinity® TV customer having accesses to X1 Voice Remote, just command “Acorn TV” to start streaming, or you can use their remote for navigating to the SVOD service within Xfinity On Demand™ menu.

Comcast® subscribers can add Acorn TV to their cable service for $4.99 a month. “Acorn TV’s first set-top box SVOD launch, particularly to Comcast’s large viewer audience, is extremely exciting and a key step forward on our strategic plan to increase our services’ distribution footprints toward our objective of 1 million subscribers within 12 months,” said RLJ Entertainment’s President of US Distribution, Mike Pears. “Acorn TV is excited to continue to expand our distribution through a partnership with Comcast® and to offer Xfinity® TV customers the very best in British and other English-language drama, comedy, mystery and more from across the globe.”

 Cable TV Providers
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“The addition of Acorn TV and its curated collection of standout international television provides even more choice to our Xfinity® TV customers, giving them another way to watch their favorite series or discover new and classic programs,” said Comcast® Cable’s Vice President of Movies & PPV Programming, Michael Imbesi. “We continue to make more and more of the content our customers love available to them all in one place and easily accessible by voice through X1 and on the go with Xfinity® Stream so they can enjoy it anytime and anywhere.”

Some of the programming in Acorn TV includes an Irish drama titled ‘Striking Out,’ the British sitcom series named ‘Detectorists,’ and ‘A Place to Call Home,’ which is an Australian period drama. The streaming service adds television programs on a weekly basis and has a collection of programs of different genre including dramas, comedies, and mystery shows. All these shows in the library of the Emmy® Award-nominated streaming service would be presented to customers of the cable provider for the first time without commercial interruptions.

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