Comcast Doubled Day-and-Date DVD Releases in 2010

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Thu, 01/13/2011 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Comcast doubled the amount of movies available to customers on demand that were released the same day as the DVD in 2010 with more than 200 “day-and-date” movies.  The company also announced that in 2010 its on demand service reached a total of 18 billion views since it launched in 2003. 
 Our customers continue to use on demand and embrace day-and-date movies in record numbers ” says Marcien Jenckes senior vice president and general manager for Comcast. Our customers are also watching more kids programming TV series and music on demand than ever before and in 2011 we will continue to bring them more entertainment choices available anytime both on demand and online.”  
 Comcast works with a number of major studios to bring same day as DVD movies to its customers including: Warner Bros/New Line Fox Universal Summit Sony MGM Paramount Disney/Buena Vista DreamWorks and LionsGate.   Movies available the same day as DVD release continue to rise in popularity and are consistently among the top performing content on demand.  These were the top performing movies on demand:

 The Blind Side
 Couples Retreat
 The Twilight Saga: New Moon
 Hot Tub Time Machine
 The Hurt Locker
 It's Complicated
 Shutter Island
 Date Night
 The Book of Eli
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