Cable giant Comcast today unveiled monthlong free access to thousands of Asian American films, series, music, and more to celebrate the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Xfinity TV customers can enjoy 2,500 hours of content including K-Drama series, box office hits, and popular podcasts. Xfinity customers can go right to what they want to watch by saying “Asian American” into their voice remote.
“With this content collection, we hope to showcase the contributions of Asian American talent that enrich the TV, movie, and music experience for all,” said Rebecca Simpson, Executive Director of International Strategy for Comcast. “We celebrate Asian American identity and are proud to provide a platform for diverse cultures to be embraced and heard via the Asian American Film and TV On Demand destination that is available all year-round on X1.”
All month, customers can enjoy English-language content as well as in-language content in Tagalog, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Hindi in the home on X1 and on XfinityTV.com.
Free previews from networks and streaming subscription video on demand services will also be available: TV JAPAN, Eros Now, and Anime Network from 5/6-12; KOCOWA from 5/13-19; and Hi-YAH! From 5/20-26.
Philippine News gathered that the destination will also feature a “Game Changers” collection to celebrate the works of influential Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in entertainment, including actors, comedians, filmmakers, musicians, and beyond like Darren Criss, Ali Wong, Jeremy Lin, and more.
For the month of May, a series of specialty movie and TV collections will also be showcased, including a