After quietly launching its $20 a month live TV streaming services Comcast today made it official that the service is now live in more areas with a launch of Now TV in Chicago and other markets around the United States.
With Now TV, Xfinity Internet customers can now get 60+ live TV channels and a membership to Peacock Premium for just $20 a month.
“NOW TV makes streaming even easier,” said Chris Smith, Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region Senior Vice President. “The combination of 60+ live streaming and FAST channels, plus Peacock Premium is a great value for consumers who want simple, convenient, and high-quality entertainment.”
NOW TV Live is available through the Xfinity Stream app on supported devices, including Xfinity Flex, Fire TV, iOS- and Android-powered devices, and via casting through Apple AirPlay and Google Chromecast.
Now Comcast has launched the service and Comcast internet customers can signup for it by going to their accounts HERE.
Here is what you get with Now TV:
- NOW TV Live: A new live TV streaming service that includes more than 40 popular channels from A&E, Afro, AMC, Animal Planet, BBC America, BBC News, Comedy.TV, Cooking, Crime + Investigation, Discovery, Discovery Life, Food Network, FYI, Great American Family, Great American Living, Get TV, Game Show Network, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Drama, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, HGTV, The HISTORY Channel, Investigation Discovery, IFC, Justice Central, Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network, Magnolia Network, Military History, MotorTrend Network, OWN, Pursuit, Recipe.TV, Science Channel, Sony Movies, Sundance TV, TLC, Travel Channel, Vice, WEtv and Weather Channel. The service is accessible through the Xfinity Stream app and includes a 20-hour DVR and access on three concurrent streams.
- Peacock Premium: NOW TV customers also will receive a Peacock Premium subscription at no additional cost via the Peacock app on all devices where the streaming service is available. Peacock Premium includes breakout original series, more than 5,000 hours of live sports, hit movies right after they’re in theaters, next day access to all new shows from NBC and Bravo, fan-favorite library content and daily live news.
- FAST Channels: NOW TV customers can discover and enjoy more than 20 free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channels alongside NOW TV Live’s including NBC News NOW, Sky News and the following genre-based channels from Xumo Play: Action Movies, Black Cinema, Bollywood & Indian Cinema, Comedy Movies, Comedy TV, Crime TV, Documentaries, Drama & Action TV, Family Movies, Food TV, Movies, Game Shows, Her Movies, Horror & Thriller, Kids TV, Reality TV, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Movies, Travel & Lifestyle TV and Westerns.
Channel List For Now TV:
- BBC America
- BBC World
- Crime + Invest.
- Discovery Life
- Food Network
- GAC Family
- GAC Living
- Get TV
- Hallmark Drama
- Hallmark Movies
- Justice Central
- Military History
- NBC News Now
- Sky News
- Sony Movies
- We TV
- The Weather Channel
- XUMO Free Action
- XUMO Black Cinema
- XUMO Bollywood & Indian Cinema
- XUMO Free Comedy Movie
- XUMO Comedy TV
- XUMO Crime TV
- XUMO Documentaries
- XUMO Drama and Action TV
- XUMO Family Movies
- XUMO Free Food TV
- XUMO Free Movies
- XUMO Game Show
- XUMO Her Movies
- XUMO Horror & Thriller
- XUMO Kids TV
- XUMO Reality TV
- XUMO Sci-Fi & Fantasy Movies
- XUMO Travel & Lifestyle TV
- XUMO Westerns
Here is how Comcast describes Now TV:
- 40+ live channels and On Demand
- Blockbuster movies, best original series, and favorites like Hallmark, History, and AMC. Watch it all on Xfinity Stream.
- 20 hours of cloud DVR
- Up to two recordings at the same time on the Xfinity Stream app.
- Up to three concurrent streams
- Whether you’re at home or on the go.
At no extra cost, you’ll also get:
- Peacock Premium (currently $4.99/mo value)
- Hit TV shows and live sports like the Premier League and Sunday Night Football. Plus tons of family-friendly movies, shows, and Peacock Originals. Look out for an email to set up your Peacock account — even if you already have one.
- Xfinity Flex 4k streaming TV box
- Option to add one TV box to your plan at no extra cost. The one-time $15 activation fee will be waived with this entertainment package.
- 20 free live streaming channels
- Available to all Xfinity Stream customers. Channels ranging from action to comedy to horror — and much more.
You can sign up for NOW TV HERE.