Everything We Know About Comcast’s New $20 Live TV Streaming Service That Launched This Month Called Now TV





Earlier this month, Comcast launched a $20 live TV streaming service. This new service is Comcast’s latest effort to help it fight off the losses it is seeing from cord cutting. Over the last few weeks, the service has quietly been rolling out, and now Comcast is aggressively promoting it. So what is it, and is it worth your money? Let us take a look…

The quick rundown of Now TV from Comcast:

This new service includes a lot of live channels from partners like AMC, A&E, Warner Bros. Discovery, and more, along with a free Peacock Premium subscription and free channels from its Xumo Play streaming service. So what should you expect from this service?

Who can subscribe to the Now TV service?

You need to be a Comcast Xfinity internet customer to subscribe. Sadly right now no way to signup for this if you are not a Comcast Xfinity customer.

What channels should you expect with Now TV?

Channel List For Now TV:

  • AMC
  • Animal
  • BBC America
  • BBC World
  • Comedy.TV
  • Cooking
  • Crime + Invest.
  • Discovery
  • Discovery Life
  • Food Network
  • FYI
  • GAC Family
  • GAC Living
  • Get TV
  • GSN
  • Hallmark
  • Hallmark Drama
  • Hallmark Movies
  • HGTV
  • History
  • ID
  • IFC
  • Justice Central
  • Lifetime
  • LMN
  • Magnolia
  • Military History
  • MotorTrend
  • NBC News Now
  • OWN
  • Pursuit
  • Recipe.TV
  • Science
  • Sky News
  • Sony Movies
  • Sundance
  • TLC
  • Travel
  • Vice
  • 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

What free content will be included?

You will also find free channles 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 bundled into Now TV.

What devices will Now TV support?

At launch, NOW TV Live and Xfinity Stream’s FAST channels will be accessible 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.

No word yet on when or if it will come to more devices.

DVR & On-demand Support

Good news Now TV will come with 20 hours of DVR and on-demand content from the networks that are a part of the service. The DRV maybe limited but for the $20 price its nice to see they even include a DVR.

What will the cost be, and how do you signup?

Now TV will cost $20 a month and is contract-free. You can signup for Now TV at Xfinity.com by visiting your profile account HERE.

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