This month will be a bittersweet one with the series finale of The Office on May 16 and many other fall series winding down – but you can rest assured knowing that there is a long list of shows starting in May as well, including So You Think You Can Dance, MasterChef, and The Bachelorette.
Here’s what you can’t miss this month on Xfinity TV:
- The Office: Now through May 20, reminisce with all the past seasons of the award-winning comedy series leading up to the series finale on May 16. Find it on NBCU, InDemand – Streampix.
- Catch up on the best season finales from the 2012 fall series. Find it under TV Shows.
- Celebrate Asian Heritage Month all month long under the following subfolders and get more content and info at Xfinity.com/Asia.
- Music — featuring artists like Psy, Wonder Girls, 2NE1 (KPOP, FUSE, Music Choice)
- Sports — featuring famous athletes like Tiger Woods (ESPN)
- Films & Docs — including Reluctant Fundamentalist, Fists of Pride, and much more. (InDemand)
- History & Bios — including Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings and The Island President. (InDemand)
- Anime — featuring the best Anime movies and series. (Funimation)
- Bollywood — Three top Bollywood movies from 2012 and their accompanying behind the scenes episodes, and seven music “Play All” selections that showcases some popular music. (Bolllywood)
- Filipino — Five concerts from popular Filipino bands and one MYX TV program featuring Asian American indie band performances and videos (Filipino)
- East of Main Street — HBO presents a collection of perspectives from a diverse group of Asian Americans (HBO)
And if you’ve been waiting for a movie to exit theaters,
check out the following top new release movies available On Demand – all in HD:
|TITLE||DATE||BOX OFFICE (in millions)|
|Texas Chainsaw (also in 3D)||5/14||$34.4|
|The Last Stand||5/21||$12.1|
Also, check out May’s new movie collections under Movies>Movie Collections:
- Black Cinema (theme: Mother’s Day) begins (5/1) including Big Momma’s House, Big Momma’s House 2 and Crooklyn.
- Cinema Asian America (begins 5/1) in promotion of Asian Pacific Heritage Month –including The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Jake Shimabukaru: Life on Four Strings, and Seeking Asian Female.
- Indie Film Club/Featured Indies (begins 5/1): including Fame High, Aftershock and Don’t Stop Believing: Everyman’s Journey.
- Fangoria (begins 5/1) including Tales from the Crypt, The Omen, Inferno.
- Fast and Furious (begins 5/6) including all five action-packed movies, extras and sneak preview of next installment. Also available in HD.
- Smooth Criminals (begins 5/7) including new release Jack Reacher, Goodfellas, Traffic and more. Also available in HD.
- Kids Gone Wild (begins 5/7) including comedies Parental Guidance, The Goonies and more. Also available in HD.
- Love Finds a Way (begins 5/7) including new releases Cloud Atlas, Safe Haven and Beautiful Creatures (5/21), Titanic, Dirty Dancing and more. Also available in HD.
- Comedy Gold (begins 5/7) including The Guilt Trip, Old School, The Hangover and more. Also available in HD.
- Great Movie Moms (begins 5/7) Moms shine in The Blind Side and Little Women. Also available in HD.
- Moms Gone Wrong (begins 5/14) including new release Mama, Mermaids and the Graduate. Also available in HD.
- Horror Classics (begins 5/14) including new release Texas Chainsaw, Evil Dead, The Fly and more. Also available in HD.
- Prom Flicks (begins 5/14) including Carrie, Footloose, Pretty in Pink and more. Also available in HD.
- Best of Cannes (begins 5/14) including Mystic River, Pulp Fiction and more hits. Also available in HD.
- Flicks for Toddlers (begins 5/14) including films for your tyke like Care Bears, Oogieloves and more. Also available in HD.
- Fairies & Princesses (begins 5/14) including magical movies for little kids like Snow White and Sleeping Beauty. Also available in HD.
- Sci-Fi Action (begins 5/14) including new release Dark Skies, Star Trek, Total Recall and more. Also available in HD.
- Hispanic Cinema (theme: biopics) (begins 5/14) including Frida, The Motorcycle Diaries, Selena.
- Disney Royalty (begins 5/14) including Enchanted, Mulan, Tangled and more Disney movies. Also available in HD.
- LEGO Animation (begins 5/21) including LEGO hero factory and LEGO Batman. Also available in HD.
- Summer Blockbusters (begins 5/28) including The Simpsons Movie, X-Men: First Class, Inception and more. Also available in HD.
- Crazy Vacations (begins 5/28) including National Lampoon’s Vacation, Summer Rental and more. Also available in HD.
And here are the top shows coming this month!
ABC: The Bachelorette (5/28)
CBS: The American Baking Competition (5/30)
FOX: Goodwin Games (5/20), So You Think You Can Dance (5/14), MasterChef (5/22), Does Someone Have To Go (5/23)
A&E: Longmire (5/28)
ABC Family: Baby Daddy (5/30), Melissa & Joey (5/30), Dancing Fools (5/30)
AMC: Small Town Security (5/9), Showville (5/23)
Animal Planet: Monster Week (5/21)
BBC America: Dr. Who Revisited – The 5th Doctor (5/27)
Comedy Central: Inside Amy Schumer (5/1)
Destination America: Meat Week* (5/28)
Discovery Channel: North America sneak peeks (5/6), North America (5/20)
Discovery Fit & Health: Psych Week* (5/17)
Disney Channel: Radio Disney Music Awards (5/4)
Disney XD: Marvel’s Avengers Assemble (5/27)
ESPN: Asian Heritage Month programming including Tiger Wins (’00, ’02 and ’08), Michelle Kwan, Jeanette Lee Tricks, Kobayashi (’05 and ’06) and Chang-Edberg (5/1), Indy 500 programming including Helio Wins ‘09, Unser Win ‘87, Unser Jr Wins ’92, Andretti wins ‘69, Franchitti wins (’07, ’10, ’12) (5/11) and 2013 Indy Winner (5/28), US Open programming including Tiger Wins (’00, ’02, ’08), Last Merion Win, Trevino at Merion, Janzen 15 Yrs Ago, Tiger-Phil Loss, Simpson ’12 (5/25) and the 2013 U.S. Open (6/18)
FEARnet: We Are What We Are (5/1), The Disappearance of Alice Creed (5/15)
FX: Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (5/10)
History Channel: Only In America with Larry the Cable Guy (5/9)
IFC: Maron (5/4)
Military Channel: Warrior POV* (5/1), Raising Whitley* (5/10)
MTV: Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous*** (5/3), The Show with Vinny*** (5/3)
Mun2: Alerta Zero (5/12)
National Geographic Channel: Ultimate Survival Alaska (5/13)
Nat Geo Wild: America’s Deadliest (5/10)
NBC Sports Network: NHL – Stanley Cup Playoffs (5/1)
OWN: Life with La Toya* (5/3)
Ovation: Baroque: From St. Peter’s to St. Paul’s (5/7), Franzetta: Painting with Fire (5/28)
Oxygen: I’m Having Their Baby catch-up (5/12), I’m Having Their Baby pre-linear and bonus materials (5/28)
Style: XOX Betsey Johnson (5/13), Resale Royalty (5/13)
Syfy: Total Blackout catch-up and bonus materials (5/21), Paranormal Witness catch-up (5/15)
Telemundo: La Voz: Kids (May, date TBD)
USA Network: Burn Notice catch-up (5/8), Burn Notice bonus materials (5/23), Royal Pains bonus materials (5/14), Necessary Roughness catch-up and bonus materials (5/14)
VH1: Hit The Floor*** (5/28)
*available on set-top-box only (not online)
**available online only (not set-top-box)
***available next day on set-top-box but 8 day delay online