August Xfinity On Demand and Xfinity Online Highlights

Here’s what you can’t miss this month:

  • The Great Gatsby will be coming to On Demand on August 27
  • See what everyone’s talking about during Shark Week starting August 5 on Discovery Channel
  • Check out the new Back to School collection (available August 16 – August 31, 2013). You can get back-to-school-themed activities and specials such as Dress Up Your Pencils!, Pokey Puppy Bookmark, Code Lyoko: Back to School and much more from Activity TV and Kabillion. Find it under Kids > Kids Picks

Here are July’s top new release movies available On Demand – all available in HD:

Title Date Box Office (millions)
Mud August 6, 2013 $19.6
The Place Beyond the Pines August 6, 2013 $21.3
Oblivion August 6 , 2013 $88.9
The Big Wedding  August 13, 2013 $21.5
Olympus Has Fallen August 13, 2013 $98.5
Amour August 20, 2013 $6.7
Scary Movie 5 August 20, 2013 $31.6
Epic August 20, 2013 $101.1
Peeples August 27, 2013 $9.1
Pain & Gain August 27, 2013 $49.3
The Great Gatsby August 27, 2013 $141.8

Other new movie collections include:

 (… and many more – all available under Movies > Movie Collections)

  • Black Cinema (Summer Flicks theme begins August 1, 2013): including Hustle & FlowFridayDo the Right Thing.
  • Hispanic Cinema (Sports theme begins August 15, 2013): including Mal Día Para Pescar and Hermano.
  • Shark Movies (begins August 1, 2013): including Double Feature: Jaws + BeneathOpen Water and more.
  • Killer Comedies (begins August 6, 2013): including Identity ThiefKnocked Up and more comedies.
  • Top Summer Movies (begins August 6, 2013): including Olympus Has FallenOblivion42 and The Call.
  • Live Action Cartoons (begins August 13, 2013): including SmurfsTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and more.
  • Sports Legends (begins August 13, 2013): including The ExpressThe BabeCinderella Man and more.
  • School Pranks (begins August 20, 2013): including Diary of a Wimpy KidAngus and Kindergarten Cop.


And don’t miss the top new shows starting this month – you can catch them all on Xfinity On Demand!

A&E: Modern Dads (August 9), Duck Dynasty (August 15)
AMC: Hell On Wheels (August 11), Breaking Bad (August 12), Low Winter Sun (August 12), Owners Manual(August 16), The Pitch (August 16)
Animal Planet: Too Cute (August 4)
Bravo: Real Housewives of Miami pre-linear (August 6), Top Chef: Padma’s Picks (August 12)
Cooking Channel: Not My Mama’s Meals (August 22)
Discovery Channel: Shark Week (August 5)
Disney Channel: Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel cross-over event (August 17), Liv and Maddie (August 30)
Disney Junior: Jake and the Neverland Pirates: Jake and the Beanstalk/Little Red Riding Hook pre-linear (August 2), Jake and the Neverland Pirates: Follow the Bouncing Bumble!/Sandy and the Clams pre-linear (August 9), Sofia the First: Make Way For Miss Nettle pre-linear (August 16), Doc McStuffins pre-linear (August 30)
Disney XD: Marvel’s HULK and The Agents of S.M.A.S.H. pre-linear (August 1)
Food Network: The Shed (August 6), The Great Food Truck Race (August 19), Cutthroat Kitchen (August 19)
HGTV: House Hunters Renovation (August 26)
History Channel: We Are the Fugawis (August 7), The Legend of Shelby The Swamp Man (August 7)
Investigation Discovery: Surviving Evil (August 12)
Military Channel: Air Aces* (August 5)
Mun2: Larrymania pre-linear (August 12), Larrymania concert special (August 19)
National Geographic Channel: Doomsday Castle (August 14)
Nat Geo Wild: The Incredible Dr. Pol (August 18)
Oxygen: Bad Girls Club (August 7), My Big Fat Revenge (August 14)
Style: Hot Listings Miami (August 7)
Syfy: Heros of Cosplay (August 14), Face Off (August 14), Ghost Mine catch-up (August 21)
Telemundo: Premios Tu Mundo Blue Carpet (August 17), Premios Tu Mundo (August 17)
What Not To Wear (August 10), Little Couple (August 14)
Travel Channel: Best Daym Takeout (August 1), Adam Richman’s Fandemonium (August 5), Ghost Adventures (August 17), Hotel Impossible (August 13)
VH1: Marrying The Game (August 6), Basketball Wives* (August 20)
WE tv: Obsessed With The Dress (August 3)

*available on set-top-box only (not online)
**available online only (not set-top-box)
***available next day on set-top-box but eight day delay online

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