Comcast Customers Now Have On-Demand Access To Prime-Time Shows From All Networks (Except The CW)

In an effort to actually provide its hordes of unhappy customers with something useful for their cable dollar, Comcast has announced that it has made deals to bring almost every prime-time network show to its on-demand lineup.

Among the exceptions are American Idol, which the AP reports is a hold-out because of “ownership issues” and the entire CW network because… well, no one watches that to begin with.

According to the statement from Kabletown, most shows will be available the day after the episode first airs, but some will be fast-forward disabled. The AP adds that some shows, like Fox’s House, will require an eight-day wait before they are available for on-demand.

Here is the slate of shows Comcast says will be available for on-demand:

ABC
• Body of Proof
• Castle
• Cougar Town
• Desperate Housewives
• Grey’s Anatomy
• Private Practice

FOX
• American Dad
• America’s Most Wanted
• Bob’s Burgers
• Bones
• Breaking In
• The Chicago Code
• The Cleveland Show
• Cops
• Family Guy
• Fringe
• Glee
• Hell’s Kitchen (available 7/19)
• Kitchen Nightmares
• Masterchef (available 6/7)
• Raising Hope
• The Simpsons
• Traffic Light

CBS
• Blue Bloods
• CSI
• CSI: Miami
• CSI: NY
• NCIS: Los Angeles
• Rules of Engagement
• Survivor: Redemption Island
• The Good Wife
• Hawaii Five-0
• Two and a Half Men
• Mad Love
• Undercover Boss
• NCIS

NBC
• 30 Rock
• America’s Got Talent (available 6/1)
• America’s Next Great Restaurant
• The Biggest Loser
• Celebrity Apprentice
• Chase
• Chuck
• Community
• The Event
• Friday Night Lights
• Harry’s Law
• Law & Order: Los Angeles
• Love In The Wild (available 6/2)
• The Marriage Ref (available 6/27)
• Minute to Win It
• The Office
• Outsourced
• Parks and Recreation
• Parenthood
• Perfect Couples
• Saturday Night Live
• The Voice
• Who Do You Think You Are?

Comcast makes prime-time shows available on demand from nation’s 4 biggest broadcasters [Chicago Breaking Business]