Comcast Puts VPs on VOD

Comcast provides highly anticipated vice presidential debates on demand

October 1, 2008

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PHILADELPHIA -- Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA - News, CMCSK - News), the leading provider of entertainment, information and communications products and services, announced today that the highly anticipated vice presidential debate will be available On Demand, as early as Friday morning. On Demand programming of the 2008 election gives Comcast customers access to more than 30 hours of comprehensive coverage all in one place.

The debate, which is being provided by C-SPAN, will expand the depth of information already available from Comcast, which includes coverage of the Democratic and Republican conventions, major speeches from the candidates, Spanish language content and the first presidential debate. As soon as each of the three remaining presidential debates take place, they will be made available the next day in the “Top Picks” folder under “Elections.” Additional election programming can be found On Demand in the “News & World” folder under “Elections 08.”

Shortly after the vice presidential debate airs, Comcast customers with On Demand can, at any time, watch the vice presidential candidates as they discuss their views and respond to questions during the debate. With features including pause, fast-forward, rewind and the ability to watch a program as many times as they want, voters can learn more about the issues that matter most to them. “Elections 08” On Demand is an informative, easy-to-use resource for viewers looking to learn more about this year’s election. With presidential election content available on linear channels as well as On Demand, Comcast continues to serve as the one stop shop for viewers looking to find everything they want in one place.

Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK)

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