Comcast reveals Now TV, a cable-lite streaming package for $20 a month
On Tuesday, Comcast announced Now TV, a new $20 per month cable-ish streaming service for Xfinity internet customers that includes access to more than 40 live channels, over 20 FAST services, and a subscription to Peacock Premium. It will be launching in the “coming weeks,” according to a press release.
The “Now TV Live” offerings include a lot of channels you might be familiar with from a cable package — though notably, some of the most popular cable channels, including CNN, ESPN, and TBS, won’t be part of the package. Per Comcast’s press release, you’ll be able to access the following channels from the Xfinity Stream app:
A&E, Afro, AMC, Animal Planet, BBC America, BBC News, Comedy.TV, Cooking, Crime + Investigation, Discovery,…