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List of AppleTV apps that have Comcast as a provider

Does anyone know if there is a place one can see all the AppleTV apps that have Comcast as a TV provider? Instead of trial and error I thought there should be a place (potentially already exists) where one can find out which apps are already listing Comcast as a provider...

 

Thanks for the help.

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nacholaw wrote:

Does anyone know if there is a place one can see all the AppleTV apps that have Comcast as a TV provider? Instead of trial and error I thought there should be a place (potentially already exists) where one can find out which apps are already listing Comcast as a provider...

 

Thanks for the help.


     Search "Comcast" in the App Store. 

 

     Good luck!

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nacholaw wrote:

Does anyone know if there is a place one can see all the AppleTV apps that have Comcast as a TV provider? Instead of trial and error I thought there should be a place (potentially already exists) where one can find out which apps are already listing Comcast as a provider...

 

Thanks for the help.


Does this help?

 

http://www.xfinity.com/apps.html


I am not a Comcast employee; I am just a customer, volunteering my time to help other customers here in the Forums.
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Re: List of AppleTV apps that have Comcast as a provider

The other two posters clearly didn't understand what you were asking but I did, nacholaw Smiley Happy

I made a list months ago. These were the apps I downloaded and used that allow and / or block Xfinity / Comcast authentication:

Last Updated: 1/15/18 @ 2:50AM

Enabled Apple TV Comcast XFINITY Authentication

 

The Walt Disney Company

ABC (Live Feed)

DisneyNow (formerly Watch Disney Channel) (Live Feed)

ESPN (Live Feed)

Freeform (Live Feed)

 

The Walt Disney Company / Hearst

A&E

FYI

History

Lifetime

Viceland

 

Comcast NBCUniversal

Bravo Now

E! Now

NBC (Live Feed)
NBC Sports (Live Feed)

Syfy Now

Telemundo Now

USA Now

 

Time Warner

Cartoon Network

CNN / CNN Go (Live Feed)

HBO Go

TBS (Live Feed)

TNT (Live Feed)

TruTV (Live Feed)

 

21st Century Fox

Fox Business (Live Feed)

Fox News Channel (Live Feed)

Fox Now (Live Feed)

Fox Sports GO (Live Feed)

FX Now (Live Feed)

National Geographic TV (Live Feed)

 

AMC Networks

AMC

 

CBS Corporation

Showtime Anytime (Live Feed)

 

Discovery Communications

American Heroes Channel (Live Feed)

Animal Planet Go (Live Feed)

Destination America Go (Live Feed)

Discovery Go (Live Feed)

Discovery Life Go (Live Feed)

Investigation Discovery Go (Live Feed)

Science Go (Live Feed)

TLC Go (Live Feed)

Velocity Go (Live Feed)

Watch OWN

 

Scripps Networks Interactive

Cooking Channel (Live Feed)

DIY Network (Live Feed)

Food Network (Live Feed)

HGTV (Live Feed)

Travel Channel (Live Feed)

 

Hallmark Cards, Inc.

Hallmark Channel Everywhere

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Disabled Apple TV Comcast XFINITY Authentication

Viacom

BET Now

Comedy Central

MTV

Nick

Nick Jr.

Spike

VH1

 

Univision Communications

Univision Now (Live Feed)

 

National Football League

NFL (NFL Network Live)

 

Lionsgate

Starz

 

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Tennis Channel Everywhere (Live Feed)


*Viacom, Lionsgate, Univision Communications, NFL & Sinclair have not reached an agreement with Comcast to allow authenication through their Apple TV apps.

(Live Feed) means there is a feature in the app that lets you watch a live linear stream of the channel as its being broadcast.

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Re: List of AppleTV apps that have Comcast as a provider

You can add TNT and TruTv to the list of enabled apps. They both have live features as well.
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The NBC app no longer has a Comcast/ Xfinity login option. Now forced to use crappy Xfinitiy on demand. Can't wait to drop Comcast!!
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Re: List of AppleTV apps that have Comcast as a provider

You can still authenticate using your Xfinity credentials. The weird thing is if your using the new Apple TV 4th generation. Apple implemented Single-Sign-On (SSO) authentication service. But Xfinity doesn't support it.

 

So when you downloaded the NBC app. You probably saw this screen:

 

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You probably hit "Allow" without thinking which then sent you to a list of providers who support SSO. Again Comcast isn't a supporter of Apple's SSO.

 

So to fix that. You can either delete the app and when you go to sign in instead of clicking "Allow". Click "Don't Allow".

 

Or if you still have the NBC app installed. Go into your Settings app --> General -->  TV Provider. There should then be a list of apps like this:

 

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When you click the app in this listing it will toggle between "Always" or "Never". Revert to "Never".

 

Then go back into the NBC app. Go to Sign In. And this screen should then pop up:

 

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Hope this helps.

 

Thanks, ddacons. I'll add TNT and Tru TV to the list. I'm sure TBS is also authenticated and has a live feature. I'll check when I get home.

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Re: List of AppleTV apps that have Comcast as a provider

This is incredibly helpful! Thank you
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Re: List of AppleTV apps that have Comcast as a provider

This is so helpful. I have been looking for a list like this forever. Have you updated yours since this was posted?
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No problem Smiley Happy

And yes. I do routinely update that same post as I find new apps allowing Xfinity authentication. Maybe I need to leave a date and time in that post to reflect that.

But I need to update it now anyway. Because Discovery Communications just made several new Apple TV apps for their other channels.
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If you are looking for a way to logon to apps that are not necessarily supported like HGTV try this: http://www.idownloadblog.com/2016/05/04/how-to-login-comcast-xfinity-apple-tv-abc-amc-hgtv-history-t...
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EDIT: I spoke to soon. Comcast doesn’t support Apple’s SSO.

Not sure why they are listed under TV Providers.
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All of Scripps networks Apple TV apps i.e. HGTV, Food Network, etc. has Comcast Xfinity authentication enabled. Along with Crown Media’s Hallmark Channel Everywhere Apple TV app.