Since 1977, the month of May has been designated to recognize the achievements and contributions to the American story by Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs).
XFINITY is proud to celebrate the excellence of Asian-American and Pacific Islander talent in film and entertainment by providing a platform for rich Asian-American stories to be told. With over 1,200 hours of entertainment, from free previews of premium Asian networks to your favorite American TV episodes, films with Asian-American stars and animated movies, there is something for every generation to enjoy.
Say “Asian American Heritage Month” into your X1 remote join us in the celebration and relish in a full menu of specially curated content just for you!
Special “Asian Movies” Collection
Hop on a roller coaster of emotion with special movie offerings this May, like “30 Minutes or Less,” “Life of Pi” and “Knife Fight.”
The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), a longtime partner of XFINITY, has hand-selected films with Asian-American filmmakers and narratives such as “AKA Seoul,” “Stand Up for Justice” and more. Each film tells a beautiful story of Asian-American life.
‘Life of Pi’
‘Stand Up for Justice’
Best of Asian-American TV
ABC, AMC, CBS, FOX, NBC and MYX are partnering with XFINITY to offer more than 200 hours of your favorite shows with Asian-American stars in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! Press XFINITY on your X1 remote, navigate to the International destination on XFINITY On Demand and start watching!
Spotlight: Asian-American Actors
You can find influential Asian-American actors like the talented Jackie Chan, Tamlyn Tomita and Rob Schneider in Asian-American Spotlight on the special AAHM menu on your X1 this May. Each actor’s work is complimented by a short bio. Find out more about your favorite actors and watch their most creative work.
Watchable Celebrates AAHM
Watchable brings you the best in web series, and this year they are joining the celebration by creating the first-ever Asian-American collection on XFINITY On Demand. From “#IAmAsianAmerican” to “Asian Americans Try to Speak Their Native Language,” each short is a must-watch!
Netflix Originals Featuring Asian & Asian-American Talent
Watch Netflix Originals featuring Asian and Asian-American stars like Ross Butler in “13 Reasons Why” on the “Asian American Heritage Month” destination on XFINITY On Demand.
Catch up on “The OA” and binge on “Master of None,” There are 20 featured shows and hundreds of episodes in this special collection in May.
Music Hits & Live Concerts All Month Long
Access celebrity playlists from the world’s hottest artists including Bruno Mars and Steve Aoki, and music videos from the best-selling K-Pop group BTS.
Click here to watch the BTS Asian Heritage Month Promo from MC Productions.
Sing along to a Sitti MYX live concert or one of the 30 K-Pop videos hand-picked just for you this month.
Kids Corner: Anime and Animated
Our editors have put together a special Kids Collection including classics straight from Japan, and all-time favorite animated films like “Kung Fu Panda” that will surely keep the whole family entertained this month!
‘Kung Fu Panda’
Featured Asian Networks
Select Asian premium TV networks have partnered with XFINITY to further the fun.
Enjoy Bollywood, Hindi movies with English subtitles, music videos and more from Eros Now, the top-quality Indian entertainment service free all month long.
The flagship international channel of the leading network in the Philippines, GMA Pinoy TV provides the best in Filipino entertainment and news. GMA Pinoy TV’s top-rated soaps, comedy, talk, reality, game, variety shows and award-winning and credible newscasts offer a sense of home to Filipinos worldwide. Watch an exclusive free preview of select programs on XFINITY between 5/1-5/31.
TV Japan provides Japanese Americans with premium Japanese television including top- quality broadcasts from NHK. Enjoy live news, documentaries, dramas, sports, variety shows, children’s programming and other popular NHK programs. Free access to TV Japan On Demand for the first two weeks in May: 5/1-5/15.
The Filipino Channel is a worldwide subscription television channel with programming ranging from news to reality shows, live events, and sitcoms. Programs on TFC come from ABS-CBN in the Philippines, as well as original programs not shown in the Philippines that are produced in the U.S., Middle East and Europe. Watch MYX Live Concerts presented by TFC all month long.
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