Vizio launching Peacock Preview channel
June 14, 2023
Vizio has unveiled a Peacock Preview experience in the US, offering episodes of popular titles from NBCUniversal on Vizio’s streaming app, WatchFree+. For a three-week period, Vizio viewers can access a preview of more than 16 Peacock titles and connect directly with the Peacock app to discover more entertainment available through the subscription service.
In the Movies & TV category of the WatchFree+ programming guide, users will have free access to select episodes of exclusive titles in the Peacock Preview Channel, including:
- A Friend of the Family
- Below Deck Adventure
- Below Deck Down Under
- Below Deck Mediterranean
- Dr. Death
- The Real Housewives of Atlanta
- The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
- The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip
- The Traitors
- Vanderpump Rules
- Plus more
With this launch, Vizio also introduces Content Connections, a new interactive feature that offers users a seamless way to move between Vizio’s WatchFree+ environment and popular subscription services. During Peacock Preview viewing, users are presented with intuitive messages and a direct connection to watch additional episodes and entertainment in the Peacock streaming app.
“As the exclusive home to the Peacock Preview channel, our millions of WatchFree+ viewers have access to a world-class collection of hit shows, originals, and beloved Peacock titles,” said Katherine Pond, Group Vice President, Platform Content & Partnerships at Vizio. “This industry-leading launch brings together great content and an engaging user experience thanks to Content Connections that make it easier for viewers to discover more of the shows they enjoy most.”
“Providing opportunities for consumers to discover Peacock’s programming is integral to our continued growth,” added Annie Luo, Executive Vice President, Global Partnerships and Strategic Development, Peacock. “As a brand, we’re always looking for innovative partnerships that can help audiences build a stronger connection to our content, and through Vizio’s Content Connections we can both introduce viewers to our series and give them a way to connect to Peacock with ease.”
For a limited time, the Peacock Preview experience will be featured on the Vizio Home Screen and accessible on channel 196 of the WatchFree+ programming guide.