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Peacock adds NBC Sports to free channels

Peacock, the US streaming service, has added a new, exclusive free channel: NBC Sports on Peacock. Available now, the channel will stream daytime live sports talk programming, including PFT Live with Mike Florio, The Dan Patrick Show, and The Rich Eisen Show. In September, Brother From Another and PFT PM will join the line-up. “Peacock […]

August 24, 2020

Peacock to stream all Harry Potter movies

NBCUniversal’s Peacock has announced that all eight Harry Potter films will soon be available to stream on its platform. The movie adaptations of J.K. Rowling’s famed fantasy series are ranked as the highest-grossing film franchise in history. “The Harry Potter franchise is beloved by people of all ages and represents the caliber of quality entertainment […]

August 6, 2020

NBCU launches DreamWorks channel on StarTimes

NBCUniversal International Networks and African pay-TV operator StarTimes have announced the launch of DreamWorks – the 24-hour channel dedicated to kids and family entertainment – on the StarTimes platform across Sub-Saharan Africa. Lee Raftery, Managing Director, NBCUniversal International Networks, EMEA commented: “Collaborating with StarTimes on bringing DreamWorks channel’s award-winning shows and beloved characters to Sub-Saharan […]

August 4, 2020

Comcast Q2 down 12%; 10m Peacock sign-ups

Media conglomerate Comcast has reported Q2 revenue declined 11.7 per cent year-over-year to $23.7 billion (€18.2bn) as it weathered the Covid-19 pandemic. Adjusted net income dropped 12.2 per cent to $3.17 billion. Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and CEO of Comcast, commented: “Our response to Covid-19 has been extraordinarily fast and effective, and our products and […]

July 30, 2020

Peacock adds Olympics pop-up channel

With just over one year until the Tokyo Olympics, US streaming platform Peacock has created its first pop-up channel, ‘Road to Tokyo’, a 24/7 stream dedicated to Olympic and Paralympic classic moments, documentaries and studio programming. NBCUniversal’s Peacock will also feature a collection of on demand content that includes 10 documentaries produced by NBC Olympics, […]

July 23, 2020

NBCU’s Peacock goes live in US

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, has officially launched in the US offering consumers across the country a collection of live and on demand programming from NBCUniversal and beyond. Unlike most of its competitors, Peacock will offer a free ad-supported tier – although premium subscription plans are available. At launch, Peacock offers more than 20,000 hours of […]

July 15, 2020

Peacock distribution agreement with Sony

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, will be available on Sony Interactive Entertainment’s PlayStation 4 systems starting the week of July 20th, shortly after Peacock’s national launch across the US tomorrow (July 15th). Peacock will offer a robust free tier of movies, shows and timely live and on-demand programming across news, sports, reality and late night. […]

July 14, 2020

Peacock to show 175+ Premier League games

NBC Sports and Peacock will present more than 175 exclusive Premier League matches on Peacock Premium in the 2020-21 season. Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service – will launch in the US with free and premium tiers across mobile, web and connected TV devices on July 15th. In total, Peacock Premium will present more than […]

July 10, 2020

Peacock launching with free Premier League

NBC Sports’ full Premier League match and studio coverage on July 15th will be presented free to all fans on Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service – as part of its national launch celebration in the US that day. Peacock will be the exclusive home for all free NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage featuring four […]

July 9, 2020

Peacock signs content deal with ViacomCBS

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, has announced an agreement to license popular Paramount movies and TV shows from the ViacomCBS library. Hit series including Ray Donovan, The Affair, Charmed, Undercover Boss, The Game, Everybody Hates Chris and Real Husbands of Hollywood will be available to stream on Peacock with the launch of the service on July 15th in the US – and will […]

July 2, 2020