NBCUniversal Announces Its Streaming Service

Nbcuniversal Announces Its Streaming Service

Comcast has announced ‘Peacock’, the NBCUniversal streaming service which is set to launch April 2020 and will boast more than 15,000 hours of content from their film and TV vaults.

The service will launch with both advertising and subscription supported models with details on pricing and distribution closer to release. The platform will feature more than 3,000 hours of Telemundo’s content, including original dramedy “Armas de Mujer”.

Along with “The Office” which its taking back from Netflix in 2021, Peacock will also be the exclusive streaming home of “Parks and Recreation” along with “30 Rock,” “Bates Motel,” “Battlestar Gallactica,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “Cheers,” “Chrisley Knows Best,” “Covert Affairs,” “Downton Abbey,” “Everyone Loves Raymond,” “Frasier,” “Friday Night Lights,” “House,” “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” “King Of Queens,” “Married…With Children,””Monk,” “Parenthood,” “Psych,” “Royal Pains,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Superstore,” “The Real Housewives,” “Top Chef,” and “Will & Grace.”

Also available will be classic films from the Universal Pictures and Focus Features libraries will be available including the “Fast and Furious,” “Bourne” and “Back to the Future” franchises.

Then there’s the new exclusive content which will include a “Battlestar Galactica” reboot with “Mr. Robot” creator Sam Esmail executive producing, a “Saved by the Bell” revival with original series cast members Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley reprising their roles, and a “Punky Brewster” sequel series.

There’s also the TV series adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World,” an adaptation of the podcast “Dr. Death,” the “Psych 2: Lassie Come Home” telemovie, the Ed Helms-led comedy “Rutherford Falls,” the Jada Pinkett Smith-led “Straight Talk,” the late-night series “The Amber Ruffin Show,” the limited series “Angelyne,” and a third season of “AP Bio”.

Source: NBCU