Peacock TV, the new streaming service, was launched in 2020 and is now almost entirely ready to hatch. It is a subsidiary of NBCUniversal, which provides new entertainment services through Peacock TV to a wide range of users all around the United States. Peacock TV has a diverse range of original content such as The Office, Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, along with an uncountable number of movies. The basic plan of Peacock TV cost zero. However, it also has several streaming plans and pricing tiers. Let’s have an in-depth look at Peacock TV.
What is Peacock TV?
In 2020, NBCUniversal launched a new streaming service, Peacock TV. It is an OTT video streaming platform. NBCUniversal avails early access for Peacock TV, for the Xfinity Flex customers, which started on 15th April 2020. On the other hand, those who are not a part of Xfinity Flex, those individuals got access to Peacock TV starting from 15th July 2020. The service of Peacock TV will work as a one-stop service for the content of NBCUniversal. It will boast a striking library of NBC comedy dramas, Universal Studios films, live sports, as well as many new original contents. As of the middle of 2021, Peacock TV has successfully achieved to gain approximately 54 million signups.
The owner organization of Peacock TV is Comcast, and the parent organization is NBCUniversal Direct-to-Consumer and Digital Enterprises (NBCUniversal Television and Streaming). Peacock TV was founded by Matt Strauss (Chairman) and Kelly Campbell (President). Currently, Peacock TV is providing its services in areas like the United States, Austria, Ireland, Germany, and United Kingdom.
The service of Peacock TV mainly features TV series and a wide range of film content from NBCUniversal studios, including other third-party content providers such as news, sports programming, films, and television series. Peacock TV is available for free, an ad-supported version, and the content is also limited. While on the other hand, premium tiers provide larger content access and other content like additional WWE Network content and NBC Sports. As of the first month of 2022, Peacock TV has reached 24.5 million monthly users and paid subscribers, which is about 9 million.
Peacock TV Cost Plans
As stated, Peacock TV is available for free, which is an ad-supported version, and the content is also limited. While on the other hand, premium tiers provide larger content access and other content like additional WWE Network content and NBC Sports. So, if you want to get access to all the included content of Peacock TV, here is the cost planning that you need to know.
Peacock TV has three sets of streaming plans: Peacock TV Free, Peacock Premium with Ads, and Peacock Premium without Ads. The first one is quite obvious that it’s free, and here are the prices of the other two streaming plans.
Peacock Premium with Ads – For monthly access, it’s $4.99, and for access for an entire year, it’s $50. In this plan, you will be able to access all the Peacock TV shows and contents, including commercial breaks.
Peacock Premium without Ads – For monthly access, it’s $9.99, and for access for an entire year, it’s $100. In this plan, you will be able to access all the Peacock TV shows and contents as well as there will be no commercial breaks.
Also, for starters, Peacock TV is offering a 7-days free trial, but only for Premium customers. And for the Comcast Xfinity Flex and X1 members, Peacock Premium is free without any terms and conditions.
Peacock TV channels
Peacock TV has included a wide range of NBC Universal networks and NBC proper. The included channels are MSNBC, E!, NBC News, Syfy, Univision, and Bravo, among many others.
Many individuals must be wondering if you can watch Peacock TV on Amazon FireTV devices and Roku. Yeslo. Peacock TV is negotiating with these broadcast channels. Quite soon, Peacock TV will be available on these channels.
For now, users can access Peacock TV via Google, Apple, and certain Xbox devices. LG Smart TVs and Vizio SmartCast TV will also have admittance to Peacock TV.
Here is the complete list of the original TV shows and movies of Peacock TV,
- Brave New World
- The Capture
- Psych 2: Lassie Come Home
- In the Deep with Ryan Lochte
- Lost Speedways
- Cleopatra in Space
- Curious George: New Episodes
- Where’s Waldo?
These are the TV shows and movies available only on Peacock TV. And here is the list of some of the famous TV series and films available on Peacock TV, among many others.
- The Office
- 30 Rock
- Downton Abbey
- Below Deck
- Everybody Loves Raymond
- Friday Night Lights
- Law & Order: SVU
- Parks and Recreation
- Leave It to Beaver
- Saved by the Bell
- Saturday Night Live
- The Carol Burnett Show
And don’t think these are the only limited TV series and movies available on Peacock TV. There are more that are uncountable. And for sports lovers, Peacock TV is not just a place to watch comedy series or romantic movies, this streaming service will also broadcast news and live sports collections. NBCUniversal aired four Premier League games on Peacock TV on the launch day, July 15. And it was for free! Peacock TV has also exclusively broadcasted more than 175 Premier League matches throughout the 2020-2021 seasons. The new services of Peacock TV will also be the major channel for future Olympics coverage, such as the postponed 2021 Tokyo games. If you are still thinking that you should subscribe for it or not, then don’t think! Just go for it.