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The streaming service Peacock launched in 2020 and features series and film content from NBCUniversal studios and other third-party content providers such as Lionsgate, WWE, and ViacomCBS.

Peacock is available on iOS devices, Apple TV, Playstation 4, Roku, Samsung smart TVs, and Amazon Fire TV. There are also international versions available in Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom, among other countries.

NBC series such as The Office and Parks and Recreation were taken off rival streaming services in late 2020/early 2021. As of April 2021, Peacock had a reported 42 million subscribers.

Who owns Peacock? NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast

Launch date: April 15, 2020

Original TV series on Peackcock:

Original reality series on Peacock:

Is Peacock free? There has a free, ad-supported version of the streaming platform but premium and premium plus tiers include more access to a larger content library.

Latest Peacock News and Updates

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    Television

    The Writers Behind the 'Girls5eva' Music Are Made of Comedy Pop Magic

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  • Pete Davidson on 'SNL'
    Entertainment

    Could a New Show for Pete Davidson Mean an Exit From 'SNL'?

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    By Gabrielle Bernardini
  • Busy Philipps as Summer, Renée Elise Goldsberry as Wickie Roy, Sara Bareilles as Dawn Solano, Paula Pell as Gloria
    Television

    'Girls5eva' Is Back 4 Season 2 So We Recap 3verything from Season 1

    Season 1 of ‘Girls5eva’ ended on a cliffhanger, so here’s a recap to remind us all of what happened before we binge watch Season 2.
    By Jamie Lerner
  • 'Saved by the Bell' reboot
    Television

    Will Class Be Back in Session for the 'Saved by the Bell' Reboot? Let's Check Our Notes

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    By Jennifer Tisdale
  • 'Harry Potter'
    Entertainment

    Peacock Isn't Currently Streaming the 'Harry Potter' Franchise, so Where Is It Available?

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    By Chris Barilla
  • Wendell Jeffson
    Exclusives

    Wendell Jeffs Doesn't Forgive His Father, Warren Jeffs, but He Doesn't Blame Him Either (EXCLUSIVE)

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    By Jennifer Tisdale
  • 'Killing It'
    Exclusives

    Craig Robinson Talks Chasing the "American Dream" (While Hunting Snakes) in Peacock's 'Killing It' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Craig Robinson spoke exclusively with 'Distractify' about his new show 'Killing It,' filming in a hurricane in New Orleans, and more.
    By Gabrielle Bernardini
  • Marlon Wayans as Lou Smith
    Television

    Will Marlon Wayans Reprise His Role in 'Bel-Air' Season 2? What We Know So Far

    Marlon Wayans guest starred in the Season 1 finale of 'Bel-Air' as a very notable character. Will he return for the second season?
    By Katherine Stinson
  • Carlton Banks (Olly Sholotan) and Will Smith (Jabari Banks)
    Television

    The Drama-Packed 'Bel-Air' Season 1 Finale Ended With a Huge Cliffhanger (SPOILERS)

    There's a lot that went down in the 'Bel-Air' finale. There's a reunion that goes wrong, hope for Hilary, and plenty of possibilities for Season 2.
    By Katherine Stinson
  • Jabari Banks as Will Smith
    Television

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    By Katherine Stinson
  • Heather Magee as Judge Christina Mennemeyer (Heather Magee)
    Television

    What Is 'The Thing About Pam' Judge Christina Mennemeyer Doing Now?

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    By Katherine Stinson
  • Vernee Watson-Johnson as Janice, Cassandra Freeman as Vivian Banks, Daphne Maxwell Reid as Helen
    Exclusives

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    By Gabrielle Bernardini
  • Judy Greer in 'The Thing About Pam'
    Human Interest

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    By Jennifer Tisdale
  • Anthony Mackie stars as John Doe in a live-action 'Twisted Metal' series
    Television

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    By Allison DeGrushe
  • 'Joe vs. Carole’
    Television

    Nat Wolff Fought Hard for His 'Joe vs. Carole' Role as One of Joe Exotic's Husbands

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    By Bianca Piazza
  • Season 3 of 'Yellowstone'
    Television

    'Yellowstone' Season 3 Is Only Available to Stream in Spanish — ¿Por Qué?

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    By Allison DeGrushe
  • 'Perfect World: A Deadly Game'
    Human Interest

    Thanks to Peacock, You Can Bookmark Your Tuesdays for a Night of True Crime

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    By Jennifer Tisdale
  • Will Smith (Jabari Banks) and Carlton Banks (Olly Sholotan)
    Television

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    By Katherine Stinson
  • Carlton Banks (Olly Sholotan)
    Television

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    By Katherine Stinson
  • Ashley Banks (Akira Jolie Akbar)
    Television

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    By Katherine Stinson
  • Will Smith (Jabari Banks)
    Television

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    By Katherine Stinson
  • Simone Joy Jones as Lisa, Jabari Banks as Will
    Television

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    By Katherine Stinson
  • Aesha Scott and Captain Jason Chambers
    Reality TV

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    By Shannon Raphael
  • ‘Celebrating Betty White: America’s Golden Girl’
    Television

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    Human Interest

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    By Jennifer Tisdale
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    Reality TV

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  • 'Wolf Like Me'
    Television

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    By Bianca Piazza
  • 'Supernatural Academy'
    Television

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    By Jamie Lerner
  • 'Wolf Like Me'
    Television

    What's the Significance of the Song "Fortress" in Peacock's Dark Rom-Com 'Wolf Like Me'?

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    By Bianca Piazza
  • Kevin Costner in 'Yellowstone' Season 4
    Television

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  • 'Wolf Like Me'
    Television

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    While Peacock might not be at the top of your list when it comes to streaming services, it's bringing killer content to its platform in January 2022.
    By Bianca Piazza
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    Reality TV

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    By Allison DeGrushe
  • Tetona Jackson
    Exclusives

    Tetona Jackson Teases "Really Fun" 'Housewives' Cameos for 'The Housewives of the North Pole' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Tetona Jackson on the filming location for 'The Housewives of the North Pole,' the first-ever "feel-good Christmas" original movie for Peacock.
    By Shannon Raphael
  • Jabari Banks
    Television

    How Did Newcomer Jabari Banks Become the New Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?

    Watch out y'all, there's a new fresh prince in town! Newcomer Jabari Banks will play Will in the upcoming 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' reboot. Let's learn more about him.
    By Katherine Stinson
  • 'The Morning Show'
    Television

    Here's What We Know About the Future of 'The Morning Show'

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    By Chris Barilla
  • Kenya Moore and Cynthia Bailey
    Exclusives

    Kenya Moore and Cynthia Bailey's Friendship Has "Definitely Changed" Since 'RHUGT' (EXCLUSIVE)

    With Peacock's 'Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip,' fans have noticed some tension with Kenya and Cynthia. So, are the ladies still friends?
    By Tatayana Yomary
  • Cynthia Bailey
    Exclusives

    Cynthia Bailey Spills Tea on Possible 'Housewives' Return — and "Bonding" on 'RHUGT' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Cynthia Bailey spoke exclusively with Distractify about her role on 'RHUGT,' and whether she has thought about returning to 'RHOA.'
    By Shannon Raphael
  • The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip
    Reality TV

    When Did 'The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip' Film? Here's the Scoop

    When did 'The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip' Film? After a few episodes from Season 1 of the show hit Peacock, fans have a few questions.
    By Tatayana Yomary
  • Jennifer Aniston in 'The Morning Show'
    Television

    What Happens to Jennifer Aniston if Alex Quits ‘The Morning Show'?

    Is Alex quitting Apple TV Plus's hit drama, 'The Morning Show'? If she does, what does that mean for Jennifer Aniston?
    By Mustafa Gatollari
  • One of Us Is Lying cast
    Television

    Is Peacock's New Teen Drama 'One of Us Is Lying' Based on a True Story?

    'One of Us Is Lying' is a murder mystery that is described as 'The Breakfast Club' meets 'Pretty Little Liars.' Is the teen drama based on a true story?
    By Toni Sutton
  • WWE live on Peacock
    Entertainment

    WWE on Peacock: What You Can and Can’t Watch Live on NBC’s Streaming Service

    Peacock features tons of 'Monday Night RAW' episodes, but can you watch it live on NBC's popular streaming service? Here's what we know.
    By Mustafa Gatollari
  • 'One of Us Is Lying'
    Entertainment

    Who Killed Simon in 'One of Us Is Lying'? Peacock's Murder Mystery Is Based on a Best-Seller

    Who killed Simon in 'One of Us Is Lying'? The upcoming Peacock series is based on the novel by Karen M. McManus and follows five high schoolers.
    By Gabrielle Bernardini
  • Thomas Randolph interviewed on 'The Widower.'
    Entertainment

    'The Widower' Is a Shocking True Story That's Now Streaming on Peacock

    The producers of 'Dateline' have true crime fans absolutely enamored with the real story of 'The Widower,’ a tale so crazy it’s hard to believe.
    By Mustafa Gatollari
  • Peacock
    Entertainment

    Meet the Cast of the 'Punky Brewster' Reboot Coming to Peacock

    Meet the cast of the 'Punky Brewster' reboot coming to Peacock on Feb. 25. Actress Soleil Moon Frye will reprise her role as the titular character.
    By Gabrielle Bernardini
  • Peacock
    Entertainment

    ‘Saved by the Bell’ Biker Chick Tori Got a Shout-out in the Peacock Revival

    Where’s Tori from ‘Saved by the Bell’ today? Find out more about former actress Leanna Creel, her family, and her new line of work.
    By Dan Clarendon
  • Peacock
    Entertainment

    NBC's Peacock Channel Is Finally Here — Here's How to Get It at Home

    NBC's latest creation, the Peacock Channel, comes out on Wednesday, July 15 with a slew of new content. Here's how to get the Peacock Channel at home.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
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