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Entertainment NBCU Streaming Service Peacock Nears 22 Million Sign-Ups

14:10  29 october  2020
14:10  29 october  2020 Source:   thewrap.com

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Peacock is an American over-the-top streaming service owned and operated by the Television and Streaming division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

NBCU’s new streaming service Peacock will officially launch in April 2020. “The name Peacock pays homage to the quality content that audiences have come to expect from NBCUniversal,” said Bonnie Hammer, who’s overseeing the service in her role as chairman of NBC ’s direct-to-consumer

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NBCUniversal's Peacock is peacocking again this morning, when parent company Comcast boasted the streaming service has "nearly 22 million sign-ups." The number was revealed in Thursday's third-quarter 2020 financials.

Our last check in came in mid-September, when Comcast CEO Brian L. Roberts said Peacock had just topped 15 million sign-ups. Prior to that update, as of the end of July, Peacock had 10 million sign-ups.

Comcast has projected Peacock will have up to 35 million subscribers by the end of 2024.

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NBCUniversal’s Peacock has signed up more than 15 million users, showing that consumers are willing to NBC seeks to have Peacock reach 30 million to 35 million active users by 2024. The service is free and supported by advertising, setting it apart from paid streaming services like Walt

The Peacock streaming service has added more than 10 million signups since its April launch, Comcast announced Thursday as part of its earnings report. Comcast, the owner of NBC News and Peacock 's parent NBCUniversal, revealed Thursday as part of its second-quarter earnings.

The Peacock ad-supported service first became available to Comcast and Cox customers on April 15, three before its full launch on July 15. Like HBO Max, Peacock is still not available on Amazon Fire TV devices, a huge player in the streaming world.

Peacock, which offers originals like late-night shows from Larry Wilmore and Amber Ruffin (pictured above), as well as the upcoming "Saved by the Bell" reboot and library content like "30 Rock," is available in two tiers, one for free and one with two different levels of fees.

On Wednesday, Peacock canceled original series "Brave New World" after one season.

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Peacock , a streaming app from Comcast-owned NBCUniversal, offers thousands of hours of free programming, as well as extra shows, movies and originals if you're willing to pay for a subscription. Peacock has a seven-day free trial for its premium tiers, and if you sign up through a Google platform

Enjoy unlimited access to the Peacock streaming service from NBCUniversal. Kick back with full seasons of exclusive Originals, the Peacock mega-hit movie library, current NBC shows, news, late-night comedy, live sports, and more. That’s a .99 a month value at no extra cost, no strings attached.

The free option, called Peacock Free, includes next-day access to current seasons of freshman broadcast series on NBC, as well as library content like "Parks & Recreation" and curated daily news and sports programming. As for Peacock originals, this option only includes "select" episodes as well as access to what Peacock is calling "streaming genre channels" like "SNL Vault," "Family Movie Night" and "Olympic Profiles."

The second tier, called Peacock Premium, is available for no extra charge to Comcast and Cox subscribers. For everyone else, it cost $4.99 a month for an ad-supported option, or $9.99 a month to have no ads. The Premium tier features everything on the Free option but includes all Peacock Originals, early access to late-night series like "Tonight Show" and "Late Night" and more sports including Premier League soccer.

Read all about Comcast's, and thus NBCUniversal's, Q3 results here. It's probably not much of a spoiler to say that Universal's box office and theme parks revenue was WAY down from the comparable quarter in 2019, when we did not live in the middle of a pandemic.

Tucker Carlson Suggests Foul Play Involved With Temporarily Missing UPS Package (Video) .
Tucker Carlson spent a few minutes on Thursday night following up on the case of his briefly missing alleged secret information about Hunter Biden that his producer in New York has tried to mail to him in California. Tucker had claimed on Wednesday that the documents were stolen, but that didn't turn out to be true — they just got lost in a sorting facility in New York, and UPS found the package on Thursday morning. But Tucker's follow-upTucker began by noting that "of course we made a copy of those files before we sent them, because we're careful," addressing a common joke at his expense over this story — Carlson left out that detail on Wednesday night, leaving viewers to infer that there were no copies beyond the lost one.

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