Peacock’s FRESH PRINCE Reboot to Debut Super Bowl Sunday
Streaming - Television

Peacock's gritty The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot, Bel-Air, has a release date. The NBCUniversal streaming service will debut the series on Feb. 13, the same day it airs the Super Bowl alongside sib...

Adweek
December 17, 2021

Studios Eye 2022 Theatrical Slates: “Windowing Is Gettin...
Streaming - Theatrical

Amid a growing gulf between haves (anything Marvel) and have-nots ('West Side Story'), distribution chiefs are making difficult calls on which titles to send to streaming as early as 45 days after a t...

Hollywood Reporter
December 15, 2021

J.Lo’s MARRY ME to Debut in Theaters and On Peacock
Streaming - Theatrical

“Marry Me,” a musical romantic comedy starring Jennifer Lopez, will debut on Peacock on Feb. 11, 2022, the same day as its theatrical release. The Universal Pictures film was intended to premiere...

Variety
December 14, 2021

Universal Movies to Land on Peacock After 45 Days in Theaters
Streaming - Theatrical

Universal’s upcoming films will premiere on Peacock, the streaming service owned by NBCUniversal, as early as 45 days after debuting on the big screen. The arrangement does not impact the studio’...

Variety
December 10, 2021

Peacock Looks to Grab Its Share of Thanksgiving Day Audience
Live Entertainment - Streaming - Television

This year’s Turkey Day just might give another bird a boost. NBCUniversal-owned streaming service Peacock is hoping to get a big viewership bump on Thanksgiving Day this year when it simulcasts NBC...

Adweek
November 24, 2021

Barney the Dinosaur Documentary in the Works at Peacock
Streaming - Television

A three-part documentary about Barney the Dinosaur has started production at Peacock, the streamer announced Monday. The project will examine the meteoric rise of Barney, the beloved children’s char...

Variety
November 15, 2021

Peacock Puts a Kids Spin on THE TONIGHT SHOW
Streaming - Television

Hoping to attract a younger audience to its streaming platform, NBCUniversal is aging down late-night talk show The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The Kids Tonight Show premiered exclusively on ...

Kidscreen
October 15, 2021

DreamWorks’ New HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON Spinoff Series ...
Streaming

NBCUniversal streamer Peacock and Disney-owned Hulu are modernizing the How To Train Your Dragon franchise with a new spinoff from DreamWorks Animation called Dragons: The Nine Realms. Premiering sim...

Kidscreen
October 13, 2021

Peacock Picks Up New DreamWorks Spinoff for HOW TO TRAIN YOUR ...
Streaming

Peacock is gearing up to launch a new How to Train Your Dragon spinoff series from DreamWorks Animation on November 24. Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky continues the adventures of viking twi...

Kidscreen
September 24, 2021

SNL to Stream Live on Peacock; Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Ki...
Streaming - Television

Live from New York, Saturday Night Live is back! The comedy series announced their first lineup of hosts for the next season of the show, including Owen Wilson, Kim Kardashian, Jason Sudeikis, and Ram...

Decider
September 23, 2021

THE CROODS: FAMILY TREE Series to Air on Hulu & Peacock
Streaming

The Croods are back with a new TV series. DreamWorks Animation has unveiled the official trailer, cast and premiere date for The Croods: Family Tree, inspired by the hit film The Croods: A New Age. Th...

Deadline
August 31, 2021

Peacock Unveils First Trailer for Upcoming FROGGER Game Show
Gaming - Streaming

Check out the trailer for Frogger, the upcoming game show hosted by actor and comedian Damon Wayans Jr., with TV host, broadcaster, and media personality Kyle Brandt ("Good Morning Football") as co-ho...

IGN
August 23, 2021

Will the Olympics Ever Win Lost Viewers Back?
Sports - Television

As the Tokyo Olympic Games wrap up Sunday, fans should be, and surely are, grateful to the work that went in to preserve the quadrennial athletic event, even a year later than originally scheduled due...

Variety
August 9, 2021

Olympics TV Ratings Haven’t Fallen More Than Broadcast TV as...
Sports - Streaming - Television

Through the first week of the Summer Olympics, NBCUniversal’s primetime audience has fallen precipitously — by almost 42 percent — compared to the last summer games in 2016. Given the way viewer...

Hollywood Reporter
August 2, 2021

Peacock Reaches 54 Million Sign-Ups, Set to Go International
Streaming

NBCUniversal’s Peacock streamer will begin its international rollout this year as a free addition on Sky’s satellite TV platform in Europe, giving it a base of 20 million households. Peacock has ...

Variety
July 29, 2021

Can Peacock Stick Landing at Tokyo Olympics?
Sports - Streaming

NBCUniversal views the Games’ yearlong delay as "an advantage" since it now knows the platform’s user base, but even with a "big event" boost it has a long way to go to catch up to rivals. One of...

Hollywood Reporter
July 22, 2021

Olympics Broadcast Wrestles With Pandemic’s Effects
Sports - Television

NBCU execs are wrestling with what could be their biggest sports challenge yet: the Quiet Olympics. Broadcasting and streaming the Tokyo Summer Games already had a high degree of difficulty due to th...

Variety
July 15, 2021

Peacock Orders ‘Pride & Prejudice’-Inspired R...
Streaming

Peacock has ordered a reality dating series inspired by Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.” The series, titled “Pride and Prejudice: An Experiment in Romance,” is an original format that w...

Variety
July 8, 2021

Where the Major Streaming Players Stand After Honeymoon for Se...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Comcast’s NBCUniversal, ViacomCBS, AT&T’s WarnerMedia and Discovery are among the companies that launched streaming video services during the pandemic. Fueled by hundreds of millions of people...

CNBC
July 6, 2021

NBCUniversal Gives Peacock Prime Olympics Rights
Streaming - Television

NBCUniversal is giving its Peacock streaming service live streaming rights to some of the most high-profile events from the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. The company says that Peacock will stream men’s ...

Hollywood Reporter
June 24, 2021

Can ‘F9’ Kick-Start a True Summer Tentpole Season?
Theatrical

The latest 'Fast & Furious' installment is the first all-audience blockbuster to unfurl in U.S. theaters since pandemic-era restrictions were largely lifted. Reservations are normally hard to com...

Hollywood Reporter
June 22, 2021

AVOD Consumption Down 10% in Less Than Six Months in US
Streaming

According to the latest consumer survey from Omdia, US AVOD penetration declined from 93% in November 2020 to 83% in April of this year. The results were revealed by Omdia’s senior research directo...

Digital TV
June 15, 2021

Rob Zombie Set to Direct New ‘The Munsters’ Movie
Streaming - Theatrical

Rob Zombie has officially confirmed that his next film will be a modern adaptation of the classic television show The Munsters. Zombie shared the news on Instagram, saying, "Attention Boils and Ghoul...

IGN
June 8, 2021

‘Boss Baby’ Sequel to Premiere on Peacock and in Theaters ...
Streaming - Theatrical

Universal’s sequel to “The Boss Baby” will premiere on Peacock on the same day it launches in theaters. “The Boss Baby: Family Business,” arriving ahead of schedule (it was initially slated...

Variety
May 25, 2021

Peacock Hits 42 Million Signups On ‘The Office’, WWE Netwo...
Streaming - Television

NBCUniversal’s streaming service Peacock had 42 million signups in the first quarter — up from the 33 million it reported three months ago — benefiting from the recent addition of exclusive dome...

Deadline
April 29, 2021

Streaming Wars Put Cable TV Channels on Chopping Block
Streaming - Television

As NBCUniversal turns off the lights on its sports network, expect other Hollywood giants to cull their sprawling linear offerings as they prioritize billions of dollars toward direct-to-consumer plat...

Hollywood Reporter
April 28, 2021

Peacock Focuses on Unscripted Family Content
Streaming

Peacock is spreading its wings with two new original series. The DIY and home improvement-themed Backyard Blowout and Create The Escape are part of the streaming platform’s expansion into family-focu...

Kidscreen
April 15, 2021

Indy500 Testing Lands on Peacock as NBC Builds Out IndyCar Cov...
Automotive - Sports - Streaming

IndyCar has announced that NBCUniversal's streaming platform Peacock will exclusively air the Indianapolis500 tests as part of the platform's content plan for the American single-seater series. The t...

Sports Pro Media
April 6, 2021

NBCUniversal Might Save its Movies for Peacock Instead of Netf...
Streaming - Theatrical

NBCUniversal is mulling whether to remove its films from HBO Max and Netflix and put new movies on its own streaming service, Peacock, according to Bloomberg. Right now, HBO Max has a deal to show Un...

The Verge
April 1, 2021

Apple-Sony Deal for Tom Hanks Movie Was Driven by Coronavirus
Streaming - Theatrical

Apple paid Sony about $70 million for 15 years of streaming rights to the Tom Hanks film “Greyhound,” which cost about $50 million to make. Apple is doing this, as well as shopping for old TV cont...

CNBC
March 29, 2021

NBCUniversal Retail Partnerships with Facebook, Instagram Anno...
Retail - Streaming - Tech

At One21, a new event for media buyers that emulates a tech-industry developer conference, NBCUniversal announced new partnerships with Facebook, Instagram and The Trade Desk. The media company also ...

Deadline
March 23, 2021

Netflix is Testing a Crackdown on Password Sharing
Online - Streaming

Netflix has never made a big deal about password-sharing, but a new test suggests the company may be reconsidering. Netflix is trying out a new policy with some customers, prompting certain people to...

CNBC
March 12, 2021

Premier Lacrosse League Moves Games to Peacock Premium
Sports - Streaming

NBCUniversal streaming service Peacock has secured rights to stream all 43 games from the 2021 Premier Lacrosse League season. Peacock Premium tier subscribers can exclusively watch 23 PLL games in ad...

Sport Techie
March 4, 2021

Frogger and Peacock
Gaming - Partnerships - Television

Konami partnered with Peacock on an exciting collaboration that launched a series based on the iconic game FROGGER.

Konami and Peacock
March 3, 2021

Peacock Gets Supersized Physical Competition Series ‘Frogger...
Gaming - Opportunities - Partnerships - Press Releases - Television

BASED ON BELOVED VIDEO GAME PHENOMENON Peacock leaps into extreme fun and nostalgia with a series order of FROGGER, a larger-than-life physical competition series based on the iconic 1980’s video...

Faisal Hussain
February 24, 2021

NHL to carve out live streaming package for next US rights cyc...
Sports - Streaming - Television

The National Hockey League’s (NHL) next domestic broadcast deal will be split across two broadcasters, with one of those likely to receive an exclusive streaming package, according to the New York P...

Sports Pro
February 19, 2021

How to Save Money on Streaming
Streaming

Many of us spend a lot of time streaming movies, TV shows, sports and other types of entertainment these days. And to get a full range of content, it means paying for a lot of different services. "Th...

CNN
February 5, 2021

NBCU’s Layoffs Continue as Entertainment Team Revealed
Streaming - Television

NBCUniversal’s Susan Rovner has made a raft of appointments to her new-look entertainment team, with 50 layoffs coming as a result of merging its TV and streaming divisions. Rovner left Warner Bros...

After a Wild 2020, All Bets Are Off in This Year’s Strea...
Streaming

2020 was supposed to be the kickoff of the streaming wars — the year when new contenders battled Netflix to take their own slice of the streaming pie. Then the pandemic happened. Instead of finding ...

CNN
February 2, 2021

Peacock hit 33 million signups before The Office even arrived
Streaming - Television

NBC Universal’s Peacock streaming service hit 33 million signups in the fourth quarter, parent company Comcast reported Thursday, an addition of 11 million signups from the third quarter. While the ...

The Verge
January 28, 2021

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