NBCUniversal’s Streaming Service to Launch in 2020

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NBC has recently announced that their new streaming service, Peacock, will launch in April 2020. Currently there are no further details regarding pricing.

The company also announced that the platform will be the new and exclusive home of The Office and Parks and Recreation (now what are we supposed to do with our Netflix subscriptions?!) Peacock will also offer a variety of NBC shows, including 30 Rock (currently available on Hulu), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Hulu), Cheers (Netflix, Hulu), and Saturday Night Live (Hulu). They have not yet confirmed whether those shows will also become exclusive to Peacock.

The platform will also bring in new shows, including a Battlestar Galactica reboot from Sam Esmail (Mr. Robot), an adaptation of Brave New World, and Saved by the Bell and Punky Brewster reboots. It will also feature movies from studios including Universal Pictures, DreamWorks Animation, Focus Features, and more. You can find more details about Peacock here.

Julia

Julia joined the Nerds & Beyond team in 2019 but has always enjoyed writing and talking about her favorite fandoms. She's an avid reader, movie watcher, and a lover of all things Christian Bale. She loves The Office, Supernatural, Bob's Burgers, Mr. Robot, and National Treasure.

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