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Peacock Bolsters Animated Kids Programming Slate With ‘Megamind,’ ‘Abominable’ Series & More

EXCLUSIVE: Peacock will double down on its animated kids programming slate, unveiling a number of new and returning titles including two follow up series to DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind and Abominable. The streamer has also renewed Babble Bop!, the musical dance jamboree series for preschoolers, for Season 2. Written by Katherine Stanford, Babble Bop! is a foot-tapping, hand-clapping, baby-bottom wiggling, sing-along world of music, dance and preschool play.  With a mix of new takes on classic nursery rhymes and original songs, this inclusive short-form series is intended for social and emotional learning for the pre-k set. Heroes Lily, Hugo, Miguel, Izzie and Sam will play...
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‘Bel-Air’ Episode Guide: How Many Episodes of ‘Bel-Air’ Will There Be on Peacock?

Bel-Air is here to show you a fresh take on one of the most popular stories of the ’90s. The new Peacock drama flips the script on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and reimagines Will’s world for modern times. Jabari Banks steps into Will Smith’s shoes, playing a kid from West Philadelphia who gets into one fight and has to move in with relatives he barely knows all the way across the country. Even if you’ve been watching Fresh Prince reruns for the past 25 years, you’re still gonna be surprised by how this series remixes what you know about life in Bel-Air. The first three episodes are on Peacock right now, and that’s just the beginning.
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Washington Post

What to watch this weekend: ‘Bel-Air’ premieres on Peacock

Great Chocolate Showdown (CW at 8) The contestants tackle an ancient chocolate-making art, panning. The Cabins (Discovery Plus) A new dating show foists six people to pair off into their own cozy cabins for an extended stay, and after 24 hours, each person must decide whether to spend another day indoors with their date or leave single.
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NBCU 'Finalizing' Plan to Shift Content From Hulu to Peacock: Report

Comcast and its NBCUniversal unit are "finalizing" an agreement with Disney that will "drastically change" how the former programs joint subscription streaming venture Hulu, shifting more movies and shows to NBCU's Peacock, according to the Wall Street Journal. NBCU reportedly has until Friday to reveal its programming plans to Disney...
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Peacock Adds More Independent Wrestling Content

The WWE Network has added new independent wrestling content. The new programming includes shows from ICW and wXw. Both videos are available to be seen at any time on-demand. Here’s what was added:. ICW Fight Club 208 – 02/12/22. Xero, Che Monet & Daz Black battle The Manifesto...
CNET

Super Bowl on Peacock: Prices, tiers and what else to know

Peacock TV is NBCUniversal's US streaming app, with tens of thousands of hours of free programming, plus more shows, movies, sports and originals if you pay. But only paying Peacock members can access everything on the service, including the paywalled stream of Super Bowl LVI as the Los Angeles Rams take on the Cincinnati Bengals. You also need to be a premium member to stream Marry Me, a romcom movie streaming on Peacock at the same time its in theaters, or the first three seasons of cowboy drama Yellowstone.

Thinking Of Adding Peacock? Now Is The Time To Stream The Super Bowl, The Olympics, Marry Me And More

There are too many streaming services. There, I said it. I write about TV and movies for a living, and I don’t even have all of them. There are just too many options right now. Initially, my approach was to have a few and ignore the rest, but lately, I’ve started to think the better option here is to switch around and try different things out for limited amounts of time. After all, not every service offers the same level of new value each month, and I have to say, as value goes, there’s no better streaming service to subscribe to this month than Peacock.
ComicBook

How to Watch Bel-Air on Peacock on Super Bowl Sunday

Bel-Air, the reboot of Will Smith's iconic '90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, debuted on Sunday, giving the classic story of the street-smart Philadelphia teen's culture shock filled relocation to life with wealthy relatives in California a fresh, dramatic spin. The first three episodes of the eagerly anticipated series arrived on Peacock on Sunday, February 13th and if you're wanting to catch the series ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl showdown between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals, here's what you need to know.
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Peacock Subscription: The Plans, The Price And What’s Included

At this point, there’s a high probability you have a free Peacock subscription, even if you forgot about it until I mentioned it just now. Now that you’re back from checking to make sure you haven’t been paying for Peacock Premium without knowing about it for the past few months (totally not saying that’s happened to me before), you may be thinking about signing up for it to see what all the fuss is about, especially with some of those great and exciting original shows and all those great movies.
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Slate

To My Shock, Peacock Has Figured Out the Olympics

There was a time, not that long ago, when the arrival of a new Olympics would see me heading off to the airport. It wasn’t the Games I was fleeing. It was NBC. I loved the biennial goof-fest too much to have it ruined by the schmaltzy, jingoistic, favorites-focused inanity of the U.S. TV coverage. Instead, I’d head abroad, where I’d be subjected to fewer tear-jerking human-interest segments and have the opportunity to see every end of a curling match. Since most Canadian cities pick up the U.S. networks, crossing the Northern border was the percentage move, since I could revel in the expert north-of-the-border commentary and then sneakily check in on NBC during the Canucks’ commercial breaks to see how much better I had it than the chumps who’d stayed home.
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Peacock Lost $1.7 Billion in 2021, More Than Double Year Prior; Comcast to Up Streamer’s Content Spending to $3 Billion This Year

UPDATED: NBCUniversal’s Peacock, entering its third year of operation, sank deeper into investment-mode red ink in 2021 — with adjusted losses at the streamer more than doubling. NBCU parent Comcast outlined plans to boost spending on Peacock content even more in 2022 and beyond. Comcast, in reporting Q4 earnings Thursday, revealed that Peacock generated $778 million in revenue for the full-year 2021, with an adjusted loss of $1.7 billion. That’s compared with $118 million of revenue and an adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) loss of $663 million in 2020. For 2022, Comcast expects Peacock losses to total about $2.5...
Vulture

Will Peacock Get the Olympics Right This Time?

For Peacock, last summer’s Olympics were supposed to offer a chance to hit the reset button following a rocky, pandemic-marred launch. Instead, the Games turned into a massive headache: Not every big event could be seen live on the platform, and finding the ones that were was a chore for even the most tech-savvy consumer. At times, it seemed as if complaining about Peacock was more popular than anything going on in Tokyo. Unsurprisingly, the NBCUniversal streamer is hoping things go more smoothly with this month’s winter games in China — and on at least one front, there is reason to think they will.
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