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Roku to lose some NBC channels as dispute over Peacock streaming deal heats up

Roku is slamming Comcast’s decision to pull NBC’s TV Everywhere channels from the streaming service as negotiations over distribution for NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service continue. Those channels allow Comcast customers to use Roku as a platform for streaming NBC’s various shows and other programming under its NBCUniversal umbrella. That includes...
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Hollywood Reporter

NBCU's TV Everywhere Apps to Go Dark on Roku Amid Peacock Talks

Two months after the launch of NBCU's streamer, the two parties have not reached a distribution agreement. The ongoing negotiations between NBCUniversal and Roku over the distribution of streaming service Peacock have gotten combative. Two sources involved in the talks tell The Hollywood Reporter that the latest round of talks...
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Roku, Comcast battle over Peacock could see NBC apps removed from the platform

The battle between Roku and Comcast over Peacock is expanding, with the telecom and media giant now asking Roku to pull NBC apps from its streaming TVs and devices. On Friday, Comcast asked Roku to remove NBC TV Everywhere apps from its platform. According to Variety, 46 apps could be affected, including the main NBC app. Comcast owns NBCUniversal, which is the parent to a host of channels, including NBC, USA Network and Telemundo, in addition to the Peacock streaming service.

Peacock U.S. Open streaming: How to watch the action at Winged Foot

As the afternoon coverage wraps up on Day 1 of the U.S. Open, NBC coverage is passing the reigns onto Peacock to take the broadcast into the evening hours. If you’re wondering what Peacock is, you’re not alone. Peacock is the new over-the-top streaming service launched by NBCUniversal earlier this...

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Departure’ On Peacock, A Conspiracy Thriller Starring Archie Panjabi and Christopher Plummer

Stream It Or Skip It: 'The American Barbecue Showdown' On Netflix, Where Pitmasters Compete To Make The Best Meat (And Sides) Have you ever watched a show and wondered, “Why did that great actor sign onto this show?” It’s when it seems that a big-name actor is so much better than the run-of-the-mill series they’re on. For Peacock’s Canadian import Departure, there are not one, but two actors who fit in that category. Read on for more.

NBCUniversal Threatens to Pull Channels From Roku in Dispute Over Peacock

Roku and NBCUniversal are at loggerheads, with NBCU on Thursday night telling the streaming company it plans on pulling its NBC Everywhere channels — which includes content from NBC, Bravo, E! and USA, among other channels — from the service. Altogether, Comcast-owned NBCUniversal may have 46 NBCU apps removed as early as this weekend from Roku, per a notification the service sent to customers on Friday morning.

Hurricane Sally wrecks giant oak tree, disturbs pet peacock

SYLVESTER, Ga. (WALB) - A Sylvester family is facing a gigantic cleanup after Hurricane Sally brought down a very large tree on their property. Holden family members discovered their ancient giant live oak tree, off Peafowl Road, was split down the middle after Hurricane Sally blew through Sylvester and Worth Co. Wednesday night.
World Soccer Talk

How to watch Premier League on Peacock TV

With the 2020/21 Premier League season already underway, the excitement levels have risen once again for several reasons including new transfer signings, newly promoted teams, the likely return of fans in stadiums next month as well as top quality football that we’ve been craving since the season ended on July 26. But it also brings changes with a new streaming service for soccer fans in the United States. The big question is, how to watch Premier League on Peacock TV.

Here’s the Writing Staff of The Amber Ruffin Show

A little over a week from now, we’re about to get a whole lot more of Late Night With Seth Meyers writer Amber Ruffin. Her new Peacock late-night series, The Amber Ruffin Show, debuts on Friday, September 25 and will feature, as Ruffin put it, “jokes, sketches, and, of course, thoughtful monologues on how to defeat systemic racism. It’s a laugh riot!” The show has a lot of great people involved behind the scenes: Ruffin will be joined by her frequent Late Night collaborator and “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell” co-star Jenny Hagel as executive producer and head writer, and Late Night’s Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker are also executive producing.
Houston Chronicle

Astros' Brad Peacock being examined for possible recurrence of arm problems

Astros reliever Brad Peacock was unavailable for Thursday’s game against the Rangers and being examined for a possible recurrence of arm problems, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Chronicle on Thursday. Peacock was not with the team’s relievers in the bullpen during Thursday’s game against the Rangers....

U.S. Open Golf Live Stream Reddit: Watch Tiger Woods tee times on Peacock TV

The US Open golf championship started on Thursday. Here is our guide on how to watch all the golf action from the fearsome Winged Foot class in Mamaroneck, New York. The U.S. Open is traditionally golf’s toughest Leading Tournament, With the winning score frequently hovering around even level — in stark contrast to a few of the normal PGA Tour events. One thing we can be sure of is the winning score this week won’t be anything approaching Dustin Johnson’s frankly absurd score of 30 under par when he won the Northern Trust Open last month.
Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville coffee shop launches artisan roastery in St. Augustine

The screech of peacocks amid the aroma of roasting coffee beans signal Screaming Peacock Coffee is open for business inside a renovated barn-like building in uptown St. Augustine. Screaming Peacock Coffee, a small-batch, specialty roastery of artisan coffees, is a new venture from Craig and Stacey Goldberg, owners of the...

How to Cancel Your Peacock Premium Plan

NBC's streaming service, Peacock, is free out of the gate, but if you opted for a paid plan and no longer want it, you can revert back to the free version. NBCUniversal’s Peacock is a new streaming service that offers a wide array of movies and TV shows from NBC and Universal’s abundant library, as well as original programming. Peacock starts off as a free service with ads, but if you can watch even more if you move to one of the paid Premium plans.

How to Watch Peacock for Free on Roku, Amazon Fire TV (for Now)

Nearly two months after Peacock took flight nationwide, the NBCUniversal streamer remains unavailable on Roku and Amazon’s Fire TV — two of the biggest over-the-top video platforms — from their digital storefronts. What’s the holdup? The companies are at an impasse over business terms, including over the platforms’ access to...