Peacock captures 9.2% of US streaming share with The Office alone

NBCUniversal’s decision to bring The Office to its Peacock streaming service seems to have been vindicated, with the show alone accounting for more than 9% of all streaming time in the US at the beginning of January. The show arrived on NBCU’s streamer on January 1 following years as a mainstay on Netflix, and now […]

Peacock expected to hit 52 million subs by 2024

NBCUniversal’s hybrid streaming service Peacock will exceed 50 million by 2024. According to a new report from Macquarie, the streamer will hit 52.1 million in 2024 with revenues of US$1.96 billion. In the immediate future, the report expects Peacock to hit US$604 million in revenue this year – up from US$296 million in 2020. The majority […]

Peacock restores on-demand EPL matches

NBCUniversal’s streaming service Peacock will offer on-demand replays of all televised English Premier League matches. The streamer, which is currently in the middle of its first season playing host to more than 175 live matches of the English league, upset fans last month when it removed on-demand replays. At launch, the app promised “more than […]

Peacock launches on Google TV, as NBCU reveals extent of The Office coverage

NBCUniversal’s hybrid streaming service Peacock is now available on Google TV. Google TV is a reskinned version of Android TV that exclusively runs on the latest Chromecast devices which launched in October. The OS builds on the original Android TV experience with a greater focus on home screen curation and access to live TV. Users […]

NBCU’s hybrid streamer Peacock hits 26 million subscribers

NBCUniversal’s fledgling streamer Peacock has racked up 26 million subscribers since launch, according to CEO Jeff Shell. The hybrid OTT service, which offers AVOD and SVOD options to customers, was launched to customers of NBCU parent Comcast in April before being rolled out across the US in mid-July. It had attracted 22 million sign-ups by […]

NBCU reveals execs to lead TV & streaming under Susan Rovner

NBCUniversal’s Susan Rovner has appointed a raft of execs to oversee content for its newly restructured entertainment operation, with Peacock’s head of originals Bill McGoldrick set to leave the company as a result. Rovner, who left Warner Bros. earlier this year to become chairman of entertainment at NBCU’s new-look TV and streaming division, has named […]

HBO Max, Apple TV, Netflix and other streaming apps confirmed for Xbox Series launch

A week ahead of their launch, Microsoft has confirmed the streaming apps that will be available on its new generation of Xbox consoles.  The company will release its Xbox Series X and Series S consoles on November 10, and announced the list of supported streamers in a blog post. The company confirmed that the big […]

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