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Peacock Will Have Linear Channels Like Pluto TV, These Are Some Channels They’ll Have at Launch

Stephanie Sengwe

NBCUniversal finally peeled back the curtain on Peacock during their investor meeting yesterday. The company revealed their streaming service will launch nationally on July 15 with three tiers — a free and subscription version starting at $4.99/month and an ad-free version that will be available for $9.99 per month. The price is right on par with Disney+ for $6.99/month and Apple TV+ for $4.99/month. Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Flex customers will be able to access the service earlier on April 15.

In addition to the news, entertainment, sports, late-night and reality from the various properties around the company as well as new originals and library content, NBCU also announced that Peacock will have linear channels like Pluto TV, allowing for lean-back watching as well.

Peacock Linear Channels

  • Art House: Indie films with small budgets and big acclaim
  • Family Movie Night: Films for the whole family
  • Get Spooked: Scary movies to keep you up all night
  • L&O DUN DUN: Law & Order all the time
  • Latino Now by Telemundo: Películas y series en Español
  • Laugh it Out: All comedy, all the time
  • Nail Biters: Intense thrillers
  • Olympics Docs: The stories behind the biggest Olympic athletes
  • Olympics Profiles: Compelling stories about the athletes of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
  • Out of This World: Sci-fi & fantasy that will blow your mind
  • Peachicks: Keeping toddlers entertained and educated
  • Peacock Kids: Shows every 6-11 year-old will love
  • Peacock Poker: Like the best seat at a casino, 24/7
  • Peacock Sports: Live, replays, and highlights from your favorite sports
  • Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh film and TV recommendations, hot trailers, breaking news, and top moments
  • SNL Vault: Every SNL season from Chevy to Che
  • Tear Jerkers: Movies with a side of tissues
  • The Ones You Love: The can’t-go-wrong classic TV and movies
  • True Crime: Real crimes. Real people.

Peacock is slated to have more than 15,000 hours of programming, including NBC powerhouses “The Office,” which arrives in 2021, and “Parks and Recreation.” In addition, Mike Schur, the creator of “The Good Place,” and Lorne Michaels of “Saturday Night Live” fame will contribute new shows.