NBCUniversal has unveiled details for its upcoming, ad-supported streaming service. named Peacock. It will be the exclusive streaming home of The Office and Parks and Recreation. The service will debut this April with over 15,000 hours of shows and movies.
Planned original content for the service include Battlestar Galactica (from Sam Esmail), Saved by the Bell (by Tracey Wigfield) and Punky Brewster reboots. Other originals include Dr. Death (with Alec Baldwin, Jamie Dornan and Christian Slater), Demi Moore’s Brave New World and Rutherford Falls, co-created by The Good Place’s Michael Schur and starring Ed Helms. You can also look forward to Angelyne and another Psych movie spinoff. Plus Saturday Night Live docuseries Who Wrote That, a weekly talk show with Amber Ruffin and a Real Housewives spinoff.
It sounds like an odd mix. That Battlestar Galactica reboot sounds interesting though. It will premiere original series after the Olympics are over.
Other shows are on board too like 30 Rock, Bates Motel, Battlestar Galactica, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Cheers, Chrisley Knows Best, Covert Affairs, Downton Abbey, Everybody Loves Raymond, Frasier, Friday Night Lights, House, Keeping Up With the Kardashians, and many more. As well as movies.
Pricing and launch date details will be revealed later.