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NBC Peacock launch date and plans official: Ad-free and Comcast deals

NBC Peacock launch date and plans official: Ad-free and Comcast deals

Peacock, the new streaming TV service from NBCUniversal, will launch on July 15 with an ad-supported free tier, though some Comcast subscribers will be able to get earlier access. Described as "a free premium ad-supported streaming service with subscription tiers," Peacock will include shows like Law and Order, Yellowstone, and Two and a Half Men.

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NBC orders Debris, a new sci-fi drama from ‘Fringe’ showrunner

NBC orders Debris, a new sci-fi drama from ‘Fringe’ showrunner

NBC has greenlit a new science fiction drama described as similar to Men in Black and The X-Files. Called Debris, the new show comes from Legendary Television and J.H. Wyman; it involves a destroyed alien ship that has 'mysterious effects' on humanity. Debris is one of several scripts to get some attention at NBC, according to recent reports, with others include Adam and Eva and Echo.

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If this NBC Peacock pricing leak is real, are you subscribing?

If this NBC Peacock pricing leak is real, are you subscribing?

Most of us are probably well aware by now that NBC plans to start a streaming service called Peacock using the content library it's built up over the decades, but official details are still few and far between. Though NBC has yet to talk pricing, today a leak is telling us that the company will offer a tiered subscription model. Many streaming services offer different tiers, but the reported tiers NBC plans to use for Peacock are a little bit different than what the other big players are offering.

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The Office Netflix exit begins with full Threat Level Midnight

The Office Netflix exit begins with full Threat Level Midnight

The movie "Threat Level Midnight" from The Office is now available for viewing in its entirety for the first time EVER. This movie was included in clips in an episode of The Office, cut apart by the episode in which the main characters of the show react to what's shown in the movie. It's a masterpiece - and it's just one of SIX new clips released by The Office's official PR group here at the tail end of 2019.

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Episodes of The Office, Parks and Rec, Seinfeld licensed through 2025

Episodes of The Office, Parks and Rec, Seinfeld licensed through 2025

What in the world is going on here, you might be saying - aren't The Office and Parks and Recreation already over? Yes, both of these mocumentary-style television shows are done, and there will be no new episodes (for now). But the rights, the precious rights, like the spice melange, they must flow! The rights have been renewed for cable - exclusively*!

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NBC Peacock streaming TV may be free in 2020

NBC Peacock streaming TV may be free in 2020

If NBC follows through with today's report, they'd be the first "totally free streaming video service" to be delivered by a major media provider. Of course, said streaming video provider wouldn't likely be delivered COMPLETELY free. Instead, today's report means it's likely NBC's Peacock will be free, with advertisements. So sorta like what Hulu did when they started... only a little bit different.

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‘The Office’ reboot may debut on NBCU’s Peacock streaming service

‘The Office’ reboot may debut on NBCU’s Peacock streaming service

Earlier today, NBCUniversal finally revealed the name for its previously announced streaming service. Called Peacock, the platform will offer both existing and original content, the latter of which will include reboots of Saved by the Bell and Battlestar Galactica. The company previously announced that Peacock will be the exclusive streaming destination for The Office, and that may include a brand new reboot.

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NBCUniversal’s Peacock hopes these new shows will make you subscribe

NBCUniversal’s Peacock hopes these new shows will make you subscribe

Does your wallet, heart, and soul have space for another streaming service? NBCUniversal is counting on it, announcing its own Netflix, Hulu, and Apple TV+ rival will be called Peacock when it launches in April 2020.

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NBC Sports Gold streaming service arrives on Xfinity X1 and Flex

NBC Sports Gold streaming service arrives on Xfinity X1 and Flex

NBC Sports Gold, the company's live and on-demand sports streaming platform, has launched on Comcast Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex. Consumers who subscribe to either of these Comcast products will be able to directly access the NBC sports product, according to the company, including all fifteen of the subscription options available through NBC Sports Gold.

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Here’s how Twitter 2020 Olympics streaming coverage is limited

Here’s how Twitter 2020 Olympics streaming coverage is limited

For the past two decades - and the foreseeable future - the place to watch the Olympics is NBC, either by tuning in on cable or by watching on NBC's own digital streaming platform. NBC is beginning to loosen its tight grip on Olympics coverage ever so slightly, agreeing to allow Twitter to stream some coverage during the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games. Twitter won't get to stream much coverage, but it's better than nothing.

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The Office will stream exclusively on NBCUniversal’s service in 2021

The Office will stream exclusively on NBCUniversal’s service in 2021

The US adaption of hit television show The Office will stream exclusively on NBCUniversal's future streaming service starting in 2021, the company has announced. That's bad news for fans who presently have access to the show through two of the most popular streaming services, Hulu and Netflix. All nine seasons of the series will be available to stream through the upcoming service.

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Comcast activity monitor may let Grandma stay safe at home

Comcast activity monitor may let Grandma stay safe at home

It would appear that Comcast wants to monetize your health. Word this afternoon is that Comcast is working on a smart home device not unlike that of the Amazon Echo and/or Google Home. Smart home speaker is the name of the game, and Comcast is aiming at making cash via hospitals. If they can keep you out of the emergency room, surely they deserve compensation for your health - and the health of your grandmother?

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