Watchwrestling – Peacock (streaming service)

Peacock is an American over-the-top video streaming service owned and operated by the Television and Broadcasting division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast. The service, which is named after the NBC logo, was launched on July 15, 2020. The service primarily displays content from NBCUniversal studios and other third-party content providers, including series from television, movies, news and sports programming. The service is available in an ad-supported free version with limited content, while premium tiers include a larger content library and access to additional content from NBC Sports and WWE Network.

Advance availability for Xfinity Flex customers began on April 15, 2020, and X1 customers received the preview on May 1. The nationwide launch was on July 15, 2020. By October, Peacock had reached more than 22 million subscriptions. As of January 2021, Peacock had more than 33 million records. In April, Peacock reached 42 million records. In May, Peacock had around 10 million premium subscribers.

Type of site
OTT video streaming platform
Headquarters 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, New York,

United States
Area served United States
Owner Comcast
Key people Matt Strauss (Chairman)
Parent NBCUniversal Direct-to-Consumer and Digital Enterprises
(NBCUniversal Television and Streaming)
URL Edit this at Wikidata
Registration Required
Users Increase 42 million (as of April 29, 2021)
10 million premium (as of May 2021)[1]
  • April 15, 2020; 14 months ago (Xfinity customers)
  • July 15, 2020; 11 months ago (nationwide)
Current status Operating


On January 14, 2019, NBCUniversal created NBCUniversal Direct-to-Consumer and Digital Enterprises under the chairmanship of Bonnie Hammer. This included the launch of an over-the-top streaming service,  called “Peacock” and available in April 2020. This move also included new original programming, NBCU property reboots, while NBC’s The Office and Parks and Recreation have retired rival streaming services Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video and joined the service once their exclusive streaming rights for rival streaming services expire, with Parks and Recreation joining in October 2020 and The Office in January 2021.

Peacock soft was launched for Xfinity cable and broadband customers on April 15, 2020, before launching nationally on July 15, 2020. By January 28, 2021, Peacock had accumulated a total of 33 million subscribers. On April 29, Peacock reached a subscriber number of 42 million. On June 23, it was revealed that Peacock had around 10 million premium subscribers as of May 2021.

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