Fans of NBC’s current-season shows will never again track down them on Hulu as of the next month — they’ll be flying over to NBCUniversal’s Peacock.
NBCU declared that beginning Sept. 19, Peacock Premium will turn into the streaming home for next-day access to current seasons of NBC shows the day after they air on the network. The media conglom had mauled back the next-day rights for NBC shows from Disney-controlled Hulu, in which NBCU actually claims a 33% stake, earlier this year.
NBC series that will open up on Peacock incorporate franchises like Dick Wolf’s “Law & Order” trifecta (“Law & Order,” “Special Victims Unit” and “Organized Crime”) and One Chicago (“Chicago Med,” “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago P.D.”), the network’s late-night lineup including “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “Late Night With Seth Meyers” and “Saturday Night Live,” coming back series, for example, “La Brea,” “New Amsterdam” and “Young Rock” and competition shows including “The Voice” and “America’s Got Talent.” Also streaming exclusively on Peacock are new series bowing on NBC this fall including a reboot of “Quantum Leap” and “Lopez vs. Lopez.”
Indeed, even with the changeover in current-season streaming rights, Hulu will keep on offering numerous NBCU titles for a few additional years. Those incorporate past seasons of “Law & Order: SVU,” “This Is Us,” “The Mindy Project,” “30 Rock,” “Parenthood” and “Will & Grace.” Likewise, the full NBCU live TV channel lineup — including NBC, E!, Bravo, USA and MSNBC — will in any case be accessible to Hulu + Live TV subscribers.
NBCU had already pulled Bravo next-day shows off Hulu earlier this year. Peacock Premium clients as of now have had next-day access to Bravo series including “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” “Below Deck,” “Top Chef,” “Southern Charm” and “Watch What Happens Live.” This fall, Bravo will air new episodes of “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City,” “The Real Housewives of Potomac,” “Winter House” and “Below Deck Med.”
NBCU likewise reported a special offer through the month of September: New Peacock Premium clients will actually want to sign up for just $1.99 each month or $19.99 for one year. That is contrasted and the regular Peacock Premium pricing of $4.99/month (with ads) or $9.99/month (no advertisements).
“We are excited to provide Peacock customers with a comprehensive destination for streaming the incredible programming airing on NBC and Bravo all year long,” Kelly Campbell, president of Peacock and NBCUniversal direct-to-consumer, said in a statement.
In the second quarter, Peacock’s paid client based was flat for at 13 million and Peacock’s overall active accounts dropped by 1 million.
Notwithstanding all next-day programming from NBC and Bravo, Peacock clients have access to over 70,000 hours of original, current and classic films and TV shows, as well as live sports, news and events. Titles on the service incorporate fan top picks like “Yellowstone” and “The Office.” New content coming to Peacock this fall incorporates original series “Last Light,” “Vampire Academy,” “A Friend of the Family,” “The Calling,” “Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin” and “The Best Man: The Final Chapters.”
Movies alighting on Peacock this fall incorporate “Jurassic World: Dominion,” “Minions: The Rise of Gru,” “Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.”, “Beast,” Jordan Peele’s “Nope” and “Meet Cute.” Live sports on the streamer incorporates “Sunday Night Football,” exclusive MLB, Premier League, WWE, IndyCar and Notre Dame football coverage and the FIFA World Cup, and significantly more.