Peacock is an NBCUniversal streaming service with approximately 20 million subscribers and tons of hit shows and movies. Hence, the platform in this significant competitive world has established itself as a reliable source for cord-cutters, who want to get content at an affordable price. It’s one of the economical large media streamers with a $4.99/per month premium plan (with ads), offering 20,000 hours of content including numerous Bravo, Syfy, and NBC favorites. The article below is all about Peacock review, including its renowned shows, movies, WWE, and many more.

Peacock review also highlights that the streaming platform provides access to NBC universal family content alongside on-demand content. You can watch classic TV shows, movies, universal films, sports channels, live news streaming, and some great original content, depending on your selected subscription package. Moreover, there is plenty of on-demand NBC TV programming content available as well. Let’s have a close look at the Peacock review for better understanding.

Peacock Review: Pros and Cons

Pros Cons
Affordable base tier with zero major limitations Limited original content
Live sports The movie library gets changed constantly
Provides support for multiple profile accounts Free account access is not available for new users
Popular network shows and movies No mobile download with the basic plan
Flexible pricing plan  

Peacock Review: Key Features

The streaming service offers numerous key benefits including exclusive original content, live sports, popular movies, etc. The platform comes with two versatile subscription packages having flexible prices, making it an affordable platform for the masses. Parental control is something that every parent needs and what makes a platform secure for kids too. Peacock stands among those sites offering parental control features. Let’s discuss some of the prominent features of the site through this Peacock review section:

Multiple Streams

The most prominent aspect that we are going to discuss in this Peacock review is, like many other renowned streaming services, Peacock permits three simultaneous streams with a single subscription. This means you can watch your favorite show with your family members, and there is no need to wait for your turn. In addition, you can make a setting for different user profiles (through an actual Peacock avatar) to get maximum benefit from the app.

Affordable Subscription Packages

Peacock allows two versatile budget-friendly subscription packages which are further explained in this Peacock review. The premium package (with ads) and ultra-premium package (with no ads), both have cheaper prices in comparison to contemporary services. Most importantly the quality at this budget rate is not compromised and the service stands among the list of top streaming platforms with its exclusive content.

Parental Control

This is an important feature that we are discussing in this Peacock review, you can set any of the six Peacock profiles and designate it as a kid’s profile. The content under that will automatically get adjusted below PG-13. The process of this profile-making is similar to the regular one, only one step you have to take differently, click yes when asked if it is a kid’s profile. Further, you can set a PIN in the Accounts section, so that no other person can make changes to it.

Sports Programming

One of the prominent features we are describing in this Peacock review is its Live sports programming. You can stream live premier soccer league games, and even watch highlights and replays, for instance, WWE-exclusive events. Other than this it streams a few prominent sports events that have NBC broadcasting, including the 2022 Spanish World Cup broadcasts, Super Bowl LVI, and Winter 2022 Olympics. Other games for sports fans are figure skating, rugby, motocross, etc.

Peacock Review: Types of Available Content

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The video streaming platform offers TV shows and movies of thousands of hours, exclusive Peacock content, news, and sports. Furthermore, the site also offers a decent amount of content for kids along with the Spanish language Telemundo programming. The two packages allow two different streams, one is with ads and to have ad-free streaming you can watch on an ultra-premium plan with unlimited movies and shows.

Peacock premium subscribers can also stream episodes of The Office “Superfan”. These are extended forms with bonus scenes that are not included in the original NBC airing. The service also has all previous 47 seasons of Late-night comedy shows on NBC. Spanish language TV fans can have famous NBCUniversal shows Telemundo such as Betty in NY, Preso No.1, Dias Para Volver, and El Baron.

Original Peacock Productions

Peacock’s original content library is rapidly growing, including Poker Face (a Natasha Lyonne/Rian Johnson comedy mystery), Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin, and Paul T. Goldman (a crime show different from what it seems). Although the site is renowned for comedy, it also includes numerous heavy dramas, such as Dr. Death, Bel-Air, and Last Light. Still, Peacock needs to expand, as its original library is a small lineup and needs more work.

Some of the renowned Peacock originals highlighted in this Peacock review are:

  1. Poker Face
  2. The Capture
  3. The Amber Ruffin Show
  4. The Girl in the Woods
  5. One of Us is Lying
  6. Intelligence
  7. Saved by the Bell
  8. Downtown Abbey: A New Era
  9. Brave New World
  10. A.P. Bio
  11. Killing It

Other Renowned TV Shows and Movies on Peacock are given below in this Peacock reveiw:

  1. Parenthood
  2. Snapped
  3. Below Deck
  4. All current NBC series
  5. Saturday Night Live
  6. Die Hard Franchise
  7. Pretty Woman
  8. Robin Hood
  9. Point break
  10. How to Train Your Dragon
  11. Monster vs. Aliens

WWE on Peacock

One whole in-app tab of Peacock is dedicated to its WWE-exclusive content, other than the sports section. This is the most interesting point of this Peacock review for WWE fans, as not every streaming platform covers such fights. Other than live events broadcasts, the streamer carries out episodes of Friday Night SmackDown and WWE originals such as Steve Austin: Table for 3 and The Broken Skull Sessions. There is a lot more to WWE, you can stream your favorite among them.

Premier League Games on Peacock

The service offers numerous English Premier League live games. If you are a fan of the Premier Leagues, then you must check Peacock Exclusive as it contains half of all the Premier Leagues. Also, you can watch any other game on-demand as well during 30 days of its airdate.  

Peacock Review: Subscription Packages and Their Benefits

The streamer allows two versatile premium subscription packages with distinct benefits. The premium plus choice provides an ad-free, offline download service with six profiles. Let’s have a look at the specifications of both packages:

Features Peacock Premium Package Peacock Ultra-Premium/Plus Package
Ads Yes, with ads No, without ads
Monthly Price $4.99 $9.99
Yearly Price $49.99 $99.99
Original Content Yes Yes
Live Sports Yes Yes
Mobile Downloads No Yes

Peacock Web Interface

The web interface of the service has a clean design with a yellow, black, white, and grey color scheme. The logo of NBC Peacock is quite colorful although the layout for navigation is simple and performs smoothly. Its interface has two subdivisions ‘Browse and Channels’ alongside a top menu bar to navigate through the app. In the right-upper section, there is an icon for account settings and a search bar for finding titles.

Peacock Mobile App

The mobile app with vertical elements presentation slightly resembles Quibi (now-defunct). You can navigate through the bottom menu with Browse, Channels, and Trending sections. At the top right corner, you can find an icon for your profile settings and the search bar on the screen can be seen at the bottom left corner. You can view your plan information in the profile section, but cannot edit it. Moreover, there is no feature for subtitle adjustment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Peacock subscription free?

No, Peacock no longer permits ad-supported free trials and subscriptions. For more details, you can go through the subscription plans section of the Peacock review.

Does Peacock provide live TV streaming?

Yes, the platform provides streaming for live sports competitions like PGA Tour, WWE Entertainment, and Premier League. Moreover, it supports live new programs from Sky News, CNBC, MSNBC, and NBC News. You can also stream various networks including REELZ and Hallmark Channel.

Does Peacock provide streaming for local channels?

Peacock in several areas carries out local NBC affiliate stations. But the service is limited and not everyone can have access to it.
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