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NBC's Streaming Service 'Peacock' Launching in July With Three Subscription Tiers

Thursday January 16, 2020 12:54 pm PST by Juli Clover
NBC today announced that its upcoming Peacock streaming video service is set to launch in the United States on July 15. The service, which will offer upwards 7,500 hours of programming including NBC shows and Universal movies, will features three subscription tiers. NBC will offer an ad-supported tier that people can watch for free, and there will be two premium paid tiers that include...

NBC's Streaming Service is Called 'Peacock' and Will Exclusively House The Office and Parks & Rec

Tuesday September 17, 2019 8:41 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
NBCUniversal today revealed that the name of its upcoming streaming television service is "Peacock," a reference to the company's logo. The service is still set to launch in April 2020, and NBC also provided more information on the content users will see at launch and beyond (via Vulture). We knew that Peacock would be getting The Office to stream exclusively, but NBC today revealed that its ...

NBCUniversal's Streaming Service to Launch April 2020

Thursday July 25, 2019 7:17 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
After first announcing plans to launch a standalone streaming service back in January, Comcast and NBCUniversal today have revealed that this service is set to launch in April 2020 (via The Verge). The news was given during the company's earnings call today, where CEO Steve Burke also confirmed that the streaming service will be built on a similar platform to Sky's Now TV streaming service...

Apple News Introduces Coverage Portal of 2018 Winter Olympics in Partnership With NBC

Thursday February 8, 2018 6:10 am PST by Joe Rossignol
Apple News will be a go-to source for coverage of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, which officially begin with Friday's opening ceremony, although some competition is already underway. A new section devoted to the Winter Olympics is now available within the "For You" tab of Apple News in the United States, and it will feature articles, videos, and other coverage of...

NBC App Now Supports Apple's Single Sign-on Feature on iPhone and iPad

Tuesday June 27, 2017 5:39 am PDT by Joe Rossignol
NBC has updated its iPhone and iPad app with support for Apple's Single Sign-on feature, as spotted by Engadget. Now, iPhone and iPad users with a cable or satellite TV subscription can sign in once with their TV provider credentials to gain access to content in the NBC app alongside all other supported apps that their pay TV subscription includes. Single Sign-on is available in the...

T-Mobile Expands 'Binge On' Free Video Streaming to NBC, Spotify, and More

Tuesday May 17, 2016 7:56 am PDT by Joe Rossignol
T-Mobile announced today that its free unlimited video streaming program Binge On now supports an additional 13 services, headlined by NBC and video content from existing Music Freedom partners Google Play Music, Radio Disney, Spotify, and TIDAL. The other additions include Great Big Story, Kiswe, Ligonier Ministries, NOGGIN, Qello Concerts, Univision, Univision Noticias, and Toon Goggles....

Apple TV Gains CBS All Access, NBC, and Made to Measure Channels

Tuesday October 20, 2015 10:50 am PDT by Juli Clover
Just a week ahead of the launch of the fourth-generation Apple TV, Apple has added several new channels to the existing set-top box. As of today, NBC, CBS All Access, and Made to Measure (M2M) are available on the Apple TV. The new NBC channel is the first time the network has had a channel available on the Apple TV, aside from the dedicated NBC Sports channel. With the NBC channel, customers...

Apple Enlists Networks to Negotiate With Local Affiliates in Streaming TV Talks

Tuesday July 14, 2015 6:40 am PDT by Joe Rossignol
Apple's discussions with ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox for its much-rumored streaming TV service are gaining momentum, according to the New York Post. The report claims that Apple has enlisted networks to negotiate with local TV stations on their behalf, and the networks are said to be close to securing those rights with affiliate groups such as Tribune and Sinclair. Networks are reportedly telling...

Apple Adds New NBC Sports Channel to Apple TV

Monday April 27, 2015 10:12 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apple today added the NBC Sports Live Extra channel to the Apple TV, adding to its growing collection of available sports apps the device. The NBC Sports channel on the Apple TV delivers videos and clips of sporting events that air on NBC, much like the iPad app. NBC Sports on the Apple TV offers video on demand that includes access to video clips, previews of upcoming events, and highlights ...

Apple Watch Makes Reality TV Debut on 'The Voice' Judge Pharrell Williams' Wrist

Monday April 6, 2015 6:54 pm PDT by Husain Sumra
Just a few days before the Apple Watch is available for pre-order on April 10, the device has been spotted in what seems to be its first TV appearance. The Watch, which appears to be the stainless steel version with a white sport band, is on the wrist of musical artist Pharrell Williams as he judges on NBC's singing competition show The Voice. It's likely this marks the first time a non-Apple...

Apple Hasn't Approached NBC Over Content Deal for Upcoming Streaming TV Service

Friday March 27, 2015 12:53 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Over the past couple of weeks, rumors have leaked pointing towards an Apple-branded streaming television service that could include 25 channels for $30 to $40 per month with partners like CBS, ABC, and Fox. NBC and parent company Comcast are not part of the negotiations, and according to a new report from Re/code, that's because Apple has not approached Comcast about a partnership. Earlier...

NBC App for iOS Updated With Selective Live Streaming and Classic Catalog

Wednesday February 18, 2015 3:55 am PST by Mitchel Broussard
NBC today announced an update for its Android and iOS television-viewing apps that brings live streaming to select areas of the country along with a small but robust catalog of the network's classic series offerings (via Engadget). Following in the footsteps of the Watch ABC app that introduced to users the ability to live stream the channel on their mobile device, NBC's new update brings a...

NBC Launches Extensive 'SNL' App Ahead of 40th Anniversary Special

Thursday February 12, 2015 9:30 am PST by Mitchel Broussard
NBC Entertainment today launched a "Saturday Night Live" app which allows fans to browse a catalog of the show's entire forty season-run, eventually learning each user's particular tastes and favorites and subsequently curating videos and sketches for them to view (via Entertainment Weekly). The app launches a few days before the show's big 40th season premiere this Sunday, and NBC promises...

NBC to Stream Super Bowl XLIX on iPad and Mac for Free, No Cable Subscription Required

Tuesday January 20, 2015 11:55 am PST by Juli Clover
NBCUniversal today announced that it's debuting a new "Super Stream Sunday" promotion, which will allow all U.S.-based users to watch 11 continuous hours of NBC content through the NBCSports.com website and through the NBC Sports Live Extra app on the iPad/iPod touch without the need for a cable subscription. Super Stream Sunday, which starts on February 1 at noon Eastern Time, will include Sup...

NBC, TNT and TBS Bring Full-Length TV Episodes to iOS Devices

Monday September 12, 2011 10:01 am PDT by Eric Slivka
NBC's iPad application Late last week, NBC announced that it had enhanced its iPad application to offer viewers access to full-length episodes, providing a significantly improved set of offerings for users."We are thrilled to offer our fans full episodes via our NBC.com app. Now the app truly reflects the deep fan experience that we have created online at NBC.com," said [NBCUniversal Digital...