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How is Peacock, the streaming service that was born in a pandemic and that Netflix watches closely

How is Peacock, the streaming service that was born in a pandemic and that Netflix watches closely

Ten years ago, when it was still used to watching movies and series on television or through web pages of dubious origin, Netflix It was beginning to emerge as the option for users. First with House of Cards and then with Stranger Things, the company of Reed Hastings they positioned themselves in the market that had no limits for them. Today the situation is very different, with companies like Disney+, HBO Max Y Amazon Prime Video in the competition, among several to which a new one must be added: Peacock.

Emerged in the midst of a pandemic, the streaming service of NBCUniversal it has been presented, so far, only in the North American market. Based on very accessible plans from the economic point of view, it managed to position itself as one more alternative. Peacock has a free plan with access to 7,500 hours of programming. With $ 5 you can see the full catalog although with advertising and the premium package costs only $ 10.

To this monetary offer must be added the catalog of original productions such as The Office, which for a long time were the most seen in Netflix in the United States, or the saga of Fast and Furious, one of the highest grossing in history. Contents that today are distributed on platforms such as Amazon Prime Video O Netflix will once again be the exclusive property of NBCUniversal. Of course, until Peacock not in Latin America can be enjoyed elsewhere.

Which series are part of the Peacock catalog

The catalog of original productions of Peacock it is quite limited, since the platform has barely more than a year of operation. In announcing its launch, NBCUniversal confirmed that there would be around 33 original productions released between 2020 and 2021, such as Saved by the Bell Y Dr. Death.

Saved by the Bell it’s a
reboot from the show aired between 1989 and 1992. (IMDb)

This does not make his proposal less interesting, since in the world of series and movies he has a wide list of classics and successes that can be enjoyed. On the series side there are products such as 30 Rock, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Cheers, Days of Our Lives, Heroes, Dr. House, everything Law and order Y Saturday Nigth Live, which cannot be seen anywhere else. Among the films, some stand out such as A brilliant mind, American Beauty, American Pie, Back to the Future, Shark y i.

Brave New World, the first setback of the platform

Among the great proposals of Peacock appeared Brave new world, a series inspired by the work of Aldous Huxley, A happy world. The cast featured artists such as Alden Ehrenreich (Solo), Jessica Brown Findlay (Downton Abbey) Y Harry Lloyd (Game of Thrones). However, it was canceled with just a nine-episode season and became the first setback for NBCUniversal and the original productions for your platform SVOD.


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