NBCU’s Peacock Free
FREE launches in the U.S. on July 15.
7,500 hours of programming, including next-day access to current seasons of first-year NBC shows, Universal movies, and curated content such as SNL, Vault, and Family Movie Night.
- The company said viewers won’t watch more than five minutes of ads per hour, whether they’re watching through the free service or watching the “Premium” tier.
- Peacock also promises viewers won’t see the same ad more than once every 30 minutes.
Peacock Free: Like other streaming services, Peacock will have a free, ad-supported version that will include about 7,500 hours of programming. This tier, like Premium, will include next-day access to current seasons of new NBC series, full runs of older series, movies, daily news and sports programming (including the Olympics), Spanish-language content, and select content of Peacock original programming. It will also include access to curated genre channels like “SNL Vault,” “Family Movie Night” and “Olympic Profiles.” [Digital Trends]