Parks, and Recreation takes part of the Peacock catalog
Peacock arrives July 15 with 9 original shows
26 de mayo de 2020
The suspension of the Olympic Games represented an important fall for the launch of Peacock. However, the awaited NBCUniversal OTT announced nine original contents they will arrive with in the US, that include drama, comedy, sports, and children´s.
In drama the bet is Brave New World, an adaptation of the homonymous book by Aldous Huxley, produced by UCP in association with Amblin Television, and The Capture, a thriller on the world of fake news and intelligence services, made by Heydey Television and NBCUniversal International Studios. The series, written by Ben Chanan, has already been launched in the UK on BBC1.
In comedy, they will offer Intelligence (it debuted on Sky 1) and the film Psych 2: Lassie Come Home. The sports documentaries In Deep with Ryan Lochte and Lost Speedways, as well as children`s content Curious George (Universal 1440 Entertainment), Cleopatra in Space (DreamWorks), and Where’s Waldo? (DreamWorks) complete the offer.
All these originals are added to a catalog that includes series like Law & Order, The Office, Parks, and Recreation, Two and a half men, 30 Rock, Cheers, Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon y SNL, among others.
Peacock is the latest to be placed online of a series of platforms that have appeared in the last eight months (Apple TV+, Disney+, Pluto TV (for LatAm) and HBO Max, to be launched next week). The OTT will have different prices: free with advertising ads, US$4.99, and US$9.99.