Peacock announced today that it will be available on Vizio
SmartCast TVs and LG Smart Vs when it launches on July 15.
“We want to provide fans of Peacock’s vast programming a
choice of how and where they consume our content when we launch nationally next
month, said Matt Bond, Chairman, Content Distribution, NBCUniversal. “VIZIO and
LG are great partners that will help provide these fans the viewing experience
they’ve come to expect from us at NBCUniversal.”
Peacock will feature a free tier with over 7,500 hours of
free movies, shows, and live and on-demand programming. There will also be a
premium tier for $4.99/month with over 15,000 hours of content. Viewers may
also upgrade Peacock Premium to ad-free for an additional $5.00 per
“With increasing consumption on smart TVs, we are happy to
make it easy for Peacock customers with VIZIO and LG smart televisions to
stream all our content,” said Maggie McLean Suniewick, President,
Business Development and Partnerships, Peacock. “We offer Peacock as free to
our distribution partners because we want people everywhere to enjoy Peacock
where and when they want it.”
In addition to Vizio and LG, Peacock has announced distribution deals with Apple, Xbox, and Google. In April, Peacock’s early preview rolled out to Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Flex customers at no additional cost. Peacock will also be bundled and included at no additional cost for eligible Cox Contour customers for the national launch in July.
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