Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, is to be made available on Google devices.
It will make its debut on July 15 with Android and Android TV users will receive complimentary access to Peacock Premium until October 15, 2020. Once the promotion has concluded, Peacock Premium will be available for $4.99 per month on Android and Android TV via Google Play in-app purchase. An ad-free tier is also available for a further $5.
“Given Google’s extensive customer reach, millions of people will be able to start streaming Peacock on their preferred platform or device this July,” said Maggie McLean Suniewick, President, Business Development and Partnerships, Peacock. “We’ve made Peacock free to our distribution partners, including Google, because we want people everywhere to stream Peacock, and the Peacock Premium promotion demonstrates our commitment to providing incredible value for our mutual customers.”
Peacock’s other distribution partners include Apple and Xbox.
Subscribers to the premium version will be able to select from 15,000 hours of content.
Launch programming will include Brave New World, The Capture, Intelligence and Lost Speedways; sports documentary In Deep with Ryan Lochte; and the entire full-length film Psych 2: Lassie Come Home.