Charter Offering Spectrum TV Subs Free Streaming Access to Peacock

Charter Communications and NBCUniversal Dec. 13 announced that the latter’s Peacock’s premium tier subscription streaming platform is available at no extra cost for 12 months to its near 16 million Spectrum TV customers. The company’s 30 million Spectrum internet-only subs get free 90-day access.

“As the video landscape rapidly changes, we are committed to innovating and finding ways to provide the most valuable content to our customers, wherever and whenever they want, and making Peacock Premium available … furthers this goal,” Tom Montemagno, EVP of programming acquisition for Charter, said in a statement.

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In addition to current-season programming from NBC and Telemundo, Peacock offers a catalog of original programming, including dramas “Dr. Death,” “Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol” and “One of Us Is Lying”; comedies including “Saved by the Bell,” “Girls5eva,” “Rutherford Falls” and “We Are Lady Parts”; reality hits including “The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip,” “Paris in Love,” “Siwa’s Dance Pop Revolution,” “Hart to Heart” and “Baking It”; new episodes of “The Amber Ruffin Show”; upcoming original series including “Bel-Air,” “MacGruber,” “Wolf Like Me,” “Bust Down,” “Killing It,” “Queer as Folk” and “Joe Exotic” (WT); live sports including the NFL, Premier League, Olympics and WWE; and a massive library of hit shows, including “The Office,” “Yellowstone,” “Modern Family,” “Parks and Recreation,” “George Lopez,” “Psych,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “Friday Night Lights,” “House,” “Downton Abbey,” “The Real Housewives,” “Law & Order,” “One Chicago,” “Dateline,” “Top Chef,” “Below Deck” and “Curious George,” as well as movies from recent and classic movies like Halloween Kills and Psycho, to the “Harry Potter,” “Back to the Future” and “Despicable Me” franchises.

“Peacock is an increasingly important destination for viewers who rely on NBCUniversal for even more original and library content, including entertainment, Hispanic, news and sports programming,” said Matt Bond, chairman of content distribution at NBCUniversal.

Peacock, which launched in June 2020, topped 54 million sign-ups and 20 million paid subs through June 30.

The service is available on the Roku platform; Amazon FireTV and Fire tablets; Apple devices, including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD; Google platforms and devices, including Android, Android TV devices, Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices; Microsoft’s Xbox One S and Xbox One X; Sony PlayStation4 and PlayStation 4 Pro; Samsung Smart TVs; Vizio SmartCast TVs and LG Smart TVs.

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