Months before a planned wide launch in July, NBC is ready to make its Peacock streaming service available to certain Comcast customers this week, offering access to a limited selection of existing programming. The move comes as NBC delays production of the product's original series.
NBC will enter an increasingly crowded streaming market this July with Peacock, a subscription service that combines popular NBCUniversal shows with a handful of key properties licensed from other Hollywood players.
NBCUniversal's rival to Apple TV+ will differentiate itself from competitors by providing instant video, a report claims, with users of 'Peacock' potentially seeing live streams from NBC channels or other content as soon as they sign into the app.
NBCUniversal plans to build on an exclusive ad sales partnership with Apple after seeing substantial growth from Apple News, with the company set to extend the business into Apple's Stocks app upon contract renewal.
NBCUniversal has revealed more details about its upcoming competitor to Apple TV+, including the initial launch content lineup for the service when it goes live in 2020, as well as officially naming the video streaming offering after its logo - 'Peacock.'
Disney is taking control of Hulu, an announcement on Tuesday advised, with Comcast agreeing to a deal to provide operational control of the streaming service to Disney, as well as to sell its stake to the media giant for at least $9.2 billion within the next five years.
Comcast on Wednesday confirmed rumors that it intends to outbid Disney for 21st Century Fox and some of its subsidiaries, in a deal that could radically shake up the streaming media landscape — if it's approved.
Hulu on Monday annouced a deal to bring NBCUniversal on board for its upcoming live TV service, securing the last of the four major U.S. broadcast networks plus its associated specialty channels, such as Syfy and Telemundo.
Apple is shunting responsibility for the ads seen on Apple News to NBCUniversal's ad sales department, and is keeping all other details of the now defunct iAd service intact for content producers, according to a recent report.
Apple on Tuesday made a pair of improvements to its search services by bringing iOS 9's Spotlight Suggestions to seven more markets and adding NBC as an item in the fourth-generation Apple TV's universal search results.
Apple on Tuesday added streaming options for the last two of the "big four" U.S. broadcast networks — CBS and NBC — to the Apple TV lineup, as well as an entirely new, exclusive fashion channel dubbed M2M.
After being mired for months, talks with major networks regarding an Apple streaming TV service are finally making major advancements ahead of an anticipated launch this fall, according to a new report.
In the midst of the NHL playoffs and hype for the Kentucky Derby, a number of users have found that the Apple TV channel to stream those events, NBC Sports Live Extra, has unexpectedly disappeared from their set-top box.