Roku adds Peacock TV app


Roku has made the wise decision to add the Peacock TV app to its Channel Store, to help bring Premier League games to more homes across the United States.

For the 2020/21 Premier League season, Peacock TV Exclusively broadcasts 175 matches, including many of the biggest matches in the top tier English football league. Peacock also includes the Premier League TV channel and over 13,000 hours of current, classic and original movies and shows, plus live and on-demand content in news, sports, reality, late evening and the Spanish language.

“We are thrilled to bring Peacock and its unparalleled catalog to millions of Americans who enjoy entertainment on their favorite Roku devices,” said Maggie McLean Suniewick, President, Business Development and Partnerships, Peacock. “Roku customers are committed streamers and we know they will appreciate having access to a wide range of free and paid content.”

In addition to current season programming from NBC and Telemundo, Peacock customers enjoy access to live sports like upcoming Premier League coverage; hundreds of blockbuster movies like Trolls World Tour, 3:10 to Yuma and Beetlejuice; iconic shows including comedies Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 30 Rock, Saturday Night Live, The King of Queens, Everybody Loves Raymond, Two and a Half Men, Frasier, George Lopez and Cheers; Law & Order dramas: SVU, Downton Abbey, Yellowstone, Friday Night Lights, House, Battlestar Galactica, Psych, Parenthood, Monk and Heroes; children’s shows, including Curious George, Where’s Waldo? and Cleopatra in Space; reality TV hits including the Real Housewives franchise, Top Chef and Under Deck; and Peacock Original series, including dramas Brave New World, Noughts + Crosses, The Capture and Departure; the comedies Five Bedrooms, Intelligence and AP Bio; documentaries, including Black Boys, The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts the Tonight Show and A Most Beautiful Thing; and late-night shows, including Wilmore with Larry Wilmore and The Amber Ruffin Show.

SEE MORE : Premier League match schedule on US TV and streaming

The Peacock app also features daily programming highlights from TODAY, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Meet the Press, Noticias Telemundo, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, E! News and Access Hollywood, and a growing list of streaming channels, including clip-based channels like Top Comedy Sketches from Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers, Top Saturday Night Live Sketches on SNL Vault, as well as channels from news from NBC News NOW and Sky News, sports channels from NBC Sports and genre channels such as True Crime, Reality Check-In and 80s Mix Tape.

To access all that Peacock has to offer, Peacock Premium is available for $4.99 per month. Viewers can also upgrade Peacock Premium to an ad-free tier for an additional fee. $5.00 per month.

SEE MORE : Peacock FAQ for Premier League fans: Answering your questions about NBC’s streaming service

In addition to the Roku platform, Peacock is currently available on Apple devices including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV 4K, and Apple TV HD; Google platforms and devices, including Android TV devices, Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices; Microsoft’s Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One S and Xbox One X; and VIZIO SmartCast TVs, Sony PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro and LG Smart TVs. Comcast’s eligible Xfinity X1 and Flex customers, as well as eligible Cox Contour customers, get Peacock Premium as part of their subscription at no additional cost.

Now that Peacock TV is available on Roku, the next big app football fans will want Peacock on is Amazon Fire TV. We encourage football fans who have Amazon Fire TV to contact Amazon to ask them to add the Peacock app to their platform. Amazon customer service can be reached at (206) 922-0880.


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