Peacock Review 2022 – A Worthy Competitor in a Crowded Space

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8.5
Our Rating Excellent
Peacock PROS
  • Free option with 10,000+ hours of content
  • Affordable monthly subscriptions
  • Large catalog of popular content
  • Mix of live and on-demand content
  • Live sports, including Premier League
  • Local news for select markets
  • Exclusive first-pay-window theatrical releases
  • Minimal ads with ad-supported plan
Peacock CONS
  • Slow-loading, sluggish interface
  • Key NBC content is missing
  • Browse and search functions need improvement
  • Some shows don’t have past seasons
  • Content hubs aren't prominent
Yet Another Streamer, but Great Content and Free
Final Verdict

Peacock brings NBCUniversal’s century of movie and TV heritage to deliver a solid new streaming service. When it launches nationally in July, the free and low-cost access options will get people to pay attention. The only real complaint about Peacock is how difficult it is to search for the content you like.

At the same time, Peacock is yet another streaming service competing for your wallet. If you have Xfinity broadband, you can get it for free right now. For everyone else, the wait for July may be too long.

8.5
Our Rating Excellent