Press ReleaseDecember 13, 2021
Charter to Offer Peacock for Spectrum Customers at No Extra Cost for up to 12 Months, Starting December 13
Offer Will Provide Millions of Spectrum TV and Internet Customers with a Massive Catalog of On Demand Movies and TV Shows, as well as Live News and Sports
STAMFORD, Conn. – Charter Communications, Inc. and NBCUniversal today announced that Peacock’s premium tier is available at no extra cost for 12 months for most Spectrum TV customers and for 90 days for Spectrum Internet customers, starting Monday, December 13. This offer will enable customers to stream tens of thousands of hours of original and iconic movies and shows, live news and sports, and more from across NBCUniversal and beyond.
“We are pleased to partner with NBCUniversal to provide our video and broadband customers even greater access to Peacock’s entertainment, sports and news programming,” said Tom Montemagno, Executive Vice President, Programming Acquisition for Charter, which operates the Spectrum brand of Internet, TV, Mobile and Voice services. “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 to millions of Spectrum customers nationwide furthers this goal.”
In addition to current season programming from NBC and Telemundo, Peacock offers a world-class 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, and franchise hits including The Real Housewives, Law & Order, One Chicago, Dateline, Top Chef, Below Deck, and Curious George, as well as blockbuster movies from recent and classic thrillers 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, Content Distribution, NBCUniversal. “We’re thrilled to partner with Charter and offer Peacock Premium as an additive experience to our portfolio.”
Peacock currently 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 family of devices, including Xbox One S and Xbox One X; Sony PlayStation4 and PlayStation 4 Pro; Samsung Smart TVs; VIZIO SmartCast™ TVs and LG Smart TVs. Viewers can sign up for Peacock at peacocktv.com. More information is available at peacocktv.com/spectrum.
Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) is a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 31 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand. Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice.
For small and medium-sized companies, Spectrum Business® delivers the same suite of broadband products and services coupled with special features and applications to enhance productivity, while for larger businesses and government entities, Spectrum Enterprise provides highly customized, fiber-based solutions. Spectrum Reach® delivers tailored advertising and production for the modern media landscape. The company also distributes award-winning news coverage, sports and high-quality original programming to its customers through Spectrum Networks and Spectrum Originals. More information about Charter can be found at corporate.charter.com.
Peacock is NBCUniversal’s streaming service. Peacock delivers a world-class slate of exclusive originals, on-demand libraries of hit TV shows, plus critically acclaimed films from the vaults of Universal Pictures, Focus Features, DreamWorks Animation, Illumination, and Hollywood’s biggest studios. In addition, Peacock taps into NBCUniversal’s unmatched ability to deliver a broad range of compelling topical content across news, sports, late-night, Spanish-language, and reality. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
Andrew Russell, Charter Communications
Pat Bunting, NBCUniversal Content Distribution
Nicole Bamber, Peacock