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Chuck Todd & Kasie Hunt to Host Debate Shows on Peacock
New York, NY—October 20, 2020—Always timely and topical, Peacock is ready for Election 2020 with relevant news, comedy, and documentaries gathered into a single content destination. This destination centralizes all election content across the streaming service into the Vote tab in Browse, providing easy access to live coverage, on-demand content, and channels, including new, exclusive news commentary channel, The Choice.
“We know the upcoming election is top of mind for viewers, so this destination makes content even easier to find,” said Jen Brown, Senior Vice President of Topical Programming and Development for Peacock. “We always want to provide depth and breadth of content on Peacock, especially on major news nights.”
Peacock coverage of the final presidential debate on October 22 (all times ET):
Both NBC News NOW and The Choice will stream the debate from 9:00–10:30 p.m.
Always-on options to help voters stay informed and ready to cast their ballots:
Playlists, past events, specials and documentaries provide in-depth context for this year’s election:
Topical comedy from late-night shows and election specials give reason to laugh during the campaign season:
Full coverage plans for election night on Peacock will be announced at a later date.
Viewers can sign up for Peacock for free at peacocktv.com. Peacock is currently available on the Roku platform; 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 PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro; and VIZIO SmartCast TVs and LG Smart TVs. Comcast’s eligible Xfinity X1 and Flex customers, as well as eligible Cox Contour customers, enjoy Peacock Premium with their service at no additional cost.
Peacock is NBCUniversal's new 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.