If you are fan of series and new streaming, there is some good news for you. Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service has announced a licensing deal with A+E Networks today. That will make hundreds of hours of episodes of hit series from A&E and HISTORY available to stream after the service launches later this year.
As a result of this licensing deal, customers will enjoy access to popular A&E series including ‘First 48’, ‘Storage Wars’ and ‘Cold Cases Files. Hit series from HISTORY including ‘Pawn Stars’, American Pickers, ‘Ancient Aliens, ‘Curse of Oak Island’ and Project Blue Book’.
Frances Manfredi, President, Content Acquisition and Strategy, Peacock and NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises said, “We are excited to make some of A+E Networks’ most popular shows available on Peacock later this year.”
Peacock is a free ad supported streaming service with subscription tiers. It provides a unique, timely and complete entertaining experience to the customers that offers everything they love to watch, all in one place.
In April, Peacock will feature thousands of hours of on demand movies and shows including exclusive originals as well as the live content like news, sports, late night, reality shows and other programs.
Steve MacDonald, President, Global Content Licensing and International, A+E Networks said, “We are excited to partner with Peacock.”
“We of course strongly believe in the power of the A+E Networks’ library of content, and that it will prove to strengthen Peacock’s offerings,” he added.
Featured A&E series available on Peacock include:
- Cold Case Files: One of A&E’s most beloved and successful series of all time, the series explores compelling new cases that have gone cold for years and chronicles the journeys of the detectives who reopened them.
- First 48: A genre-defining series that has inspired countless true crime programs.
- Storage Wars: The series follows professional buyers who visit storage facilities looking to strike it rich by buying repossessed storage units.
Featured history series are also available on Peacock.