NBCUniversal, the entertainment conglomerate owned by Comcast, yesterday launched its new video-streaming service, dubbed Peacock, on the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV.
NBCUniversal announced Peacock, its video streaming service, in September of last year. And in January we learned all of the launch details, like how it would go live for all potential customers in July. But if you're a Comcast customer you've got a bit of an exception.
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and coronavirus pandemic, major entertainment companies such as Disney, NBCUniversal and WarnerBros are breaking their traditional theatrical window as Hollywood starts to grapple with cratered box office ticket sales due to the current public health crisis that has prompted audiences to avoid crowded venues.