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Comcast's Peacock faces new tests from advertisers, viewers

Hi and welcome to this weekly edition of Insider Advertising, where we track the big stories in media and advertising. I'm Lucia Moses, deputy editor here.Remember you can sign up to get this newsletter daily here.First, senior reporter Lauren Johnson is hosting a webinar about how advertisers can navigate the death of third-party cookies on April 22 with execs from The Trade Desk, Mars, The Washington Post, and R/GA. Sign up here.What we're following this week: Peacock's big testRec...
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Is Peacock on Roku? Yes, here's how to get NBC's streaming service on any Roku device

It's easy to download Peacock on your Roku device and begin watching thousands of shows and movies. wundervisuals/Getty Images To get Peacock TV on Roku, sign up for an account on the web and then download the channel onto your Roku. You can watch Peacock for free, or sign up for a Premium subscription for $4.99 per month. Peacock offers a wide assortment of shows from NBCUniversal, including "Saturday Night Live" and "The Office." Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more st...
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How to install Peacock on Amazon Fire TV Stick

Find out how to install Peacock TV on Amazon Fire TV Stick so you can watch Premier League soccer and more. Peacock Premium is a paid streaming service from NBC Universal that features more than... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Peacock offers free and premium plans with tons of NBC shows, including 'The Office' - here's how to sign up

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Peacock is a new streaming service from NBCUniversal. Peacock Peacock is a streaming service featuring NBCUniversal TV shows, movies, sports, and news.The base plan is ad-supported so you can watch most of the catalog for free with commercials.Peacock Premium ($5/month) has even more content, and Peacock Premium Plus ($10/month) is ad-free. Peacock is the on-demand subscription home for NBCUniver...
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Larry King dies, Tom Brokaw retires – and the 'heroic age' of TV news slips further away

Experts agree the great days of US news broadcasting are long gone, but this week still brought poignant remindersNews giants put more women in the White HouseAs Tennyson – and Withnail’s Uncle Monty – had it, the old order changeth, yielding place to new. Larry King, whose death was announced on Saturday, was not the only giant of US TV news to leave the scene this week. Related: Larry King, talk-show titan who lit up worlds of politics and showbiz Continue reading...
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What's New on Netflix in February 2021

Netflix’s marketing department is excited to let you know that the streaming service will be debuting at least one new movie every week in 2021. This is, perhaps, an attempt to distract from the fact that while Warner Bros., Disney, and NBC Universal, etc. all have their own streaming services (HBO Max, Disney+,…Read more...
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'The Mandalorian' finally beat 'The Office' as the most watched streaming series in the US, according to Nielsen

" "The Mandalorian" Disney Plus "The Mandalorian" was watched for 1.336 billion minutes in the US the week of December 14 to December 20, the same week its second season finale debuted, according to Nielsen. This is the first time the show has topped Nielsen's weekly list of most watched streaming titles. It's even more impressive considering it has just 16 episodes compared to the No. 2 show that week, "The Office," which has nearly 200. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more storie...
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The Center Of Hollywood’s COVID Outbreaks

Eleven more cases came from The Kominsky Method, a Michael Douglas-starring Netflix series where aging actors confront mortality. Around the same time, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 database, which tracks workplace outbreaks from the past 14 days, Netflix had nine more positive cases; NBC Universal, including some crew of the show Mr. Mayor, had 23; CBS reported 45. – The Daily Beast
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Peacock is now the exclusive subscription streaming home of 'The Office' - here's how to sign up

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Peacock is a new streaming service from NBCUniversal. Peacock Peacock is a streaming service featuring NBCUniversal TV shows, movies, original series, live sports, and news programs.Peacock is ad-supported so you can watch most of the catalog for free with commercials.A premium version of Peacock is available for $5 per month which adds even more content, including every season of "The Office" and e...
Tags: Reviews, Nbc, Entertainment, Office, Nbc News, Trends, Tech, Comcast, Premier League, Nbcuniversal, Harry Potter, Streaming, Tokyo, Tina Fey, Lg, Kevin Hart

The first two seasons of 'The Office' will stream for free on Peacock next month after leaving Netflix, but fans will have to pay to access the whole series

NBC "The Office" is leaving Netflix for Peacock in January. The first two seasons will be available for free, with the rest of the series behind a $5 a month subscription. Peacock is NBC Universal's ad-supported streaming service. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. NBC's beloved sitcom "The Office" is leaving Netflix for Peacock on January 1, and fans will be able to access some episodes for free, according to a press release from Peacock.All 201 episodes from the nine se...
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'The Office' fans might be stuck paying $5 a month to watch the show when it leaves Netflix next year

'The Office' stars Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, and Jenna Fischer. NBC "The Office" is leaving Netflix for Peacock in January. NBC Universal is reportedly considering putting most of the series behind a $4.99 per month paywall. Peacock is NBC Universal's ad-supported streaming service. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When "The Office moves to Peacock next month, NBC is considering putting the popular workplace sitcom behind a paywall, Bloomberg's ...
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Argonon Expands Into Branded Content With Acquisition of Video Agency Nemorin

Argonon, the superindie production group with a presence in London, New York and Los Angeles, is expanding in the branded content realm with the acquisition of U.K.-based video agency Nemorin Film & Video. Nemorin’s client base includes global brands NBCUniversal, Nat Geo, Hugo Boss, McDonalds, Amazon and American Express. The acquisition brings Nemorin founder and […]
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NBC apologizes for Selena Gomez kidney transplant joke on 'Saved by the Bell' reboot

NBC Universal is apologizing to Selena Gomez after one of its newest shows mocked her kidney transplant.
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Cyber Monday: What you need to know before buying that cheap smart TV

Amazon-branded TVs don't play NBC Universal's new Peacock channel or HBO Max, while Roku didn't offer HBO Max for several months after launch.
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Meet the billionaires bankrolling Joe Biden's 2020 campaign

Joe Biden has 94 billionaire backers, according to Forbes. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo At least 134 billionaires or their spouses have donated to former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign, per a Forbes analysis of federal campaign records from September. The billionaires behind Netflix, SlimFast, Hyatt hotels, LinkedIn, and Star Wars all donated various amounts to Biden's election bid. While it's true that Estée Lauder heir Ronald Lauder gave $200,000 to President Donal...
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Where to find Newcastle vs. Man United on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Newcastle vs. Man United in the US, we have all of the details for you about the Premier League match. The match won’t be shown live on US television, but you can cast the game to your big TV using Roku, Chromecast or one of the other devices mentioned below. League: Premier League Genre: Sports Looking to watch Premier League matches online from your office, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to catch...
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Patton Oswalt’s Six Pack Movie Marathon Coming to Shout! Factory TV

Patton Oswalt’s Six Pack Movie Marathon Coming to Shout! Factory TV On November 7, Shout! Factory TV will proudly present Patton Oswalt’s Six Pack Movie Marathon, a 12-hour gauntlet of B-movies hand-selected by Oswalt, with hosted segments and interstitials from the film-buff comedian. Check out the trailer below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; ad...
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NBCUniversal ad boss Linda Yaccarino is getting a new role

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for October 13. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected]'s news: NBCUniversal ad boss Linda Yaccarino's new role, SPAC deals are red-hot with advertising and media companies, and Facebook's NDAs with ad agencies. She will oversee local advertising, company-wide marketing strategies, a...
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HBO owner WarnerMedia will reportedly cut thousands of jobs as COVID-19 ravages sales from movie tickets, subscriptions, and TV ads

WarnerMedia owns HBO, famous for series such as "Game of Thrones." HBO AT&T-owned WarnerMedia will cut thousands of jobs, beginning in the coming weeks, to reduce its costs by 20%, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The layoffs are expected to take place at the company's TV channels HBO, TBS, and TNT, as well as Warner Bros., according to the Journal.The cuts come as sales in movie tickets, cable subscriptions, and television ads continue to struggle.WarnerMedia already cut more ...
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NBC's new streaming service, Peacock, is now available on Roku devices — here's how to sign up

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Peacock is a new streaming service from NBCUniversal. Peacock Peacock is a new streaming service featuring NBCUniversal TV shows, movies, original series, live sports, and news programs.Peacock debuted with an early trial for Xfinity X1 and Flex customers on April 15, and launched for everyone nationwide on July 15.Peacock's base plan is ad-supported, offering a limited catalog of titles at no cost....
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After Months of Drama, Peacock Is Now on Roku

Folks, Peacock is finally on Roku.
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Australian Streamer Stan, NBCUniversal Global Distribution Ink Output Deal

Australian streamer Stan and NBCUniversal Global Distribution have announced a long-term, exclusive content partnership that will see Stan become the Australian home of new productions from Sky Studios and NBCUniversal International Studios, as well as Peacock content produced by Universal Studio Group. Stan will also become the exclusive home of new DreamWorks Animation TV shows […]
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The coronavirus outbreak has triggered unprecedented mass layoffs and furloughs. Here are the major companies that have announced they are downsizing their workforces.

People gather at the entrance for the New York State Department of Labor offices on March 20, which closed to the public due to the coronavirus outbreak in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Andrew Kelly/Reuters The spread of the coronavirus is projected to impact millions of jobs worldwide.In just 22 weeks, more than 57 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance — that's more than the number of claims filed during the Great Recession.The travel and hospitality industries h...
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‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’ Returns to Studio Production, Announces Season 2 Premiere Date

“The Kelly Clarkson Show” will return to production on its set at Universal Studios Hollywood for its second season. The second season is slated to debut on Sept. 21. The program will air five original episodes the week of Sept. 14, as a countdown for the season premiere. The upcoming season will feature a combination […]
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Behested payments and the specter of corruption

One of the ways California is different from other states is that certain things that are illegal in other states are legal here. For example, suppose a politician in Illinois calls up the executives of a company that is regulated by the state, or has any type of business pending before the state government, and asks for an unusually generous donation to an organization with close ties to the politician. That could be considered a shakedown, perhaps even prosecuted as extortion. In California, i...
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USOPC spends $20 million more on employees than athletes in 2019

At a time when the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee has repeatedly pledged to athletes, Congress and the public that it would become  more athlete-centric, the organization spent nearly $20 million more in 2019 on its employees than it did on direct financial support to American athletes training for the Olympic Games and other major international competitions. USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland received more than $800,000 in compensation from the USOPC and other related organizations and was the hi...
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‘Todd McFarlane: Like Hell I Won’t’ Trailer: Documentary About the Iconoclastic Comics Creator Heads to SYFY

It takes a certain combination of determination, hard work, and talent to become a luminary in two separate fields, but Todd McFarlane has done it. The comic book creator and toy guru was one of the most lauded comic book artists of the 1990s, wowing readers with his work on Marvel’s The Amazing Spider-Man and launching his own title, Spawn, under Image Comics, which he helped found. He’s experienced some highs and lows since then, and a Todd McFarlane documentary is set to chronicle it all on ...
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NBC's Peacock Is the Netflix Alternative I’ve Been Waiting For

I don’t know about you, but I’ve maxed out my capacity to care about late-to-the-party streaming services. New rollouts have debuted at a breakneck clip in the last year, leaving us with a dizzying number of subscription streaming options—many of which, to be frank, aren’t worth any amount of money. But with its…Read more...
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Peacock TV Streaming Service Arrives on iOS and Apple TV

NBC Universal's Peacock streaming service launched nationally today, adding another competitor to the crowded streaming market that already includes Apple TV+, Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, and Hulu. The service, which became available to some Comcast subscribers in April, is now available on iOS and Apple TV, and operates a free tier and a premium tier. The free tier includes 13,000 hours of programming, while the premium tier costs $4.99 a month and features over 20,000 hours of TV, movies, ...
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NBC Universal Smacked In The Mouth With $2.8B Lawsuit By Teeth Straightening Company Over Critical News Report

Thanks to a multi-billion-dollar lawsuit filed today from a direct-to-consumer teeth straightening company, Cesar Conde won’t be getting much of a honeymoon as the newly installed chief of the newly formed NBCUniversal News Group. “SmileDirectClub gave NBC every opportunity to retract this defamatory report and correct the record voluntarily,” said the action against NBCUniversal Media […]
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