Yet another streaming service is on the way, ladies and gentlemen, this time coming from NBCUniversal. They’ve announced that their new service will be called Peacock, a nod to the famous NBC logo, and they’ve also announced many of the TV series and movies that will be available to those who subscribe.
Among the announced content you’ll find some unsurprising NBC titles such as The Office and Parks and Recreation. But the ones that will really grab some attention are a trio of reboots. One is a new take on Battlestar Galactica, and reboots of Saved by the Bell and Punky Brewster are also in development.
You can find the full lineup of shows and movies that have been announced for Peacock below.
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Krypton is coming to television! The SyFy Channel announced today that production is a go for the prequel pilot about Superman’s home planet. Set two generations before the planet was destroyed sending a young Kal-El to Earth, this will be the story of his grandfather, who fought to save his family’s honor and Krypton, itself.
Geeks everywhere were upset when it was announced that the popular G4 channel shows X-Play and Attack of the Show!would be canceled, and that the channel itself was to be re-branded as a channel aimed toward an “upscale” male audience, later confirmed to be called Esquire Network.
The final change was set to take place on September 23rd, but like a wrongly convicted man being saved from the electric chair by a phone call seconds before the switch was to be flipped, a last minute announcement has changed things. Now, instead of G4 it will by the Style channel being re-branded as Esquire Network.