Peacock has revealed additional launch plans, in addition to new children content material that will probably be made obtainable on launch. The streamer promised that it could bow on July 15 with more than 7,500 hours of films and exhibits. Up to now, the streamer has solely introduced three new children sequence, Cleopatra in Area and The place’s Waldo? from DreamWorks, in addition to Curious George from Common 1140 Leisure.
Cleopatra in Area (pictured) is a comedic journey sequence primarily based on the award-winning graphic novel sequence by Mike Maihack. It’s govt produced by Doug Langdale (The Adventures of Puss in Boots) and Scott Kreamer (Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness). It follows Cleo as she is transported 30,000 years into the long run to an Egyptian-themed planet dominated by speaking cats. It’s the one sequence of the youngsters launch trio that has but to air some place else.
The streamer additionally picked up The place’s Waldo?, which was previously commissioned by NBCUniversal’s Common Children channel before it stopped commissioning authentic children programming. F.M. De Marco and John Tellegen (Spy Children: Mission Vital) govt produce the sequence. The animated sequence follows Waldo and his greatest pal Wenda who’re members of the Worldwide Wanderer Society.
Lastly, Peacock picked up Curious George, produced by Common 1440 Leisure, the unique content material manufacturing arm of Common Footage Dwelling Leisure. The prodco has been producing Curious George for a number of years, most lately launching new episodes on Hulu in 2016. It makes use of the youngsters’s literary basic created by Margret and H.A. Rey in 1941. The preschool sequence incorporates STEM themes to show children concerning the world round them.
There’s nonetheless no phrase on whether or not Peacock will probably be commissioning originals from exterior companions.
DreamWorks Animation previously said that it could be offering the VOD with each authentic and library TV and movie content material.
A variety of particulars about NBCUniversal’s new VOD have stayed underneath wraps, however forward of its July public launch (it’s already obtainable to Comcast Xfinity subscribers in a restricted capability), Peacock introduced that it could be obtainable on Apple and Microsoft gadgets. It will value US$four.99 per thirty days with advertisements, and US$9.99 per thirty days with out.