Comcast (CMCSA - Free Report) owned NBCUniversal recently announced that it will launch a streaming service in early 2020.
The ad-supported service will be free for NBCUniversal pay-TV subscribers per management. Additionally, an ad-free version, which will cost around $12/month, per CNBC, can be availed by subscribers who do not prefer ads and also by users who are not NBC pay-TV subscribers.
Reportedly, the service will host 1,500 hours of NBCUniversal content including “Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, Parks & Recreation, The Good Place and Universal Pictures movies.” Apart from showcasing NBCUniversal’s existing content, the company is also expected to offer original programming, per Variety.
Notably, the company will retain rights to certain titles for its service and will continue to license other content to studios and platforms.
Additionally, live content like news and sports will be available on the platform, per CNBC. Moreover, content from other companies like Sony, Warner Bros. and Discovery will be part of the service.
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