NBC’s Peacock streaming service is the digital hub for new and old NBC series, Peacock originals, and a variety of content from other networks. And with both a free tier and two premium plan options, there’s lots of content to choose from. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up the best Peacock shows available right now.
In addition to featuring a variety of classic series and shows that are currently airing new episodes on TV, Peacock features a lineup of series that are exclusive to the platform. Here are some of the best Peacock originals streaming right now.
Dime Quién Soy: Mistress of War
Based on Julia Navarro’s bestselling novel, Dime Quién Soy: Mistress of War tells the story of a Spanish socialite Amelia Garayoa, whose life is turned upside down when she finds herself at the center of an international espionage mission. Season 1 is streaming now in Spanish with English subtitles.
Girls5Eva tells the hilarious story of a defunct one-hit-wonder girl group from the ’90s who decide to reunite in 2021 after being sampled by a young rapper. The series stars Busy Phillips, Paul Pell, Sara Bareilles, and Renée Elise Goldsberry.
Michael Phelps: Medals, Memories & More
Michael Phelps: Medals, Memories & More is a new docuseries about the acclaimed Olympic swimmer. Featuring new footage and interviews, the series gives fans an intimate look at Phelps’s history-making journey.
More than 30 years after the original series aired, Peacock’s Punky Brewster reboot finds the titular character trying to get her life back on track while also raising three children on her own.
Rutherford Falls stars Ed Helm and Jana Schmieding as lifelong best friends Nathan Rutherford and Reagan Wells, who find themselves at a crossroads when their normally boring small town gets an unexpected wake-up call.
Current series on Peacock
Peacock allows subscribers to catch up on episodes of several current series 24 hours or one week after they air, depending on which tier you pay for. Here are some of the current shows you won’t want to miss.
In Debris, British agent Finola Jones (Riann Steele) and American agent Bryan Beneventi (Jonathan Tucker) must work together to figure what caused mysterious wreckage to start falling from the sky.
Law & Order: Organized Crime (NBC)
Law & Order: Organized Crime marks the return of Christopher Meloni as Detective Elliot Stabler and follows his return to the NYPD to take on the city’s most powerful crime organizations following a devastating personal loss.
Peacock is also the exclusive home for new episodes of Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago P.D. The three fictionalized drama series follow the personal and professional stories of firefighters, police officers, and emergency medical personnel in Chicago, Illinois.
Resident Alien (SyFy)
Resident Alien stars Alan Tudyk as Dr. Harry Vanderspeigle, an alien who was sent to Earth to wipe out humanity. When Harry takes on the identity of the local doctor, he struggles to come to terms with his purpose on Earth and his growing affection for the people he meets.
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC)
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist stars Jane Levy as Zoey Clarke, who magically begins to hear people’s innermost wants and desires through popular songs after a freak accident. The series also stars Alex Newell (Glee) and Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect).
WWE on Peacock
Peacock is also the exclusive home for all things WWE, meaning that signing up for a Premium Peacock plan allows you to watch WWE events without PPV fees. Whether you want to rewatch your favorite match or watch a documentary about your favorite wrestlers, the platform has you covered. Here’s some of the best WWE-related content you’ll find.
Total Bellas (E! Network)
Total Bellas gives fans a glimpse into the real lives of Nikki and Brie Bella — aka The Bella Twins — as they run their various businesses and spend time with family outside the ring.
Undertaker: The Last Ride
A WWE Network exclusive documentary series, Undertaker: The Last Ride gives fans an in-depth look at Mark Calaway, the man behind The Undertaker, and follows the final three years of his wrestling career.
Untold finds WWE Superstars past and present sitting down and reflecting on some of the most important moments in WWE history. The latest season features Daniel Bryan, Kane, The Undertaker, Sasha Banks, and Shawn Michaels.
The Ultimate Show
The Ultimate Show finds WWE hosts Matt Camp, Sam Roberts, and Ryan Pappolla assembling their fantasy dream matches featuring a who’s who of WWE Legends and modern-day Superstars. The series is only available to subscribers of Peacock’s premium plans.
Revisit 37 installments of Wrestlemania, showcasing some of the greatest matches between the most celebrated WWE Superstars of all time. The long-running event features appearances from The Undertaker, Triple H, Roman Reigns, Ronda Rousey, Charlotte Flair, and Becky Lynch.
Comedy series on Peacock
NBC has established itself as the go-to network for funny sitcoms with heart. Here’s a round-up of the best comedy series NBC has to offer, as well as shows from other networks that are currently streaming on Peacock.
Catch up on the hit sitcom ahead of the planned reboot, which is currently in the works at Paramount+. A spinoff of Cheers, Frasier follows the titular Dr. Frasier Crane after he moves from Boston to Seattle for a fresh start. Season 1 is free to watch, while the other 10 seasons are only available to subscribers of Peacock’s Premium and Premium Plus plans.
Kenan Thompson stars as a fictionalized version of himself in Kenan, which follows a local Atlanta TV personality as he attempts to balance his career with raising his two daughters. Along the way, Kenan is joined by friends and family members who make life both more hilarious and more difficult. The show was just renewed for Season 2.
The Office (NBC)
The U.S. adaptation of Ricky Gervais’ hit UK series, The Office is a documentary-style comedy series that follows the trials and tribulations of the staff at the Dundee-Mifflin paper company. The ensemble cast includes Steve Carrell, Mindy Kaling, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, and Jenna Fischer. All nine seasons are streaming now.
Young Rock (NBC)
Young Rock finds a fictional version of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson running president in 2032 — and looking back at his extraordinary life through outrageous stories involving younger versions of himself, his family, and friends.
Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Catch up on new and classic episodes of Saturday Night Live, the comedy sketch series that’s been airing on NBC for more than four decades. The current cast features Kenan Thompson, Colin Jost, and Michale Che, but you can also catch iconic sketches from former cast members like Tina Fey, Will Ferrell, Adam Sandler, Dana Carvey, Mike Myers, and more.
Drama series on Peacock
Peacock also offers a variety of drama series. From long-running favorites like Law & Order to buzzworthy new series like Yellowstone, here’s some of the best drama series available now on Peacock.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC)
Recently dubbed the longest-running live-action show, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit follows a team of detectives with NYPD’s Special Victims Unit as they investigate sexual crimes. The ensemble cast includes Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, and Richard Belzer.
Limetown (Facebook Watch)
Based on the podcast of the same name created by Zack Akers and Skip Bronkie, Limetown stars Jessica Biel as American Public Radio (APR) journalist Lia Haddock, as she investigates the disappearance of more than 300 people at a neuroscience research facility in Tennessee. The series also stars Stanley Tucci.
Ray Donovan (SHOWTIME)
Ray Donovan stars Live Schreiber as the titular “fixer” for Hollywood’s elite. In addition to being the go-to guy for celebrities, athletes, and business moguls who want to make their problems disappear, Donovan has his own demons to deal with.
Vikings (History Channel/Amazon Prime)
Get ready for the planned Netflix spinoff, Vikings: Vahalla, by bingeing all six seasons of the original show. Vikings follows the exciting adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Kimmel) as he rises to become king of the Viking tribes. The series also stars Katheryn Winnick, Alexander Ludwig, and Gustaf Skarsgård.
Yellowstone (Paramount Network)
Yellowstone stars Kevin Costner as sixth-generation homesteader and dad John Dutton, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States. The series follows Dutton’s operation as he navigates corrupt politicians and influential corporations.
Reality series on Peacock
While NBC might not be the first place you think to go for reality series, the company’s Peacock service boasts an impressive roster of real-life content. Here’s a list of some of the best reality programming streaming now.
Below Deck (Bravo)
Below Deck chronicles a lively group of crew members who work and reside aboard a super-yacht during charter season. The show is heavy on hookups, hangovers, and lots of drama among both the crew and the guests.
Escape to the Chateau (Channel 4)
Escape to the Chateau follows Dick and Angel Strawbridge and their two children as they purchase an abandoned French chateau and restore it to its former 19th-century glory. All six seasons are streaming for free right now.
Friday Night Tykes (Esquire Network)
In Friday Night Tykes, members of a renowned Texas youth football league are followed over the course of one season. All four seasons are available free to stream free with ads to all Peacock users.
Hell’s Kitchen (FOX)
Hell’s Kitchen showcases professional chefs as they deal with Chef Gordon Ramsey’s colorful commentary while also attempting to conjure up dishes for celebrity diners, with viewers deciding who should win. All 17 seasons are streaming now.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Bravo)
Catch up with the OG housewives in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. While Season 11 is airing now on Bravo, Peacock Premium and Premium Plus members can revisit their favorite catfights and over-the-top luncheons featured in the first 10 Seasons right now. Recent cast members include Lisa Rinna, Denise Richards, and Lisa Vanderpump.
Coming soon to Peacock
Whether you want to catch up on a new episode of your favorite show or are looking for a robust catalog of series that will make you both laugh and cry, Peacock has got you covered.
While many of the shows mentioned above — including the first season of Yellowstone and all Peacock Originals — are available to watch via Peacock’s free tier, this may change at some point in the future. It’s also worth noting that new episodes of current series like Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist and the Chicago franchise are only available to stream the next day for Premium and Premium Plus subscribers. If you’re only using the free tier, you’ll have to wait seven days.
As far as future content is concerned, Peacock previously announced that it’s already working on series reboots of Clueless, Queer as Folk, and Battlestar Galactica. Other original projects currently in development at Peacock include a dramatic adaptation of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air called Bel-Air, a new series based on Will Forte’s MacGruber character, and a Spanish language dramedy called Armas de Mujer.
With all of that in mind, it’s the perfect time to sign up and see if Peacock’s free tier or Premium plans are the better fit for you.
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