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Here are the best shows on Peacock right now



These are the best shows on NBC’s Peacock streaming service right now.

NBC’s Peacock streaming service is the digital hub for new and old NBC series, Peacock originals, and various 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.


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NBC’s Peacock streaming service is the exclusive home for iconic NBC series like The Office and shows from a collection of other networks. You also find a rotating lineup of free and premium movies.

Best Peacock shows

  • Original series on Peacock
  • Just added on Peacock
  • WWE on Peacock
  • True crime on Peacock
  • Drama series on Peacock

Peacock Originals

In addition to featuring a variety of classic series and shows that are currently airing new episodes on TV, Peacock features a lineup of exclusive content. Here are some of the best Peacock originals streaming right now.



Based on the Saturday Night Live sketch and the 2010 film of the same name, Macgruber stars Will Forte as the titular hero and follows him as he faces a major villain from his past: Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth (Billy Zane). The series also stars Kristen Wiig, Ryan Phillippe, Sam Elliott, Laurence Fishburne, and Timothy V. Murphy.

Saved by the Bell


An update of the hit teen sitcom from the ’90s, Saved by the Bell shows what happens when California Governor Zach Morris (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) closes low-income schools and relocates the students to the wealthy Bayside High. Seasons 1 and 2 are streaming now.



Vigil follows Detective Amy Silva as she joins an investigation on the HMS Vigil nuclear submarine after a crew member’s body is discovered aboard. The series stars Suranne Jones, Rose Leslie, and Shaun Evans.

Wolf Like Me


Wolf Like Me stars Isla Fisher and Josh Gad as Mary and Gary, whose universes collide following a car accident in suburban South Australia. As the pair get closer, however, Mary’s secrets threaten to tear them apart. The series premieres Jan. 13.

Just Added

In addition to giving subscribers access to a ton of current NBC series, Peacock also adds a variety of new and classic series from other networks. Here are some of the series that were just added to the streaming platform.

Betty White’s Pet Set


Filmed in the early ’70s, Betty White’s Pet Set finds the late Hollywood icon sitting down with some of her famous friends and their favorite pets. Celebrities featured on the series include Mary Tyler Moore, James Brolin, Carol Burnett, and Bob Barker.

Chucky (Syfy/USA Network)


Inspired by the original Child’s Play horror franchise, Chucky follows the titular possessed doll as he commits a series of mysterious murders in a quiet city in the United States. The series serves as a sequel to Cult of Chucky and finds Brad Dourif reprising his role as the voice of the murderous toy. Season 1 is streaming now.

Grand Crew (NBC)


Grand Crew follows a group of young Black professionals in Los Angeles as they strive to live their best lives. The series stars Nicole Byer, Aaron Jennings, Echo Kellum, Justin Cunningham, and Carl Tart. New episodes stream weekly.

Naruto SD: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals (TV Tokyo)


A spinoff of the popular Naruto manga series, Naruto SD: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals follows the character Rock Lee as he works on his ninja training. The series features voice work by Yoichi Masukawa, Yukari Tamura, and Kôichi Tôchika.

WWE Network 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. So 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.

WWE 24


The 24 docuseries gives fans an inside look at both groundbreaking events and the day to day lives of some of the WWE’s biggest superstars. Seasons 1-7 are streaming on Peacock’s Premium tiers.



NXT UK celebrates the rich history of wrestling in the UK through the eyes of some of the best wrestlers on the continent. Seasons 1 to 4 are streaming now.

Ruthless Aggression


Ruthless Aggression explores the rise of a new generation of wrestlers in the WWE. Season 2 features five new episodes centered on the future of the WWE and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s transition to Hollywood, among other things.

WWE Talking Smack


WWE Talking Smack features exclusive interviews with popular “SmackDown” Superstars, which are recorded directly after the show and include their thoughts on the evening’s biggest moments. The Season 6 panel is led by Kayla Braxton and Paul Heyman.

True crime series on Peacock

Additionally, Peacock boasts one of the best collections of true crime content. Whether you’re looking for new episodes of Dateline, or the real story behind the infamous Dr. Death, NBC’s streaming service has you covered.

Dateline NBC (NBC)


Hosted by investigative journalists including Lester Holt and Keith Morrison, Dateline NBC features in-depth news stories and detailed reports on cases covering murders, missing people, and more. New episodes stream weekly.

Dr. Death: The Undoctored Story (Peacock)


Dr. Death: The Undoctored Story is an original docuseries exploring the true story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch, an ambitious neurosurgeon who left a number of patients in Texas maimed, paralyzed or dead. Episode 1 is streaming for free, while episodes 2-4 are on Peacock’s Premium tiers.

Epstein’s Shadow: Ghislane Maxwell (Peacock)


Epstein’s Shadow: Ghislane Maxwell takes an in-depth look at British socialite Ghislane Maxwell, who was best known for her relationship with financier and serial sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Episode 1 is streaming for free, while episodes 2 and 3 are on Peacock’s Premium tiers.

World’s Most Evil Killers (Pick)


World’s Most Evil Killers takes a behind-the-scenes look at some of the world’s most dangerous murderers. Seasons 1-5 are streaming for free now.

Drama series on Peacock

Peacock also offers a variety of drama series. From classics like Heroes to buzzworthy new series like Law & Order: Organized Crime and Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol, here’s some of the best drama series available now on Peacock.

Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol (Peacock)


An adaptation of the 2009 novel of the same name, Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol, stars Ashley Zukerman as a younger version of Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and follows him as he attempts to solve a series of puzzles on a quest to save his mentor. See new episodes air weekly.

Mr. Mercedes (Audience)


Based on the Bill Hodges novel trilogy by Stephen King, Mr. Mercedes stars Brendan Gleeson as a retired detective who sets out on a dangerous mission when a local serial killer begins tormenting him. Seasons 1 and 2 are streaming for free while Season 3 is only available on Peacock’s Premium tiers.

One of Us Is Lying (Peacock)


Based on the hit YA mystery novel by Karen M. McManus, One of Us Is Lying tries to explain what happened when five Bayview High School students walk into detention, but only four came out alive. New episodes are weekly on Peacock.

Yellowstone (Paramount Network)


Yellowstone stars Kevin Costner as John Dutton, a sixth-generation homesteader and father who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States. Along with his adult children, Dutton must navigate the corruption, politics, and violence of operating the ranch. Catch up on Seasons 1 to 3 on Peacock before binging the new season.

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 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 NBC series are only available to stream the next day for Premium and Premium Plus subscribers. So 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 Queer as Folk and Battlestar Galactica. Other original projects coming soon to Peacock include a dramatic adaptation of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air called Bel-Air, which premieres Feb. 13, and the upcoming docuseries about Barney & Friends.

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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