If you have a Vizio TV and have access to their WatchFree+ app you can watch various Peacock Original titles for free on the Peacock Preview Channel(channel #196). It is just select episodes so you can’t binge a whole season but it does give you a taste of what the actual Peacock streaming service has.
What makes this interesting though is no streaming service has provided their content like to a free tv service. Also within the WatchFree+ app you can navigate from the Peacock Preview Channel to the actual Peacock app thanks to VIZIO’s Content Connections.
VIZIO WatchFree+ Debuts Exclusive Peacock Preview Experience
The limited-time offering features some of Peacock’s most popular original titles including Bel-Air, The Traitors and Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip
VIZIO’s new interactive Content Connections feature invites users to discover more Peacock Entertainment
IRVINE, CA — June 14, 2023 — VIZIO (NYSE: VZIO) today unveiled a Peacock Preview experience, offering episodes of popular titles from NBCUniversal on VIZIO’s streaming app, WatchFree+. For a three-week period, VIZIO viewers can enjoy a preview of more than 16 popular Peacock titles and connect directly with the Peacock app to discover even more entertainment available through the premium subscription service.
Starting today, in the Movies & TV category of the WatchFree+ programming guide, users will have free access to select episodes of fan favorites in the Peacock Preview Channel, including:
- A Friend of the Family
- Below Deck Adventure
- Below Deck Down Under
- Below Deck Mediterranean
- Dr. Death
- The Real Housewives of Atlanta
- The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
- The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip
- The Traitors
- Vanderpump Rules
- Plus more
With this launch, VIZIO also introduces Content Connections, a new interactive feature that offers users a seamless way to move between VIZIO’s WatchFree+ environment and popular subscription services. During Peacock Preview viewing, users are presented with intuitive messages and a direct connection to watch additional episodes and entertainment in the Peacock streaming app.
“As the exclusive home to the Peacock Preview channel, our millions of WatchFree+ viewers have access to a world-class collection of hit shows, originals, and beloved Peacock titles,” said Katherine Pond, Group Vice President, Platform Content & Partnerships at VIZIO. “This industry-leading launch brings together great content and an engaging user experience thanks to Content Connections that make it easier for viewers to discover more of the shows they enjoy most.”
“Providing opportunities for consumers to discover Peacock’s programming is integral to our continued growth,” said Annie Luo, Executive Vice President, Global Partnerships and Strategic Development, Peacock. “As a brand, we’re always looking for innovative partnerships that can help audiences build a stronger connection to our content, and through VIZIO’s Content Connections we can both introduce viewers to our series and give them a way to connect to Peacock with ease.”
For a limited time, the Peacock Preview experience will be featured on the VIZIO Home Screen and accessible on channel 196 of the WatchFree+ programming guide.
WatchFree+ is like cable TV, but streaming and free. With hundreds of channels and thousands of popular on-demand TV series and movies, there is something for everyone.