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Hulu vs. Peacock: Which streaming service is best for you?

by Chauncey Nivison (2020-09-29)

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stuff to watch on NetflixDisney Plus and , now is the perfect time to widen your streaming horizon. A bunch of have come online recently, including ,  and , and the latest is called . Owned by NBC, it has tons of familiar shows and movies, including all seven seasons of both 30 Rock and Parks and Recreation, as well as original series such as Where's Waldo? and . It launched , in addition to apps on numerous other devices. And there's a free tier, although you'll have to pay to unlock all of its content. Peacock has less in common with Netflix than it does a service like or, even more so, with . (Editors' note: CNET is owned by ViacomCBS.) Hulu and Peacock stream many of the same shows, including 30 Rock, Friday Night Lights and Law and Order: SVU -- although one popular show, Parks and Recreation, is leaving Hulu in October and will be available exclusively on Peacock.  Both Hulu and Peacock have ads, and both offer upgrades to ad-free versions for an additional monthly fee. And although it lacks a free option, Hulu is among the cheapest streaming services. Here's how the two compare today.

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