As we reported last week, NBCUniversal is making a major change to its streaming strategy. The company will be phasing out the WWE Network and will be moving all of its content to Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service.
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As of March 18th, 2021, WWE Network is officially moving to Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service. This follows the recent trend of companies consolidating their streaming services in order to compete with the likes of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney+.
WWE Network has been around since February 2014 and has been a key part of WWE’s recent success. The move to Peacock will no doubt be a positive one for both WWE and NBCUniversal, but it does leave some fans wonder: when is WWE Network moving to Peacock?
The answer is that the transition will happen gradually over the course of several months. Starting on March 18th, 2021, new subscribers will be able to sign up for Peacock Premium in order to watch WWE Network. Current subscribers will be able to continue watching WWE Network on its current platform until August 31st, 2021. On September 1st, 2021, all content from WWE Network will move exclusively to Peacock.
This gradual transition should allow for a smooth transition for both current and new subscribers. And with Peacock Premium starting at just $4.99/month, there’s never been a better time to be a fan of WWE!
What is WWE Network?
WWE Network is a streaming service that offers on-demand and live programming, including original series, documentaries and special events. It launched in the United States in February 2014, and is currently available in more than 180 countries.
On January 18th, 2021, WWE and NBCUniversal announced that WWE Network would be moving to Peacock on March 18th. Peacock is a streaming service from NBCUniversal that offers a variety of content, including live sports and original programming.
What does this mean for current WWE Network subscribers? If you are a current subscriber, you will be able to continue to access WWE Network through the Peacock app. Your subscription will automatically transfer to Peacock on March 18th. You will not need to do anything to continue your membership.
If you are not a current WWE Network subscriber, you can sign up for Peacock Premium on March 18th to get access to WWE Network content. Peacock Premium costs $4.99 per month, or $49.99 per year. With Peacock Premium, you will also have access to other content on Peacock, including live sports and original programming.
What is Peacock?
Peacock is a streaming service from NBCUniversal that offers a variety of TV shows, movies, and other content. It launched in April 2020 and is available in the US and UK. WWE Network is an online streaming service that launched in 2014 and offers on-demand and live programming from WWE. It is available in over 180 countries.
Why is WWE Network moving to Peacock?
As of March 18, 2021, WWE Network will no longer be available as a standalone streaming service. Instead, it will become an optional premium tier within NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service.
WWE Network first launched in February 2014 as a live-streaming and on-demand platform for professional wrestling content. It has since evolved to become one of the most popular streaming services among professional wrestling fans, with a library of more than 10,000 hours of content.
The move to Peacock will give WWE Network subscribers access to a much larger library of content, as well as some exclusive features that are not available on the standalone WWE Network platform.
Some of the most popular WWE Network shows, such as WrestleMania and Royal Rumble, will still be available on the Peacock premium tier. However, other shows such as NXT and Monday Night Raw will only be available on the basic Peacock subscription.
NBCUniversal says that the move will help make WWE content more accessible to a wider audience. “WWE has one of the most passionate and engaged fan bases in all of entertainment, and we are thrilled to bring WWE Network and its wealth of iconic programming to Peacock,” said Rick Cordella, Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer at NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises.
The transition from WWE Network to Peacock is scheduled to begin on March 18, 2021.
How will this change affect WWE Network subscribers?
The WWE Network is moving to Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, on March 18. The change will affect WWE Network subscribers in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Puerto Rico.
WWE Network subscribers will be able to access their account through the Peacock app and continue to enjoy all of the content that they have come to expect from WWE Network. In addition, they will now have access to Peacock’s extensive library of movies, TV shows and live sports.
For those who are not familiar with Peacock, it is a streaming service that offers a variety of content for a monthly fee. It is available on a variety of devices, including smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and gaming consoles.
The move to Peacock will not affect WWE Network subscribers outside of the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Puerto Rico at this time. However, WWE is exploring options for making the WWE Network available on other streaming platforms in the future.
What content will be available on Peacock?
WWE Network is set to move to NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service on March 18, 2021. All WWE Network content will be available on Peacock, including live and on-demand programming, original series, documentaries, and more. Peacock will also offer a premium tier with exclusive content and benefits.
How much will Peacock cost?
As of July 2020, WWE Network is not currently offered on Peacock. However, there has been speculation that the service may be added in the future.
Currently, Peacock offers three tiers of service: a free tier with limited content, a $5/month tier with more content, and an $8/month tier with even more content. It is unknown which tier WWE Network would be offered on if and when it is added to the platform.
When will WWE Network be moving to Peacock?
As of now, it is unknown when WWE Network will be moving to Peacock. However, it was announced in January that the platform would be moving from WWE Network to Peacock by the end of 2020.
What do I need to do to prepare for the transition?
As we announced in October, WWE Network will become part of Peacock on March 18. If you’re a current WWE Network subscriber, you don’t need to do anything to keep watching – your subscription will move over automatically and you’ll retain all the benefits you currently enjoy, like uncut and commercial-free RAW and SmackDown episodes, PPVs, original series, and more. You’ll just need to sign in to Peacock with the same email and password you use for WWE Network to keep watching.
For new or lapsed subscribers, you can sign up for Peacock at peacocktv.com starting on March 18. Peacock offers two subscription tiers: a free tier with some content available with ads, and an ad-free premium tier for $4.99/month. Both tiers include all of WWE Network’s programming.
With this move, we’re giving fans more choice in how they watch WWE content. And there’s never been a better time to join WWE Network – in addition to everything that’s already available, we have new original series premiering this year, like The Big Event and Chronicle: Elite, plus daily highlights shows hosted by Charly Caruso and Paige. Plus, every WrestleMania ever is now available on demand – so there’s always something new to watch!
-What is WWE Network?
WWE Network is a streaming service that gives you access to all things WWE, including every live pay-per-view event, on demand programming, original series, and more.
-What’s happening to WWE Network?
WWE Network will be moving to NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Peacock, on March 18th. All of your favorite WWE content will still be available, plus new features and more!
-How do I sign up for Peacock?
You can sign up for Peacock at peacocktv.com. You can also download the Peacock app on your favorite device.
-Will my WWE Network account work on Peacock?
No, you will need to create a new account on Peacock. However, you can use the same email address and password that you use for WWE Network.
-What if I don’t want to move to Peacock?
If you don’t want to move to Peacock, you can cancel your WWE Network subscription at any time.