What to Watch Now on Peacock

  • Publish Date: September 1, 2020
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This is the permanent home of our guide to the best of the Peacock streaming service. Bookmark this page; we'll update it regularly.

The best recent additions to Peacock

The following recently added titles received a Metascore of 61 or higher (or are titles of interest that do not have a Metascore). Mediocre and poorly reviewed releases are omitted; this is just the good stuff added within the past few months. Releases are ordered by date added to Peacock (newest first).

Added September 18
  Wilmore Season 1 Peacock original Trailer
  TV/Talk
Added September 17
Departure Miniseries Peacock original Trailer
  TV/Drama
Added September 10
  Black Boys Peacock original Trailer
  Documentary, 2020
The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show Peacock original Trailer
  Documentary, 2020
Added September 8
American Ninja Warrior Season 12
  TV/Reality competition
  Curious George: Go West, Go Wild Peacock original
  Animation/Family, 2020
Added September 7
  Madagascar: A Little Wild Season 1 Part 1 Trailer
  TV/Animation/Family
Added September 4
  Anthony Peacock original Trailer
  Drama, 2020
A Most Beautiful Thing Trailer
  Documentary, 2020
Noughts + Crosses Peacock original Trailer
  TV/Drama
Added September 3
A.P. Bio Season 3 Peacock original Trailer
  TV/Comedy
Added September 2
Transplant Season 1
  TV/Drama
Added August 15
  Grace Under Fire Seasons 1-5
  TV/Comedy
Added August 13
Five Bedrooms Season 1 Peacock original Trailer
  TV/Comedy/Drama
Added August 6
Hitmen Season 1 Peacock original Trailer
  TV/Comedy
Added August 4
  The Plainsman
  Western, 1936
Added August 1
American Sniper
  Action/Drama, 2014
Beetlejuice
  Fantasy/Comedy, 1988
Brokeback Mountain Metacritic Must-See
  Drama, 2005
The Conjuring
  Horror/Thriller, 2013
  Coogan's Bluff
  Western, 1968
Dolphin Tale
  Drama/Family, 2011
Escape From New York
  Action, 1981
The Graduate Metacritic Must-See
  Comedy, 1967
Hilary and Jackie
  Drama, 1998
Lorenzo's Oil
  Drama, 1992
Lost in Translation Metacritic Must-See
  Drama, 2003
Mad Dog and Glory
  Drama/Comedy, 1993
Moonrise Kingdom Metacritic Must-See
  Drama/Comedy, 2012
Twister
  Action/Drama/Thriller, 1996
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Metacritic Must-See
  Documentary, 2018
Added July 15 [public launch]
21 Grams
  Drama, 2003
Abundant Acreage Available
  Drama, 2017
  Ain't Misbehavin'
  Musical, 1955
81 The Affair Metacritic Must-Watch Seasons 1-5
  TV/Drama
  Alice in Wonderland
  Family/Fantasy, 1933
All Quiet on the Western Front Metacritic Must-See
  Drama, 1930
All Things Must Pass
  Documentary/Music, 2015
  Animal Crackers
  Comedy, 1930
  Arabesque
  Thriller, 1966
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans
  Drama, 2009
  Beau Geste
  Adventure, 1939
  Beau Geste
  Adventure, 1966
Being Evel
  Documentary, 2015
The Bourne Identity
  Action/Thriller, 2002
The Bride of Frankenstein Metacritic Must-See
  Horror/Sci-fi/Drama, 1935
Bright Young Things
  Drama/Comedy, 2004
California Typewriter
  Documentary, 2017
Cape Fear
  Thriller, 1962
The Capture Season 1 Peacock original
  TV/Drama
  The Chalk Garden
  Drama, 1964
Clockers
  Drama, 1995
  The Cocoanuts
  Comedy, 1929
  Creature From the Black Lagoon
  Horror/Sci-fi, 1954
Dave Chappelle's Block Party Metacritic Must-See
  Documentary/Comedy/Music, 2006
The Day of the Jackal
  Drama/Thriller, 1973
Dead Ringers Metacritic Must-See
  Drama/Thriller, 1988
  Death of a Gunfighter
  Western, 1969
  Death Takes a Holiday
  Drama/Fantasy, 1934
The Deer Hunter Metacritic Must-See
  Drama, 1978
  Desire
  Drama, 1936
  Destry Rides Again
  Western/Comedy, 1939
Double Indemnity Metacritic Must-See
  Drama/Thriller, 1944
Down in the Valley
  Drama/Thriller, 2006
  Dracula
  Horror, 1931
Dying Laughing
  Documentary/Comedy, 2017
88 Everybody Hates Chris Metacritic Must-Watch Seasons 1-4
  TV/Comedy
  Fear of a Black Hat
  Comedy/Music, 1993
Folk Hero & Funny Guy
  Comedy, 2017
For Ellen
  Drama, 2012
For Whom the Bell Tolls
  Drama/Adventure, 1943
  A Foreign Affair
  Rom-com, 1948
Frenzy Metacritic Must-See
  Thriller, 1972
  The Front Page
  Comedy/Drama, 1974
Gilbert
  Documentary, 2017
  The Great Impostor
  Comedy, 1960
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
  Drama, 2006
Half the Picture
  Documentary, 2018
Hide Your Smiling Faces
  Drama, 2014
High Art
  Drama, 1998
  Hold Back the Dawn
  Drama, 1941
  Horse Feathers
  Comedy, 1932
  The House of the Seven Gables
  Drama, 1940
How to Make Money Selling Drugs
  Documentary, 2013
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story
  Documentary, 2015
  Imitation of Life
  Drama, 1934
  Imitation of Life
  Drama, 1959
Imperium
  Drama/Thriller, 2016
In Good Company
  Comedy/Drama, 2004
In the Name of the Father Metacritic Must-See
  Drama, 1993
  The Incredible Shrinking Man
  Sci-fi, 1957
Joe
  Drama, 2014
The Lady Eve Metacritic Must-See
  Drama/Rom-com, 1941
  Lady on a Train
  Drama/Thriller, 1945
The Last Rites of Joe May
  Drama, 2011
Listen Up Philip
  Drama, 2014
  Little Miss Marker
  Comedy, 1934
Lost Speedways Season 1 Peacock original
  TV/Reality/Sports
  Lover Come Back
  Rom-com, 1961
  The Major and the Minor
  Comedy, 1942
  Man of a Thousand Faces
  Drama, 1957
  Marnie
  Drama/Thriller, 1964
The Matrix
  Sci-fi/Action/Thriller, 1999
The Matrix Reloaded
  Sci-fi/Action/Thriller, 2003
Meadowland
  Drama, 2015
Meet the Patels
  Documentary, 2015
  Midnight Lace
  Thriller, 1960
Missing
  Drama/Thriller, 1982
  Monkey Business
  Comedy, 1931
Monsoon Wedding
  Drama/Rom-com, 2002
  My Favorite Blonde
  Comedy, 1942
  My Man Godfrey
  Comedy, 1936
  No Man of Her Own
  Comedy/Drama, 1932
One True Thing
  Drama, 1998
Palo Alto
  Drama, 2014
The Paper
  Drama/Comedy, 1994
Parenthood Metacritic Must-See
  Comedy, 1989
People Places Things
  Comedy, 2015
Phantom Thread Metacritic Must-See
  Drama, 2017
  Pillow Talk
  Rom-com, 1959
Play Misty for Me
  Thriller, 1971
  The Promise
  Drama, 1979
Psych 2: Lassie Come Home Peacock original
  TV special, 2020
  Raggedy Man
  Drama, 1981
  The Raven
  Horror, 1935
74 Ray Donovan Seasons 1-7
  TV/Drama
Red Flag
  Rom-com, 2013
Red Rock West
  Drama/Thriller, 1994
  Remember the Night
  Rom-com, 1940
  Road to Morocco
  Comedy, 1942
  Road to Singapore
  Comedy, 1940
  Road to Utopia
  Comedy, 1946
  Road to Zanzibar
  Comedy, 1941
Rope
  Thriller, 1948
Rumble Fish
  Drama, 1983
Saboteur
  Thriller, 1942
  Scarface
  Drama, 1932
Sea of Love
  Drama/Thriller, 1989
Serial Mom
  Comedy/Thriller, 1994
Shadow of a Doubt Metacritic Must-See
  Thriller, 1943
  Shanghai Express
  Drama, 1932
Shattered Glass
  Drama, 2003
Short Term 12 Metacritic Must-See
  Drama, 2013
  Silent Running
  Sci-fi, 1972
Sin Nombre
  Drama/Thriller, 2009
Slaughterhouse-Five
  Sci-fi/Drama/Comedy, 1972
Snapshots
  Drama, 2018
Spartacus Metacritic Must-See
  Adventure, 1960
Spellbound
  Documentary, 2003
Starred Up Metacritic Must-See
  Drama, 2014
Sunlight Jr.
  Drama, 2013
Talk Radio
  Drama, 1988
Ted
  Comedy, 2012
  The Thrill of It All
  Comedy, 1963
  To Each His Own
  Drama, 1946
Topsy-Turvy Metacritic Must-See
  Drama/Comedy, 1999
Transsiberian
  Drama/Thriller, 2008
The Trouble With Harry
  Comedy/Thriller, 1955
  True Confession
  Comedy, 1937
Tully
  Drama/Comedy, 2018
The TV Set
  Comedy/Drama, 2007
Vertigo Metacritic Must-See
  Drama/Thriller, 1958
What Maisie Knew
  Drama, 2013
What Richard Did
  Drama, 2013
  Written on the Wind
  Drama, 1956
Your Friends & Neighbors
  Drama/Comedy, 1998

Last chance to watch

The following titles now streaming on Peacock will leave the service on the date indicated.

Leaving October 31
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2001
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2002
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Metacritic Must-See
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2004
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Metacritic Must-See
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2005
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2007
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2009
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Metacritic Must-See
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2011

Coming soon to Peacock

The following notable and/or well-reviewed movies and TV shows are scheduled to be added to Peacock within the coming weeks.

Coming September 20
  Curious George Seasons 1-9
  TV/Animation/Family
Curious George
  Animation/Family, 2006
  Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey!
  Animation/Family, 2009
  Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle
  Animation/Family, 2015
  Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest
  TV special, 2013
  Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
  TV special, 2009
Coming September 25
  The Amber Ruffin Show Season 1 Peacock original Trailer
  TV/Talk
Coming September 29
  True Colors Season 1 Peacock original
  TV/Reality (short)
Coming September 30
Weakest Link Season 1
  TV/Game show
Coming October 1
Code 404 Season 1 Peacock original Trailer
  TV/Comedy
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2001
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2002
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Metacritic Must-See
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2004
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Metacritic Must-See
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2005
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2007
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2009
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Metacritic Must-See
  Adventure/Fantasy, 2011
Coming October 2
Connecting Season 1
  TV/Comedy
Coming October 5
  The Rich Eisen Show
  TV/Talk/Sports
Coming October 7
Ellen's Game of Games Season 4
  TV/Game show
Coming October 20
The Voice Season 19
  TV/Reality competition
Coming October 23
Superstore Season 6
  TV/Comedy
Coming November 11
This Is Us Season 5
  TV/Drama
Coming November 13
Law & Order: SVU Season 22
  TV/Drama
Coming November 14
The Blacklist Season 8
  TV/Drama

 

 

 

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