How do I get Peacock and how can I watch it?
Peacock is available for free, which is where you can enjoy the majority of Peacock’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics programming. In addition to the free plan, there are also Peacock Premium and Peacock Premium Plus. You can upgrade to Peacock Premium for $ 4.99 / month to unlock every movie, episode, season, live sports and more, or Peacock Premium Plus for an additional $ 5 / month to watch ad-free.
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Peacock is available on platforms and devices such as Android and iOS mobile and tablet devices, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, PS4, PS5, Roku, Xbox Series X and S, Xfinity and more.
What Olympic events will take place on Peacock?
Peacock will broadcast major events including men’s and women’s gymnastics and track and field on their channels. You can upgrade to Peacock Premium to broadcast the US Team’s men’s basketball games, as well as to watch selected reruns, including the Opening Ceremony. Learn more about Peacock here.
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Peacock also offers original series, documentaries and specials such as For Ball and Country, The Greatest Race, The ’96 Effect, Golden: The Journey of USA’s Elite Gymnasts, Tokyo Dreams Live On and My Pursuit. Additionally, check out the still-available Tokyo NOW channel which features four original shows covering the Olympic Games:
Peacock’s Tokyo NOW program
- Tokyo LIVE (6h00 – 11h00): Start your day with our morning show, featuring live research on the hottest athletes and events. Hosted by Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila.
- Or de Tokyo (11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.): Tune in for a daily roundup of highlights, recaps, and must-see moments. Hosted by Rich iron.
- On his land at the Olympics (19h00 – 19h30) : Follow the powerful women of Team USA as they are preparing for the ultimate competition. Hosted by Lindsay Czarniak, Lolo Jones, and MJ Acosta Ruiz.
- Tokyo tonight (7:30 p.m. – 12 p.m. ET): Your evening destination for major global and breaking Olympic news. Hosted by Find champions and Kenny Mayne with Jac Collinsworth serving as a contributor.
Tokyo Olympics on the Peacock Calendar
*Hourly ET-Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of Eastern Time. Schedule including dates and times subject to change.
Saturday July 24 broadcasts
6.30 a.m.: Men’s Gymnastics Qualifications
8h45: Men’s volleyball – United States vs France (preliminary match)
Sunday July 25 broadcasts
2h10 : Women’s Gymnastics Qualifications
8h00: Men’s basketball, United States vs. France *
8h25 : Women’s 3 × 3 Basketball – United States vs. ROC
09h00: Men’s Beach Volleyball – USA (Bourne / Gibb) vs ITA (Carambula / Rossi)
Monday July 26 streaming
06h00: Men’s gymnastics team final
Streaming Tuesday July 27
6h45 : Women’s gymnastics team final
Streaming Wednesday July 28
6h15 : Multipurpose men’s gymnastics
Streaming Thursday July 29
6h50: Multipurpose female gymnastics
Streaming Friday July 30
06h00: Athletics (1st round of the 5,000m women, qualifying round triple jump women, qualifying round of the women’s shot put, mixed relay 4 × 400m round 1, final of the 10,000m men)
Saturday July 31 broadcasts
06h00: Athletics (Men’s long jump qualification, women’s 100m semi-finals, men’s 100m round 1, men’s discus throw final, women’s 800m semi-finals, 4 × 400m mixed relay final, women’s 100m final)
Sunday August 1 broadcasts
4:00 am: Gymnastics event finals (men’s floor exercise, women’s vault, men’s pommel horse, women’s uneven bars)
06h00: Athletics (men’s high jump final, men’s 100m semi-final, women’s 100m hurdles semi-final, women’s triple jump, men’s 800m semi-final, men’s 400m hurdles semi-final, final of the 100m men)
Monday August 2 streaming
4:00 am: Gymnastics events final (men’s rings final, women’s floor exercise, men’s jump)
06h00: Athletics (women’s pole vault qualifying event, women’s 200m semi-final, women’s discus throw final, men’s 400m semi-final, women’s 400m hurdles semi-final, men’s 3,000m steeplechase final, women’s 5,000m final)
Tuesday August 3 streams
4:00 am: Gymnastics events final (men’s parallel bars, women’s balance beam, men’s horizontal bar)
06h00: Athletics (1st round of the men’s 110m hurdles, men’s shot put qualification, men’s pole vault final, men’s 5,000m round 1, women’s hammer throw final, men’s 200m semi-final, men’s final 800m women, final of the 200m women)
Wednesday August 4 streams
06h00: Athletics (men’s decathlon, women’s 1500m semi-final, women’s heptathlon shot put, women’s 400m semi-finals, women’s 3000m steeplechase final, men’s hammer throw final, women’s 200m heptathlon, women’s 3000m steeplechase, ceremony winners, men’s 800m final, men’s decathlon, men’s 200m)
Thursday August 5 streams
06h00: Athletics (men’s decathlon javelin throw, women’s pole vault final, women’s 4x400m relay, men’s 1,500m semi-final, men’s 400m final, women’s 800m heptathlon, men’s 1,500m decathlon)
Friday August 6 streams
6h50: Athletics (men’s 4x400m relay, round 1, women’s javelin final, men’s 5,000m final, women’s 400m final, women’s 1,500m final, women’s 4x100m relay final, men’s 4x100m relay)
Saturday August 7 broadcasts
06h00: Athletics (women’s high jump final, women’s 10,000m final, men’s javelin final, men’s 1,500m final, women’s 4x400m relay final, men’s 4x400m relay final)
Sunday August 8 broadcasts
07h00: Closing ceremony
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