Peacock TV, an American OTT (Over-The-Top), streaming site was launched in 2020. Since then, the platform has added a whole lot of stuff to its collection. Users can use the free version, which is its base version, or the paid and premium version.
The base version although free contains about 7500 hrs worth of TV shows and movies. And the premium has twice the contents. It is accessible through TV apps, iOS, and Android. Anyone who is a fan of movies, TV shows, and even sports games can subscribe and start browsing their catalogues for the best show.
Now, Peacock TV, adds new releases and even older ones every month, therefore the catalogues are monthly added newer movies and shows. These contents include Peacock TV’s original shows, some classic and loved movies and the platform provides Sports-related shows like MLB, etc.
Although it is American, Peacock TV includes stuff from the UK among the many. If you are looking for what to expect on Peacock TV for August, then read on below to find out what’s the list of the contents for the next month.
And do not forget to keep yourself updated on your favourite shows and movies here at @ThePoptimes.
Peacock TV August 2022 Releases
There is so much to look forward to this August on Peacock TV. From Docuseries to games and Sports, there is a whole library of entertainment on entertainment lined up. There is just a great number of content to watch with numerous genres and types. It’s kind of confusing where to even start with August contents. But anyway, we will look at all of it, the new, the old, sports, reality, fiction, etc.
From August 1 to 31 the contents will be daily updated. Some days there will be a whole new piece and some other days a continuation of a series episode etc. And sometimes both types on the same day. With that, let’s dive into what’s coming up next on Peacock TV in August 2022.
First, the Peacock Originals will be discussed in the upcoming month. So, what are the new or continued series or movies which are original Peacock TV content? These are available only on Peacock TV for your information! There is a good number of shows and movies this August. Below, you will find the list of Peacock Originals.
Among the many, this time several great Original shows are being continued with new seasons. There is also a new original movie called, ‘They/Them’ released in 2005 which is being added once again to the platform. In addition to that, several original shows are being added to the library of Peacock TV. Many shows are going to run from August 1 to 31 with new episodes every day.
Mehdi Hasan Show
Mehdi Hasan Show, which is a show where Mehdi Hasan discusses headlines with her guests and tries to get in-depth insight on any matter of the guests.
Then we have another exclusive original ‘Symone’, it is about Symone D. Sanders, an American Political Strategist.
If you are into Politics and conversation on it then Peacock TV has one just for you, Zerlina. This show covers Politics and current events and unfolds with deep and insightful conversations about any current topic. It does not matter what the news is about, whether global or national, the show can cover both scales.
The Katie Phang Show
Another such show which is a Peacock original is the ‘The Katie Phang Show’, which will be added from the fourth of August. The titular host Katie Phang is an American attorney and in the show, she discusses intersectional Laws and Politics etc. Another Political show, starting on August 6 is ‘Ayman’. This show would run throughout August.
Hillside Strangler: Devil In Disguise
Running from August 2 to 31 are the Peacock TV Original docuseries titled ‘Hillside Strangler: Devil In Disguise. It is a true crime documentary-type series, that shows an investigation story throughout its whole stage. This is for every crime-show-loving fan and viewer out there. Be sure to check this out, because we cannot wait to watch this Asap.
Love Island USA
Also for Reality show fans, specifically ‘Love Island USA’ fans, the show will be continued with the fourth season starting from the second of August. For those new, the show is about a bunch of Women and Men staying at a location together.
The objective of the show is to find love among the many participants and win the Grand Prize to become a winner of the show. It is an interesting show that combines competition and love and can be very entertaining.
Hart To Hart
Another hilarious and entertaining Peacock original talk show is coming with the second season. ‘Hart To Hart’ is a show hosted by Kevin Hart, where celebrities from all walks of life (actors, singers, sportspeople, etc). In the show, these celeb guests discuss personal stuff. The guests are known to open up freely, revealing their true selves.
They get into honest and unfiltered conversations with Kevin Hart over a glass of wine. This is one hilarious show to watch out for however, this season is the last one available for now. Some other shows are ‘The Resort’, which is being added from the Fourth of July with season 1 and is going to run on till the end of August.
All these Peacock originals among other non-exclusive Peacock TV content are definitely a watch.
Some Popular American shows that are not Peacock Originals, which are being added this month on the platform, are listed below.
The Real Housewives
Starting from the fourth of August, ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (season 12), ‘The Real Housewives of Dubai’ (season 1). ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ (Season 9) will run from eight of and throughout. Now, this is one popular show and does not need much introduction.
But for those new, the reality TV show is about rich women and it focuses on the story of the luxurious lifestyle that these Women enjoy. It is a successful franchise and is available in many places.
A romance show for the fans of Romantic content is the 2016 series ‘Amor Valiente’, coming with its first season. This show will be running from the second of August and throughout the month.
The Undeclared War
For the Thriller fans, the latest released series ‘The Undeclared War’ season 1, is also being added to the library of Peacock TV. This is a thriller series, which is set two years in the future. The series focuses on ‘ ‘Cyberattacks’ mainly.
In 2022, the British General Elections is facing an issue of Cyberattack on its Electoral system. It follows a group of analysts working to solve the matter. The series protagonist ‘Saara Parvan’ is a student working in the malware department. The sudden Cyber-security attack and Data war with Russia lead Parvan into the works.
American Ninja Warriors
Peacock TV will also have competitive Reality shows such as ‘American Ninja Warriors’ season 14. This is an NBC original and based on a Japanese show called ‘Sasuke’. In the show, Men, Women, and everyone in between come as athletes competing and trying to reach a target location or point.
Between the starting point and the final location, the participants have to cross several obstructions. These obstructions are hard to cross and lead to many discontinuing and being eliminated. Each level gets more difficult as the participants come closer to the final point. The show is engaging and exhilarating. For old fans and new fans both, the show is a must-watch.
Another such competitive reality show which will be added is ‘Top-Chef’, the first season. The show has in total 19 seasons since its first airing back in 2019. Peacock TV is going to add the first season, which means there will be more in the future. This is for anyone who loves watching reality competitions along with cooking and food.
The show as the title suggests is a competition between numerous aspiring chefs from all over America. All of them put out their best expertise on foods, bringing out iconic dishes throughout the competition. These foods are honestly mouth-watering to look at.
Maybe not all but most are sure to make the viewers want to try them out. All these chefs give their best to win the crown of ‘America’s Top Chef’. Overall ‘Top-Chef’ is fun and engaging content.
America’s Got Talent
America’s Got Talent (AGT) Season 17 will available on the platform in August. If you are an AGT fan or someone that likes to watch talent competition shows, then America’s got talent is the perfect choice for this summer.
The Croods: Family Tree
Peacock has one animated series being added to the library this month, the series is ‘The Croods: Family Tree, season 4. There are older fans already familiar with the series. However, for the new ones, this animated series is about two families living in prehistoric times.
The story is about cave-people or two families trying to build a community. The series is a fun watch and is liked by people. It is one of the most popular animated characters out there.
The End Is Nye
That is not everything, we have one another TV show concerned with Science. Yes! Science fans, Our good-old neighbour-scientist is back on the scene. ‘The End Is Nye’ (2022) is here starring Bill Nye the Science Guy. The series’ first season and also the latest season is here. This time the viewers will see Bill Nye with some other casts, explore and cover Natural and Unnatural global threats.
They will explore the realities and the myths of these threats. Moreover, Bill Nye with his team will also provide and present the viewers with possible scientific techniques to survive the threats being explored. Each episode will deal with a new threat. It is a must-watch for anyone who loves Science and Bill Nye the science guy.
Next On Peacock TV August line-up, there is a whole list of Classic Movies from the 80s to 2010s. Listed below are the Classics coming to Peacock this August.
All the classic movies will be available on the first of August. Therefore, the fans would not need to wait for long. These classics are from different genres ranging from love to thrillers. The viewers are going to have a good throwback this time.
‘27 dresses’, a 2008 Romantic-comedy, is a must-watch for the weekends. This is a good movie to get relaxed. It is about a woman named Jane, who has been a bridesmaid 27 times, one day, finds out that her sister is getting married to the man Jane loves.
This starts a whole new crisis in Jane’s life since the man she loves is getting married to someone else. And that someone else is her sister. And Jane has to be a bridesmaid for her sister’s marriage. The story also finds Jane in a blooming romance with another man.
Another of these fun watches is ‘The Proposal’(2009), it is an all-time favourite Rom-com for many fans. It stars Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds as the two leads. The story is about love blossoming between a New York editor named Margaret and her assistant. Margaret faces deportation, so she decides to fake marriage with her Assistant Andrew with a deal of giving him a promotion.
While on a honeymoon vacation in Andrew’s family home, something real happens between the two. And they eventually fall in love by the end of the movie. ‘The Proposal’ is an evergreen and iconic movie of all time. It is a must-watch for days when someone wants to have a good time.
Eat, Pray, Love
Eat, Pray, Love (2010) is another iconic movie, starring Julia Roberts and Javier Bardem as the two leads. It is a Romantic drama and centres around one woman named Elizabeth. The movie is as much about love as it is about finding yourself and your way of life.
The story starts when Elizabeth who had the perfect life, is suddenly divorced from her husband. Thereon, the story explores her new life after divorce. It captures her journey around the world to find herself once again. And possibly find love again.
10 Things I Hate About You
Another one on the list of many is the High-School Rom-com, ’10 Things I Hate About You’ (1999). It is doubtless one of the most iconic American movies of all time. It is popular among teens and young adults and is perfect for your weekends.
Two other 90’s romance movies that are being added to Peacock TV’s library are the 1994 Rom-com, ‘Reality Bites’, starring Winona Ryder and Ethan Hawke. It is about four young people trying to find themselves amid the struggles of life and adulting. This movie is perfect for watching when you feel like enjoying it.
The other 90’s released romance drama is 1998, ‘The Stepmom’, starring Julia Roberts and Susan Sarandon. This movie explores the life of a family, where the father welcomes a new wife (Julia Roberts) into his family after divorcing his former wife (Susan Sarandon).
The story is bittersweet and might leave you tearing up several times throughout the movie. We get to watch care and love grow between a stepmom and the real mom, which is beautiful.
The movie list also includes several thriller movies from the 80s to 2010s. Let us check out the contents listed below.
There are several, but to start with is 1986 released, ‘Quicksilver’ starring Kevin Bacon. The movie is about a successful Floor Trader who loses it all one day. He has to resort to doing anything he can to survive. The character is called ‘Jack’, after losing it all, Jack starts working as a Bicycle Messenger in San Francisco. Throughout the story, we find Jack dealing with dangerous work but his knowledge works for him in many instances.
Now You See Me
The hit and popular ‘Now You See Me (2013) and its sequel (2016) is also being added to the library of Peacock TV. The movies are fun content. It’s about four illusionists, with excellent skills.
These magicians entertain the public while at the same time partaking in criminal acts such as Robbery of millions of dollars from the bank.
Now You See Me 2
Now You See Me 2, the sequel, follows the four Illusionists called ‘The Horsemen’ and another of their Heists in the city of Macau in china. Overall, both the movies are a must-watch for a get-together or even just watching alone. If you are a fan of heists and magic tricks, this one is perfect for you.
Mystic River (2003) is a Crime/Drama which is worth watching. It stars Sean Penn and Kevin Bacon as the leads. This movie is perfect for anyone who is into Crimes and Investigation stories. The story follows the investigation of Katie, daughter of a man named ‘Jimmy’ (Sean Penn) by a Police Officer named ‘Sean’ (Kevin Bacon).
The investigation also leads to the reopening of an old case, a crime that occurred 20 years ago. Overall this movie is highly recommended for those mystery and crime nights.
The Punisher (2004) is another one on the list, it is more of an action and crime movie. This is an engaging and interesting movie about a Special Agent named Frank whose family is killed by some criminals. Frank ventures on the quest to catch the ruthless and wicked criminals and get justice for his family.
Moreover, the reboot of the Punisher, titled ‘Punisher: War Zone will also be available on the first of August. Other thrillers to look out for in August are Safe House, State of Play (2009), and The Purge: Anarchy (2004). These are a few of the several thriller movies that are going to be available soon on Peacock TV.
Pride And Prejudice
Peacock TV will also add the evergreen, romance drama ‘Pride And Prejudice’ (2005), starring Keira Knightley as the protagonist. If you are looking for something calm and aesthetic, this movie is the best choice, especially for the romantics. The story explores the blooming love between Elizabeth and Mr Darcy.
The popular animated movie Shrek and Shrek 2 is going to be added to the Peacock library soon. This will be perfect for a family movie night with the kids. The movie is hilarious and can be enjoyed by adults at any stage of their life.
La Mujer De Mi Vida
Among these amazing American shows, two Telemundo shows are one to look out for; one is the ‘La Mujer De Mi Vida’ (1998-99). This series is one of the most well-liked telenovelas. Another one is the ‘La Casa De Los Famosos’. It is a Reality show and is the Spanish-American version of the reality show called ‘Big Brother.
Moving on from TV shows and Movies, for this month, Peacock TV is once again going to have a list of live Sports and games alike. Below is more information on the specific competition and championships.
World Athletics U20 Championship
Starting from the first of August World Athletics U20 Championships will start streaming on the platform throughout August.
PGA Tour’s Wyndham Championship
For Golf game viewers, the PGA Tour’s Wyndham Championship will start to stream on Peacock TV. The first round will be streamed on the fourth of August, round 2 on the fifth, and round 3 on the sixth. The final round will be streamed on August 7. We cannot wait to watch the whole championship as soon as possible.
AIG Women’s Open
The AIG Women’s Open will also start streaming on August 7. Women’s professional golfing championship is a must-watch for Golf fans.
Starting from August 6, Premier Leagues will be streamed, again a win for the football fans. The game for August sixth are:
- Bournemouth V Aston villa
- Everton V. Chelsea
- Leeds United V. Wolves
- New Castle v. Nottingham Forest
- Tottenham v. Southampton
For August 7, the games are:
- Leicester City v. Brentford
- Man United v. Brighton
- West Ham v. Man City
For Baseball fans, MLB is will start streaming on Peacock on August 14. Moreover, for Gymnastic fans, the ‘U.S. Gymnastics Championship’ will start streaming on August 18.
Overall, it can be seen from the list that Peacock TV has a good line-up of shows. And good additions to its library, with such great classics and Tv shows, we are sure the fans and viewers will not be disappointed this month. That is all for now. Make sure to keep yourself updated on shows and celebs at @poptimes.