(Bloomberg) — I’ll never forget my first taste of Peacock.
It was a gloomy Thursday afternoon during the pandemic. I was in my basement. There was a bunch of laundry to do. Outside it was raining. I fired up the TV and discovered that my cable provider, Comcast, had quietly turned on my family’s access to its new streaming service Peacock. “Welcome to the flock,” it said.
Damn right, brother.
I dug in. There was a lot of familiar stuff to choose from. Old episodes of “Saturday Night Live.” Full seasons of various NBC TV series that I used to love, including “Friday Night Lights” and “30 Rock.” Some vintage Olympics-related programming and footage. And a generous array of movies, many of which I’d seen in the past and enjoyed: “Lost in