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JioCinema, and NBCUniversal sign multi-year partnership pact to bring several NBCU films and TV series to India

Viacom18’s streaming platform JioCinema on Monday announced a multi-year agreement with NBCUniversal (NBCU) to bring several NBCU films and TV series to India.

Viacom18's streaming platform JioCinema on Monday announced a multi-year agreement with NBCUniversal (NBCU) to bring several NBCU films and TV series to India.
Source:Telegraph India

Viacom18’s streaming platform JioCinema on Monday announced a multi-year agreement with NBCUniversal (NBCU) to bring several NBCU films and TV series to India.

The development comes a month after JioCinema said it will be the new home to HBO and Warner Bros content in the country starting May.

As per the pact, viewers will be able to enjoy titles from NBCU’s world-renowned content portfolio, which is backed by production entities and brands including Universal Television, Universal International Studios, Sky Studios, DreamWorks Animation, Universal Pictures, and Focus Features.

What will be on Jio cinema now?

NBCU’s programming will be based out of a Peacock branded hub starting June on JioCinema’s newly announced ‘JioCinema Premium’ SVOD (subscription video on demand) tier. Through this service, Indian subscribers will have access to Peacock Originals including ‘Bel-Air‘, a dramatic reimagining of the ’90s comedy series that starred Will Smith, and ‘The Calling’, an investigative drama series by Emmy winner David E. Kelley, directed and executive produced by Oscar winner Barry Levinson and co-composed by Oscar winner Hans Zimmer and Steve Mazzaro. 

Movies from the superhit ‘Despicable Me/Minions’ and ‘Fast’ franchises, including the newly released ‘Fast X’, as well as ‘The Super Mario Bros Movie’, voice starring Chris Pratt, and the highly anticipated IMAX-shot epic thriller ‘Oppenheimer’ directed by Christopher Nolan will also head to the service in the future.

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JioCinema, and NBCUniversal sign multi-year partnership pact to bring several NBCU films and TV series to India

Fans of reality television can stream NBCU’s unscripted series such as ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ and ‘Vanderpump Rules’. Oscar-nominated ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’ and the sci-fi horror film ‘M3GAN’ from James Wan and Blumhouse will be available as part of the DreamWorks Animation slate. Critically acclaimed and fan favourite series from NBCU’s vast library, including Downton Abbey, Suits, The Office, Parks and Recreation, and The Mindy Project, are also a part of this deal.

Content library of JioCinema now:

The content library acquired through this collaboration encompasses titles from various NBCU entities, including Universal Television, UCP, Universal International Studios, Universal Television Alternative Studio, Sky Studios, DreamWorks Animation, Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Bravo, and more.

To showcase the NBCU programming, JioCinema will introduce a dedicated Peacock branded hub on its newly announced “JioCinema Premium” subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) tier, set to go live next month.

While JioCinema has already captured viewers’ attention by offering free live screenings of the ongoing IPL cricket tournament, its first batch of content for the subscription tier came from a recent partnership with Warner Bros Discovery.

The NBCU deal brings an array of exciting titles to JioCinema subscribers This includes the debut of the series “Young Rock,” featuring Dwayne Johnson, the action thriller “The Lazarus Project,” and the darkly romantic comedic drama “The Lovers.” Indian audiences can also enjoy Peacock Originals such as the much-anticipated “Bel-Air” starring Will Smith, “Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin,” and the investigative drama series “The Calling” by Emmy winner David E. Kelley.

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Sarthak Tiwari is currently pursuing a Computer Science Engineering degree at VIT Bhopal. As an active member of the Fintech Club, he serves as a content writer, contributing insightful articles on the intersection of finance and technology. With a keen interest in emerging technologies, he took the lead in organizing a successful blockchain event, bringing together industry experts and enthusiasts to explore the potential of this transformative technology.

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