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What’s new on Peacock: October 2020

Peacock's best new arrivals for October include a slew of critically acclaimed movies, TV series, and originals.

Oct 12, 2020, 11:54 am*


Stacey Ritzen 

Stacey Ritzen

What’s new on Peacock? Here are the best movies, shows, and Peacock Originals to stream in October.

Best new Peacock Originals: What’s new on Peacock in October 2020

Code 404

Detective Inspectors John Major and John Carver (Stephen Graham) are the top crime-fighting duo at the Met Police’s Special Investigation Unit. When their cover is blown, Major is gunned down and killed on the job. One year later, he’s back from the dead and better than ever. Or so he’d like to believe, anyway.

Glitches notwithstanding, he’s got to track down the person who shot him and prove himself as a cop. And also, save both his marriage and friendship along the way.

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Freedia Got A Gun

New Orleans bounce legend Big Freedia uses her platform to raise awareness about the complexities of gun violence. The nationwide epidemic continues to disproportionately harm Black communities.

Moreover, it also claimed the life of Freedia’s brother Adam. Freedia shares her personal journey—growing up gay in the projects, Hurricane Katrina, and chasing her musical dreams. She delves deep into these first-hand experiences she and her community have had with gun violence. And hopefully, to uncover the causes behind it.

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Best new movies on Peacock: What’s new on Peacock in October 2020

Harry Potter

All eight Harry Potter films will be available on Peacock for the entire month of October. You can stream Peacock to get them all: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone through Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.

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The Way I See It

The film follows the life of former Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza. Souza captured historic and intimate moments for Presidents Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan in his career. Now, Souza uses his photography as commentary on the current President.

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Best new shows on Peacock: What’s new on Peacock in October 2020

Parks and Recreation

Amy Poehler stars as Leslie Knope, deputy director of the Pawnee, Indiana Parks and Recreation Department. Her optimism is often challenged and undermined by her coworkers. These include wannabe entrepreneur Tom Haverford (Aziz Ansari) and her conspiracist boss Ron Swanson. Ron’s surly assistant, April Ludgate (Aubrey Plaza) and her rival turned romantic interest, Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott), also figure in. Beginning in October, Peacock is the official streaming home for Parks and Recreation.

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Saturday Night Live

Live from New York for more than four decades, SNL features celebrity hosts joining an award-winning ensemble cast. The series is known for comedy sketches, satirical news, digital shorts, and popular musical acts. The complete library of over 900 Saturday Night Live episodes will be available on Peacock, starting with its debut season.

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Mr. Mercedes

Retired detective Bill Hodges (Brendan Gleeson) is haunted by the unsolved case of “Mr. Mercedes.” The mass murderer killed 16 people after driving a stolen Mercedes through lined up job-seekers at a job fair.

Meanwhile, brilliant young psychopath Brady Hartsfield emerges to focus his attention on Hodges. An online cat-and-mouse game between the two soon has deadly real-life consequences. Hodges must act quickly to stop an increasingly desperate Hartsfield—bent on leaving his mark on the world.

The series originally premiered on Audience in August 2017. It now finds a new home on Peacock.

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October 2020 new Peacock shows

Available October 1

  • Parks and Recreation (all seasons)
  • Saturday Night Live (all seasons)

Available October 4

  • Saturday Night Live season 46 (new episodes)

Available October 5

  • The Rich Eisen Show

Available October 7

  • Ellen’s Game of Games

Available October 8

  • Code 404

Available October 9

  • Hell’s Kitchen (new episodes)
  • Keeping Up With the Kardashians season 18 (new episodes)
  • Connecting

Available October 15

  • Mr. Mercedes
  • La Casa De Al Lado
  • 2020 Billboard Music Awards

Available October 16

  • The Fall (seasons 1-3)
  • The Purge (season 2)

Available October 28

  • This Is Us (new episodes)

Available October 30

  • Superstore (new episodes)

October 2020 new movies on Peacock

Available October 1

  • (2001) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
  • (2002) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • (2004) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • (2005) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • (2007) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • (2009) Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • (2010) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1
  • (2011) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

Available October 15

  • Freedia Got a Gun

Available October 23

  • The Way I See It

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*First Published: Oct 1, 2020, 3:10 pm