The Peacock streaming service scored large when Blumhouse and Common determined to carry Halloween Kills residence on the identical day it launched into theaters, as Peacock is the one place you’ll be able to stream the franchise’s newest film. The movie has so far scared up just below $100 million in theaters, and over 1 million households watched on Peacock in its first weekend.
How is it stacking up in opposition to different Peacock premieres? Protecting in thoughts that NBCUniversal’s streaming service solely launched nationally on July 15, 2020, simply over one yr in the past, an earnings name from Comcast this week reveals that Halloween Kills is a large hit for Peacock.
From The Hollywood Reporter this morning, “On the earnings name on Thursday, CEO Brian Roberts touted the success of Halloween Kills, saying that the day-and-date movie was the “No. 1 non-live occasion premiere in Peacock’s historical past.” And he touted the success of NBC’s La Brea, calling it a brand new hit that has been the “best-performing new present on Peacock.”
In fact, it’s no large shock that Halloween Kills is the most-watched film premiere in Peacock’s historical past, because it’s so far the largest new film to return completely to Peacock. The primary movie was an enormous field workplace success in 2018, assure that Halloween Kills was going to be a smash hit for Peacock. However don’t count on to see Halloween Ends taking the identical method.
Peacock has reportedly added “a number of million extra subs” this quarter, with Comcast reporting “$230 million in income and a $520 million adjusted loss” this morning.
Head over to The Hollywood Reporter for a full breakdown.