Free for Friday Aug 21

Introducing Peacock on Vudu

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The perfect start to your weekend is here. You can now watch the first episodes of these Peacock originals, NBC shows and classics – all completely free on Vudu. From comedy, to drama and crime, there’s a show for everyone to enjoy.

The Capture

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Nothing is quite what it seems in The Capture. This thriller series centers on a detective who takes on the case of a British ex-soldier who’s charged with a serious crime in Afghanistan, leading her to go down the rabbit hole of an intricate conspiracy.

Brave New World

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Aldous Huxley’s classic novel is brought to life in Brave New World. The series centers on a utopian society where privacy, monogamy, money, family and history are all tightly controlled in the name of peace. But it isn’t long before members of the collective begin to question the fabric of authority that keeps them all from freedom in this sci-fi drama.

Five Bedrooms

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Worlds collide in Five Bedrooms. The drama series centers on a group of very different people who meet at a wedding after being sat at the singles table. All is going well until the drinks and wild ideas start flowing, making them decide that the solution to all their problems is buying a house together. What could possibly go wrong?


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Get ready for a dynamic duo like no other. Hitmen centers on the lives of two best friends who work together – only their work involves killing people for hire. See all of the shenanigans they get into in this fun crime comedy.


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Take crime fighting to the digital sphere in Intelligence. This British show follows an unlikely dynamic duo comprised of an NSA agent and a computer analyst who have to work together to solve UK cyber crime. See how these very different characters handle the job (and each other) in this fun comedy.

Murder She Wrote

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Delve into the mystery in Murder She Wrote. Follow the infamous writer and former English teacher played by the talented Angela Lansbury as she travels around and solves murder mysteries of all kinds in this classic show.

Battlestar Galactica

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The fight to save humanity has started. Battlestar Galactica centers on a ragtag crew of refugees who is out looking for planet Earth after the second war against the Cyclons destroyed the twelve colonies. Go on an intergalactic journey full of danger, betrayal, and everything in between in this critically acclaimed re-imagination of the sci-fi classic.

30 Rock

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Bring the laughs with your favorite crew in 30 Rock! Follow the ups and downs of comedy show writer Liz Lemon as she deals with an arrogant boss, a ridiculous new star, and tons of other shenanigans that come with making TV magic in this Emmy-award-winning series.


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Find the clues and solve the case in Psych. This comedy series centers on a guy who’s made everyone around him believe he’s got psychic powers – when in reality he’s just a lot more observant than anyone else. Watch him and his best friend tackle all kinds of complex cases in the lighthearted crime series.


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Is there anything better than family? Parenthood is a comedy-drama that takes a look at the intricacies of being a parent within three generations of a family – from facing tragedies to celebrating milestones, they go through it all together.

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Free Movies for Friday August 14

Scary Movie 1 and Scary Movie 2

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Bring the laughs with Scary Movie and Scary Movie 2! These films epitomize horror from the 90’s and 2000s thanks to their unmatched parody and talented casts. The Wayans’ written movies star the likes of Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Chris Elliott, Tim Curry, Marlon and Shawn Wayans, and more in the hilarious misadventures of a group of some not-so-bright young adults fighting to survive classic spooky scenarios. They are a blast for anyone who loves the horror genre and is looking for a laugh, so have a marathon with both this weekend.


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Get ready for a truly creepy Southern Gothic thriller in Frailty. The film stars Bill Paxton and Matthew McConaughey in a story about a killer terrorizing a small Texas town, and a mysterious man who comes to the FBI with bizarre stories that may hold the answers they’ve been so desperate for.

Facing Ali

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Experience the glory of the boxing legend from a different perspective in Facing Ali. This film takes a look at Muhammad Ali’s incredible carer through the first-hand stories of ten of his biggest rivals in the ring, including Ken Norton, Earnie Shavers, and others.


John Dies At The End

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Prepare yourself for the trip of a lifetime. John Dies at The End centers on two college dropouts who travel through time, dimensions, and everything in between after taking a new drug. The only side effect? Not everyone makes it back as entirely “human,” and it’s up to these guys to fight the bizarre inter-dimensional battle to save humanity.


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Get to the bottom of this action-packed mystery. Traitor centers on an FBI agent, played by Don Cheadle, who is tasked with getting to the bottom of an international conspiracy. But the deeper he goes down the rabbit hole, the more clues start pointing to a U.S. Special Ops officer.


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Time, space, and logic collide in Highlander. This cult-status gem tells the story of immortal Scottish clansman Connor MacLeod, played by Christopher Lambert, who time travels to New York City. Soon other immortals start to appear and set for battle, leading to an epic, over-the-top showdown of the ages.


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Intruders turns the tables on the home invasion genre. The film centers on a girl named Anna, played by Beth Riesgraf, who is terrified of going outside. But when a group of men break into her home, she’s left without a choice but to flip the script on them in horrifying ways they never expected.