NBCUniversal and Comcast will be hosting their own “somewhat” version of a D23 Expo but will be called Peacock Live! Featuring brand new show panels, celebrity appearances and interactive activations coming to live from Universal Studios Hollywood. This will be the first ever, two-day fan festival that will be taking place on March 28th-29th, 2020.
Their will be different ticket options for fans to purchase will be a 1-Day or 2-Day tickets. 1-Day General Admission for adults will start at $99.99 (tax included) and 2-Day General Admission will start at $179 (tax included) at Peacock Live’s official site by clicking the link here. For those who purchase their tickets before February 16th, are eligible for pre-mailed custom credentials, offering an expedient arrival experience at the event. Ticketholders for Peacock Live! will receive general admission entry to Universal Studios Hollywood, that also includes after-hours towards the park, for a great value for the ultimate fun-filled weekend. Guests also at the event will be the first among to experience the brand new upcoming attraction for “The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash!” from Illumination Entertainment.
Confirmed Panels at Peacock Live!:
Saturday, March 28th (Panel times TBA)
“Saved By the Bell”- Get an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming Peacock reboot of the beloved sitcom, followed by a discussion with stars/executive producers Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley and showrunner/executive producer Tracey Wigfield.
“Good Girls”- Stars of the popular NBC comedy-infused drama Christina Hendricks, Retta, Mae Whitman, along with series creator/executive producer Jenna Bans and executive producer Bill Krebs, discuss what to expect as they head into the rest of season 3.
“This is Us”- Join stars of NBC’s mega-hit drama including Milo Ventimiglia, Justin Hartley and creator/executive producer Dan Fogelman for a look inside the award-winning show. The panel will be moderated by “Access Hollywood” co-host Kit Hoover.
“Halloween Horror Nights”- Get insight from the global teams behind the world’s most successful Halloween event, and how they collaborate with filmmakers to bring iconic horror films to life as interactive, dimensional haunted houses and mazes.
“Universal Parks & Resorts Global Preview”- Peacock Live! guests will get an exclusive first-look at the exciting new experiences coming to the Universal Parks & Resorts theme parks around the world. (Possibility of the new roller coaster at Islands of Adventure, Universal Beijing Resort and Nintendo?)
Sunday, March 29th (Panel times TBA)
“The Making of a Theme Park Attraction”- How does a global blockbuster film franchise like “Jurassic World” become a mega-hit theme park thrill ride? Guests will have a chance to hear first-hand from the creative minds at Universal theme parks around the globe responsible for bringing favorite films from the silver screen to groundbreaking, next-generation thrill rides.
“2020 Tokyo Olympics”- NBC Olympics primetime host Mike Tirico leads a conversation with Olympic icons Mary Lou Retton, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Rowdy Gaines, all of whom were medalists at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Plus, fans can get a preview of athletes to watch in Tokyo this summer.
Talent Appearances Include:
“American Ninja Warrior”- Hosts Matt Iseman, Akbar Gbajabiamila and Zuri Hall of the hit NBC competition show will be on hand to provide color commentary on Peacock Live! guests who compete on the full-sized obstacles seen on the show. Plus, get tips and tricks and take a photo with some of the all-time top Ninjas.
“A Little Late with Lilly Singh”- A meet and greet opportunity with the host of NBC’s newest late-night talk show and social media sensation Lilly Singh.
“The Biggest Loser”- Show host Bob Harper and trainers Steve Cook and Erica Lugo from the revamped USA version of the original hit series will lead special fitness and wellness activities.
“Days of Our Lives”- Join the iconic stars of NBC’s record-breaking daytime drama for a special meet and greet opportunity, complete with a cast lunch.
“Ellen’s Game of Games”- Television personality tWitch hosts the fan-favorite “Hot Hands,” the high-pressure, fast-paced final game from Ellen DeGeneres’ hit NBC primetime show.
“Jay Leno’s Garage”- Legendary comedian and “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno takes a tour of the largest vehicle collection ever assembled from the blockbuster “Fast & Furious” saga and will interview Dennis McCarthy, Picture Car Coordinator for the franchise, for his popular CNBC primetime series “Jay Leno’s Garage.”
“La Reina del Sur”- International superstar Kate del Castillo, from Telemundo’s most successful series ever, joins fans for an engaging conversation, plus meet and greet.
“World of Dance”- Emmy winner and judge of NBC’s dance competition series Derek Hough will teach fans his best moves in an instructive dance class, and answer questions during an insightful fan Q&A session.
Additional talent appearances throughout the weekend include “TODAY” weather and co-host anchor of , Al Roker, “Late Night with Seth Myers”, writer and comedian Amber Ruffin and more. (Schedule and appearances are subject to change).
Fans should also look towards a special screening from Dreamworks Animation’s “Trolls World Tour” before hitting theaters, the largest collection of vehicles ever put together from the “Fast & Furious” franchise, an archival exhibit with props and costumes from beloved films and television shows, and much more.
For all the previous announcements and for more information by visiting Peacock Live!’s official site by clicking the link here.
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Source: Peacock Live!