NBCUniversal’s new Peacock streaming service will host a two-day Peacock Live! Event on Universal Studios Hollywood’s famed backlot with TV show panel discussions, celebrity appearances and a slew of interactive activations.
The event will take place March 28-29 and include panels with Milo Ventimiglia and Justin Hartley of “This Is Us” and Christina Hendricks, Retta and Mae Whitman of “Good Girls.” Attendees will also get a special sneak peek of the Peacock reboot of “Saved By the Bell” with Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley that’s coming exclusively to the streaming service.
Tickets are $99 for one-day general admission; $179 for two-day general admission; $199 for one-day premium access and $349 for two-day premium access. Premium access includes admission to all panels, programming and activations as well as same-day general admission to Universal Studios Hollywood after 12 p.M., one-hour early entry to the backlot, preferred parking, priority seating and a lounge area for premium-only ticket holders. All passes can be purchased at peacocklive.com. Fans who purchase tickets before Feb. 16 will be able to get personalized credentials mailed to them prior to the festival.
Guests will also get an exclusive first look at new experiences coming to Universal Studios theme parks around the world and a special Halloween Horror Nights panel will discuss how they collaborate with filmmakers to bring iconic horror cinema to life during its annual event. There will also be a 2020 Tokyo Olympics panel with host Mike Tirico conversing with Olympians Mary Lou Retton, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Rowdy Gaines and a panel that will discuss how theme park attractions are made with focus on the “Jurassic World” franchise and the all-new Jurassic World—The Ride.
During the fest, there will be a variety of special appearances and activities. Bob Harper and trainers Steve Cook and Erica Lugo from “The Biggest Loser” will lead special fitness and wellness activities; there will be a meet and greet and lunch opportunity with cast members from “Days of Our Lives”; Ellen DeGeneres will host some of her favorite games from her “Ellen’s Game of Games” show; Derek Hough from “World of Dance” will be giving some dance instruction; Jay Leno will show off some vehicles from “Jay Leno’s Garage.”
Guests can also spin around in the red chairs and play a judge on “The Voice;” hang out in the giant yellow Minions Dome for experiences tied to the all-new “Minions: The Rise of Gru”; meet and greet with YouTube star and NBC late-night talk show host Lilly Singh of “A Little Late with Lilly Singh”; and those that attend the Peacock Live! Event will be among the first to ride the all-new The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash! Attraction which is set to open in the spring.
The programming also includes a special preview screening of DreamWorks Animation’s “Trolls World Tour,” a collection of vehicles from the “Fast & Furious” franchise, as well as an archival exhibit with props and costumes from beloved feature films and television shows.