NBC Chicago News: A New Way to Watch Local News Anytime – For Free!

You can watch around-the-clock news coverage on Peacock now

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Here is a new way you can watch local news, 24 hours a day, seven days a week – for free! 

NBC 5 has launched NBC Chicago News on Peacock.

Here, you will see around-the-clock local news coverage. The channel will feature simulcast and encore news programming from NBC 5, with the ability to add breaking news and original content in the future.

Our lineup delivers news, weather, sports, investigative reporting, lifestyle content and our local storytelling, wherever you want to watch on Peacock. 

Here's how to see NBC Chicago News on Peacock: 

  • First, go to or download the free Peacock app for your streaming device, phone or tablet. It's available for iPhone or Android.
  • Then, click on the “channels” tab in the app. 
  • Scroll through the channels to NBC Chicago News

New local channels also launched today on Peacock from NBC10 Philadelphia (WCAU), NBC10 Boston (WBTS), New England Cable Network (NECN), and NBC6 Miami (WTVJ). Channels from NBC 4 New York (WNBC) and NBC 4 Los Angeles (KNBC) will be available to stream for free in the months ahead. 

Peacock also features live and on demand channels including NBC News NOW, Sky News, TODAY All Day, NBC LX, Telemundo Al Día, and Dateline 24/7. 

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