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“Queer as Folk,” a new reboot of the classic British series, is now available to stream on Peacock.
The show follows a diverse queer community as they navigate life after tragedy.

Peacock costs $5/month with ads or $10/month without ads.

“Queer as Folk,” a new Peacock original series, is now streaming. All eight episodes dropped on June 9.  The show is the second American adaptation of the 1999 British series of the same name; the first aired on Showtime between 2000 and 2005. 

The Peacock reimagining is set in New Orleans and features a more diverse group of friends. The new cast of “Queer as Folk” is full of openly queer, non-binary, and transgender actors, and includes actors with disabilities as well. 

The new series also explores the way communities come together during times of tragedy. The first episode features a shooting inspired by the real-life 2016 tragedy at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Florida. The traumatic event affects all of the series’ characters throughout the rest of the season.

Check out the trailer for ‘Queer as Folk’

“Queer as Folk” stars Devin Way, Fin Argus, Jesse James Keitel, Candace Grace, Johnny Sibilly, and Ryan O’Connell. Kim Cattrall, Ed Begley Jr., and Juliette Lewis also appear in recurring roles.

The new show received positive reviews, and holds an “88% Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes as of June 9.

How to watch ‘Queer as Folk’ 

You can watch the new “Queer as Folk” series exclusively on Peacock. Though Peacock has a free plan, you’ll need a paid subscription to stream the show.

Peacock Premium costs $5 a month and gives you ad-supported access to Peacock’s entire streaming library, including next-day premieres of new NBC and Bravo shows . To stream ad-free, upgrade to Peacock Premium Plus for $10 a month; Premium Plus also allows you to download select titles for offline viewing. 

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‘Queer as Folk’ is back with a reboot on Peacock — here’s how to watch the latest take on the groundbreaking British drama

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