Peacock currently are reviewing over 17,000 hours of WWE content to ensure it aligns with NBCUniversal’s standards and practices.
Peacock already edited controversial segments from past WWE events such as Vince McMahon using a racial slur during a backstage segment with John Cena, Booker T, and Sharmell at Survivor Series in 2005.
In a New York Times article, NBCUniversal and WWE gave the below statements about the edited content.
NBCUniversal: “Like with other shows on the Peacock platform, (we are) reviewing WWE content to ensure it aligns with Peacock’s standards and practices.”
WWE: “Peacock and WWE are reviewing all past content to ensure it fits our 2021 standards.”
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