Get a jumpstart of 2022’s Winter Olympics with Peacock’s original documentary series, American Rock Stars. The streaming platform released the show’s official trailer three weeks ago. Get a taste of what it’s about below:
Though the 2022 Winter Olympics officially kicks off on February 4 in Beijing, Peacock offers fans the chance to watch ahead of time.
American Rock Stars airs Team Shuster from USA Men’s Olympic Curling defending the championship Gold Medal they won in the 2018 Winter Olympics that took place in Pyeongchang. The team consists of John Shuster, the captain and his team members Chris Plys, John Landsteiner and Matt Hamilton. The show also follows a new side of the American team members, including their small-town origin and their journey to stardom.
Scott Boggins from Five Films goes behind the scenes with the underdogs that stole America’s heart in the previous Olympics.
American Rock Stars contains four episodes, directed by Boggins and narrated by Nick Offerman. The first two episodes are called “Team Reject” Wins Olympic Gold and Work Begins Again.
The series will be available on Peacock Premium for an ad-supported plan of $4.99 a month or $9.99 per month for an ad-free package.
You can put your Peacock subscription to work by watching other original Winter Olympics docuseries, including Picabo, which premiered on January 21 on the platform. The series follows Picabo Street, a skiing legend of the 1990s. It features her career from her childhood roots in Idaho to her Olympic victory, her challenges and dramatic recoveries from her injuries and her 2015 arrest pending false accusations.
Meddling in another good Olympic docuseries to look into. It premiered on January 6, and features the careers and personal lives of the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics contestant couples who were going head-to-head for the Gold Medal: Canada’s David Pelletier & Jamie Sale, and Russia’s Anton Sikharulidze & Elena Berezhnaya.