Apple’s streaming service Apple TV Plus features an all-original lineup with big exclusives that look to hook in audiences already juggling subscriptions to services like Netflix, Prime Video and Disney Plus
Apple TV Plus is a yet another video streaming subscription service trying to muscle in on the established order and bring high quality content to a broader, family audience.
What’s on the service and what can we expect to see in the future? We’ve listed the various series and movies below.
Apple TV Plus shows & movies
Steven Spielberg, who until recently decried streaming services, has resurrected anthology series Amazing Stories with his production outfit Amblin.
Hailee Steinfeld stars as American poet Emily Dickinson in this period drama and coming-of-age story with a modern sensibility and tone.
For All Mankind
For All Mankind is Ronald D. Moore’s answer to the question “what if the Russians beat the US to the Moon?”. The answer is the race to escalate even further into space.
The Morning Show
Described as an exploration of “the unique challenges faced by the women and men who carry out this daily televised ritual”, The Morning Show stars Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell and has already been commissioned for two seasons.
Psychological thriller Servant follows a Philadelphia couple in mourning after a tragedy creates a rift in their marriage. Enter a mysterious force that inhabits their home and shakes the couple’s beliefs to their core.
Kumail Nanjiani spoke about growing up in Iowa (and then Chicago) after moving from Pakistan. He talked about immigrants, specifically immigrants working regular jobs and getting on with their lives. This show tells the story of those immigrants fitting into to American life.
See features Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard as survivors in a future where the human race has lost the ability of sight. Conflict ensues when it emerges a set of twins with sight have been born and a link to the past that some would like to keep hidden.
Sesame Workshop and Apple have teamed up to create Helpsters, a new preschool team. Helpsters will be focusing on helping kids learn to code.
Truth Be Told
Truth Be Told stars Octavia Spencer as a podcaster reopening the case that made her a national sensation but may have put an innocent man behind bars (Aaron Paul).
Apple TV Plus − What else can we expect?
- Are You Sleeping? – (adaptation of Kathleen Barber novel)
- Calls – (adaptation of French series)
- Central Park – (animated musical comedy)
- Defending Jacob
- Foundation – (based on Isaac Asimov’s books)
- Little Voice
- Magic Hour
- My Glory Was I Had Such Friends