What We Know About Apple TV+

Summary

Apple's new streaming service launches on 1st November bringing with it a number of exclusive new shows. It'll be available on launch on iOS powered devices including the iPad, iPhone and Apple TV set-top box.

What is Apple TV+?

Apple TV+ is a new streaming platform being developed by Apple that will be available on iOS devices on launch and will come to other smart TV platforms and devices in the coming months. It will feature a number of exclusive shows which we'll detail below.

When does Apple TV+ launch in the UK?

Apple TV+ launches in the UK on 1st November

How much will Apple TV+ cost?

There is a 7-day free trial and then the service will cost £4.99 per month for up to six devices.

All new iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or Apple TV purchases will come with 1 year Apple TV+ included.

What will I be able to watch on Apple TV+

Apple are working on a number of exclusive TV series for the service. Including the following:

The Morning Show

The Morning Show stars Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon, Emmy winner Jennifer Aniston and Golden Globe winner Steve Carell in a high-stakes drama that pulls back the curtain on the morning news.

See

In the far future, a virus has decimated humankind.

Those who survived emerged blind. Jason Momoa stars as Baba Voss, the father of twins born centuries later with the mythic ability to see—who must protect his tribe against a powerful yet desperate queen who believes it’s witchcraft and wants them destroyed. Alfre Woodard also stars as Paris, Baba Voss’ spiritual leader.

Dickinson

Dickinson is a half-hour comedy series starring Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld. Dickinson audaciously explores the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson.

Created, written and executive produced by Alena Smith and executive produced by Hailee Steinfeld, "Dickinson” stars Hailee Steinfeld, Jane Krakowski, Toby Huss, Anna Baryshnikov, Ella Hunt, and Adrian Blake Enscoe. Wiz Khalifa guest stars.

For All Mankind

For All Mankind is created by Emmy Award winner Ronald D. Moore (Outlander, Battlestar Galactica), Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi. Told through the lives of NASA astronauts, engineers and their families, For All Mankind presents an aspirational world where NASA and the space program remained a priority and a focal point of our hopes and dreams.

For All Mankind stars Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Wrenn Schmidt, Shantel VanSanten, Sarah Jones and Jodi Balfour.

Snoopy in Space

Blast off with Snoopy as he fulfils his dream to become a NASA astronaut. Joined by Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang, Snoopy takes command of the International Space Station and explores the moon and beyond.

The Elephant Queen

Embark on an epic journey of family, courage, and coming home. The Elephant Queen is a genre-crossing wildlife documentary, uniquely crafted as a character driven narrative.  Its enduring themes are built upon a foundation of authenticity and integrity, brought from filmmakers Mark Deeble (Voyage of Time) and Victoria Stone’s (The Queen of Trees) 60 years of collective experience in the rich tradition of wildlife documentary filmmaking and production. Deeble and Stone, who are Emmy and Peabody Award-winners, spent 25 years living in the East African bush, preparing them for the unforgettable odyssey of The Elephant Queen. 

Other upcoming Apple TV+ shows

  • Helpsters
  • Ghostwriter
  • Servant (M Night Shyamalan series)
  • Truth Be Told
  • Oprah

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