(Above: ‘The Morning Show.’ Source: YouTube video)
Apple has released show teasers and other details for its soon-to-launch subscription streamer Apple TV+.
Launch date: November 1 (just two weeks before Disney+’s November 16 debut.)
Cost: $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. Customers who buy an iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch can get one year of Apple TV+ for free.
Where to stream: On tv.apple.com, via the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch and Mac, and other non-Apple platforms.
Apple TV+ will debut with the following programming:
See. Aquaman’s Jason Momoa and Star Trek: First Contact‘s Alfre Woodard star in this series set 600 years in the future. A virus has decimated humankind, leaving the survivors blind.
The Morning Show. The Office‘s Steve Carell, Friends‘ Jennifer Aniston, Big Little Lies‘ Reese Witherspoon and Almost Famous‘ Billy Crudup headline this show about big egos clashing in the morning news industry. Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston are also executive producers.
Dickinson. Described as “a darkly comedic coming-of-age story,” this series examines society, gender and family through the eyes of a young poet, Emily Dickinson. The cast includes True Grit’s Hailee Steinfeld, Halt and Catch Fire’s Toby Huss, and 30 Rock’s Jane Krakowski.
For All Mankind. The Deuce’s Chris Bauer stars in a show that speculates about an America in which the space program remained the driver of its “hopes and dreams.”
The Elephant Queen. This documentary film follows a “matriarch elephant and her herd on an epic journey of life, loss and homecoming.”
Oprah Winfrey. The talk show legend, in a yet-to-be-titled series, joins authors in conversation to build “a vibrant, global book club community” in an effort “to create positive change.”
For Young Viewers
Helpsters. The producers of Sesame Street are behind this children’s show featuring a team of monsters who help solve problems.
Snoopy in Space. From Peanuts Worldwide and DHX Media, Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang take command of the International Space Station, exploring the moon and beyond.
Ghostwriter. A remake of the 1992 series, a bookstore ghost brings together four kids to release fictional characters from works of literature.
For more information, visit tv.apple.com.
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