Apple Launched its new streaming service this morning (Nov 1st, 2019) Apple TV+. Well, in typical Apple fashion, Years after every other company, they launch the service that has been in the market. Time will tell if the service follows the previous trend of doing it better than the competition. "Samsung Phones launch with a feature... Apple follows..."
Apple TV+ offers a 7-day free trial and will be $4.99/mo. There seems to be a lot of ways to get the service for free for a year. Check out the free options first. It may take a bit of digging to find a free option, but they are out there.
What do I get for $5/mo?!
Apple TV+ launched with 12 original shows. With $210.6 billion cash on hand, you would expect to see some big names in their originals. Here is a quick breakdown of the programs and the A-List cast:
The Morning Show
The Morning Show is an upcoming American drama web television series starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell. The series is inspired by journalist Brian Stelter's book, Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV.
"The marquee offering of the tech giant's new streaming service comes in a shiny package, but the parts don't quite mesh. "The New York Times"
Jason Momoa stars: Far in a dystopian future, the human race has lost the sense of sight, and society has had to find new ways to interact, build, hunt, and to survive. All of that is challenged when a set of twins is born with sight."IndieWire"
Oprah's Book Club
Oprah Winfrey's interviews with authors of her book club selections will be featured exclusively on Apple's forthcoming Apple TV Plus service, and she's announced the first book selection for the project: "The Water Dancer" by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Truth Be Told
Crime, Drama, Thriller | TV Series (2019– ) Series Premiere. ... A true-crime podcaster tries to solve the mystery surrounding a family patriarch's death.
For All Mankind
For All Mankind is an American science fiction web television series created and written by Ronald D. Moore, Matt Wolpert, and Ben Nedivi and produced for Apple TV+. The series dramatizes an alternate history depicting "what would have happened if the global space race had never ended" after the USSR succeeds in the first human-crewed Moon landing.
A young and troubled couple replace their newborn baby with a creepy lifelike doll after the latter dies from health complications. M. Night Shyamalan
Snoopy In Space
Snoopy goes to space...
Ghostwriter is back from the dead. Apple TV+ debuted its upcoming reboot of the 1992 kids series for the streaming platform with a first teaser. The original mystery series was a mystery show about a group of kids who encounter a mystical force they named Ghostwriter
"a Sexy, Queer, Gothic, Millennial Apple TV+ Sitcom" "Vulture"
One of the films making waves at the Sundance Film Festival is Hala. Meet 17-year-old Hala (Geraldine Viswanathan), who struggles to balance being a suburban teenager with her traditional Muslim upbringing.
The Elephant Queen
Embark on an epic journey of family, courage, and coming home. Joun Athena, the majestic matriarch, as she leads her elephant herd across an unforgiven African landscape.
Meet Cody and the Helpsters, a team of vibrant monsters who love to solve problems. Whether it's planning a party, climbing a mountain, or mastering a magic trick, the Helpsters can figure anything out-because everything stars with a plan.
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It looks like something for everyone in the family. Apple TV + has a long road ahead of them to compete with the big streaming providers. That being said, audiences are fickle and will jump ship for the best new show. Content is really the king in the subscription war. Netflix loses 40% of its subscribers every year. How do you get subs to stay and pay? When will the new shows be launched to keep subscribers? 12 Originals won't keep views for long. Will Apply TV+ offer content from the major networks? We will find out and keep you posted on whats AWESOME to watch.