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Apple TV+, Apple’s streaming video service, is fun of new original content you can’t find anywhere else, including a list of Apple TV+ shows that is getting quite large. While you can watch Apple TV+ on any device that has the Apple TV app, the best Apple TV is the best way to watch Apple TV+ if you can. If you’re looking for a new TV show to watch, here’s a complete list of all the Apple TV+ shows streaming right now.
List of Apple TV+ Shows: Dramas
For All Mankind
In real-life, the Americans were the first to land on the moon. In this straight-to-series science fiction drama from Ronald D. Moore (“Battlestar Galactica”), it’s the Soviet Union that got there first. The series, which is also written by Moore, along with Fargo co-executive producers Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi, imagines a world where the global space race had never ended. And the space program remains the cultural centerpiece of America’s hopes and dreams.
The second season of For All Mankind starts airing on February 19,2021, but it has already been renewed for a third season.
The Morning Show
Alex Levy (Jennifer Aniston) wakes up one morning to find that her co-anchor for the past 15 years, Mitch Kessler (Steve Carell), has been fired due to allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace. Alex, blindsided by the news, is now left with the difficult task of keeping The Morning Show alive against its competition, all while the network executives and she are in tense negotiations for a contract renewal.
Meanwhile, a fierce female reporter for a small local station, Bradley Jackson (Reese Witherspoon), makes news by getting into a wild argument with a protester at a coal mine that goes viral on social media. This prompts The Morning Show to have her on as a guest when she catches the eye of network executive Cory Ellison (Billy Crudup), who wants her to join the show. The series also stars Mark Duplass, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nestor Carbonell, Bel Powley, Karen Pittman, Desean K. Terry, and Janina Gavankar.
There is only one season of The Morning Show currently on the service; however, the second season is being produced.
The basic premise is quickly summed up with some text at the beginning of the first episode, which states that sometime in the 21st century, there was a deadly virus that wiped out most people on earth, leaving only a mere two million people left. Unfortunately, those who survived were blinded, and now centuries later, the sense of sight is considered a myth. It’s heresy to even speak about sight, and if you are even thought of to have the gift of sight, you are supposed to burn.
The story follows a bunch of different people, but you start off by mostly follow Baba Voss (Jason Momoa), the leader of the Alkenny tribe, and his pregnant wife, Maghra (Hera Hilmar). At the very beginning of the first episode, Paris (Alfre Woodward) is tending to Maghra as she’s in labor, while Voss is defending their home from invading attackers. The story unfolds from here.
Season one of See is on Apple TV+ right now, and the second season is in production.
This weird physiological thriller is now in its second season, and is produced by thriller-making legend M. Night Shyamalan.
The show starts you off right as Sean Turner (Toby Kebbell) and his wife Dorothy Turner (Lauren Ambrose) is waiting at their home in for their new live-in nanny to arrive. The nanny, Leanne Grayson (Nell Tiger Free), will be tasked to take care of baby Jericho, while Dorothy goes back to work. One problem, baby Jericho is a doll — a very realistic and creepy looking one.
From there the series takes plenty of twists and turns, and although the second season is airing now, the show has already been renewed for a third.
Truth Be Told
New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell (Octavia Spencer) to reopen a murder case that made her a national sensation. Warren Cave (Aaron Paul), the man her true crime podcast helped to put behind bars, may not actually be guilty.
All episodes of season one are on Apple TV+ now, and the second season is in production.
Amazing Stories is a science-fiction anthology series that is based on the original series by the same name produced by Steven Spielberg in the 80s.
All five episodes of the first season are streaming now on Apple TV+
Home Before Dark
When a young girl, Hilde Lisko (Brooklynn Prince), and her family move back to the town her father, Matthew Lisko (Jim Sturgess) left, she begins to uncover a mystery of a cold case that’s long been dead in the water.
Andy Barber (Chris Evans) is a respected assistant district attorney in Newton, Massachusetts, but when a evidence in a new murder implicates his son, Jacob Barber (Jaeden Martell), he has to prosecute the case. Andy, soon becomes tangled in a web of evidence that makes him question everything he knows about his son and his town.
This coming-of-age drama series features original music from Sara Bareilles and follows Bess King (Brittany O’Grady), a talented performer trying to fulfill her dreams while dealing with all sorts of personal issues. Bess will have to find her voice and use it to make all her dreams come true.
List of Apple TV+ Shows: Comedies
This series offers a comedic take on the life of Emily Dickinson, written by Alena Smith and starring Hailee Steinfeld in title role. Other actors in “Dickinson” include Jane Krakowski, Toby Huss, Adrian Blake Enscoe, Anna Baryshnikov, and Ella Hunt.
Season two is now airing on Apple TV+, and it has been renewed for a third season.
This children’s mystery television series is a reboot of a 1990s series by the same name. The series follows four young detectives who solve neighborhood crimes and mysteries. For assistance, they receive clues from an invisible being aptly named Ghostwriter and fictional character it releases into the world.
Little America is an anthology series that follows the funny, inspiring, and heartfelt journeys of immigrants in America. Little America’s showrunner, Lee Eisenberg (“The Office,” Good Boys), and executive produce by Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick), have created a beautiful series that is sure to entertain you and make you think.
Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet
Mythic Quest is the biggest MMORPG ever to hit the gaming scene, and now, the development team is about to release an expansion titled Raven’s Banquet. The creative director is Ian Grimm (Rob McElhenney) is at odd with the lead engineer, Poppy Li (Charlotte Nicdao), and head of monetization Brad Bakshi (Dany Pudi).
The first season is on Apple TV+ and the show has been renewed for a second season.
The series follows Nikki (Esther Smith) and Jason (Rafe Spall), who want to try having children; however, the can’t conceive naturally. They decide to adopt a child, but the adoption process is long, daunting, and will require the couple to push their relationship t its limits.
The first season is on Apple TV+ and the show has been renewed for a second season.
This hit comedy series follows Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis), who is an American Football coach that is hired to be the head coach of the AFC Richmond, in the English Premier League. Despite having no experiencing with the game, Ted Lasso ships across the pond to start in his new role.
Ted Lasso has already been renewed for a second and third season.
List of Apple TV+ Shows: Adult Animation
Central Park is an animated musical comedy from Loren Bouchard (Bob’s Burgers) that follows the exploits of a family living in the New York’s iconic park. The series voice cast includes Josh Gad, Leslie Odom, Jr., Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Tituss Burgess, Daveed Diggs, and Stanley Tucci.
Season one is on Apple TV+ right now, and a second season is in the works.
List of Apple TV+ Shows: Kids and Family
Snoopy in Space
Snoopy of Peanuts fame is starring in a new animated series on Apple TV+ where, you guessed it, the famous beagle attempts to go into space. He’s becoming a NASA astronaut. Snoopy’s joined by Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang in this new adventure.
A second season is currently in production, but you can see the entire first season now on Apple TV+.
Doug is a boy robot whose taking on the world one curious adventure at a time in this animated kid-friendly adventure made by DreamWorks animation.
Siblings Karl, Addy, and Michael have an interesting next-door neighbor — a wise panda named Stillwater — and his stories give them new perspectives on the world and teach them about life.
The Snoopy Show
Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the rest of the gang are back with a new show that showcases Snoopy’s newest adventures. The Snoopy Show is set to premiere on February 5, 2021.
List of Apple TV+ Shows: Miscellaneous
For children, “Helpsters” stars Cody and his 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 starts with a plan. “Helpsters” is the first series between Apple and Sesame Workshop.
Oprah’s Book Club
Television icon Oprah Winfrey is taking an active role on Apple TV+ by introducing various projects. The one debuting first should sound familiar. Oprah’s Book Club debuted on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in 1996 and ran for 15 years until the talk show ended. It then found a home on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) and O, The Oprah Magazine as “Oprah’s Book Club 2.0.”
The Oprah Conversation
A long-form interview-style show where Oprah sits down and talks politics, race relations, and more with a wide variety of guests. The first episode in the ongoing season was Former President Barack Obama.
List of Apple TV+ Shows: Coming soon
Apple shows no sign of slowing down when it comes to Apple TV+, and here are just some of the shows we know are in the works over at Apple.
This eight-part comedy series is set to star Imelda Staunton from the Harry Potter movies.
Brie Larson CIA biography series
Captain Marvel star and Academy Award winner Brie Larson will star in this straight-to-series drama that’s based on the Amaryrillis Fox’s memoir, *Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA.”
According to Deadline, “The drama is described as a provocative and contemporary look at a young woman’s journey in the CIA, told through the prism of her closest relationships.”
Based on the French short-form series, “Calls” allows audiences to experience short stories through real-life audio sources with minimal visuals. It’s being created by Timothée Hochet.
Damien Chazelle drama
Apple has given another straight-to-series order, this time for a drama from La La Land writer/director Damien Chazelle. Little is known about the plot of the series at this time.
Details of the series’ plot are being kept under wraps, but Chazelle will write and direct every episode of the series, as well as serving as executive producer. In addition to Chazelle, the series will be executive produced by Jordan Horowitz via his Original Headquarters banner, and Fred Berger for Automatik Entertainment. Media Rights Capital is the studio.
Apple has landed the TV adaptation of the Foundation trilogy by science fiction pioneer Isaac Asimov. The adaptation will be produced by David Goyer and Josh Friedman and star Lee Pace and Jared Harris.
According to Deadline, the adaptation is now in development for straight-to-series consideration:
In a competitive situation, Apple has nabbed a TV series adaptation of Foundation, the seminal Isaac Asimov science fiction novel trilogy. The project, from Skydance Television, has been put in development for straight-to-series consideration. Deadline revealed last June that Skydance had made a deal with the Asimov estate and that David S. Goyer and Josh Friedman were cracking the code on a sprawling series based on the books that informed Star Wars and many other sci-fi films and TV series. Goyer & Friedman will be executive producers and showrunners. Skydance’s David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross also will executive produce.
The first documentary series from Apple, Home will consist of a 10-episode first season exploring extraordinary homes around the world and talk to the people who built them.
The series will offer viewers a never-before-seen look inside the world’s most extraordinary homes, and delves into the minds of the people who built them. Apple has ordered 10, one-hour episodes of the new series.
“Home” hails from executive producers Matt Tyrnauer and Corey Reeser of Altimeter Films, Matthew Weaver, Ian Orefice and Bruce Gersh from Time Inc. Productions, and Joe Poulin, CEO of Luxury Retreats. Tyrnauer also directs the docuseries. Altimeter Films, Time Inc. Productions, and Media Weaver Entertainment produce.
Even if it’s only Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous reimagined for the 2020s, the combination of wealth and reality TV should draw an audience.
Academy Award winner Julianne Moore will star in this limited series based on the Stephen King novel by the same name. King will write each of the eight episodes. It’s being produced by J.J. Abrams and his Warner Bros. TV-based Bad Robot Productions.
This series from Anonymous Content will be based on a long-form article from The New York Times Magazine that details efforts to save the Earth from climate change before it was too late.
From The New York Times:
The “Losing Earth” article recounted how, from 1979 to 1989, a small group of American scientists, activists and politicians tried to save the world from the ravages of climate change before it was too late. The article was produced with the support of the Pulitzer Center and was based on more than 18 months of reporting and over 100 interviews.
Masters of the Air
This limited series being produced in-house by Apple is a sequel of sorts to the “Band of Brothers” and “The Pacific” series executive produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks.
Based on the book by Donald L. Miller, “Masters of the Air” is said to follow the true, deeply personal story of the American bomber boys in World War II who brought the war to Hitler’s doorstep. The series is being written by “Band of Brothers” alumnus John Orloff, who is also a co-executive producer. The critically acclaimed “Band of Brothers” miniseries aired on HBO back in 2001, and featured “Homeland” and “Billions” star Damian Lewis in one of the lead roles. The show won a handful of Emmys and a Golden Globe, while its successor “The Pacific” was also an awards season success.
The Mosquito Coast
Justin Theroux arrives on Apple TV+ in this series that’s based on a novel by his uncle, Paul Theroux.
According to Variety:
The story follows an idealist who uproots his family and moves them to Latin America. Neil Cross is adapting the book for television in addition to serving as showrunner. Cross will also write the first episode of the series with Tom Bissell. Rupert Wyatt will executive produce and direct multiple episodes, including the first episode. Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen and Bob Bookman will executive produce, with Fremantle producing.
My Glory Was I Had Such Friends (miniseries)
Jennifer Garner and J.J. Abrams have teamed up for the first time since “Alias” for this straight-to-order drama miniseries based on the memoir of the same name by Amy Silverstein.
According to Deadline:
The story showcases the power of friendship and the resilience of the human spirit as it follows an extraordinary group of women who supported Silverstein as she waited for a second life-saving heart transplant.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is set to star in this drama series about an elementary school teacher forced to accept that he’s now an adult. It’s being produced under Gordon-Levitt’s HitRECord banner with A24 also producing.
This series will follow a generation of a family of Korean immigrants and will be executive produced and written by Soo Hugh.
“Pachinko” chronicles the hopes and dreams of four generations of a Korean immigrant family. The story begins with a forbidden romance and crescendos into a sweeping saga that journeys between Korea, Japan and America.
Simon Kinberg and David Weil sci-fi series
Kinberg, the creative backbone behind the X-Men franchise, is launching this series, once described as “a large-budget, ambitious, character-driven genre show.”
Based on the novel by Gregory David Roberts, this show follows Lin, a man on the run, trying to lose himself in the city of Bombay. From Variety:
The 2003 novel tells the story of Lin, a man on the run from an Australian prison looking to get lost in the teeming city of Bombay. Cut off from family and friends by distance and fate, he finds a new life in the slums, bars and underworld of India. The novel has been published in 39 languages in 42 territories worldwide and sold six million copies.
The Sky is Everywhere
Based on the book by the same name, “The Sky is Everywhere” tells the story of a high school girl who suffers through the loss of her big sister and get entangled in two romantic relationships. One of these is with the sister’s former fiancé.
This scripted drama series is inspired by the early life of Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets.
Titled “Swagger,” the series is inspired by Durant’s youth basketball experiences. It will explore the world of Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball and the lives of the players, their families, and coaches.
The series will be produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s Imagine Television along with Durant’s Thirty Five Media. Durant and Grazer will executive produce, along with Imagine’s Francie Calfo and Thirty Five Media’s Rich Kleiman.
Reggie Rock Bythewood will write and direct. Bythewood previously collaborated with Imagine on the Fox limited series “Shots Fired,” which he created. His past credits include co-writing the screenplay for the Notorious BIG biopic “Notorious.”
Terry Gilliam’s 1981 fantasy comedy Time Bandits is set to arrive on Apple TV+ as a new series.
The original film told the crazy, multi-dimensional story of an English youngster, Kevin, who discovers his wardrobe contains a time hole. A group of six dwarves come through the hole and proceed to lead Kevin on a series of adventures across history, making stops in ancient Greece, the Middle Ages, Napoleonic times and the early 1900s, before confronting Evil when they arrive at the Fortress of Ultimate Darkness.
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