This Friday, Apple is joining the ranks of Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and more with the launch of its own subscription streaming service, Apple TV+.
At $4.99 per month, the streaming service won’t have a library of licensed shows and movies; however, it will offer ad-free original series and films spanning comedy, sci-fi, drama and animation.
Unlike its competition, Apple won’t release full seasons of its shows at once. However, subscribers, students with an Apple Music subscription, recent Apple customers, and people who sign up for a seven-day free trial will be able to watch the following original content beginning Nov. 1:
The post-apocalyptic thriller follows a man (Jason Momoa) who fathers two sighted children in a world where everyone is blind.
The Morning Show
Apple pulls back the curtain on early morning TV in its flagship drama starring Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston and Steve Carell based on the book, Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV, by CNN’s Brian Stelter.
Hailee Steinfeld stars as the young and rebellious poet, Emily Dickinson, as she challenges society and does anything it takes to become a famous writer.
For All Mankind
This historical drama explores what would have happened if the Soviets won the Space Race and women went to the moon instead of men.
Whether it’s planning a party, climbing a mountain or mastering a magic trick, a group of vibrant, amicable monsters help kids solve problems in this Sesame Street spinoff.
Apple reimagines the hit show from the ‘90s as four kids help a ghost in a neighborhood bookstore.
Snoopy in Space
Charlie Brown’s pet beagle achieves his dreams of becoming an astronaut as he and Woodstock embark on an elite space mission.
The Elephant Queen
A mother elephant leads her endangered pack to find a new home in Apple’s first documentary film.
Oprah’s Book Club
Oprah Winfrey interviews the author’s behind her new favorite books in this literary series, exclusive to the platform.
The tech company has other original content slated to be released later this year, such as Truth Be Told, a thriller led by Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul and The Help‘s Octavia Spencer, which premieres Dec. 5.
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M. Night Shyamalan has also joined the streamer with his forthcoming alternate-universe series, Servant, which will take shape in 10 half-hour episodes.
Others on the list include The Banker, a film starring Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie that’s slated to premiere on Jan. 31, 2020; Little America, a half-hour anthology series about immigrants; and Little Voice, a half-hour comedy/drama from J.J. Abrams and Sara Bareilles. Stay tuned as more information rolls out about the tech company’s forthcoming original content.
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