With Apple TV+ Launch Coming Soon, Here Are the Original Series Coming to Apple’s Streaming Service
Apple is likely to announce more information about Apple TV+ today at the Apple iPhone Event to be held at the Steve Jobs Theater. The company, which has elected to keep details under wraps first announced the launch of the streaming service back in March.
In the months since the announcement, Apple has mostly given details on some of their upcoming programming. Amazing Stories by Steven Spielberg, See starring Jason Momoa & Alfre Woodard, Little America by Kumail Nanjiani, Helpsters by Sesame Street Workshops, Little Voice by J.J. Abrams & Sara Bareilles, and Oprah’s Book Club by Oprah Winfrey are some of the heavy-hitting shows that were previously announced.
The service is rumored to launch in November for $9.99 and will be releasing the first three episodes of a season, then an episode per week thereafter
Every Apple TV+ Original Series
Carpool Karaoke: The Series
Based on the popular recurring segment, Carpool Karaoke, from The Late Late Show with James Corden, the series pairs various celebrities with each other as they drive around together and sing-along to popular music.
The Morning Show
What happens when the people you trust to tell the truth prove themselves to be dishonest? The Morning Show follows the free fall of an early morning newscast in the wake of a scandal, and its struggle to survive in an era when news arrives in the palm of your hand.
Dickinson takes place “during Emily Dickinson’s era with a modern sensibility and tone. It takes viewers into the world of Emily, audaciously exploring the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of a budding writer who doesn’t fit in to her own time through her imaginative point of view. Dickinson is Emily’s coming-of-age story – one woman’s fight to get her voice heard.”
For All Mankind
A science fiction web television miniseries created and written by Ronald D. Moore, Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi. The series will dramatize an alternate history depicting “what would have happened if the global space race had never ended” after the USSR succeeds in the first manned Moon landing.
Starring Rob McElhenney, the series is set in “a video game development studio and will explore the intricacies of the human condition through hilarious and innovative ways.”
Peanuts—Snoopy in Space
“Follows Snoopy as his dreams of being an astronaut become a reality when he and Woodstock tag along with the Peanuts gang on a field trip to NASA and are chosen for an elite mission into space. As Snoopy and Woodstock fulfill their dreams of astronaut training and space travel, Charlie Brown and the gang assist their friends from mission control.”
Truth Be Told
Based on the novel “Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber?” and the series was created by Nichelle Tramble Spellman, who is also set to executive produce and write for the show. Stars Octavia Spencer and Lizzy Caplan play the series’ central characters.
American-French drama web television series based on the French series of the same name created by Timothée Hochet. Audiences will “experience short stories through real-life audio sources and minimal visuals.”
Starring Josh Gad and Leslie Odom Jr., Central Park tells the story of “a family of caretakers, who live and work in Central Park, end up saving the park, and basically the world.”
A crime drama web television miniseries, based on the novel of the same name by William Landay. The series tells the story of “a father dealing with the accusation that his son is a 14-year-old murderer.”
The series chronicles “the thousand year saga of The Foundation, a band of exiles who discover that the only way to save the Galactic Empire from destruction is to defy it.”
A documentary series that guides the audience “inside the world’s most extraordinary homes and unveils the boundary-pushing imagination of the visionaries who dared to dream and build them.”
Home Before Dark
A mystery drama series based on the life of young journalist Hilde Lysiak. It follows “a young girl who moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father left behind. While there, her dogged pursuit of the truth leads her to unearth a cold case that everyone in town, including her own father, tried hard to bury.”
Based on the 2006 book of the same name by Stephen King and produced by J.J. Abrams.
Goes “beyond the headlines to look at the funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring and unexpected lives of immigrants in America, at a time when their stories are more relevant than ever.”
Explores “the universal journey of finding your authentic voice in your early 20s. It is described as a fresh, intensely romantic tale of the search to find your true voice…and then the courage to use it.”
My Glory Was I Had Such Friends
Also produced by J.J. Abrams, along with Jennifer Garner, Karen Croner, Ben Stephenson, and Amy Silverstein. The series 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.”
Based on a novel of the same name, the chronicles the life of a Korean family and their eventual migration to Japan.
Executive produced by Jon Favreau and Mike Gunton along with series producers, Tim Walker and Andrew R. Jones, the series “tells the story of the last days of the dinosaurs 66M years ago.”
A psychological thriller created and written by Tony Basgallop who will also executive produce alongside M. Night Shyamalan. The series is said to follow”parents Dorothy and Sean Turner, who have hired young nanny Leanne to help care for their newborn child.” As time goes on, it turns out “things are not quite as they seem.”
Based on a novel of the same name which chronicles the life of a convicted Australian bank robber and heroin addict who escapes from Pentridge Prison and flees to India.
The show takes inspiration from the youth basketball experiences of Kevin Durant and explores “the world of AAU basketball in the nation’s capital, and the players, their families and coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, and opportunism and corruption.”
In addition to the series already named, Apple TV+ has a number of drama series in production including a CIA drama series with Brie Larson, Oprah’s Book Club series, a drama by Damien Chazelle, and a sci-fi series by Simon King/David Weil.